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Stenhuggarite Mineral Data

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General Stenhuggarite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: CaFe+++(As+++O2)(As+++Sb+++O5)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 479.51 gm
   Calcium    8.36 %  Ca   11.69 % CaO
   Iron      11.65 %  Fe   16.65 % Fe2O3
   Antimony  25.39 %  Sb   30.40 % Sb2O3
   Arsenic   31.25 %  As   41.26 % As2O3
   Oxygen    23.36 %  O
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: CaFe3+As2SbO7
Help on Environment: Environment: Very rare in hematite ore from a metamorphosed Fe-Mn orebody.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1968
Help on Locality: Locality: L�ngban mine, Bergslagen ore distr., Filipstad, V�rmland (Wermland), Sweden. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named from the Swedish for "stonemason", in honor of Brian Harold Mason (1917-), U.S. National Museum, Washington, D.C., USA for his Langban deposit studies.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Stenhuggarite + Pronunciation Say STENHUGGARITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 965
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Comments: Aggregate of reddish orange granular stenhuggarite crystals in matrix of black hematite.
Location: Langban, Filipstad, Varmland, Sweden. Scale: See Image.
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Stenhuggarite Crystallography

Help on Axial Ratios: Axial Ratios: a:c = 1:0.66301
Help on Cell Dimensions: Cell Dimensions: a = 16.075, c = 10.658, Z = 16; V = 2,754.09 Den(Calc)= 4.63
Help on Crystal System: Crystal System: Tetragonal - Pyramidal H-M Symbol (4) Space Group: I 41
Help on X Ray Diffraction: X Ray Diffraction: By Intensity(I/Io): 2.985(1), 1.845(0.4), 2.548(0.35),

Physical Properties of Stenhuggarite

Help on Cleavage: Cleavage: None
Help on Color: Color: Bright reddish orange.
Help on Density: Density: 4.63
Help on Diaphaneity: Diaphaneity: Transparent to Translucent
Help on Fracture: Fracture: Conchoidal - Fractures developed in brittle materials characterized by smoothly curving surfaces, (e.g. quartz).
Help on Habit: Habit: Equant Grains - Granular material with equel dimensions in x, y, and z.
Help on Habit: Habit: Pseudo Octohedral - Crystals show an octohedral outline.
Help on Hardness: Hardness: 4.5 - Between Fluorite and Apatite
Help on Streak: Streak: light yellow

Optical Properties of Stenhuggarite

Help on Gladstone-Dale: Gladstone-Dale: CI meas= 0.084 (Poor) - where the CI = (1-KPDmeas/KC)
CI calc= 0.084 (Poor) - where the CI = (1-KPDcalc/KC)
KPDcalc= 0.216,KPDmeas= 0.216,KC= 0.2357
Ncalc = 2.09
Help on Optical Data: Optical Data: Uniaxial (?), a=2.

Calculated Properties of Stenhuggarite

Help on Electron Density: Electron Density: Bulk Density (Electron Density)=4.23 gm/cc
note: Specific Gravity of Stenhuggarite =4.63 gm/cc.
Help on Fermion Index: Fermion Index: Fermion Index = 0.0026940187
Boson Index = 0.9973059813
Help on Photoelectric: Photoelectric: PEStenhuggarite = 108.68 barns/electron
U=PEStenhuggarite x rElectron Density= 459.64 barns/cc.
Help on Radioactivity: Radioactivity: GRapi = 0 (Gamma Ray American Petroleum Institute Units)
Stenhuggarite is Not Radioactive

Stenhuggarite Classification

Help on  Dana Class: Dana Class: (46)Basic or Halogen-Containing Antimonites, Arsenites and Phosphites
  (46.01)where (A B)m (XO3)p Zq
  (46.01.04)Dana Group Stenhuggarite CaFe(AsO2)(AsSbO5) I 41 4
Help on  Strunz Class: Strunz Class: 04.JB.35 04 - OXIDES (Hydroxides, V[5,6] vanadates, arsenites, antimonites, bismuthites, sulfites, selenites, tellurites, iodate
  04.J - Arsenites, Antimonites, Bismuthites, Sulfites,
  04.JB -Arsenites, antimonites, bismuthites; with additional anions, without H2O
04.JB.35 Stenhuggarite CaFe(AsO2)(AsSbO5) I 41 4

Other Stenhuggarite Information

Help on References: References: NAME( AntBidBlaNic3) PHYS. PROP.(Enc. of Minerals,2nd ed.,1990) OPTIC PROP.(AntBidBlaNic3)
Help on See Also: See Also: Links to other databases for Stenhuggarite :
1 - Am. Min. Crystal Structure Database
2 - Athena
3 - EUROmin Project
4 - Ecole des Mines de Paris
5 - GeoScienceWorld
6 - Google Images
7 - Google Scholar
8 - Handbook of Mineralogy (MinSocAm)
9 - Handbook of Mineralogy (UofA)
10 - MinDAT
11 - Mineralienatlas (Deutsch)
12 - Online Mineral Museum
13 - QUT Mineral Atlas
14 - Ruff.Info

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