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Augite (Augit)

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Augit-X
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Augit-X

grüner Augit-X; Bildbreite: 3 mm; Fundort: Seekar (Seebachkar), Seebachtal, Obersulzbach, Hohe Tauern, Salzburg, Österreich;

Collection: Dominik Schläfli
Copyright: Dominik Schläfli
Contribution: Mineralienatlas 2005-02-16
Locality: Seebachkar / Seebachtal / Obersulzbachtal / Neukirchen am Großvenediger / Zell am See, Bezirk (Pinzgau) / Salzburg / Österreich
Epidot mit Augit
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Epidot mit Augit

Tormiq, Haramosh Mts., Norther Areas, Pakistan; 5,0 x 3,5 x 2,8 cm; Epidot Schwimmer vergesellschaftet mit Augit

Collection: Jürgen Merz
Copyright: Jürgen Merz
Contribution: jayjay 2012-01-23
Locality: Tormiq (Turmiq) / Nanga Parbat-Haramosh-Berge / Skardu, Distrikt / Gilgit-Baltistan (Nordgebiete; Northern Areas) / Pakistan
Augit xx
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Augit xx

Augit, eingelagerte XX und Zwilling nach (22-1), bei diesem Zwillingsgesetz fallen die (100)-Flächen der beiden Kristallindividuen in eine Ebene, Sasbach; Bildbreite: 8,6 mm

Collection: christof schäfer
Copyright: geni
Contribution: geni 2019-04-04
Locality: Sasbach am Kaiserstuhl / Emmendingen, Landkreis / Freiburg, Bezirk / Baden-Württemberg / Deutschland
Augit
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Augit (SNr: 4625)

irisierend, Sasbach am Kaiserstuhl, Bildbreite 3,5 mm

Collection: Reinhold
Copyright: Reinhold
Contribution: Reinhold 2020-10-20
Locality: Sasbach am Kaiserstuhl / Emmendingen, Landkreis / Freiburg, Bezirk / Baden-Württemberg / Deutschland
Augit mit Epidot
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Augit mit Epidot

Größe: 7,48 mm; Fundort: Söllnkar, Krimml, Krimmler Achental, Hohe Tauern, Salzburg, Österreich

Collection: Domenico Preite
Copyright: Matteo Chinellato
Contribution: Hg 2011-09-14
Locality: Söllnkar / Krimmler Achental / Krimml / Zell am See, Bezirk (Pinzgau) / Salzburg / Österreich
Augit
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Augit

Größe: 11,7 x 11,0 cm; Fundort: La Panchita Mine, La Panchita, Mun. de La Pe, Oaxaca, Mexiko

Copyright: Rock Currier
Contribution: slugslayer 2010-05-24
Locality: La Panchita Mine / La Panchita / La Pe, Municipio / Oaxaca / Mexiko

Collectors Summary

Color braun grün, grün, hellbraun, dunkelbraun, schwarz
Streak color grünlich grau
Lustre Glasglanz, matt
Hardness (Mohs) 5 - 6.5
Solubility + HF
Crystal System monoklin, C2/c

Chemism

Chem­ical formula

(Ca,Na)(Mg,Fe,Al,Ti)(Si,Al)2O6

Chem­ical com­po­si­tion

Aluminium, Calcium, Eisen, Magnesium, Natrium, Silicium, Titan, Sauerstoff

Unit weight: 222.63473847 u; Number of atoms in the formula: 10

Info

Empirical formula:

(Ca0.75Na0.25)(Mg0.55Fe0.3Al0.1Ti0.05)(Si0.75Al0.25)2O6

Element

Symbol

Weight%

Atoms

Atoms%

Atom weight (u)

Sum weight (u)

Oxygen

O

43.12

6

60.00

15.9994300

95.9965800

Sodium

Na

2.58

0.25

2.50

22.9897702

5.7474426

Magnesium

Mg

6.00

0.55

5.50

24.3050600

13.3677830

Aluminium

Al

7.27

0.6

6.00

26.9815382

16.1889229

Silicon

Si

18.92

1.5

15.00

28.0855300

42.1282950

Calcium

Ca

13.50

0.75

7.50

40.0784000

30.0588000

Titanium

Ti

1.08

0.05

0.50

47.8671000

2.3933550

Iron

Fe

7.53

0.3

3.00

55.8452000

16.7535600

Anal­y­sis wt%

SiO2 : 50.66, TiO2 : 1.30, Al2O3 : 2.45, Fe2O3 : 1.33, FeO : 11.24, MgO : 14.25, CaO : 18.01 (Ref: Mineralogical Magazine 57)

Strunz 9th edi­tion incl. updates

9.DA.15

9: Silikate (Germanate)
D: Ketten- und Bandsilikate (Inosilikate)
A: Ketten- und Bandsilikate mit 2 periodischen Ketten SiO6; Pyroxen-Familie
15:Ca Klinopyroxene; Diopsid-Gruppe

Lapis Clas­sifica­tion

VIII/F.01-090

VIII: SILIKATE
F: Ketten- und Bandsilikate
1: Zweierketten [Si2O6] 4-; Pyroxen-Gruppe; Klinopyroxene

Clas­sifica­tion by Hölzel

9.DC.100

9: SILICATES
D: Inosilicates; ~[Si2O6]4--...2-Chain
C: Augite-Group

Dana 8th edi­tion

65.01.03a.03

65: Inosilicate Minerals
01: Inosilicates Inosilicate Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
03a: C2/c clinopyroxenes (Ca clinopyroxenes)

IMA sta­tus

Anerkannt von der CNMNC

Min­eral sta­tus

anerkanntes Mineral

IMA Classification

IMA Clas­sifica­tion

Pyroxene group  ⇒ Clinopyroxene group

Optical Properties

Color

braun grün, grün, hellbraun, dunkelbraun, schwarz

Streak color

grünlich grau

Diaphane­ity (Trans­parency)

durchscheinend bis opak

Lus­tre

Glasglanz, matt

max. Birefrin­gence

0.029

Birefringence chart\! Augite title=Birefringence chart Augite

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

1.703

RI value β

1.707

RI value γ / ε

1.732

Ri mean

1.714

2V angle

Biaxial (+) 43°!

