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General Tainiolite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: KLiMg2Si4O10F2
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 404.98 gm
   Potassium   9.65 %  K    11.63 % K2O
   Lithium     1.71 %  Li    3.69 % Li2O
   Magnesium  12.00 %  Mg   19.90 % MgO
   Silicon    27.74 %  Si   59.35 % SiO2
   Oxygen     39.51 %  O
   Fluorine    9.38 %  F     9.38 % F
                -   %   F    -3.95 % -O=F2    
             ______        ______ 
             100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: KLiMg2Si4O10F2
Help on Environment: Environment: Nepheline-syenite pegmatites.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1900
Help on Locality: Locality: Narsarsuk, southern Greenland. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named from the Greek for "band" or "strip", inallusion to hte tabular habit of the crystals.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Tainiolite + Pronunciation Say TAINIOLITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: Taeniolite
 

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  Tainiolite

Comments: Micaceous tainiolite aggregate.
Location: Magnet Cove, Hot Spring County, Arkansas, USA. Scale: See Photo.
© Jeff Weissman / Photographic Guide to Mineral Species

Tainiolite Crystallography

Help on Axial Ratios: Axial Ratios: a:b:c =0.577:1:1.1185
Help on Cell Dimensions: Cell Dimensions: a = 5.231, b = 9.065, c = 10.14, Z = 2; beta = 99.86° V = 473.73 Den(Calc)= 2.84
Help on Crystal System: Crystal System: Monoclinic - Prismatic H-M Symbol (2/m) Space Group: C 2/m
Help on X Ray Diffraction: X Ray Diffraction: By Intensity(I/Io): 3.33(1), 9.95(0.9), 2.4(0.4),4.98(0.4), 3.11(0.3), 4.48(0.3), 4.51(0.3),
 

Physical Properties of Tainiolite

Help on Cleavage: Cleavage: {001} Perfect
Help on Color: Color: Brownish, Colorless, Greenish brown.
Help on Density: Density: 2.9
Help on Diaphaneity: Diaphaneity: Transparent
Help on Fracture: Fracture: Flexible - Flexible fragments.
Help on Habit: Habit: Foliated - Two dimensional platy forms.
Help on Habit: Habit: Micaceous - Platy texture with "flexible" plates.
Help on Hardness: Hardness: 2.5-3 - Finger Nail-Calcite
Help on Luminescence: Luminescence: Non-Fluorescent.
Help on Luster: Luster: Vitreous (Glassy)
Help on Streak: Streak: white
 

Optical Properties of Tainiolite

Help on Gladstone-Dale: Gladstone-Dale: CI meas= 0.058 (Good) - where the CI = (1-KPDmeas/KC)
CI calc= 0.038 (Excellent) - where the CI = (1-KPDcalc/KC)
KPDcalc= 0.1941,KPDmeas= 0.1901,KC= 0.2018
Ncalc = 1.57 - 1.59
Help on Optical Data: Optical Data: Biaxial (-), a=1.522-1.54, b=1.553-1.57, g=1.553-1.57, bire=0.0300-0.0310, 2V(Calc)=0, 2V(Meas)=2-5. Dispersion r > v or r < v.
Help on Pleochroism (x): Pleochroism (x): colorless.
Help on Pleochroism (y): Pleochroism (y): colorless.
Help on Pleochroism (z): Pleochroism (z): pale yellow.
 

Calculated Properties of Tainiolite

Help on Electron Density: Electron Density: Bulk Density (Electron Density)=2.81 gm/cc
note: Specific Gravity of Tainiolite =2.84 gm/cc.
Help on Fermion Index: Fermion Index: Fermion Index = 0.02
Boson Index = 0.98
Help on Photoelectric: Photoelectric: PETainiolite = 2.36 barns/electron
U=PETainiolite x relectron= 6.62 barns/cc.
Help on Radioactivity: Radioactivity:

GRapi = 137.57 (Gamma Ray American Petroleum Institute Units)
Concentration of Tainiolite per GRapi unit = 0.73 (%)

Estimated Radioactivity from Tainiolite - barely detectable

 

Tainiolite Classification

Help on  Dana Class: Dana Class: 71.02.02b.09 (71)Phyllosilicate Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
  (71.02)with 2:1 Layers
  (71.02.02b)Mica Group (Biotite subgroup)
 
