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General Stibioclaudetite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: AsSbO3
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 240.55 gm
   Antimony  46.16 %  Sb   55.26 % Sb2O3
   Arsenic   33.89 %  As   44.74 % As2O3
   Oxygen    19.95 %  O
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: As1.08Sb0.91O3
Help on Environment: Environment: Secondary mineral. Claudetite group
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 2007 (Dana # Added)
Help on Locality: Locality: Tsumeb, Namibia Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named as the Sb analog of claudetite.
Help on Synonym: Synonym: IMA2007-028

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Comments: Transparent prismatic crystals of stibioclaudetite in a vug. Type specimen for this species..
Location: Tsumeb, Namibia. Scale: See Image.
© William Pinch

Stibioclaudetite Crystallography

Help on Axial Ratios: Axial Ratios: a:b:c =0.3485:1:0.4129
Help on Cell Dimensions: Cell Dimensions: a = 4.5757, b = 13.1288, c = 5.4216, Z = 4; beta = 95.039° V = 324.44 Den(Calc)= 4.92
Help on Crystal System: Crystal System: Monoclinic - Prismatic H-M Symbol (2/m) Space Group: P 21/n
Help on X Ray Diffraction: X Ray Diffraction: By Intensity(I/Io): 3.51(1), 3.282(0.82), 3.238(0.71),2.805(0.39), 2.279(0.34), 4.99(0.32), 2.801(0.31), 2.656(0.28),

Physical Properties of Stibioclaudetite

Help on Cleavage: Cleavage: {010} Perfect
Help on Color: Color: Colorless, White.
Help on Diaphaneity: Diaphaneity: Transparent
Help on Fracture: Fracture: Flexible - Flexible fragments.
Help on Habit: Habit: Platy - Sheet forms (e.g. micas).
Help on Habit: Habit: Prismatic - Crystals Shaped like Slender Prisms (e.g. tourmaline).
Help on Luster: Luster: Vitreous - Adamantine
Help on Streak: Streak: white

Optical Properties of Stibioclaudetite

Help on Optical Data: Optical Data: Biaxial (-)
  NCalc= 2.07 - from Gladstone-Dale relationship (KC = 0.2173) where Ncalc=Dcalc*KC+1

Calculated Properties of Stibioclaudetite

Help on Electron Density: Electron Density: Bulk Density (Electron Density)=4.35 gm/cc
note: Specific Gravity of Stibioclaudetite =4.92 gm/cc.
Help on Fermion Index: Fermion Index: Fermion Index = 0.0000957773
Boson Index = 0.9999042227
Help on Photoelectric: Photoelectric: PEStibioclaudetite = 178.18 barns/electron
U=PEStibioclaudetite x rElectron Density= 775.62 barns/cc.
Help on Radioactivity: Radioactivity: GRapi = 0 (Gamma Ray American Petroleum Institute Units)
Stibioclaudetite is Not Radioactive

Stibioclaudetite Classification

Help on  Dana Class: Dana Class: (04)Simple Oxides
  (04.03)with a cation charge of 3+ (A+++2 O3)
  (04.03.10)Claudetite group Claudetite As2O3 P 21/n 2/m Bismite Bi2O3 P 21/c 2/m Stibioclaudetite! AsSbO3 P 21/n 2/m
Help on  Strunz Class: Strunz Class: 04.CB.45 04 - OXIDES (Hydroxides, V[5,6] vanadates, arsenites, antimonites, bismuthites, sulfites, selenites, tellurites, iodate
  04.C - Metal:Oxygen = 2:3, 3:5, and Similar
  04.CB -With medium-sized cations
04.CB.45 Claudetite As2O3 P 21/n 2/m
04.CB.45 Stibioclaudetite! AsSbO3 P 21/n 2/m

Other Stibioclaudetite Information

Help on References: References: NAME( MinRec, v40:209) PHYS. PROP.(MinRec, v40:209) OPTIC PROP.(MinRec, v40:209)
Help on See Also: See Also: Links to other databases for Stibioclaudetite :
1 - Am. Min. Crystal Structure Database
2 - Athena
3 - GeoScienceWorld
4 - Google Images
5 - Google Scholar
6 - MinDAT
7 - Mineralienatlas (Deutsch)
8 - Online Mineral Museum
9 - QUT Mineral Atlas
10 - Ruff.Info

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