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Stolzite Mineral Data

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General Stolzite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: PbWO4
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 455.05 gm
   Lead      45.53 %  Pb   49.05 % PbO
   Tungsten  40.40 %  W    50.95 % WO3
   Oxygen    14.06 %  O
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Pb(WO4)
Help on Environment: Environment: Dimorphous with raspite. Froms a series with wulfenite.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1845
Help on Locality: Locality: Cinovec (Zinnwald), Krusne Hory (Erzgebirge), Cechy (Bohemia), Czech Republic. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named after Joseph Alexis Stolz (1803-1896) from Teplice, Czechoslovakia.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Stolzite Say STOLZITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 75981
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  Stolzite

Comments: White stolzite crystals on matrix.
Location: Tuena mine, New South Wales, Australia. Scale: Not Given.
© Lou Perloff / Photo Atlas of Minerals

Stolzite Crystallography

Help on Axial Ratios: Axial Ratios: a:c = 1:2.20695
Help on Cell Dimensions: Cell Dimensions: a = 5.46, c = 12.05, Z = 4; V = 359.23 Den(Calc)= 8.41
Help on Crystal System: Crystal System: Tetragonal - Dipyramidal H-M Symbol (4/m) Space Group: I 41/a
Help on X Ray Diffraction: X Ray Diffraction: By Intensity(I/Io): 3.25(1), 1.66(0.35), 2.024(0.35),
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Forms: ( 0 1 1) ( 1 2 2) ( 1 1 1) ( 0 0 1)

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Physical Properties of Stolzite

Help on Cleavage: Cleavage: {001} Indistinct, {011} Imperfect
Help on Color: Color: Reddish brown, Yellowish brown, Brown, Greenish brown, Gray.
Help on Density: Density: 7.9 - 8.2, Average = 8.05
Help on Diaphaneity: Diaphaneity: Transparent to Translucent
Help on Fracture: Fracture: Brittle - Conchoidal - Very brittle fracture producing small, conchoidal fragments.
Help on Habit: Habit: Crystalline - Coarse - Occurs as well-formed coarse sized crystals.
Help on Habit: Habit: Granular - Generally occurs as anhedral to subhedral crystals in matrix.
Help on Habit: Habit: Tabular - Form dimensions are thin in one direction.
Help on Hardness: Hardness: 2.5-3 - Finger Nail-Calcite
Help on Luminescence: Luminescence: Fluorescent, Short UV=weak yellow, Long UV=weak orange.
Help on Luster: Luster: Adamantine - Resinous
Help on Streak: Streak: white
 

Optical Properties of Stolzite

Help on Dichroism (e): Dichroism (e): colorless.
Help on Dichroism (w): Dichroism (w): colorless.
Help on Gladstone-Dale: Gladstone-Dale: CI meas= -0.003 (Superior) - where the CI = (1-KPDmeas/KC)
CI calc= 0.04 (Good) - where the CI = (1-KPDcalc/KC)
KPDcalc= 0.1463,KPDmeas= 0.1528,KC= 0.1524
Ncalc = 2.2 - 2.28
Help on Optical Data: Optical Data: Uniaxial (-), e=2.19, w=2.27, bire=0.0800.
 

Calculated Properties of Stolzite

Help on Electron Density: Electron Density: Bulk Density (Electron Density)=6.65 gm/cc
note: Specific Gravity of Stolzite =8.05 gm/cc.
Help on Fermion Index: Fermion Index: Fermion Index = 0.15
Boson Index = 0.85
Help on Photoelectric: Photoelectric: PEStolzite =1,373.52 barns/electron
U=PEStolzite x rElectron Density=9,136.12 barns/cc.
Help on Radioactivity: Radioactivity: GRapi = 0 (Gamma Ray American Petroleum Institute Units)
Stolzite is Not Radioactive
 

Stolzite Classification

Help on  Dana Class: Dana Class: 48.01.03.02 (48)Anhydrous Molybdates and Tungstates
  (48.01)where A XO4
  (48.01.03)Wulfenite Series
 
48.01.03.01 Wulfenite PbMoO4 I 41/a 4/m
 
48.01.03.02 Stolzite PbWO4 I 41/a 4/m
Help on  Strunz Class: Strunz Class: 07.GA.05 07 - SULFATES (SELENATES, TELLURATES)
  07.G - Molybdates, Wolframates and Niobates
  07.GA -Without additional anions or H2O
 
07.GA.05 Fergusonite-(Ce)* (Ce,La,Y)NbO4 I 41/a 4/m
 
07.GA.05 Fergusonite-(Nd)* (Nd,Ce)(Nb,Ti)O4 I 41/a 4/m
 
07.GA.05 Fergusonite-(Y) YNbO4 I 41/a 4/m
 
07.GA.05 Stolzite PbWO4 I 41/a 4/m
 
07.GA.05 Scheelite CaWO4 I 41/a 4/m
 
07.GA.05 Powellite CaMoO4 I 41/a 4/m
 
07.GA.05 Wulfenite PbMoO4 I 41/a 4/m
 

Other Stolzite Information

Help on References: References: NAME( Dana8) PHYS. PROP.(Enc. of Minerals,2nd ed.,1990) OPTIC PROP.(Ford32)
Help on See Also: See Also: Links to other databases for Stolzite :
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
15 - University of Colorado - Mineral Structure Data
16 - WWW-MINCRYST

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Dana No: 48.01.03.02 Strunz No: 07.GA.05
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