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Tritomite-(Y)

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Collectors Summary

Color bräunlichschwarz
Hardness (Mohs) 3.50 - 4.00
Solubility +++ HCl
Crystal System hexagonal, P63/m

Chemism

Chem­ical formula

(Y,Ca,La,Fe2+)5(Si,B,Al)3(O,OH,F)13

Chem­ical com­po­si­tion

Aluminium, Calcium, Eisen, Lanthanum, Silicium, Yttrium, Bor, Fluor, Sauerstoff, Wasserstoff

Unit weight: 672.223946985 u; Number of atoms in the formula: 24.9

Info

Empirical formula:

(Y0.55Ca0.3La0.1Fe0.05)5(Si0.6B0.3Al0.1)3(O0.6(OH)0.3F0.1)13

Element

Symbol

Weight%

Atoms

Atoms%

Atom weight (u)

Sum weight (u)

Hydrogen

H

0.58

3.9

15.66

1.0079470

3.9309933

Boron

B

1.45

0.9

3.61

10.8117000

9.7305300

Oxygen

O

27.85

11.7

46.99

15.9994300

187.1933310

Fluorine

F

3.67

1.3

5.22

18.9984033

24.6979242

Aluminium

Al

1.20

0.3

1.20

26.9815382

8.0944615

Silicon

Si

7.52

1.8

7.23

28.0855300

50.5539540

Calcium

Ca

8.94

1.5

6.02

40.0784000

60.1176000

Iron

Fe

2.08

0.25

1.00

55.8452000

13.9613000

Yttrium

Y

36.37

2.75

11.04

88.9058520

244.4910930

Lanthanum

La

10.33

0.5

2.01

138.9055200

69.4527600

Anal­y­sis wt%

Nb2O5 : 1.44, TiO2 : 0.47, SiO2 : 24.40, ThO2 : 2.30, La2O3 : 1.33, Ce2O3 : 7.37, Pr2O3 : 1.12, Nd2O3 : 5.41, Sm2O3 : 1.55, Gd2O3 : 2.46, Dy2O3 : 2.18, Ho2O3 : 0.42, Er2O3 : 1.48, Yb2O3 : 1.33, Y2O3 : 9.48, Al2O3 : 1.46, Fe2O3 : 3.57, CaO : 12.90, MgO : 0.40, MnO : 0.54, Na2O : 0.68, H2O : 8.96, F : 0.40, B2O3 : 7.00, Ln2O3 : 35.11 (Ref: Canadian Mineralogist 73)

Strunz 9th edi­tion incl. updates

9.AH.25

9: Silikate (Germanate)
A: Inselsilikate (Nesosilikate)
H: Insel(Neso)silikate mit CO3, SO4, PO4, etc.
25:Britholith-Gruppe

Lapis Clas­sifica­tion

VIII/B.33-030

VIII: SILIKATE
B: Inselsilikate mit tetraederfremden Anionen
33: Kationen mit Koordinationszahlen zwischen [8] und [12]; Beryllium- und Bor-Inselsilikate

Clas­sifica­tion by Hölzel

8.BO.860

8: PHOSPHATES ARSENATES VANADATES
B: Phosphates (+Anions -Water)
O: Apatite Supergroup
8: Phosphate or Boro Silico Apatites - Britholites

Dana 8th edi­tion

54.02.05.02

54: Nesosilicates Nesosilicate Borosilicates and Some Beryllosilicates
02: Nesosilicates Nesosilicate Borosilicates and Some Beryllosilicates with B in [4] coordination
05: Tritomite group

IMA sta­tus

Mit Anerkennung der CNMNC umbenannt

Min­eral sta­tus

anerkanntes Mineral

IMA Classification

IMA Clas­sifica­tion

Apatite Supergroup  ⇒ Britholite group

Optical Properties

Color

bräunlichschwarz

RI value α / ω / n

1.713

RI value β

metam.

Ri mean

1.713

2V angle

i metam.

Crystallography

Crystal Sys­tem

hexagonal

Class (H-M)

6/m

Space Group number

176

Space Group

P63/m

Cell param­e­ters a (Å)

9.35

Cell param­e­ters b (Å)

-

Cell param­e­ters c (Å)

6.88

Cell param­e­ters a/b or c/a

0.736

Cell param­e­ters c/b

-

Cell param­e­ters α

90°

Cell param­e­ters β

90°

Cell param­e­ters γ

120°

Z

2

Volumne (ų)

520.886

X-Ray Pow­der Diffrac­tion

3.16(50),
2.83(100),
2.73(50),
1.96(40),
1.93(40),
1.85(70),
1.76(50),
1.11(50)

XRD chart Tritomite-(Y)

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

Crystals 3D

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Physical Properties

Hard­ness (Mohs)

3.50 - 4.00

VHN (Hard­ness Vick­ers)

390 (ungefähre Angabe abgeleitet aus der Mohshärte)

Density (g/cm³)

3.81 (gemessen)

4.286 ( ρ calc. Mineralienatlas )

Insta­bil­ity

+++ HCl

Preface

Author (Name, Year)

Frondel, 1961

References

American Mineralogist 51 (1966), 152

IMA group assignments

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Japanese

イットリウムトリトマイト

Alternative Name

German

Spencit

Spanish

Spencita

Spencite

German

Tritomit

Spanish

Tritomita

Tritomite

CNMNC symbol

Symbol

Tto-Y

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