71.02.02b.01 Phlogopite KMg3(Si3Al)O10(F,OH)2 C 2/m 2/m
 
71.02.02b.01a Tetraferriphlogopite! KMg3FeSi3O10(OH)2 2/m
 
71.02.02b.01b Shirozulite! KMn3(AlSi3)O10(OH,F)2 C 2/m 2/m
 
71.02.02b.01c Fluorophlogopite! KMg3(AlSi3)O10F2 C 2/m 2/m
 
71.02.02b.02 Biotite* K(Mg,Fe)3[AlSi3O10(OH,F)2 C 2/m 2/m
 
71.02.02b.03 Annite KFe3AlSi3O10(OH,F)2 C 2/m 2/m
 
71.02.02b.03a Fluorannite! KFe3AlSi3O10F2 C 2/m 2/m
 
71.02.02b.04 Tetraferriannite K(Fe,Mg)3(Fe,Al)Si3O10(OH)2 C 2/m 2/m
 
71.02.02b.05 Siderophyllite KFe2Al(Al2Si2)O10(F,OH)2 C 2/m 2/m
 
71.02.02b.05a Eastonite! KMg2Al[Al2Si2O10](OH)2 2/m
 
71.02.02b.06 Hendricksite K(Zn,Mg,Mn)3Si3AlO10(OH)2 C 2/m 2/m
 
71.02.02b.07 Lepidolite K(Li,Al)3(Si,Al)4O10(F,OH)2 C 2/m,Cm Mono
 
71.02.02b.08 Polylithionite KLi2AlSi4O10(F,OH)2 C 2/m 2/m
 
71.02.02b.08a Trilithionite! KLi1.5Al1.5AlSi3O10F2 C 2/m 2/m
 
71.02.02b.08b Sokolovaite! CsLi2AlSi4O10F2 C 2/m, C 2 or Cm Mono
 
71.02.02b.09 Tainiolite KLiMg2Si4O10F2 C 2/m 2/m
 
71.02.02b.10 Zinnwaldite KLiFeAl(AlSi3)O10(F,OH)2 C 2/m 2/m
 
71.02.02b.11 Norrishite K(Mn2Li)Si4O10(O)2 C 2/m 2/m
 
71.02.02b.12 Masutomilite K(Li,Al,Mn)3[(Si,Al)4O10](F,OH)2 C 2/m 2/m
 
71.02.02b.13 Aspidolite NaMg3AlSi3O10(OH)2 C 2/m 2/m
 
71.02.02b.14 Wonesite (Na,K).5(Mg,Fe,Al)3(Si,Al)4O10(OH,F)2 C 2/m 2/m
 
71.02.02b.15 Preiswerkite NaMg2Al3Si2O10(OH)2 C 2/m 2/m
 
71.02.02b.16 Ephesite NaLiAl2(Al2Si2)O10(OH)2 C 2/c 2/m
 
71.02.02b.18 Suhailite! (NH4)Fe3(Si3Al)O10(OH)2 C 2/m? 2/m
Help on  Strunz Class: Strunz Class: 09.EC.15 09 - SILICATES (Germanates)
  09.E - Phyllosilicates
  09.EC -Phyllosilicates with mica sheets, composed of tetrahedral and octahedral nets
 
09.EC.15 Boromuscovite KAl2(Si3B)O10(OH,F)2 C 2/m 2/m
 
09.EC.15 Celadonite K(Mg,Fe)(Fe,Al)[Si4O10](OH)2 C 2/m 2/m
 
09.EC.15 Chernykhite (Ba,Na)V,Al)2(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2 C 2/c 2/m
 
09.EC.15 Chromphyllite! (K,Ba)(Cr,Al)2[AlSi3O10](OH,F)2 C 2c 2/m
 
09.EC.15 Glauconite (K,Na)(Fe,Al,Mg)2(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2 C 2/m 2/m
 
09.EC.15 Aluminoceladonite! KAl(Mg,Fe)[]Si4O10(OH)2 2/m
 
09.EC.15 Ferroaluminoceladonite! K2Fe2Al2Si8O20(OH)4 C 2/m 2/m
 
09.EC.15 Ferroceladonite! K2FeFeSi8O20(OH)4 C 2/m 2/m
 
09.EC.15 Montdorite (K,Na)(Fe,Mn,Mg)2.5[Si4O10](F,OH)2 C 2/c 2/m
 
09.EC.15 Nanpingite Cs(Al,Mg,Fe,Li)2(Si3Al)O10(OH,F)2 C 2/c 2/m
 
09.EC.15 Tobelite (NH4,K)Al2(Si3Al)O10(OH)2 C 2/m 2/m
 
09.EC.15 Roscoelite K(V,Al,Mg)2AlSi3O10(OH)2 C 2/m 2/m
 
09.EC.15 Muscovite KAl2(Si3Al)O10(OH,F)2 C 2/m 2/m
 
09.EC.15 Paragonite NaAl2(Si3Al)O10(OH)2 C 2/c,Cc Mono
 
09.EC.15 Tainiolite KLiMg2Si4O10F2 C 2/m 2/m
 
09.EC.15 Chromceladonite! KCrMg(Si4O10)(OH)2 C 2 2
 
09.EC.15 Ganterite! [Ba0.5(Na,K)0.5]Al2(Si2.5Al1.5O10)(OH)2 C 2/c 2/m
 

Other Tainiolite Information

Help on References: References: NAME( Dana8) PHYS. PROP.(Dana) OPTIC PROP.(Dana8)
Help on See Also: See Also: Links to other databases for Tainiolite :
1 - Alkali-Nuts(English)
2 - Alkali-Nuts(Francais)
3 - Am. Min. Crystal Structure Database
4 - Amethyst Galleries' Mineral Gallery
5 - Athena
6 - GeoScienceWorld
7 - Google Images
8 - Google Scholar
9 - Handbook of Mineralogy (MinSocAm)
10 - MinDAT
11 - Mineralienatlas (Deutsch)
12 - Online Mineral Museum
13 - QUT Mineral Atlas
14 - Ruff.Info

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Tainiolite

KLiMg2Si4O10F2
Dana No: 71.02.02b.09 Strunz No: 09.EC.15
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