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Arfvedsonite

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Arfvedsonit
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Arfvedsonit

Fundort Mont Saint-Hilaire, Quebéc, Kanada

Copyright: Stephan Wolfsried
Contribution: Hg 2006-12-06
Locality: Poudrette Quarry (Demix Quarry; Uni-Mix Quarry; Desourdy Quarry) / Mont Saint-Hilaire / La Vallée-du-Richelieu RCM / Montérégie, Region / Québec / Kanada
Arfvedsonit
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Arfvedsonit

Arfvedsonit auf Orthoklas. Größe: 7,4 x 4,7 x 3,8 cm, Fundort: Mt. Malosa, Zomba District, Malawi

Copyright: Dan Weinrich
Contribution: thdun5 2010-06-01
Locality: Mount Malosa / Zomba, Distrikt / Southern Region / Malawi
Arfvedsonit
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Arfvedsonit

Größe: 51x32 mm; Fundort: Mount Malosa, Zomba-Distrikt, Malawi

Copyright: Jewels-Fine-Minerals
Contribution: slugslayer 2012-07-28
Locality: Mount Malosa / Zomba, Distrikt / Southern Region / Malawi
Arfvedsonit
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Arfvedsonit (SNr: A007238)

Prismatische schwarze Kristalle mit Quarz, BB = 4,2 mm, Fundort: Washington Pass, Okanogan Co., Washington, USA.

Collection: Lithothek der Münchener Micromounter
Copyright: Bebo
Contribution: Münchener Micromounter 2014-01-12
Locality: Washington Pass / Okanogan Co. / Washington / USA
Arfvedsonit, Orthoklas
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Arfvedsonit, Orthoklas

Größe: 95x95x45 mm; Fundort: Mount Malosa, Zomba-Distrikt, Malawi

Copyright: Watzl Minerals
Contribution: slugslayer 2012-10-06
Locality: Mount Malosa / Zomba, Distrikt / Southern Region / Malawi
Arfvedsonit-Tafeln auf Pektolith-Nadeln
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Arfvedsonit-Tafeln auf Pektolith-Nadeln

Bildbreite: 3 mm; Fundort Mont Saint-Hilaire, Quebéc, Kanada

Copyright: Stephan Wolfsried
Contribution: Hg 2006-12-06
Locality: Poudrette Quarry (Demix Quarry; Uni-Mix Quarry; Desourdy Quarry) / Mont Saint-Hilaire / La Vallée-du-Richelieu RCM / Montérégie, Region / Québec / Kanada

Collectors Summary

Color schwarz, graulich grün, bläulich grau
Streak color bläulich grau
Hardness (Mohs) 5.5
Solubility +++ HF
Crystal System monoklin, C2/m

Chemism

Chem­ical formula

Na3(Fe2+,Mg)4Fe3+Si8O22(OH)2

Chem­ical com­po­si­tion

Eisen, Magnesium, Natrium, Silicium, Sauerstoff, Wasserstoff

Unit weight: 927.3416246 u; Number of atoms in the formula: 42

Info

Empirical formula:

Na3(Fe0.75Mg0.25)4FeSi8O22(OH)2

Element

Symbol

Weight%

Atoms

Atoms%

Atom weight (u)

Sum weight (u)

Hydrogen

H

0.22

2

4.76

1.0079470

2.0158940

Oxygen

O

41.41

24

57.14

15.9994300

383.9863200

Sodium

Na

7.44

3

7.14

22.9897702

68.9693106

Magnesium

Mg

2.62

1

2.38

24.3050600

24.3050600

Silicon

Si

24.23

8

19.05

28.0855300

224.6842400

Iron

Fe

24.09

4

9.52

55.8452000

223.3808000

Anal­y­sis wt%

SiO2 : 50.16, Al2O3 : 1.10, TiO2 : 1.64, Fe2O3 : 9.12, FeO : 20.60, MnO : 2.27, MgO : 0.92, CaO : 1.32, Na2O : 3.61, K2O : 3.61, H2O : 1.68 (Ref: Canadian Mineralogist 65)

