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Hungchaoite (Hungchaoit)

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Collectors Summary

Color farblos
Streak color weiß
Hardness (Mohs) 2.5
Solubility +++ H2O
Crystal System triklin, P1

Chemism

Chemical formula

MgB4O5(OH)4·7H2O

Chemical composition

Magnesium, Bor, Sauerstoff, Wasserstoff

Unit weight: 341.685786 u; Number of atoms in the formula: 39

Info

Empirical formula:

MgB4O5(OH)4·7H2O

Element

Symbol

Weight%

Atoms

Atoms%

Atom weight (u)

Sum weight (u)

Hydrogen

H

5.31

18

46.15

1.0079470

18.1430460

Boron

B

12.66

4

10.26

10.8117000

43.2468000

Oxygen

O

74.92

16

41.03

15.9994300

255.9908800

Magnesium

Mg

7.11

1

2.56

24.3050600

24.3050600

Strunz 9th edition incl. updates

6.DA.20

6: Borate
D: Tetraborate
A: Insel(Neso)-Tetraborate
20:Hungchaoit-Gruppe

Lapis Classification

V/H.12-020

V: NITRATE, CARBONATE UND BORATE
H: Gruppenborate
12: Planare und tetraedrische Gruppen [B3O5] 1- bis [B6O10] 2-

Classification by Hölzel

6.DA.100

6: Borates
D: Tetraborates
A: Nesotetraborates
1: Borax-Group - 4(2P+2T)

Dana 8th edition

26.04.03.01

26: Hydrated Borates Containing Hydroxyl or Halogen
04: Hydrated Borates Containing Hydroxyl or Halogen

IMA status

Anerkannt von der CNMNC

Mineral status

anerkanntes Mineral

Optical Properties

Color

farblos

Streak color

weiß

max. Birefringence

0.048

Birefringence chart\! Hungchaoite title=Birefringence chart Hungchaoite

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

1.442

RI value β

1.485

RI value γ / ε

1.490

Ri mean

1.472

2V angle

Biaxial (-) 36°

Crystallography

Crystal System

triklin

Class (H-M)

1

Space Group number

2

Space Group

P1

Cell parameters a (Å)

8.811

Cell parameters b (Å)

10.644

Cell parameters c (Å)

7.888

Cell parameters a/b or c/a

0.828

Cell parameters c/b

0.741

Cell parameters α

103.38

Cell parameters β

108.58

Cell parameters γ

97.15

Z

2

Volumne (ų)

666.237

X-Ray Powder Diffraction

7.14(60),
6.71(100),
5.85(60),
5.36(80),
4.093(80),
4.079(60),
3.356(90),
2.912(70)

XRD chart Hungchaoite

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)

2.5

VHN (Hardness Vickers)

53 (ungefähre Angabe abgeleitet aus der Mohshärte)

Density (g/cm³)

1.706 (gemessen)

1.703 ( ρ calc. Mineralienatlas )

Instability

+++ H2O

(Co-)Type locality

(Co-)Type locality

China/Tibet (Xizang AR)/Qinghai Plateau

Preface

Author (Name, Year)

Chun & Hsieh & Chien & Liu, 1964

References

American Mineralogist 64 (1979), 369

Other languages

German

Hungchaoit

French

Hungchaoite

English

Hungchaoite

Spanish

Hungchaoíta

Russian

Хунчжаоит

Simplified Chinese

章氏硼镁石

CNMNC symbol

Symbol

Hch