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Wairauite (Wairauit)

Collectors Summary

Color stahlgrau-met.
Lustre Metallglanz
Hardness (Mohs) 5
Crystal System kubisch, Pm3m

Chemism

Chem­ical formula

CoFe

Chem­ical com­po­si­tion

Eisen, Kobalt

Unit weight: 114.7784009 u; Number of atoms in the formula: 2

Info

Empirical formula:

CoFe

Element

Symbol

Weight%

Atoms

Atoms%

Atom weight (u)

Sum weight (u)

Iron

Fe

48.65

1

50.00

55.8452000

55.8452000

Cobalt

Co

51.35

1

50.00

58.9332009

58.9332009

Anal­y­sis wt%

Co : 48.80, Fe : 49.80, Ni : 0.50 (Ref: Mineralogical Magazine 64)

Strunz 9th edi­tion incl. updates

1.AE.15

1: Elemente (Metalle, intermetallische Legierungen, Metalloide u. Nichtmetalle, Carbide, Silicide, Nitride u. Phosphide)
A: Metalle und intermetallische Legierungen
E: Eisen-Chrom-Familie
15:Wairauit-Gruppe

Lapis Clas­sifica­tion

I/A.07-030

I: ELEMENTE
A: Metalle und intermetallische Verbindungen

Clas­sifica­tion by Hölzel

1.AF.120

1: ELEMENTS
A: Metals, Intermetallic Compounds, and Alloys
F: Fe-Cr-Group
1: cubic

Hey's Chem­ical Index of Min­er­als

01.60

01: Elements and Alloys (including the arsenides, antimonides and bismuthides of Cu, Ag and Au)

Dana 8th edi­tion

01.01.11.06

01: Native Elements and Alloys
01: Native Elements with metallic elements other than the platinum group
11: Iron-Nickel group

IMA sta­tus

Anerkannt von der CNMNC

Min­eral sta­tus

anerkanntes Mineral

Optical Properties

Color

stahlgrau-met.

Diaphane­ity (Trans­parency)

opak

Lus­tre

Metallglanz

Crystallography

Crystal Sys­tem

kubisch

Class (H-M)

m3m

Space Group number

221

Space Group

Pm3m

Cell param­e­ters a (Å)

2.856

Cell param­e­ters b (Å)

-

Cell param­e­ters c (Å)

-

Cell param­e­ters a/b or c/a

1

Cell param­e­ters c/b

-

Cell param­e­ters α

90°

Cell param­e­ters β

90°

Cell param­e­ters γ

90°

Z

1

Volumne (ų)

23.296

X-Ray Pow­der Diffrac­tion

2.020(10),
1.428(1),
1.166(2),
1.010(1),
0.903(1),
0.825(1)

XRD chart Wairauite

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)

5

VHN (Hard­ness Vick­ers)

255

Density (g/cm³)

8.43 (berechnet)

8.181 ( ρ calc. Mineralienatlas )

Preface

Author (Name, Year)

Challis & Long, 1964

References

Mineralogical Magazine 33 (1964), 942.

American Mineralogist 50 (1965), 520 (Zusammenfassung).

Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences 2 (1965), 188.

Canadian Mineralogist 28 (1990), 751.

Strunz Mineralogical Tables 9. Edition (2001), 42.

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

Wairauite

CoFe

kubisch : m3m : Pm3m

1.AE.15

Chromferide

Fe1.5Cr0.2

kubisch : m3m : Pm3m

1.AE.15

Ferchromide

Cr3Fe1-x

kubisch : m3m : Pm3m

1.AE.15

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

'Manganese'

Mn

kubisch : 432 : P4132

I/A.07-005

Iron

Fe

kubisch : m3m : Im3m

I/A.07-010

Wairauite

CoFe

kubisch : m3m : Pm3m

I/A.07-030

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

Iron

Fe

kubisch : m3m : Im3m

1.AF.100

'Kamacite'

(Fe,Ni)

kubisch : m3m : Im3m

1.AF.105

Wairauite

CoFe

kubisch : m3m : Pm3m

1.AF.120

Nickel

Ni

kubisch : m3m : Fm3m

1.AF.130

Taenite

(Ni,Fe)

kubisch : m3m : Fm3m

1.AF.135

Awaruite

Ni3Fe

kubisch : m3m : Pm3m

1.AF.140

Chromferide

Fe1.5Cr0.2

kubisch : m3m : Pm3m

1.AF.160

Ferchromide

Cr3Fe1-x

kubisch : m3m : Pm3m

1.AF.165

'Manganese'

Mn

kubisch : 432 : P4132

1.AF.180

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

Leadamalgam

Pb0.7Hg0.3

tetragonal : 4/mmm : I4/mmm

01.01.10.01

'Kamacite'

(Fe,Ni)

kubisch : m3m : Im3m

01.01.11.01

Taenite

(Ni,Fe)

kubisch : m3m : Fm3m

01.01.11.02

Tetrataenite

FeNi

monoklin : m : Pm

01.01.11.03

Awaruite

Ni3Fe

kubisch : m3m : Pm3m

01.01.11.04

Nickel

Ni

kubisch : m3m : Fm3m

01.01.11.05

Wairauite

CoFe

kubisch : m3m : Pm3m

01.01.11.06

Chromium

Cr

kubisch : m3m : Im3m

01.01.12.01

Chromferide

Fe1.5Cr0.2

kubisch : m3m : Pm3m

01.01.12.02

Ferchromide

Cr3Fe1-x

kubisch : m3m : Pm3m

01.01.12.03

Tin

Sn

tetragonal : 4/mmm : I41/amd

01.01.13.01

Indium

In

tetragonal : 4/mmm : I4/mmm

01.01.14.01

Cupalite

(Cu,Zn)Al

01.01.15.01

Khatyrkite

(Cu,Zn)Al2

tetragonal : 4/mmm : I4/mcm

01.01.15.02

Cohenite

(Fe,Ni,Co)3C

orthorhombisch : mmm : Pnma

01.01.16.01

Haxonite

(FeNi)23C6

01.01.16.02

Isovite

(Cr,Fe)23C6

kubisch : m3m : Fm3m

01.01.16.03

Tongbaite

Cr3C2

orthorhombisch : mmm : Pnma

01.01.17.01

Florenskyite

Fe(Ti,Ni)P

orthorhombisch : mmm : Pnma

01.01.17.02

Siderazot

Fe3N1.33

hexagonal : 6/mmm : P63/mmc

01.01.18.01

Roaldite

Fe4N

kubisch : m3m : Pm3m

01.01.18.02

Osbornite

TiN

kubisch : m3m : Fm3m

01.01.19.01

Khamrabaevite

(Ti,V,Fe)C

kubisch : m3m : Fm3m

01.01.19.02

Niobocarbide

(Nb,Ta)C

kubisch : m3m : Fm3m

01.01.19.03

Tantalcarbide

TaC

kubisch : m3m : Fm3m

01.01.19.04

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

IMA Number

IMA 1964-015

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