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Orangegelbe plattig-spätige, glasglänzende Aggregate des seltenen Natrium-Bor-Gerüstsilikats Reedmergnerit, in Quarzkörnern eingewachsen; Stufengröße: 2,5 x 2,1 cm; Fundort: Dara-i-Pioz, Tien-Sha...

Collection: McSchuerf
Copyright: McSchuerf
Contribution: Mineralienatlas 2004-04-18
Locality: Dara-i-Pioz (Darai-Pioz; Dara-i-Pech) / Republik-unterstellte Gebiete (Nohijahoi tobei Dschumhurij; Region of Republican Subordination) / Tadschikistan

Collectors Summary

Color farblos / beigegelb / orangegelb
Streak color weiß
Lustre Glasglanz
Hardness (Mohs) 6 - 6.5
Crystal System triklin, C1
Morphology plattige, spätig-derbe Aggregate; auch Körner bis ca. 4 cm in Quarzkernen eingewachsen

Chemism

Chem­ical formula

NaBSi3O8

Chem­ical com­po­si­tion

Natrium, Silicium, Bor, Sauerstoff

Unit weight: 246.0535002 u; Number of atoms in the formula: 13

Info

Empirical formula:

NaBSi3O8

Element

Symbol

Weight%

Atoms

Atoms%

Atom weight (u)

Sum weight (u)

Boron

B

4.39

1

7.69

10.8117000

10.8117000

Oxygen

O

52.02

8

61.54

15.9994300

127.9954400

Sodium

Na

9.34

1

7.69

22.9897702

22.9897702

Silicon

Si

34.24

3

23.08

28.0855300

84.2565900

Anal­y­sis wt%

SiO2 : 73.13, B2O3 : 14.27, Na2O : 12.15 (Ref: American Mineralogist 60)

Strunz 9th edi­tion incl. updates

9.FA.35

9: Silikate (Germanate)
F: Gerüstsilikate (Tektosilikate) ohne zeolithisches H2O
A: Gerüstsilikate (Tektosilicates) ohne weitere [Anionen]
35:Feldspat: Plagioklas

Lapis Clas­sifica­tion

VIII/J.08-010

VIII: SILIKATE
J: Gerüstsilikate (mit Zeolithen)
8: Ohne tetraederfremde Anionen

Clas­sifica­tion by Hölzel

9.FD.340

9: SILICATES
F: Tektosilicates
D: Plagioclase-Group

Dana 8th edi­tion

76.01.04.01

76: Tektosilicates Tectosilicate Al-Si Framework
01: Tektosilicates Tectosilicate Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks

IMA sta­tus

Anerkannt von der CNMNC

Min­eral sta­tus

anerkanntes Mineral

IMA Classification

IMA Clas­sifica­tion

Feldspar group

Optical Properties

Color

farblos / beigegelb / orangegelb

Streak color

weiß

Diaphane­ity (Trans­parency)

durchscheinend

Lus­tre

Glasglanz

max. Birefrin­gence

0.019

Birefringence chart\! Reedmergnerite title=Birefringence chart Reedmergnerite

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

1.554

RI value β

1.565

RI value γ / ε

1.573

Ri mean

1.564

2V angle

Biaxial (-) 80°

Optical Data Luminescence

Color LW-UV (365nm)

 

grün

Color SW-UV (254nm)

 

rot

LW-UV Other Col­ors

 

grünlich

SW-UV Other Col­ors

 

grün

After­glow (Per­sistant Lumi­nes­cence)

keine Daten

Crystallography

Crystal Sys­tem

triklin

Class (H-M)

1

Space Group number

2

Space Group

C1

Cell param­e­ters a (Å)

7.833

Cell param­e­ters b (Å)

12.360

Cell param­e­ters c (Å)

6.803

Cell param­e­ters a/b or c/a

0.634

Cell param­e­ters c/b

0.550

Cell param­e­ters α

93.32

Cell param­e­ters β

116.35

Cell param­e­ters γ

92.5

Z

4

Volumne (ų)

587.443

X-Ray Pow­der Diffrac­tion

3.87(100),
3.65(30),
3.23(20),
3.14(30),
3.08(70),
3.03(20),
2.84(40),
2.383(20)

XRD chart Reedmergnerite

Calculated from d-spacing and intensity at 0.1541838 nm (Cu)

Morphol­ogy

plattige, spätig-derbe Aggregate; auch Körner bis ca. 4 cm in Quarzkernen eingewachsen

Crystals 3D

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Crystal Structure 3D

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Physical Properties

Hard­ness (Mohs)

6 - 6.5

VHN (Hard­ness Vick­ers)

850 (ungefähre Angabe abgeleitet aus der Mohshärte)

Density (g/cm³)

2.78

2.782 ( ρ calc. Mineralienatlas )

Radioac­tiv­ity

nicht bekannt

Chem­ical Prop­er­ties and Tests

chemisch und durch Röntgenanalyse

(Co-)Type locality

(Co-)Type locality

USA/Utah/Duchesne Co./Joseph Smith No. 1 Well

Preface

Occurrences

Pegmatite(Ägirinsyenite), welche Kalksteine und Sedimente intrudieren.

Asso­cia­tions

Mikroklin (weiß) Ägirin, Fluorit, Quarz

Rare­ness

selten

Author (Name, Year)

Milton & Axelrod & Grimaldi, 1954

Col­lector informa­tion

-

Addi­tional Informa­tion

Gehört zu den Feldspäten (Reedmergnerit-Danburit-Serie)

References

Rock-forming Minerals (Deer, Howie & Zussmann), 2nd ed., 4A (2001)

IMA group assignments

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Russian

Ридмерджнерит

Traditional Chinese

矽硼鈉石

Simplified Chinese

硅硼钠石

Alternative Name

Traditional Chinese

鈉硼長石

Simplified Chinese

钠硼长石

CNMNC symbol

Symbol

Rm

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