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Calzirtite

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Calzirtit
hochglänzendes Aggregat von Calzirtit auf Phlogopit, Jacupiranga Mine, Sao Paulo, Brasilien; BB ~ 3 mm
Copyright: MinTreasure.com (Carsten Slotta); Contribution: openpit
Location: Brasilien/Südosten (Região Sudeste)/Sao Paulo/Cajati/Jacupiranga Mine
Mineral: Calzirtite
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Calzirtit

hochglänzendes Aggregat von Calzirtit auf Phlogopit, Jacupiranga Mine, Sao Paulo, Brasilien; BB 3 mm

Copyright: MinTreasure.com (Carsten Slotta)
Contribution: openpit 2020-04-04
Locality: Jacupiranga Mine / Cajati / Sao Paulo / Südosten (Região Sudeste) / Brasilien

Collectors Summary

Color braun grün, hellbraun, hellgrün, dunkelbraun, schwarz braun
Streak color weiß
Hardness (Mohs) 6 - 7
Solubility ++ warme konz. H2SO4, H3PO4, HCl
Crystal System orthorhombisch, Pbca

Chemism

Chem­ical formula

Ca2Zr5Ti2O16

Chem­ical com­po­si­tion

Calcium, Titan, Zirconium, Sauerstoff

Unit weight: 888.00288 u; Number of atoms in the formula: 25

Info

Empirical formula:

Ca2Zr5Ti2O16

Element

Symbol

Weight%

Atoms

Atoms%

Atom weight (u)

Sum weight (u)

Oxygen

O

28.83

16

64.00

15.9994300

255.9908800

Calcium

Ca

9.03

2

8.00

40.0784000

80.1568000

Titanium

Ti

10.78

2

8.00

47.8671000

95.7342000

Zirconium

Zr

51.36

5

20.00

91.2242000

456.1210000

Strunz 9th edi­tion incl. updates

4.DL.10

4: Oxide, Hydroxide (Oxide, Hydroxide, V[5,6]-Vanadate, Arsenite, Antimonite, Bismutite, Sulfite, Selenite, Tellurite, Iodate)
D: Metall: Sauerstoff = 1:2 und vergleichbare
L: Mit großen (± mittelgroßen) [Kationen]; [Fluorit] typische Strukturen
10:Calzirtit-Gruppe

Lapis Clas­sifica­tion

IV/D.31-030

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

Clas­sifica­tion by Hölzel

4.CO.180

4: OXIDES
C: R2O3 Sesquioxides
O: Pseudopyrochlore-Group

IMA sta­tus

Anerkannt von der CNMNC

Min­eral sta­tus

anerkanntes Mineral

IMA Classification

IMA Classification

Calzirtite group

Optical Properties

Color

braun grün, hellbraun, hellgrün, dunkelbraun, schwarz braun

Streak color

weiß

Diaphane­ity (Trans­parency)

transparent bis teilweise opak

max. Birefrin­gence

0.10

Birefringence chart\! Calzirtite title=Birefringence chart Calzirtite

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

2.23

RI value γ / ε

2.33

Ri mean

2.263

2V angle

Uniaxial (+)

Crystallography

Crystal Sys­tem

orthorhombisch

Class (H-M)

mmm

Space Group number

61

Space Group

Pbca

Cell param­e­ters a (Å)

15.094

Cell param­e­ters b (Å)

-

Cell param­e­ters c (Å)

10.043

Cell param­e­ters a/b or c/a

0.665

Cell param­e­ters c/b

-

Cell param­e­ters α

90°

Cell param­e­ters β

90°

Cell param­e­ters γ

90°

Z

8

Volumne (ų)

2288.1

X-Ray Pow­der Diffrac­tion

2.945(100),
2.552(60),
1.801(100),
1.537(90),
1.170(70),
1.139(50),
0.981(60),
0.860(60)

XRD chart Calzirtite

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)

6 - 7

VHN (Hard­ness Vick­ers)

1070 (75g)

Density (g/cm³)

5.01

5.155 ( ρ calc. Mineralienatlas )

Insta­bil­ity

++ warme konz. H2SO4, H3PO4, HCl

Preface

Author (Name, Year)

Zdorik & Sidorenko & Bykova, 1961

References

American Mineralogist: 46: 1515.

Doklady Akademii Nauk SSSR: 137: 681-684.

American Mineralogist: 71: 815-818.

Transactions (Doklady) of the USSR Academy of Sciences, Earth Science Sections 137 (1961), 443

Strunz Mineralogical Tables 9. edition (2001), 228.

IMA group assignments

Other languages

German

Calzirtit

English

Calzirtite

Russian

Кальциртит

Simplified Chinese

钙锆钛矿

Japanese

カルジルチ石

Alternative Name

Calzirtit-1Q

Calzirtita

Calzirtite-1Q

CNMNC symbol

Symbol

Caz

Automatic Links to external internet sources (Responsibility is with the operator)

German pages

DeWikiPedia - search for: Calzirtit
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English pages

Mindat - search for: Calzirtite
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RRUFF - Raman, XRD and other mineral data - search for: Calzirtite
RRUFF - References and PDF downloads - search for: Calzirtite
American-Mineralogist-Crystal-Structure-Database - search for: Calzirtite
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Russian pages

Webmineral.ru - search for: Кальциртит

Mineral Dealer

German pages

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