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Boggsite

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weißer Boggsit neben Tschernchit in einer winzigen Druse, Bildbreite ca. 1.8mm; USA/Oregon/Columbia Co./Goble/Neer Road

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Boggsit

Boggsit auf Tschernichit, Kristallgröße: 0,9 mm, Fundort: Neer Road, Goble, Columbia Co., Oregon, USA

Copyright: Jason B. Smith
Contribution: thdun5 2010-09-07
Locality: Neer Road / Goble / Columbia Co. / Oregon / USA

Collectors Summary

Color farblos, weiß
Streak color weiß
Hardness (Mohs) 3.5
Cleavages keine
Fracture muschelig
Solubility - verdünnte HCl
Crystal System orthorhombisch, Imma

Chemism

Chem­ical formula

Na3Ca8(Si77Al19)O192·70H2O

Chem­ical com­po­si­tion

Aluminium, Calcium, Natrium, Silicium, Sauerstoff, Wasserstoff

Unit weight: 7397.7947864 u; Number of atoms in the formula: 509

Info

Empirical formula:

Na3Ca8(Si77Al19)O192·70H2O

Element

Symbol

Weight%

Atoms

Atoms%

Atom weight (u)

Sum weight (u)

Hydrogen

H

1.91

140

27.50

1.0079470

141.1125800

Oxygen

O

56.66

262

51.47

15.9994300

4,191.8506600

Sodium

Na

0.93

3

0.59

22.9897702

68.9693106

Aluminium

Al

6.93

19

3.73

26.9815382

512.6492258

Silicon

Si

29.23

77

15.13

28.0855300

2,162.5858100

Calcium

Ca

4.33

8

1.57

40.0784000

320.6272000

Anal­y­sis wt%

SiO2 : 63.01, Al2O3 : 12.60, CaO : 5.89, Na2O : 1.23, H2O : 17.00 (Ref: American Mineralogist 90)

Strunz 9th edi­tion incl. updates

9.GC.30

9: Silikate (Germanate)
G: Gerüstsilikate (Tektosilikate) mit zeolithischem H2O; Familie der Zeolithe
C: Ketten doppelt verbundener vierer-Ringe
30:Boggsit-Gruppe

Lapis Clas­sifica­tion

VIII/J.22-010

VIII: SILIKATE
J: Gerüstsilikate (mit Zeolithen)
22: Zeolith-Gruppe; Faserzeolithe

Clas­sifica­tion by Hölzel

9.FL.150

9: SILICATES
F: Tektosilicates
L: Zeolites with 6-Rings

Dana 8th edi­tion

77.01.06.07

77: Tektosilicates Tectosilicate Zeolite group
01: Tektosilicates Tectosilicate Zeolite group true zeolites
06: Mordenite and related species

IMA sta­tus

Anerkannt von der CNMNC

Min­eral sta­tus

anerkanntes Mineral

IMA Classification

IMA Clas­sifica­tion

Zeolite group  ⇒ BOG zeolite structure group

Optical Properties

Color

farblos, weiß

Streak color

weiß

Diaphane­ity (Trans­parency)

transparent

max. Birefrin­gence

0.007

Birefringence chart\! Boggsite title=Birefringence chart Boggsite

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

1.480

RI value β

1.481

RI value γ / ε

1.487

Ri mean

1.483

2V angle

Biaxial (+) 25°

Crystallography

Crystal Sys­tem

orthorhombisch

Class (H-M)

mmm

Space Group number

74

Space Group

Imma

Cell param­e­ters a (Å)

20.236

Cell param­e­ters b (Å)

23.798

Cell param­e­ters c (Å)

12.798

Cell param­e­ters a/b or c/a

0.850

Cell param­e­ters c/b

0.538

Cell param­e­ters α

90°

Cell param­e­ters β

90°

Cell param­e­ters γ

90°

Z

1

Volumne (ų)

6163.214

X-Ray Pow­der Diffrac­tion

11.8(30),
11.3(100),
10.2(30),
6.75(20),
4.43(70),
3.86(80),
3.63(30),
3.37(10)

XRD chart Boggsite

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)

3.5

VHN (Hard­ness Vick­ers)

130 (ungefähre Angabe abgeleitet aus der Mohshärte)

Density (g/cm³)

1.98 (gemessen) 1.99 (berechnet)

1.993 ( ρ calc. Mineralienatlas )

Cleav­ages

keine

Frac­ture

muschelig

Tenac­ity

spröde

Insta­bil­ity

- verdünnte HCl

(Co-)Type locality

(Co-)Type locality

USA/Oregon/Columbia Co./Goble/Neer Road

Preface

Author (Name, Year)

Howard & Tschernich & Smith & Klein, 1990

References

American Mineralogist 75, 501-507, 1200-1204.

European Journal of Mineralogy 7 (1995), 1029.

Reviews in Mineralogy and Geochemistry 45 (2001), 1.

American Mineralogist 89 (2004), 1033.

IMA group assignments

Other languages

German

Boggsit

Spanish

Boggsita

French

Boggsite

English

Boggsite

Russian

Боггсит

Simplified Chinese

伯格斯石

CNMNC (IMA)-Number

IMA 1989-009

CNMNC symbol

Symbol

Bgs

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German pages

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