Optical Data Luminescence

Color SW-UV (254nm)

 

orangegelb

Most Common Acti­vator

Mn2+

After­glow (Per­sistant Lumi­nes­cence)

keine Daten

Crystallography

Crystal Sys­tem

monoklin

Class (H-M)

2/m

Space Group number

15

Space Group

C2/c

Cell param­e­ters a (Å)

9.681

Cell param­e­ters b (Å)

8.793

Cell param­e­ters c (Å)

5.303

Cell param­e­ters a/b or c/a

1.101

Cell param­e­ters c/b

0.603

Cell param­e­ters α

90°

Cell param­e­ters β

105.10

Cell param­e­ters γ

90°

Z

4

Volumne (ų)

435.832

X-Ray Pow­der Diffrac­tion

3.204(50),
2.989(100),
2.917(100),
2.550(30),
2.485(30),
2.125(40),
2.025(30),
1.404(40)

XRD chart Augite

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 - 6.5

VHN (Hard­ness Vick­ers)

630 (ungefähre Angabe abgeleitet aus der Mohshärte)

Density (g/cm³)

3.2 - 3.6 / Durchschnittlich = 3.4

3.393 ( ρ calc. Mineralienatlas )

Insta­bil­ity

+ HF

Preface

Name from

dem griechischen auge - Glanz

Author (Name, Year)

Werner, 1792

Addi­tional Informa­tion

Werner beschrieb das Mineral 1792 und benannte es nach dem gr. Wort auge = Glanz.

References

American Mineralogist 88 (2003), 464

IMA group assignments



 
 
 
NaFe3+Si2O6
monoklin
C2/c

 
 
 
(Ca,Na)(Fe3+,Mg,Fe2+)Si2O6
monoklin
C2/c

 
 
 
(Ca,Na)(Mg,Fe,Al,Ti)(Si,Al)2O6
monoklin
C2/c

 
 
 
Mg2Si2O6
monoklin
P21/c

 
 
 
Fe2+2Si2O6
monoklin
P21/c

 
 
 
NaTi3+Si2O6
monoklin
C2/c

 
 
 
CaMgSi2O6
monoklin
C2/c

 
 
 
CaFe3+AlSiO6
monoklin
C2/c

 
 
 
CaTi3+AlSiO6
monoklin
C2/c

 
 
 
CaFe2+Si2O6
monoklin
C2/c

 
 
 
Na(Al,Fe3+)Si2O6
monoklin
C2/c

 
 
 
(Na,Ca,Fe2+)(Sc,Mg,Fe2+)Si2O6
monoklin
C2/c

 
 
 
CaMnSi2O6
monoklin
C2/c

 
 
 
MnMgSi2O6
monoklin
P21/c

 
 
 
NaCr3+Si2O6
monoklin
C2/c

 
 
 
CaAl2SiO6
monoklin
C2/c

 
 
 
NaMn3+[Si2O6]
monoklin
C2/c

 
 
 
Na(V3+,Cr3+)Si2O6
monoklin
C2/c

 
 
 
(Ca,Na)(Mg,Fe2+,Fe3+,Al)Si2O6
monoklin
C2/c, P2/n

 
 
 
Ca(Zn,Mn2+,Fe2+,Mg)Si2O6
monoklin
C2/c

 
 
 
(Mg,Fe,Ca)2Si2O6
monoklin
P21/c

 
 
 
CuMgSi2O6
monoklin
P21/c

 
 
 
LiAlSi2O6
monoklin
C2/c

 
 
 
(Ca,Na,☐)AlSi2O6
monoklin
C2/c

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Varieties

Fassaite

Fe- und Al-haltige Diopsid- oder Augit-Varietät

Jeffersonite

mangan- und zinkhaltige Augitvarietät

Other languages

Dutch

Augiet

Finnish

Augiitti

German

Augit

Spanish

Augita

Lithuanian

Augitas

French

Augite

English

Augite

Esperanto

Aŭgito

Russian

Авгит

Tajik (Cyrillic Script)

Авгит

Ukrainian

Авгіт

Serbian (Cyrillic Script)

Аугит

Hebrew

אוגיט

Japanese

普通輝石

Simplified Chinese

普通辉石

Alternative Name

German

Asteroit

Spanish

Asteroita

English

Asteroite

Basaltine

English

Fassite

English

Ferrohedenbergite

Hedenbergite-girin

Hedenbergite-Ågirin

German

Titanaugit

English

Titanaugite

Italian

Violatita

Violatite

Volcanic Shorl

Volcanite (of Delamétherie)

Japanese

普通輝石(総称)

CNMNC symbol

Symbol

Aug

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Hint

- Essential mineral - Important for the classification of the rock.
- Accessory or non-essential mineral - this minerals are common, sometimes major part of, but are not always present.

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