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Vuorelainenite Mineral Data

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General Vuorelainenite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: (Mn++,Fe++)(V+++,Cr+++)2O4
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 221.57 gm
   Manganese  18.60 %  Mn   24.01 % MnO
   Vanadium   34.49 %  V    50.73 % V2O3
   Chromium   11.73 %  Cr   17.15 % Cr2O3
   Iron        6.30 %  Fe    8.11 % FeO
   Oxygen     28.88 %  O
             ______        ______ 
             100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Mn2+0.75Fe2+0.25V3+1.5Cr0.5O4
Help on Environment: Environment: In a metamorphosed iron sulfide deposit associated with submarine felsic volcanism.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1982
Help on Locality: Locality: St�ta, Doverstorp, Bergslagen, Sweden. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Yrjo Vuorelainen (1922-), Finnish exploration geologist.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Vuorelainenite + Pronunciation Say VUORELAINENITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 28989
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  Vuorelainenite

Comments: BSE image showing rutile (RT), vuorelainenite (VUO) and pyhrrhotite (PO). (CanMin, v20:281).
Location: Setra (Doverstorp) pyrite deposit in Bergslagen, Sweden. Scale: See Image.
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Vuorelainenite Crystallography

Help on Cell Dimensions: Cell Dimensions: a = 8.48, Z = 8; V = 609.80 Den(Calc)= 4.83
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): 2.559(1), 1.502(0.8), 1.633(0.4),
 

Physical Properties of Vuorelainenite

Help on Color: Color: Brown gray, Grayish black.
Help on Density: Density: 4.64
Help on Diaphaneity: Diaphaneity: Opaque
Help on Habit: Habit: Massive - Granular - Common texture observed in granite and other igneous rock.
Help on Hardness: Hardness: 6.5 - Pyrite
Help on Luster: Luster: Metallic
 

Optical Properties of Vuorelainenite

Help on Optical Data: Optical Data: Isotropic.
  NCalc= 2.23 - from Gladstone-Dale relationship (KC = 0.2538) where Ncalc=Dcalc*KC+1
NCalc= 2.18 - from Gladstone-Dale relationship (KC = 0.2538) where Ncalc=Dmeas*KC+1
Help on RL Color: RL Color: Brownish gray.
Help on Reflectivity Reflectivity
Standardized Intensity (100%) Reflection Spectra of Vuorelainenite in Air
λ R  ∑ R(λ) 
 470 nm   15.70   
 546 nm   15.40 
 589 nm   15.60 
 650 nm   16.20 
Calculated Relative Intensity Colors of Vuorelainenite in Air
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Calculated Properties of Vuorelainenite

Help on Electron Density: Electron Density: Bulk Density (Electron Density)=4.52 gm/cc
note: Specific Gravity of Vuorelainenite =4.83 gm/cc.
Help on Fermion Index: Fermion Index: Fermion Index = 0.01
Boson Index = 0.99
Help on Photoelectric: Photoelectric: PEVuorelainenite = 16.28 barns/electron
U=PEVuorelainenite x rElectron Density= 73.64 barns/cc.
Help on Radioactivity: Radioactivity: GRapi = 0 (Gamma Ray American Petroleum Institute Units)
Vuorelainenite is Not Radioactive
 

Vuorelainenite Classification

Help on  Dana Class: Dana Class: 07.02.04.01 (07)Multiple Oxides
  (07.02)(A+ B++)2 X4 Spinel group
  (07.02.04)(Vanadium subgroup)
 
07.02.04.01 Vuorelainenite (Mn,Fe)(V,Cr)2O4 F d3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
07.02.04.02 Coulsonite FeV2O4 F d3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
07.02.04.03 Magnesiocoulsonite MgV2O4 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 Vuorelainenite Information

Help on References: References: NAME( AntBidBlaNic3) PHYS. PROP.(Enc. of Minerals,2nd ed.,1990) OPTIC PROP.(AntBidBlaNic3)
Help on See Also: See Also: Links to other databases for Vuorelainenite :
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 - WWW-MINCRYST

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Vuorelainenite

(Mn++,Fe++)(V+++,Cr+++)2O4
Dana No: 07.02.04.01 Strunz No: 04.BB.05
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