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Bismutotantalite

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Größe: 59x59 mm; Fundort: Gamba Hill, Kreis Busiiro, Distrikt Wakiso, Uganda

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Locality: Gamba Hill / Busiiro, Kreis / Wakiso, Distrikt / Uganda
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Bismutotantalit (SNr: A012592)

FO: Manuel Balduino Claim, Paraiba, Brasilien; derbes schwarzgraues Aggregat; BB: 3,0 mm

Collection: Lithothek der Münchener Micromounter
Copyright: Hannes Osterhammer
Contribution: Münchener Micromounter 2008-11-12
Locality: Manuel Balduino Claim / Borborema / Paraíba / Nordosten (Região Nordeste) / Brasilien

Collectors Summary

Color hellbraun, schwarz
Streak color gelblich braun
Hardness (Mohs) 5
Cleavages vollkommen {010}, deutlich {101}
Fracture halbmuschelig
Solubility + HF, - Säuren
Crystal System orthorhombisch, Pcnn

Chemism

Chem­ical formula

Bi(Ta,Nb)O4

Chem­ical com­po­si­tion

Bismut, Niob, Tantal, Sauerstoff

Unit weight: 431.91563 u; Number of atoms in the formula: 6

Info

Empirical formula:

Bi(Ta0.75Nb0.25)O4

Element

Symbol

Weight%

Atoms

Atoms%

Atom weight (u)

Sum weight (u)

Oxygen

O

14.82

4

66.67

15.9994300

63.9977200

Niobium

Nb

5.38

0.25

4.17

92.9063820

23.2265955

Tantalum

Ta

31.42

0.75

12.50

180.9479100

135.7109325

Bismuth

Bi

48.38

1

16.67

208.9803820

208.9803820

Anal­y­sis wt%

Bi2O3 : 49.90, Ta2O5 : 46.00, Nb2O5 : 2.20, SiO2 : 1.40 (Ref: Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, (Monatshefte) 55)

Strunz 9th edi­tion incl. updates

4.DE.30

4: Oxide, Hydroxide (Oxide, Hydroxide, V[5,6]-Vanadate, Arsenite, Antimonite, Bismutite, Sulfite, Selenite, Tellurite, Iodate)
D: Metall: Sauerstoff = 1:2 und vergleichbare
E: Mit mittelgroßen [Kationen]; Mit verschiedenen Polyedern
30:Stibiotantalit-Gruppe

Lapis Clas­sifica­tion

IV/D.25-040

IV: OXIDE
D: Oxide mit Verhältnis Metall : Sauerstoff = 1:2 (MO2 und verwandte Verbindungen)
25: Stibiotantalit-Gruppe

Clas­sifica­tion by Hölzel

4.DK.130

4: OXIDES
D: Dioxides
K: Other Niobates, Tantalates
1: Cervantite-Group

Dana 8th edi­tion

08.01.06.03

08: Multiple Oxides with Nb, Ta, and Ti
01: Multiple Oxides with Nb, Ta, and Ti where A BO4
06: Stibiocolumbite Group

IMA sta­tus

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

Min­eral sta­tus

anerkanntes Mineral

Optical Properties

Color

hellbraun, schwarz

Streak color

gelblich braun

Diaphane­ity (Trans­parency)

teilweise durchscheinend bis opak

max. Birefrin­gence

0.040

Birefringence chart\! Bismutotantalite title=Birefringence chart Bismutotantalite

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

2.388

RI value β

2.403

RI value γ / ε

2.428

Ri mean

2.406

2V angle

Biaxial (+) 80°

Crystallography

Crystal Sys­tem

orthorhombisch

Class (H-M)

mmm

Space Group number

52

Space Group

Pcnn

Cell param­e­ters a (Å)

4.957

Cell param­e­ters b (Å)

11.763

Cell param­e­ters c (Å)

5.633

Cell param­e­ters a/b or c/a

0.421

Cell param­e­ters c/b

0.479

Cell param­e­ters α

90°

Cell param­e­ters β

90°

Cell param­e­ters γ

90°

Z

4

Volumne (ų)

328.456

X-Ray Pow­der Diffrac­tion

3.543(20),
3.144(100),
2.938(30),
2.477(20),
2.034(10),
1.895(20),
1.734(30),
1.531(20)

XRD chart Bismutotantalite

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

VHN (Hard­ness Vick­ers)

390 (ungefähre Angabe abgeleitet aus der Mohshärte)

Density (g/cm³)

8.51 - 8.84 / Durchschnittlich = 8.67

8.734 ( ρ calc. Mineralienatlas )

Cleav­ages

vollkommen {010}, deutlich {101}

Frac­ture

halbmuschelig

Insta­bil­ity

+ HF, - Säuren

(Co-)Type locality

(Co-)Type locality

Uganda/Wakiso, Distrikt/Busiiro, Kreis/Gamba Hill

Preface

Author (Name, Year)

Wayland & Spencer, 1929

References

Handbook of Mineralogy (Anthony et al.), 3 (1997), 65

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Russian

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Russian

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Japanese

蒼鉛タンタル石

CNMNC symbol

Symbol

Bttl

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