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Feruvite

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Feruvit

Braunschwarze, verzwillingte Feruvit-Kristalle; bis 2,1 cm Länge; Fundort: Anjanabonoina, Antsirabe, Madagaskar

Copyright: McSchuerf
Contribution: slugslayer 2006-07-25
Locality: Anjanabonoina-Pegmatit / Ambohimanambola / Betafo, Distrikt / Vàkinankàratra, Region / Madagaskar

Collectors Summary

Color bräunlichschwarz, dunkelbraun, schwarz
Streak color grau
Lustre Glasglanz bis Matt
Hardness (Mohs) 7
Crystal System trigonal, R3m

Chemism

Chem­ical formula

(Ca,Na)(Fe,Mg,Ti)3(Al,Mg,Fe)6(BO3)3Si6O18(OH)4

Chem­ical com­po­si­tion

Aluminium, Calcium, Eisen, Magnesium, Natrium, Silicium, Titan, Bor, Sauerstoff, Wasserstoff

Unit weight: 1047.91445007 u; Number of atoms in the formula: 54

Info

Empirical formula:

(Ca0.75Na0.25)(Fe0.6Mg0.3Ti0.1)3(Al0.6Mg0.3Fe0.1)6(BO3)3Si6O18(OH)4

Element

Symbol

Weight%

Atoms

Atoms%

Atom weight (u)

Sum weight (u)

Hydrogen

H

0.38

4

7.41

1.0079470

4.0317880

Boron

B

3.10

3

5.56

10.8117000

32.4351000

Oxygen

O

47.33

31

57.41

15.9994300

495.9823300

Sodium

Na

0.55

0.25

0.46

22.9897702

5.7474426

Magnesium

Mg

6.26

2.7

5.00

24.3050600

65.6236620

Aluminium

Al

9.27

3.6

6.67

26.9815382

97.1335375

Silicon

Si

16.08

6

11.11

28.0855300

168.5131800

Calcium

Ca

2.87

0.75

1.39

40.0784000

30.0588000

Titanium

Ti

1.37

0.3

0.56

47.8671000

14.3601300

Iron

Fe

12.79

2.4

4.44

55.8452000

134.0284800

Anal­y­sis wt%

SiO2 : 33.33, TiO2 : 2.19, B2O3 : 9.93, Al2O3 : 23.38, Fe2O3 : 2.56, FeO : 11.26, MgO : 7.80, Na2O : 1.16, H2O : 3.80 (Ref: Canadian Mineralogist 89)

Strunz 9th edi­tion incl. updates

9.CK.05

9: Silikate (Germanate)
C: Ringsilikate (Cyclosilikate)
K: ~[Si6O18]12- sechser-Einfachringe, mit inselartig, komplexe [Anionen]
05:

Lapis Clas­sifica­tion

VIII/E.19-100

VIII: SILIKATE
E: Ringsilikate
19: Sechserringe [Si6O18] 12-; Turmalin-Gruppe

Clas­sifica­tion by Hölzel

9.CE.410

9: SILICATES
C: Cyclosilicates
E: Tourmaline-Group
4: Calcic Tourmalines with V3 W = (OH)3 F or (OH)3 O

Dana 8th edi­tion

61.03b.01.04

61: Cyclosilicates Cyclosilicate Six-Membered Rings
03b: Cyclosilicates Cyclosilicate Six-Membered Rings with borate groups (Calcic Tourmaline Subgroup)
01: Liddicoatite Subgroup

IMA sta­tus

Anerkannt von der CNMNC

Min­eral sta­tus

anerkanntes Mineral

IMA Classification

IMA Clas­sifica­tion

Tourmaline supergroup  ⇒ Calcic-Tourmaline group  ⇒ Tourmaline Calcic-subgroup 1

Optical Properties

Color

bräunlichschwarz, dunkelbraun, schwarz

Streak color

grau

Diaphane­ity (Trans­parency)

durchscheinend bis opak

Lus­tre

Glasglanz bis Matt

max. Birefrin­gence

0.018

Birefringence chart\! Feruvite title=Birefringence chart Feruvite

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

1.687

RI value γ / ε

1.669

Ri mean

1.681

2V angle

Uniaxial (-)

Optical Data Luminescence

Lumi­nes­cence

keine Fluoreszenz bekannt

Crystallography

Crystal Sys­tem

trigonal

Class (H-M)

3m

Space Group number

160

Space Group

R3m

Cell param­e­ters a (Å)

16.012

Cell param­e­ters b (Å)

-

Cell param­e­ters c (Å)

7.245

Cell param­e­ters a/b or c/a

0.452

Cell param­e­ters c/b

-

Z

3

Volumne (ų)

1608.645

X-Ray Pow­der Diffrac­tion

6.43(40),
4.24(60),
4.00(60),
3.50(60),
2.979(80),
2.586(100),
2.051(50),
1.928(40)

XRD chart Feruvite

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)

3.207

3.245 ( ρ calc. Mineralienatlas )

Preface

Asso­cia­tions

Quarz, Mikroklin, Chlorapatit, Pyrit

Author (Name, Year)

Grice & Robinson, 1989

References

Canadian Mineralogist 27 (1989), 199

IMA group assignments

Other languages

German

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Spanish

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English

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French

Feruvite

Russian

Ферувит

Japanese

鉄灰電気石

CNMNC symbol

Symbol

Fuvt

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