Strunz 9th edi­tion incl. updates

9.DE.25

9: Silikate (Germanate)
D: Ketten- und Bandsilikate (Inosilikate)
E: Ketten- und Bandsilikate mit 2-periodischen Doppelketten, Si4O11; Amphibol-Familie, Klinoamphibole
25:Amphibole: Alkali

Lapis Clas­sifica­tion

VIII/F.08-155

VIII: SILIKATE
F: Ketten- und Bandsilikate
8: Zweierbänder [Si4O11] 6-; Amphibol-Gruppe; Alkali-Amphibole

Clas­sifica­tion by Hölzel

9.DJ.420

9: SILICATES
D: Inosilicates; ~[Si2O6]4--...2-Chain
J: Amphiboles; Sodic Amphiboles
4: Arfvedsonite-Group

Dana 8th edi­tion

66.01.03c.09

66: Inosilicates Inosilicate Double-Width Unbranched Chains, W=2
01: Inosilicates Inosilicate Double-Width Unbranched Chains, W=2 with P=2 amphibole configuration
03c: Group 4, the sodic amphiboles

IMA sta­tus

anerkannt, bekannt vor IMA 1959, vererbt

Min­eral sta­tus

anerkanntes Mineral

IMA Classification

IMA Clas­sifica­tion

Amphibole supergroup  ⇒ (OH,F,Cl)-dominant amphiboles  ⇒ Sodium Amphiboles  ⇒ Arfvedsonite (Arf) amphiboles

Optical Properties

Color

schwarz, graulich grün, bläulich grau

Streak color

bläulich grau

Diaphane­ity (Trans­parency)

durchscheinend bis opak

max. Birefrin­gence

0.013

Birefringence chart\! Arfvedsonite title=Birefringence chart Arfvedsonite

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

1.685

RI value β

1.695

RI value γ / ε

1.698

Ri mean

1.693

2V angle

Biaxial (-) 69°

Optical Data Luminescence

Color LW-UV (365nm)

 

orange

LW-UV Intensity

stark

After­glow (Per­sistant Lumi­nes­cence)

keine Daten

Crystallography

Crystal Sys­tem

monoklin

Class (H-M)

2/m

Space Group number

12

Space Group

C2/m

Cell param­e­ters a (Å)

9.88

Cell param­e­ters b (Å)

18.21

Cell param­e­ters c (Å)

5.31

Cell param­e­ters a/b or c/a

0.543

Cell param­e­ters c/b

0.292

Cell param­e­ters α

90°

Cell param­e­ters β

103.10

Cell param­e­ters γ

90°

Z

2

Volumne (ų)

930.486

X-Ray Pow­der Diffrac­tion

8.57(100),
4.51(10),
3.412(10),
3.299(10),
3.179(40),
2.843(20),
2.718(10),
2.421(10)

XRD chart Arfvedsonite

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)

3.44 - 3.45 / Durchschnittlich = 3.44

3.31 ( ρ calc. Mineralienatlas )

Insta­bil­ity

+++ HF

(Co-)Type locality

(Co-)Type locality

Grönland/Kommune Kujalleq/Narsaq/Ilimaussaq-Komplex

Preface

Occurrences

in den meisten Alkali-Pegmatiten

Author (Name, Year)

Brooke, 1823

References

Canadian Mineralogist 41 (2003), 1355

IMA group assignments

Varieties

Juddite

Mangan-haltige Varietät von Arfvedsonit, mit einem Anteil von bis zu 7,7% (w/w) von MnO

Other languages

German

Arfvedsonit

Spanish

Arfvedsonita

French

Arfvedsonite

English

Arfvedsonite

Russian

Арфведсонит

Simplified Chinese

亚铁钠闪石

Traditional Chinese

亞鐵鈉閃石

Simplified Chinese

钠铁闪石

Japanese

アルペゾン閃石

Alternative Name

Arfvedsonite (of Brooke)

English

Arfvedsonite (of Brooke)

Arfwedsonit

Arfwedsonita

Arfwedsonite

English

Manganuralite

Soda-Hornblende

English

Sodahornblende

Traditional Chinese

鈉角閃石

Traditional Chinese

鈉鈣閃石

Simplified Chinese

钠钙闪石

CNMNC symbol

Symbol

Arf

Rock part of

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