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Sinoite

Collectors Summary

Color farblos
Streak color weiß
Crystal System orthorhombisch, Cmc21

Chemism

Chem­ical formula

Si2N2O

Chem­ical com­po­si­tion

Silicium, Sauerstoff, Stickstoff

Unit weight: 100.18393 u; Number of atoms in the formula: 5

Info

Empirical formula:

Si2N2O

Element

Symbol

Weight%

Atoms

Atoms%

Atom weight (u)

Sum weight (u)

Nitrogen

N

27.96

2

40.00

14.0067200

28.0134400

Oxygen

O

15.97

1

20.00

15.9994300

15.9994300

Silicon

Si

56.07

2

40.00

28.0855300

56.1710600

Strunz 9th edi­tion incl. updates

1.DB.10

1: Elemente (Metalle, intermetallische Legierungen, Metalloide u. Nichtmetalle, Carbide, Silicide, Nitride u. Phosphide)
D: Nichtmetallische Kohlenstoffverbindungen (Carbide) und Stickstoffverbindungen (Nitride)
B: Nichtmetallnitride
10:Sinoit-Gruppe

Lapis Clas­sifica­tion

I/A.10-050

I: ELEMENTE
A: Metalle und intermetallische Verbindungen
10: Carbide, Nitride, Phosphide und Silicide (metallartige Verbindungen)

Clas­sifica­tion by Hölzel

1.BC.500

1: ELEMENTS
B: Carbides, Silicides, Phosphides, Nitrides
C: Nitrides

Dana 8th edi­tion

01.03.09.01

01: Native Elements and Alloys
03: Native Elements with semi-metallic and non-metallic elements

IMA sta­tus

Anerkannt von der CNMNC

Min­eral sta­tus

anerkanntes Mineral

Optical Properties

Color

farblos

Streak color

weiß

max. Birefrin­gence

0.115

Birefringence chart\! Sinoite title=Birefringence chart Sinoite

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

1.740

RI value β

1.850

RI value γ / ε

1.855

Ri mean

1.815

2V angle

Biaxial (-) 25°

Crystallography

Crystal Sys­tem

orthorhombisch

Class (H-M)

mm2

Space Group number

36

Space Group

Cmc21

Cell param­e­ters a (Å)

8.843

Cell param­e­ters b (Å)

5.473

Cell param­e­ters c (Å)

4.835

Cell param­e­ters a/b or c/a

1.616

Cell param­e­ters c/b

0.883

Cell param­e­ters α

90°

Cell param­e­ters β

90°

Cell param­e­ters γ

90°

Z

4

Volumne (ų)

234.003

X-Ray Pow­der Diffrac­tion

4.66(80),
4.43(100),
4.13(30),
3.36(100),
2.61(50),
2.42(50),
2.39(40),
2.30(30)

XRD chart Sinoite

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

Crystal Structure 3D

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Physical Properties

Density (g/cm³)

2.83 (gemessen)

2.844 ( ρ calc. Mineralienatlas )

Preface

Author (Name, Year)

Anderson & Keil & Mason, 1964

References

Handbook of Mineralogy (Anthony et al.), 3 (1997), 515

Related minerals "Strunz Classification" (9. Edition) [Mineral | Chemical formula | Crystal system : Class (H-M) : Space Group | Indenture number]

Sinoite

Si2N2O

orthorhombisch : mm2 : Cmc21

1.DB.10

Related minerals "Lapis Classification" [Mineral | Chemical formula | Crystal system : Class (H-M) : Space Group | Indenture number]

Osbornite

TiN

kubisch : m3m : Fm3m

I/A.10-010

Carlsbergite

CrN

kubisch : m3m : Fm3m

I/A.10-020

Qingsongite

BN

kubisch : 43m : F43m

I/A.10-025

Roaldite

Fe4N

kubisch : m3m : Pm3m

I/A.10-030

Siderazot

Fe3N1.33

hexagonal : 6/mmm : P63/mmc

I/A.10-040

Nierite

Si3N4

trigonal : 3m : P31c

I/A.10-045

Sinoite

Si2N2O

orthorhombisch : mm2 : Cmc21

I/A.10-050

Related minerals "Hoelzel Classification" [Mineral | Chemical formula : Crystal system : Class (H-M) | Space Group | Indenture number]

Sinoite

Si2N2O

orthorhombisch : mm2 : Cmc21

1.BC.500

Nierite

Si3N4

trigonal : 3m : P31c

1.BC.530

Related minerals "Dana 8. Classification" [Mineral | Chemical formula : Crystal system : Class (H-M) | Space Group | Indenture number]

Arsenic

As

trigonal : 3m : R3m

01.03.01.01

Antimony

Sb

trigonal : 3m : R3m

01.03.01.02

Stibarsen

SbAs

trigonal : 3m : R3m

01.03.01.03

Bismuth

Bi

trigonal : 3m : R3m

01.03.01.04

Stistaite

SnSb

01.03.01.05

Arsenolamprite

As

orthorhombisch : mmm : Bmab

01.03.02.01

Pararsenolamprite

As

orthorhombisch : mm2 : Pmn21, P21nm

01.03.02.02

Paradocrasite

Sb2(Sb,As)2

monoklin : 2 : C2

01.03.03.01

Selenium

Se

trigonal : 32 : P3121

01.03.04.01

Tellurium

Te

trigonal : 32, 32 : P3221, P3121

01.03.04.02

Rosickýite

S

monoklin : 2/m : P2/c

01.03.05.02

Diamond

C

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

01.03.06.01

Lonsdaleite

C

hexagonal : 6/mmm : P63/mmc

01.03.06.03

Chaoite

C

hexagonal : 6/mmm : P6/mmm

01.03.06.04

Silicon

Si

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

01.03.07.01

Sinoite

Si2N2O

orthorhombisch : mm2 : Cmc21

01.03.09.01

Other languages

German

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English

Sinoite

French

Sinoite

Spanish

Sinoíta

Russian

Синоит

Simplified Chinese

氧氮硅石

Simplified Chinese

氮氧硅石

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