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General Stibivanite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Sb+++2V++++O5
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 374.44 gm
   Vanadium  13.60 %  V    24.29 % V2O5
   Antimony  65.03 %  Sb   77.85 % Sb2O3
   Oxygen    21.36 %  O
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %      102.14 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Sb2V5+O5
Help on Environment: Environment: In late veins in a hydrothermal antimony deposit.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1981
Help on Locality: Locality: Lake George antimony deposit, 40 km west of Fredricton, New Brunswick, Canada. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named from the Latin for antimony, STIBIum, and VANadium in the composition.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Stibivanite + Pronunciation Say STIBIVANITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: IMA1980-021

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Comments: Green crystals of stibivanite on matrix.
Location: Buca della Vena Mine, Stazzema (Ponte Stazzemese), Versilia, Apuan Alps, Lucca Province, Tuscany, Italy. Scale: Picture size 1.5 mm.
© Thomas Witzke / Abraxas-Verlag

Stibivanite Crystallography

Help on Axial Ratios: Axial Ratios: a:b:c =3.7536:1:1.1476
Help on Cell Dimensions: Cell Dimensions: a = 17.989, b = 4.7924, c = 5.5, Z = 4; beta = 95.15° V = 472.24 Den(Calc)= 5.27
Help on Crystal System: Crystal System: Monoclinic - Prismatic H-M Symbol (2/m) Space Group: C 2/c
Help on X Ray Diffraction: X Ray Diffraction: By Intensity(I/Io): 2.996(1), 3.173(0.7), 3.502(0.7),

Physical Properties of Stibivanite

Help on Cleavage: Cleavage: {???} Good
Help on Color: Color: Yellow green, Dark yellow green, Emerald green.
Help on Density: Density: 5.12
Help on Diaphaneity: Diaphaneity: Transparent to Translucent
Help on Hardness: Hardness: 4 - Fluorite
Help on Luster: Luster: Adamantine
Help on Streak: Streak: green

Optical Properties of Stibivanite

Help on Optical Data: Optical Data: NCalc= 2.27 - from Gladstone-Dale relationship (KC = 0.2406) where Ncalc=Dcalc*KC+1
NCalc= 2.23 - from Gladstone-Dale relationship (KC = 0.2406) where Ncalc=Dmeas*KC+1

Calculated Properties of Stibivanite

Help on Electron Density: Electron Density: Bulk Density (Electron Density)=4.64 gm/cc
note: Specific Gravity of Stibivanite =5.27 gm/cc.
Help on Fermion Index: Fermion Index: Fermion Index = 0.000442669
Boson Index = 0.999557331
Help on Photoelectric: Photoelectric: PEStibivanite = 219.81 barns/electron
U=PEStibivanite x rElectron Density=1,020.94 barns/cc.
Help on Radioactivity: Radioactivity: GRapi = 0 (Gamma Ray American Petroleum Institute Units)
Stibivanite is Not Radioactive

Stibivanite Classification

Help on  Dana Class: Dana Class: (45)Acid and normal Antimonites, Arsenites and Phosphites
  (45.01)with miscellaneous formulae
  (45.01.11)Dana Group Stibivanite Sb2VO5 C 2/c 2/m
Help on  Strunz Class: Strunz Class: 04.JA.55 04 - OXIDES (Hydroxides, V[5,6] vanadates, arsenites, antimonites, bismuthites, sulfites, selenites, tellurites, iodate
  04.J - Arsenites, Antimonites, Bismuthites, Sulfites,
  04.JA -Arsenites, antimonites, bismuthites; without additional anions, without H2O
04.JA.55 Stibivanite Sb2VO5 C 2/c 2/m

Other Stibivanite Information

Help on References: References: NAME( AntBidBlaNic4) PHYS. PROP.(Enc. of Minerals,2nd ed.,1990)
Help on See Also: See Also: Links to other databases for Stibivanite :
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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