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Fayalite (Fayalit)

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Fayalit
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Fayalit
Größe: 1,27 mm; Fundort: Nickenicher Sattel, Nickenich, Eifel, Rheinland-Pfalz, Deutschland
Copyright: Matteo Chinellato; Contribution: Hg
Location: Deutschland/Rheinland-Pfalz/Mayen-Koblenz-Kreis/Pellenz, Verbandsgemeinde/Nickenich/Nickenicher Sattel (Eicher Sattel)
Mineral: Fayalite
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Fayalit

Größe: 1,27 mm; Fundort: Nickenicher Sattel, Nickenich, Eifel, Rheinland-Pfalz, Deutschland

Copyright: Matteo Chinellato
Contribution: Hg 2009-10-23
Locality: Nickenicher Sattel (Eicher Sattel) / Nickenich / Pellenz, Verbandsgemeinde / Mayen-Koblenz-Kreis / Rheinland-Pfalz / Deutschland
Fayalit
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Fayalit
Größe: 1,52 mm; Fundort: Ettringer Bellerberg, Ettringen, Eifel, Deutschland
Copyright: Matteo Chinellato; Contribution: Hg
Location: Deutschland/Rheinland-Pfalz/Mayen-Koblenz-Kreis/Mayen/Ettringen/Bellerberg/Ettringer Bellerberg (Stbr. Caspar)
Mineral: Fayalite
Image: 1269517859
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Fayalit

Größe: 1,52 mm; Fundort: Ettringer Bellerberg, Ettringen, Eifel, Deutschland

Copyright: Matteo Chinellato
Contribution: Hg 2010-03-25
Locality: Ettringer Bellerberg (Stbr. Caspar) / Bellerberg / Ettringen / Mayen / Mayen-Koblenz-Kreis / Rheinland-Pfalz / Deutschland
Fayalit
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Fayalit
Bildbreite: 2,2 mm, Fundort: Coso Hot Springs, Coso District, Coso Mts, Inyo Co., Kalifornien, USA
Copyright: Joachim Esche; Contribution: thdun5
Location: USA/Kalifornien (California)/Inyo Co./Coso Mts/Coso District/China Lake Naval Ordnance Test Station/Coso Hot Springs
Mineral: Fayalite
Image: 1360264288
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Fayalit

Bildbreite: 2,2 mm, Fundort: Coso Hot Springs, Coso District, Coso Mts, Inyo Co., Kalifornien, USA

Copyright: Joachim Esche
Contribution: thdun5 2013-02-07
Locality: Coso Hot Springs / China Lake Naval Ordnance Test Station / Coso District / Coso Mts / Inyo Co. / Kalifornien (California) / USA
Fayalit
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Fayalit
Größe: 0,98 mm; Fundort: Coso Hot Springs, Coso District, Coso Mts, Inyo Co., Kalifornien (California), USA
Copyright: Matteo Chinellato; Contribution: Hg
Collection: Domenico Preite
Location: USA/Kalifornien (California)/Inyo Co./Coso Mts/Coso District/China Lake Naval Ordnance Test Station/Coso Hot Springs
Mineral: Fayalite
Image: 1310650751
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Fayalit

Größe: 0,98 mm; Fundort: Coso Hot Springs, Coso District, Coso Mts, Inyo Co., Kalifornien (California), USA

Collection: Domenico Preite
Copyright: Matteo Chinellato
Contribution: Hg 2011-07-14
Locality: Coso Hot Springs / China Lake Naval Ordnance Test Station / Coso District / Coso Mts / Inyo Co. / Kalifornien (California) / USA
Fayalit
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Fayalit
Braune blockige Kristall, BB = 8,5 mm. Fundort: Gottesbelohnung, Hettstedt, Mansfelder Land, Sachsen-Anhalt, Deutschland.
Copyright: Hannes Osterhammer; Contribution: Münchener Micromounter
Collection: Lithothek der Münchener Micromounter, Collection number: A022408, Donator: Peter Köhlen
Location: Deutschland/Sachsen-Anhalt/Mansfeld-Südharz, Landkreis/Hettstedt/Kupfer-Silberhütte (Gottesbelohnung)
Mineral: Fayalite
Encyclopedia: Sammlung/Lithothek der Münchener Micromounter
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Fayalit (SNr: A022408)

Braune blockige Kristall, BB = 8,5 mm. Fundort: Gottesbelohnung, Hettstedt, Mansfelder Land, Sachsen-Anhalt, Deutschland.

