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Aminoffite

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Bildbreite: 1,5 mm; Fundort: Långban, Filipstad, Värmland, Schweden
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Aminoffit

Bildbreite: 1,5 mm; Fundort: Långban, Filipstad, Värmland, Schweden

Copyright: Christian Rewitzer
Contribution: Hg 2012-02-07
Locality: Långban Fe-Mn-(Ba-As-Pb-Sb) Lagerstätte / Långban, Distrikt / Filipstad, Gemeinde / Värmland, Provinz / Schweden

Collectors Summary

Color farblos, blassgelb
Streak color weiß
Hardness (Mohs) 5.5
Solubility - Säuren
Crystal System tetragonal, P42/n

Chemism

Chemical formula

Ca3Be2Si3O10(OH)2

Chemical composition

Beryllium, Calcium, Silicium, Sauerstoff, Wasserstoff

Unit weight: 416.5252086 u; Number of atoms in the formula: 22

Info

Empirical formula:

Ca3Be2Si3O10(OH)2

Element

Symbol

Weight%

Atoms

Atoms%

Atom weight (u)

Sum weight (u)

Hydrogen

H

0.48

2

9.09

1.0079470

2.0158940

Beryllium

Be

4.33

2

9.09

9.0121823

18.0243646

Oxygen

O

46.09

12

54.55

15.9994300

191.9931600

Silicon

Si

20.23

3

13.64

28.0855300

84.2565900

Calcium

Ca

28.87

3

13.64

40.0784000

120.2352000

Analysis wt%

SiO2 : 42.49, Al2O3 : 4.41, BeO : 6.20, CaO : 40.27, H2O : 6.45 (Ref: Geologiska Föreningens i Stockholm 37)

Strunz 9th edition incl. updates

9.BH.05

9: Silikate (Germanate)
B: Gruppensilikate (Sorosilikate)
H: Gruppen(Soro)-Silikate mit Si3O10 oder größeren Anionen; Kationen in tetrahedraler [4] und größerer Koordination
05:Aminoffit-Gruppe

Lapis Classification

VIII/C.29-010

VIII: SILIKATE
C: Gruppensilikate
29: [Si3O10] 8--Gruppen

Classification by Hölzel

9.BP.200

9: SILICATES
B: Sorosilicates
P: Si3O10-Group

Dana 8th edition

57.01.01.01

57: Sorosilicates Sorosilicate Insular Si3O10 and Larger Noncyclic Groups
01: Sorosilicates Sorosilicate Insular Si3O10 and Larger Noncyclic Groups with [Si3O10] groups
01: Aminoffite and related species

IMA status

Erstbeschreibung vor CNMNC-Gründung (1959), als Mineral meist anerkannt

Mineral status

anerkanntes Mineral

Optical Properties

Color

farblos, blassgelb

Streak color

weiß

max. Birefringence

0.010

Birefringence chart\! Aminoffite title=Birefringence chart Aminoffite

Michel-Levy Color Chart viewed according to the maximum birefringence (at 30μm). Mineral color is not taken into account. Click on the image to enlarge or change thickness.

RI value α / ω / n

1.647

RI value γ / ε

1.637

Ri mean

1.644

2V angle

Uniaxial (-)

Optical Data Luminescence

Color SW-UV (254nm)

 

orange

SW-UV Other Colors

   

orangerot, rot

Afterglow (Persistant Luminescence)

keine Daten

Crystallography

Crystal System

tetragonal

Class (H-M)

4/m

Space Group number

86

Space Group

P42/n

Cell parameters a (Å)

9.809

Cell parameters b (Å)

-

Cell parameters c (Å)

9.844

Cell parameters a/b or c/a

1.004

Cell parameters c/b

-

Cell parameters α

90°

Cell parameters β

90°

Cell parameters γ

90°

Z

4

Volume (ų)

947.155

X-Ray Powder Diffraction

6.97(70),
4.40(70),
4.02(80),
3.48(70),
3.11(70),
2.840(90),
2.614(100),
2.141(80)

XRD chart Aminoffite

Calculated from d-spacing and intensity at 0.1541838 nm (Cu)

Crystals 3D

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Crystal Structure 3D

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Physical Properties

Hardness (Mohs)

5.5

VHN (Hardness Vickers)

530 (ungefähre Angabe abgeleitet aus der Mohshärte)

Density (g/cm³)

2.94 (gemessen)

2.921 ( ρ calc. Mineralienatlas )

Instability

- Säuren

Preface

Author (Name, Year)

Hurlbut, 1937

References

Canadian Mineralogist 40 (2002), 915

Other languages

German

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Spanish

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French

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English

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Russian

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CNMNC symbol

Symbol

Amf

Locations with GPS information

IDs

GUSID (Global unique identifier short form) H6sErIIEhE-wI2E-CFdPWA
GUID (Global unique identifier) AC04AB1F-0482-4F84-B023-613E08574F58
Database ID 108