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Smrkovecite Mineral Data

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General Smrkovecite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Bi2O(OH)(PO4)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 545.94 gm
   Bismuth     76.56 %  Bi   85.35 % Bi2O3
   Phosphorus   5.67 %  P    13.00 % P2O5
   Hydrogen     0.18 %  H     1.65 % H2O
   Oxygen      17.58 %  O
              ______        ______ 
              100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Bi2O(OH)(PO4)
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1993 (Dana # Added)
Help on Locality: Locality: Smrkovec, Slavkovsky Mt, Marianske Lazne, Czech Republic. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for the locality.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Smrkovecite + Pronunciation Say SMRKOVECITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: IMA1993-040

Smrkovecite Image

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Comments: Waxy smrkovecite botryoids in vuggy quartz.
Location: Smrkovec, Zapadocesky, Czech Republic. Scale: See Photo.
© Jeff Weissman / Photographic Guide to Mineral Species

Smrkovecite Crystallography

Help on Axial Ratios: Axial Ratios: a:b:c =0.9279:1:1.4503
Help on Cell Dimensions: Cell Dimensions: a = 6.954, b = 7.494, c = 10.869, Z = 4; beta = 107° V = 541.67 Den(Calc)= 6.69
Help on Crystal System: Crystal System: Monoclinic - Prismatic H-M Symbol (2/m) Space Group: P 21/c
Help on X Ray Diffraction: X Ray Diffraction: By Intensity(I/Io): 3.254(1), 3.271(0.51), 3.145(0.34),

Physical Properties of Smrkovecite

Help on Color: Color: White, Yellow.
Help on Diaphaneity: Diaphaneity: Transparent to Translucent
Help on Hardness: Hardness: 4-5 - Fluorite-Apatite
Help on Luster: Luster: Vitreous - Adamantine
Help on Streak: Streak: white

Optical Properties of Smrkovecite

Help on Gladstone-Dale: Gladstone-Dale: CI calc= 0.003 (Superior) - where the CI = (1-KPDcalc/KC)
KPDcalc= 0.1594,KC= 0.16
Ncalc = 2.07
Help on Optical Data: Optical Data: Biaxial (+), a=2.05, b=2.06, g=2.09, bire=0.0400, 2V(Calc)=62, 2V(Meas)=58-61.

Calculated Properties of Smrkovecite

Help on Electron Density: Electron Density: Bulk Density (Electron Density)=5.64 gm/cc
note: Specific Gravity of Smrkovecite =6.69 gm/cc.
Help on Fermion Index: Fermion Index: Fermion Index = 0.0000854444
Boson Index = 0.9999145556
Help on Photoelectric: Photoelectric: PESmrkovecite =1,462.55 barns/electron
U=PESmrkovecite x rElectron Density=8,244.26 barns/cc.
Help on Radioactivity: Radioactivity: GRapi = 0 (Gamma Ray American Petroleum Institute Units)
Smrkovecite is Not Radioactive

Smrkovecite Classification

Help on  Dana Class: Dana Class: (41)Anhydrous Phosphates, etc. Containing Hydroxyl or Halogen
  (41.11)with miscellaneous formulae
  (41.11.06)Smrkovecite Group Smrkovecite! Bi2O(OH)(PO4) P 21/c 2/m Hechtsbergite! Bi2O(OH)(VO4) P 21/c 2/m
Help on  Strunz Class: Strunz Class: 08.BO.15 08 - PHOSPHATES, ARSENATES, VANADATES
  08.B - Phosphates, etc. with Additional Anions, without H2O
  08.BO -With only large cations, (OH, etc.):RO4 � 1:1
08.BO.15 Atelestite Bi8(AsO4)3(OH)5O5 P 21/a 2/m
08.BO.15 Hechtsbergite! Bi2O(OH)(VO4) P 21/c 2/m
08.BO.15 Smrkovecite! Bi2O(OH)(PO4) P 21/c 2/m

Other Smrkovecite Information

Help on References: References: PHYS. PROP.(Am.Min.,Vol.81,p1283,1996) OPTIC PROP.(Am.Min.,Vol.81,p1283,1996)
Help on See Also: See Also: Links to other databases for Smrkovecite :
1 - Am. Min. Crystal Structure Database
2 - Athena
3 - GeoScienceWorld
4 - Google Images
5 - Google Scholar
6 - Handbook of Mineralogy (MinSocAm)
7 - Handbook of Mineralogy (UofA)
8 - MinDAT
9 - Mineralienatlas (Deutsch)
10 - Online Mineral Museum
11 - QUT Mineral Atlas
12 - Ruff.Info

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