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Ulvospinel Mineral Data

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General Ulvospinel Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: TiFe++2O4
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 223.57 gm
   Titanium  21.42 %  Ti   35.73 % TiO2
   Iron      49.96 %  Fe   64.27 % FeO
   Oxygen    28.63 %  O
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: TiFe2+2O4
Help on Environment: Environment: Common constituant of titaniferous magnetite iron ores.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1943
Help on Locality: Locality: Sodra Ulv�n island, Angermanland, Sweden Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named after the locality and the spinel group of minerals.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Ulvospinel + Pronunciation Say ULVOSPINEL
Help on Synonym: Synonym: Ulvite
 

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  Ulvospinel

Comments: Black sub-metallic massive ulvöspinel.
Location: Otanmaki, Sout, Oulu, Finland. Scale: See Photo.
© Jeff Weissman / Photographic Guide to Mineral Species

Ulvospinel Crystallography

Help on Cell Dimensions: Cell Dimensions: a = 8.4596, Z = 8; V = 605.41 Den(Calc)= 4.91
Help on Crystal System: Crystal System: Isometric - Hexoctahedral H-M Symbol (4/m 3 2/m) Space Group: F d3m
Help on X Ray Diffraction: X Ray Diffraction: By Intensity(I/Io): 2.574(1), 1.509(0.45), 1.643(0.35),
 

Physical Properties of Ulvospinel

Help on Color: Color: Black.
Help on Diaphaneity: Diaphaneity: Opaque
Help on Hardness: Hardness: 5.5-6 - Knife Blade-Orthoclase
Help on Luster: Luster: Metallic
 

Optical Properties of Ulvospinel

Help on Optical Data: Optical Data: Isotropic.
  NCalc= 2.28 - from Gladstone-Dale relationship (KC = 0.2612) where Ncalc=Dcalc*KC+1
Help on RL Color: RL Color: Brown to reddish brown.
Help on Reflectivity Reflectivity
Standardized Intensity (100%) Reflection Spectra of Ulvospinel in Air
λ R  ∑ R(λ) 
 400 nm   17.90   
 420 nm   17.50 
 440 nm   17.10 
 460 nm   17.00 
 480 nm   16.90 
 500 nm   17.00 
 520 nm   17.20 
 540 nm   17.50 
 560 nm   17.80 
 580 nm   18.20 
 600 nm   18.60 
 620 nm   18.90 
 640 nm   19.10 
 660 nm   19.20 
 680 nm   19.20 
 700 nm   19.20 
Calculated Relative Intensity Colors of Ulvospinel in Air
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Calculated Properties of Ulvospinel

Help on Electron Density: Electron Density: Bulk Density (Electron Density)=4.66 gm/cc
note: Specific Gravity of Ulvospinel =4.91 gm/cc.
Help on Fermion Index: Fermion Index: Fermion Index = 0.03
Boson Index = 0.97
Help on Photoelectric: Photoelectric: PEUlvospinel = 18.89 barns/electron
U=PEUlvospinel x rElectron Density= 87.94 barns/cc.
Help on Radioactivity: Radioactivity: GRapi = 0 (Gamma Ray American Petroleum Institute Units)
Ulvospinel is Not Radioactive
 

Ulvospinel Classification

Help on  Dana Class: Dana Class: 07.02.05.02 (07)Multiple Oxides
  (07.02)(A+ B++)2 X4 Spinel group
  (07.02.05)(Titanium subgroup)
 
07.02.05.01 Qandilite (Mg,Fe)2(Ti,Fe,Al)O4 F d3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
07.02.05.02 Ulvospinel TiFe2O4 F d3m 4/m 3 2/m
Help on  Strunz Class: Strunz Class: 04.BB.05 04 - OXIDES (Hydroxides, V[5,6] vanadates, arsenites, antimonites, bismuthites, sulfites, selenites, tellurites, iodate
  04.B - Metal:Oxygen = 3:4 and similar
  04.BB -With only medium-sized cations
 
04.BB.05 Cochromite (Co,Ni,Fe)(Cr,Al)2O4 F d3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
04.BB.05 Filipstadite (Mn,Mg)4SbFeO8 pseudo ISO 2/m 2/m 2/m
 
04.BB.05 Magnetite FeFe2O4 F d3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
04.BB.05 Gahnite ZnAl2O4 F d3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
04.BB.05 Chromite FeCr2O4 F d3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
04.BB.05 Galaxite (Mn,Mg)(Al,Fe)2O4 F d3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
04.BB.05 Cuprospinel (Cu,Mg)Fe2O4 F d3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
04.BB.05 Donathite? (Fe,Mg)(Cr,Fe)2O4 P 4/nnm 4/m 2/m 2/m
 
04.BB.05 Brunogeierite (Ge,Fe)Fe2O4 F d3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
04.BB.05 Coulsonite FeV2O4 F d3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
04.BB.05 Hercynite FeAl2O4 F d3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
04.BB.05 Franklinite (Zn,Mn,Fe)(Fe,Mn)2O4 F d3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
04.BB.05 Jacobsite (Mn,Fe,Mg)(Fe,Mn)2O4 F d3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
04.BB.05 Magnesiochromite MgCr2O4 F d3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
04.BB.05 Magnesioferrite MgFe2O4 F d3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
04.BB.05 Magnesiocoulsonite MgV2O4 F d3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
04.BB.05 Manganochromite (Mn,Fe)(Cr,V)2O4 F d3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
04.BB.05 Qandilite (Mg,Fe)2(Ti,Fe,Al)O4 F d3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
04.BB.05 Nichromite (Ni,Co,Fe)(Cr,Fe,Al)2O4 F d3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
04.BB.05 Spinel MgAl2O4 F d3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
04.BB.05 Ulvospinel TiFe2O4 F d3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
04.BB.05 Zincochromite ZnCr2O4 F d3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
04.BB.05 Trevorite NiFe2O4 F d3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
04.BB.05 Vuorelainenite (Mn,Fe)(V,Cr)2O4 F d3m 4/m 3 2/m
 

Other Ulvospinel Information

Help on References: References: NAME( Athena) PHYS. PROP.(Enc. of Minerals,2nd ed.,1990) OPTIC PROP.(AntBidBlaNic3)
Help on See Also: See Also: Links to other databases for Ulvospinel :
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
13 - University of Colorado - Mineral Structure Data
14 - WWW-MINCRYST

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Ulvospinel

TiFe++2O4
Dana No: 07.02.05.02 Strunz No: 04.BB.05
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