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Zhangpeishanite Mineral Data

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General Zhangpeishanite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: BaFCl
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 190.92 gm
   Barium    71.21 %  Ba   79.50 % BaO
   Chlorine  18.94 %  Cl   18.94 % Cl
               -   %   Cl   -4.27 % -O=Cl2   
   Fluorine   9.85 %  F     9.85 % F
               -   %   F    -4.15 % -O=F2    
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %       99.87 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Ba0.99F0.99Cl1.02
Help on Environment: Environment: Found as inclusions in fluorite. Matlockite group.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 2006 (Dana # Added)
Help on Locality: Locality: East Mine, Bayan Obo, Inner Mongolia, China. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Commission on New Minerals, Nomenclature and Classification (CNMNC)
Help on Synonym: Synonym: IMA2006-045

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Comments: Inclusion of zhangpeishanite in massive fluorite.
Location: Bayan Obo, Inner Mongolia, China. Scale: See Image.
© Eur. J. Mineral

Zhangpeishanite Crystallography

Help on Axial Ratios: Axial Ratios: a:c = 1:1.64342
Help on Cell Dimensions: Cell Dimensions: a = 4.3951, c = 7.223, Z = 2; V = 139.53 Den(Calc)= 4.54
Help on Crystal System: Crystal System: Tetragonal - Ditetragonal Pyramidal H-M Symbol (4mm) Space Group: P 4/mmm
Help on X Ray Diffraction: X Ray Diffraction: By Intensity(I/Io): 3.75(1), 3.11(0.94), 2.36(0.82),2.79(0.67), 1.898(0.49), 1.67(0.39), 1.726(0.34), 2.2(0.32),

Physical Properties of Zhangpeishanite

Help on Color: Color: Colorless.
Help on Diaphaneity: Diaphaneity: Transparent
Help on Habit: Habit: Inclusions - Generally found as inclusions in other minerals.
Help on Hardness: Hardness: 2.5 - Finger Nail
Help on Luster: Luster: Vitreous (Glassy)
Help on Streak: Streak: white

Optical Properties of Zhangpeishanite

Help on Optical Data: Optical Data: Uniaxial (-), e=1.652, w=1.656, bire=0.0040.

Calculated Properties of Zhangpeishanite

Help on Electron Density: Electron Density: Bulk Density (Electron Density)=3.89 gm/cc
note: Specific Gravity of Zhangpeishanite =4.54 gm/cc.
Help on Fermion Index: Fermion Index: Fermion Index = 0.12
Boson Index = 0.88
Help on Photoelectric: Photoelectric: PEZhangpeishanite = 334.98 barns/electron
U=PEZhangpeishanite x rElectron Density=1,301.42 barns/cc.
Help on Radioactivity: Radioactivity: GRapi = 0 (Gamma Ray American Petroleum Institute Units)
Zhangpeishanite is Not Radioactive

Zhangpeishanite Classification

Help on  Dana Class: Dana Class: (09)Anhydrous and Hydrated Halides
  (09.02)where A (X)2
  (09.02.11)Matlockite Group Matlockite PbFCl P 4/nmm 4/m 2/m 2/m Rorisite (Ca,Mg)FCl P 4/nmm 4/m 2/m 2/m Zhangpeishanite! BaFCl P 4/mmm 4mm
Help on  Strunz Class: Strunz Class: 03.DC.25 03 - HALIDES
  03.D - Oxyhalides, Hydroxyhalides and Related Double Halides
  03.DC -With Pb (As,Sb,Bi), without Cu
03.DC.25 Bismoclite BiOCl P 4/nmm 4/m 2/m 2/m
03.DC.25 Daubreeite BiO(OH,Cl) P 4/nmm 4/m 2/m 2/m
03.DC.25 Matlockite PbFCl P 4/nmm 4/m 2/m 2/m
03.DC.25 Rorisite (Ca,Mg)FCl P 4/nmm 4/m 2/m 2/m
03.DC.25 Zavaritskite BiOF P 4/nmm 4/m 2/m 2/m
03.DC.25 Zhangpeishanite! BaFCl P 4/mmm 4mm

Other Zhangpeishanite Information

Help on References: References: NAME( EurJMin, v20:1141) PHYS. PROP.(EurJMin, v20:1141) OPTIC PROP.(EurJMin, v20:1141)
Help on See Also: See Also: Links to other databases for Zhangpeishanite :
1 - Am. Min. Crystal Structure Database
2 - Athena
3 - GeoScienceWorld
4 - Google Images
5 - Google Scholar
6 - MinDAT
7 - Mineralienatlas (Deutsch)
8 - Online Mineral Museum
9 - QUT Mineral Atlas
10 - Ruff.Info

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