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Kanonaite

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Kanonaite
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Kanonaite

Dark greenish balls; FOV 6 x 4 mm; Le Coreux, Stavelot Massif, Luxembourg Province, Belgium

Collection: Roberto Bosi
Copyright: Roberto Bosi
Contribution: Roberto Bosi 2014-06-01
Locality: Le Coreux Mine / Salmchâteau / Vielsalm / Bastogne, Bezirk / Luxemburg (Luxembourg), Provinz / Belgien
Kanonait
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Kanonait

Bildbreite: 5 mm, Fundort: Le Coreux Mine, Salmchâteau, Vielsalm, Bastogne, Luxembourg Provinz, Belgien

Copyright: Richard De Nul
Contribution: thdun5 2014-08-25
Locality: Le Coreux Mine / Salmchâteau / Vielsalm / Bastogne, Bezirk / Luxemburg (Luxembourg), Provinz / Belgien
Kanonait
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Kanonait

Gesamt- und Teilansicht, Stufengröße: 5 x 2,5 cm, Bildbreite Teilansicht: ca. 1,4 mm, Fundort: Le Coreux Mine, Salmchâteau, Vielsalm, Bastogne, Luxembourg Provinz, Belgien

Copyright: Richard De Nul
Contribution: thdun5 2014-08-25
Locality: Le Coreux Mine / Salmchâteau / Vielsalm / Bastogne, Bezirk / Luxemburg (Luxembourg), Provinz / Belgien
Kanonait
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Kanonait

Bildbreite: 3 mm, Fundort: Le Coreux Mine, Salmchâteau, Vielsalm, Bastogne, Luxembourg Provinz, Belgien

Copyright: Richard De Nul
Contribution: thdun5 2014-08-25
Locality: Le Coreux Mine / Salmchâteau / Vielsalm / Bastogne, Bezirk / Luxemburg (Luxembourg), Provinz / Belgien
Kanonait
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Kanonait

Le Coreux Mine, Salmchâteau, Vielsalm, Bastogne, Luxembourg Provinz, Belgien. Stufenbreite 8,8 cm. Kristalle < 1 mm.

Copyright: skibbo
Contribution: skibbo 2015-02-15
Locality: Le Coreux Mine / Salmchâteau / Vielsalm / Bastogne, Bezirk / Luxemburg (Luxembourg), Provinz / Belgien

Collectors Summary

Color grünlich schwarz
Streak color grau grün
Hardness (Mohs) 6.5
Crystal System orthorhombisch, Pnnm

Chemism

Chem­ical formula

(Mn3+,Al)AlSiO5

Chem­ical com­po­si­tion

Aluminium, Mangan, Silicium, Sauerstoff

Unit weight: 183.013140175 u; Number of atoms in the formula: 8

Info

Empirical formula:

(Mn0.75Al0.25)AlSiO5

Element

Symbol

Weight%

Atoms

Atoms%

Atom weight (u)

Sum weight (u)

Oxygen

O

43.71

5

62.50

15.9994300

79.9971500

Aluminium

Al

18.43

1.25

15.63

26.9815382

33.7269228

Silicon

Si

15.35

1

12.50

28.0855300

28.0855300

Manganese

Mn

22.51

0.75

9.38

54.9380499

41.2035374

Anal­y­sis wt%

SiO2 : 32.20, Al2O3 : 33.90, Fe2O3 : 0.66, Mn2O3 : 32.20 (Ref: Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 78)

Strunz 9th edi­tion incl. updates

9.AF.10

9: Silikate (Germanate)
A: Inselsilikate (Nesosilikate)
F: Insel(Neso)silikate mit zusätzlichem Anionen; Kationen in [4], [5] und/oder nur [6] Koordination
10:Andalusit-Gruppe

Lapis Clas­sifica­tion

VIII/B.02-030

VIII: SILIKATE
B: Inselsilikate mit tetraederfremden Anionen
2: Kationen in tetraedrischer oder oktaedrischer Koordination [4/6]

Clas­sifica­tion by Hölzel

9.AG.130

9: SILICATES
A: Nesosilicates
G: Nesosilicates with Cation: O
1: C small Sillimanite-Group

Dana 8th edi­tion

52.02.02b.02

52: Nesosilicates Nesosilicate Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O
02: Nesosilicates Nesosilicate Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] and >[4] coordination
02b: AL2SIO5 Andalusite subgroup)

IMA sta­tus

Anerkannt von der CNMNC

Min­eral sta­tus

anerkanntes Mineral

IMA Classification

IMA Clas­sifica­tion

Andalusite group

Optical Properties

Color

grünlich schwarz

Streak color

grau grün

Diaphane­ity (Trans­parency)

transparent bis teilweise opak

max. Birefrin­gence

0.121

Birefringence chart\! Kanonaite title=Birefringence chart Kanonaite

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

1.702

RI value β

1.730

RI value γ / ε

1.823

Ri mean

1.752

2V angle

Biaxial (+) 53°

Crystallography

Crystal Sys­tem

orthorhombisch

Class (H-M)

mmm

Space Group number

58

Space Group

Pnnm

Cell param­e­ters a (Å)

7.959

Cell param­e­ters b (Å)

8.047

Cell param­e­ters c (Å)

5.616

Cell param­e­ters a/b or c/a

0.989

Cell param­e­ters c/b

0.698

Cell param­e­ters α

90°

Cell param­e­ters β

90°

Cell param­e­ters γ

90°

Z

4

Volumne (ų)

359.683

X-Ray Pow­der Diffrac­tion

5.669(100),
4.590(70),
3.587(90),
3.567(90),
2.827(90),
2.517(90),
2.299(70),
2.212(80)

XRD chart Kanonaite

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)

971 (100g)

Density (g/cm³)

3.395

3.379 ( ρ calc. Mineralienatlas )

(Co-)Type locality

(Co-)Type locality

Sambia/Zentralprovinz/Serenje, Distrikt/Kanona

Preface

Author (Name, Year)

Vrána & Rieder & Podlaha, 1978

References

Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 66 (1978), 325

IMA group assignments

Other languages

German

Kanonait

French

Kanonaite

English

Kanonaite

Spanish

Kanonaíta

Russian

Канонаит

Traditional Chinese

錳紅柱石

Simplified Chinese

锰红柱石

Japanese

カノナ石

CNMNC (IMA)-Number

IMA 1976-047

CNMNC symbol

Symbol

Kan

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German pages

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English pages

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