Collection: Lithothek der Münchener Micromounter
Copyright: Hannes Osterhammer
Contribution: Münchener Micromounter 2011-04-18
Locality: Kupfer-Silberhütte (Gottesbelohnung) / Hettstedt / Mansfeld-Südharz, Landkreis / Sachsen-Anhalt / Deutschland
Fayalit
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Fayalit
Größe: 1,89 mm; Fundort: Ettringer Bellerberg, Ettringen, Eifel, Deutschland
Copyright: Matteo Chinellato; Contribution: Hg
Location: Deutschland/Rheinland-Pfalz/Mayen-Koblenz-Kreis/Mayen/Ettringen/Bellerberg/Ettringer Bellerberg (Stbr. Caspar)
Mineral: Fayalite
Image: 1255590254
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Fayalit

Größe: 1,89 mm; Fundort: Ettringer Bellerberg, Ettringen, Eifel, Deutschland

Copyright: Matteo Chinellato
Contribution: Hg 2009-10-15
Locality: Ettringer Bellerberg (Stbr. Caspar) / Bellerberg / Ettringen / Mayen / Mayen-Koblenz-Kreis / Rheinland-Pfalz / Deutschland

Collectors Summary

Color braun, schwarz, schwarz
Streak color weiß
Hardness (Mohs) 7
Solubility +++ Säuren
Crystal System orthorhombisch, Pbnm

Chemism

Chemical formula

Fe22+SiO4

Chemical composition

Eisen, Silicium, Sauerstoff

Unit weight: 203.77365 u; Number of atoms in the formula: 7

Info

Empirical formula:

Fe2SiO4

Element

Symbol

Weight%

Atoms

Atoms%

Atom weight (u)

Sum weight (u)

Oxygen

O

31.41

4

57.14

15.9994300

63.9977200

Silicon

Si

13.78

1

14.29

28.0855300

28.0855300

Iron

Fe

54.81

2

28.57

55.8452000

111.6904000

Analysis wt%

SiO2 : 29.36, FeO : 64.12, MnO : 5.33, MgO : 0.71, Na2O : 0.45 (Ref: Mineralogical Magazine 89)

Strunz 9th edition incl. updates

9.AC.05

9: Silikate (Germanate)
A: Inselsilikate (Nesosilikate)
C: Insel(Neso)silikate ohne weitere Anionen; Kationen in oktahedraler [6] Koordination
05:Olivin-Gruppe

Lapis Classification

VIII/A.04-020

VIII: SILIKATE
A: Inselsilikate mit [SiO4] 4--Baugruppen
4: Kationen in oktaedrischer Koordination [6]; Olivin-Gruppe

Classification by Hölzel

9.AB.120

9: SILICATES
A: Nesosilicates
B: Olivine-Group

Dana 8th edition

51.03.01.01

51: Nesosilicate Minerals
03: Nesosilicates Nesosilicate Insular SiO4 Groups Only with all cations in octahedral [6] coordination
01: Olivine group

IMA status

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

Mineral status

anerkanntes Mineral

IMA Classification

IMA Classification

Olivine group

Optical Properties

Color

braun, schwarz, schwarz

Streak color

weiß

Diaphaneity (Transparency)

transparent bis durchscheinend

max. Birefringence

0.052

Birefringence chart\! Fayalite title=Birefringence chart Fayalite

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

1.827

RI value β

1.869

RI value γ / ε

1.879

Ri mean

1.858

2V angle

Biaxial (-) 53°

Optical Data Luminescence

Luminescence

keine Fluoreszenz bekannt

Crystallography

Crystal System

orthorhombisch

Class (H-M)

mmm

Space Group number

62

Space Group

Pbnm

Cell parameters a (Å)

4.817

Cell parameters b (Å)

10.477

Cell parameters c (Å)

6.105

Cell parameters a/b or c/a

0.460

Cell parameters c/b

0.583

Cell parameters α

90°

Cell parameters β

90°

Cell parameters γ

90°

Z

4

Volumne (ų)

308.105

X-Ray Powder Diffraction

3.555(70),
2.829(100),
2.620(20),
2.565(60),
2.500(80),
2.408(30),
2.350(20),
2.305(30)

XRD chart Fayalite

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)

7

VHN (Hardness Vickers)

1300 (ungefähre Angabe abgeleitet aus der Mohshärte)

Density (g/cm³)

4.39

4.393 ( ρ calc. Mineralienatlas )

Instability

+++ Säuren

Preface

Author (Name, Year)

Gmelin, 1840

References

Handbook of Mineralogy (Anthony et al.), 2 (1995), 234

IMA group assignments

 
Mg1.6Fe2+0.4(SiO4)
orthorhombisch
 

 
 
Ca2SiO4
orthorhombisch
Pnma

 
 
Fe22+SiO4
orthorhombisch
Pbnm

 
 
Mg2SiO4
orthorhombisch
Pbnm

 
 
CaMgSiO4
orthorhombisch
Pbnm

 
 
Mn2SiO4
orthorhombisch
Pbnm

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Other languages

Portuguese

Faialite

Polish

Fajalit

Lithuanian

Fajalitas

Dutch

Fayaliet

German

Fayalit

Spanish

Fayalita

English

Fayalite

French

Fayalite

Russian

Фаялит

Japanese

鉄橄欖石

Simplified Chinese

铁橄榄石

Simplified Chinese

锰铁橄榄石

Alternative Name

German

Eisenglas

German

Eisenperidot

German

Faialit

Spanish

Faialita

Fayalith

English

Hortonolite

Iron-Chrysolite

English

Roepperite

CNMNC symbol

Symbol

Fa

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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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