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General Viseite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Ca10Al24(SiO4)6(PO4)7O22F3•72(H2O) (?)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 3,944.74 gm
   Calcium     10.16 %  Ca   14.22 % CaO
   Aluminum    15.73 %  Al   29.72 % Al2O3
   Silicon      4.27 %  Si    9.14 % SiO2
   Phosphorus   5.50 %  P    12.59 % P2O5
   Hydrogen     3.68 %  H    32.88 % H2O
   Oxygen      59.22 %  O
   Fluorine     1.44 %  F     1.44 % F
                 -   %   F    -0.61 % -O=F2    
              ______        ______ 
              100.00 %       99.39 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Ca10Al23(SiO4)6(PO4)7O22F3•72(H2O)
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1942
Help on Locality: Locality: Vise, Belgium. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for the locality.
 

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  Viseite   Trolleite

Comments: Chalky white massive viseite with bluish trolleite.
Location: Champion Sillimanite Mine, near Laws, Mono County, California, USA. Scale: See Photo.
© Jeff Weissman / Photographic Guide to Mineral Species

Viseite Crystallography

Help on Cell Dimensions: Cell Dimensions: a = 13.65, Z = 1; V = 2,543.30 Den(Calc)= 2.58
Help on Crystal System: Crystal System: Isometric - Hexoctahedral H-M Symbol (4/m 3 2/m) Space Group: I a3d
Help on X Ray Diffraction: X Ray Diffraction: By Intensity(I/Io): 2.92(1), 1.74(0.6), 3.46(0.5),
 

Physical Properties of Viseite

Help on Cleavage: Cleavage: None
Help on Color: Color: Bluish white, Yellowish white, Lemon white.
Help on Density: Density: 2.2
Help on Diaphaneity: Diaphaneity: Transparent to Translucent
Help on Fracture: Fracture: Brittle - Generally displayed by glasses and most non-metallic minerals.
Help on Hardness: Hardness: 3-4 - Calcite-Fluorite
Help on Luster: Luster: Vitreous (Glassy)
Help on Streak: Streak: white
 

Optical Properties of Viseite

Help on Gladstone-Dale: Gladstone-Dale: CI meas= 0.02 (Excellent) - where the CI = (1-KPDmeas/KC)
CI calc= 0.165 (Poor) - where the CI = (1-KPDcalc/KC)
KPDcalc= 0.2054,KPDmeas= 0.2409,KC= 0.2459
Ncalc = 1.54 - 1.63
Help on Optical Data: Optical Data: Isotropic, n=1.53.
 

Calculated Properties of Viseite

Help on Electron Density: Electron Density: Bulk Density (Electron Density)=2.26 gm/cc
note: Specific Gravity of Viseite =2.20 gm/cc.
Help on Fermion Index: Fermion Index: Fermion Index = 0.0024218656
Boson Index = 0.9975781344
Help on Photoelectric: Photoelectric: PEViseite = 2.19 barns/electron
U=PEViseite x rElectron Density= 4.96 barns/cc.
Help on Radioactivity: Radioactivity: GRapi = 0 (Gamma Ray American Petroleum Institute Units)
Viseite is Not Radioactive
 

Viseite Classification

Help on  Dana Class: Dana Class: 43.05.09.01 (43)Compound Phosphates, etc.
  (43.05)(Hydrated Compound Anions With Hydroxyl or Halogen)
  (43.05.09)Dana Group
 
43.05.09.01 Viseite Ca10Al24(SiO4)6(PO4)7O22F3•72(H2O)(?) I a3d 4/m 3 2/m
Help on  Strunz Class: Strunz Class: 08.XX.00 08 - PHOSPHATES, ARSENATES, VANADATES
  08.X - Unclassified Strunz PHOSPHATES, ARSENATES, VANADATES
  08.XX -Zeolite
 
08.XX.00 Arsenobismite? Bi2(AsO4)(OH)3 Unk Ortho
 
08.XX.00 Coeruleolactite (Ca,Cu)Al6(PO4)4(OH)8•4-5(H2O) P1 1
 
08.XX.00 Cheralite-(Ce)? (Ce,Ca,Th)(P,Si)O4 P 21/n 2/m
 
08.XX.00 Chernovite-(Ce)* (Ce,Y)(AsO4) I 41/amd 4/m 2/m 2/m
 
08.XX.00 Kerstenite? PbSeO4(?) P nma 2/m 2/m 2/m
 
08.XX.00 Laubmannite? Fe3Fe6(PO4)4(OH)12 Unk Ortho
 
08.XX.00 Spodiosite? Ca2(PO4)F Pbcm 2/m 2/m 2/m
 
08.XX.00 Pseudo-autunite* (H3O)4Ca2(UO2)2(PO4)4•5(H2O)(?) Unk Ortho
 
08.XX.00 Viseite Ca10Al24(SiO4)6(PO4)7O22F3•72(H2O)(?) I a3d 4/m 3 2/m
 
08.XX.00 Vanuranylite? (H3O,Ba,Ca,K)1.6(UO2)2V2O8•4(H2O)(?) C 2/c ? 2/m
 
08.XX.00 Sodium-autunite Na2(UO2)2(PO4)2•8(H2O) P 4/nmm 4/m 2/m 2/m
 
08.XX.00 Sodium meta-autunite! Na2(UO2)2(PO4)2•6-8(H2O) P 4/nmm 4/m 2/m 2/m
 
08.XX.00 Slavkovite! Cu13(AsO4)6(AsO3OH)4•23(H2O) P1 1
 
08.XX.00 IMA2000-020! Fe4[AsO3OH]5[AsO2(OH)2]2•20(H2O) Ortho Ortho
 
08.XX.00 Lewisite! (Ca,Fe,Na)2(Sb,Ti)2O7 F d3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
08.XX.00 Kamarizaite! Fe3(AsO4)2(OH)3•3H2O Pccm, Pcc2, Pcmm, Pcm21 Ortho
 
08.XX.00 Lapeyreite! Cu3O[AsO3(OH)]2•H2O C 2/m 2/m
 
08.XX.00 IMA2008-063 Pb[Zn0.25,[]0.75]Fe3H(AsO4)2(OH)6 C 2/c 2/m
 
08.XX.00 IMA2009-002! Cu3(AsO4)2 P 21/c 2/m
 
08.XX.00 IMA2009-005 (Y,Ca,REE)5[(Si,P)O4]3F P 63/m 6/m 2/m 2/m
 
08.XX.00 IMA2009-016 Cu4H(AsO4)2(OH)3•H2O P1 1
 

Other Viseite Information

Help on References: References: NAME( Dana8) PHYS. PROP.(Enc. of Minerals,2nd ed.,1990) OPTIC PROP.(Enc. of Minerals,2nd ed.,1990)
Help on See Also: See Also: Links to other databases for Viseite :
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

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Ca10Al24(SiO4)6(PO4)7O22F3•72(H2O) (?)
Dana No: 43.05.09.01 Strunz No: 08.XX.00
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