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General Zhemchuzhnikovite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: NaMg(Al,Fe+++)(C2O4)3•8(H2O)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 494.00 gm
   Sodium      4.65 %  Na    6.27 % Na2O
   Magnesium   4.92 %  Mg    8.16 % MgO
   Aluminum    3.28 %  Al    6.19 % Al2O3
   Iron        4.52 %  Fe    6.47 % Fe2O3
   Hydrogen    3.26 %  H    29.17 % H2O
   Carbon     14.59 %  C    43.74 % C2O3
   Oxygen     64.77 %  O
             ______        ______ 
             100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: NaMgAl0.6Fe3+0.4(C2O4)3•8(H2O)
Help on Environment: Environment: Lignite or coal mines.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1963
Help on Locality: Locality: Chaitumusuk deposits, Lena River, Siberia. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Yurii Apollonovich Zhemchezhnikov (1885-1957), Russian geologist.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Zhemchuzhnikovite + Pronunciation Say ZHEMCHUZHNIKOVITE

Zhemchuzhnikovite Crystallography

Help on Axial Ratios: Axial Ratios: a:c = 1:0.75044
Help on Cell Dimensions: Cell Dimensions: a = 16.67, c = 12.51, Z = 6; V = 3,010.64 Den(Calc)= 1.63
Help on Crystal System: Crystal System: Trigonal Space Group: Unk

Physical Properties of Zhemchuzhnikovite

Help on Cleavage: Cleavage: {0001} Good
Help on Color: Color: Gray green, Violet.
Help on Density: Density: 1.69
Help on Diaphaneity: Diaphaneity: Transparent to Translucent
Help on Habit: Habit: Acicular - Occurs as needle-like crystals.
Help on Habit: Habit: Fibrous - Crystals made up of fibers.
Help on Habit: Habit: Water Soluble - Water soluble mineral.
Help on Hardness: Hardness: 2 - Gypsum
Help on Luster: Luster: Vitreous (Glassy)

Optical Properties of Zhemchuzhnikovite

Help on Dichroism (e): Dichroism (e): reddish violet.
Help on Dichroism (w): Dichroism (w): greenish yellow.
Help on Gladstone-Dale: Gladstone-Dale: CI meas= -0.634 (Poor) - where the CI = (1-KPDmeas/KC)
CI calc= -0.694 (Poor) - where the CI = (1-KPDcalc/KC)
KPDcalc= 0.2721,KPDmeas= 0.2624,KC= 0.1606
Ncalc = 1.26 - 1.27
Help on Optical Data: Optical Data: Uniaxial (-), e=1.408, w=1.479, bire=0.0710.

Calculated Properties of Zhemchuzhnikovite

Help on Electron Density: Electron Density: Bulk Density (Electron Density)=1.73 gm/cc
note: Specific Gravity of Zhemchuzhnikovite =1.69 gm/cc.
Help on Fermion Index: Fermion Index: Fermion Index = 0.0077991788
Boson Index = 0.9922008212
Help on Photoelectric: Photoelectric: PEZhemchuzhnikovite = 1.81 barns/electron
U=PEZhemchuzhnikovite x rElectron Density= 3.13 barns/cc.
Help on Radioactivity: Radioactivity: GRapi = 0 (Gamma Ray American Petroleum Institute Units)
Zhemchuzhnikovite is Not Radioactive

Zhemchuzhnikovite Classification

Help on  Dana Class: Dana Class: (50)Salts of Organic Acids
  (50.01.07)Stepanovite Group Stepanovite NaMgFe(C2O4)3•8-9(H2O) Unk Trig Zhemchuzhnikovite NaMg(Al,Fe)(C2O4)3•8(H2O) Unk Trig
Help on  Strunz Class: Strunz Class: 10.AB.35 10 - ORGANIC COMPOUNDS
  10.A - Salts of Organic Acids
  10.AB -Oxalates
10.AB.35 Zhemchuzhnikovite NaMg(Al,Fe)(C2O4)3•8(H2O) Unk Trig

Other Zhemchuzhnikovite Information

Help on References: References: NAME( Dana8) PHYS. PROP.(Dana8) OPTIC PROP.(Dana8)
Help on See Also: See Also: Links to other databases for Zhemchuzhnikovite :
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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