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Hingganite-(Yb) (Hingganit-(Yb))

Collectors Summary

Color farblos
Streak color weiß
Hardness (Mohs) 6.5
Crystal System monoklin, P21/a

Chemism

Chemical formula

(Yb,Y)BeSiO4(OH)

Chemical composition

Beryllium, Silicium, Ytterbium, Yttrium, Sauerstoff, Wasserstoff

Unit weight: 270.1115223 u; Number of atoms in the formula: 9

Info

Empirical formula:

(Yb0.75Y0.25)BeSiO4(OH)

Element

Symbol

Weight%

Atoms

Atoms%

Atom weight (u)

Sum weight (u)

Hydrogen

H

0.37

1

11.11

1.0079470

1.0079470

Beryllium

Be

3.34

1

11.11

9.0121823

9.0121823

Oxygen

O

29.62

5

55.56

15.9994300

79.9971500

Silicon

Si

10.40

1

11.11

28.0855300

28.0855300

Yttrium

Y

8.23

0.25

2.78

88.9058520

22.2264630

Ytterbium

Yb

48.05

0.75

8.33

173.0430000

129.7822500

Strunz 9th edition incl. updates

9.AJ.20

9: Silikate (Germanate)
A: Inselsilikate (Nesosilikate)
J: Insel(Neso)silikate mit BO3 Triangeln und /oder B[4], Be[4] Tetraedern, eckenteilend mit SiO4
20:Datolith-Gruppe

Lapis Classification

VIII/B.29-090

VIII: SILIKATE
B: Inselsilikate mit tetraederfremden Anionen
29: Kationen mit Koordinationszahlen zwischen [8] und [12]; Beryllium- und Bor-Inselsilikate; Datolith/Gadolinit-Gruppe

Classification by Hölzel

9.AK.360

9: SILICATES
A: Nesosilicates
K: Boro and Beryllo Nesosilicates
3: Gadolinite-Group (with REE's)

Dana 8th edition

54.02.01a.04

54: Nesosilicates Nesosilicate Borosilicates and Some Beryllosilicates
02: Nesosilicates Nesosilicate Borosilicates and Some Beryllosilicates with B in [4] coordination
01a: Datolite group (Datolite series)

IMA status

Anerkannt von der CNMNC

Mineral status

anerkanntes Mineral

IMA Classification

IMA Classification

Gadolinite supergroup  ⇒ Gadolinite Group  ⇒ Gadolinite subgroup

Optical Properties

Color

farblos

Streak color

weiß

Diaphaneity (Transparency)

transparent

max. Birefringence

0.035

Birefringence chart\! Hingganite-(Yb) title=Birefringence chart Hingganite-(Yb)

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

1.725

RI value β

1.738

RI value γ / ε

1.760

Ri mean

1.741

2V angle

Biaxial (+) 65°

Crystallography

Crystal System

monoklin

Class (H-M)

2/m

Space Group number

14

Space Group

P21/a

Cell parameters a (Å)

9.888

Cell parameters b (Å)

7.607

Cell parameters c (Å)

4.740

Cell parameters a/b or c/a

1.300

Cell parameters c/b

0.623

Cell parameters α

90°

Cell parameters β

90.45

Cell parameters γ

90°

Z

4

Volumne (ų)

356.522

X-Ray Powder Diffraction

6.06(70),
4.76(60),
3.74(60),
3.13(100),
2.85(100),
2.572(80),
2.542(80),
1.977(80)

XRD chart Hingganite-(Yb)

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)

6.5

VHN (Hardness Vickers)

960 (ungefähre Angabe abgeleitet aus der Mohshärte)

Density (g/cm³)

4.83

5.032 ( ρ calc. Mineralienatlas )

Preface

Author (Name, Year)

Voloshin & Pakhomovskiy & Men'shikov & Povarennykh & Matvinenko & Yaku

References

Doklady Akademiia Nauk, SSSR (USSR) (in Russian) 270 (1983), 1188

IMA group assignments




 
 
 
 
(Y,REE,Ca)2(B,Be)2(SiO4)2(OH,O)2
monoklin
P21/a

 
 
 
 
 
triklin
 

 
 
 
 
Ce2Fe2+Be2O2(SiO4)2
monoklin
P21/c

 
 
 
 
Nd2Fe2+Be2O2(SiO4)2
monoklin
P21/c

 
 
 
 
Y2Fe2+Be2O2(SiO4)2
monoklin
P21/a

 
 
 
 
CeBe(SiO4)(OH)
monoklin
P21/a

 
 
 
 
Nd2☐Be2Si2O8(OH)2
monoklin
P21/c

 
 
 
 
(Yb,Y)BeSiO4(OH)
monoklin
P21/a

 
 
 
 
(Y,Yb,Er)BeSiO4(OH)
monoklin
P21/c

 
 
 
 
CaY2Be2Si2O10
monoklin
P21/a

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CNMNC (IMA)-Number

IMA 1982-041

CNMNC symbol

Symbol

Hin-Yb

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