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

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

Volume (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

Locations with GPS information

IDs

GUSID (Global unique identifier short form) pqVCyj8MqUCXHbnrEbWoAQ
GUID (Global unique identifier) CA42A5A6-0C3F-40A9-971D-B9EB11B5A801
Database ID 437