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Wairauite

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.

Other languages

German

Wairauit

French

Wairauite

English

Wairauite

Spanish

Wairauíta

Russian

Вайрауит

Russian

Уайрауит

Traditional Chinese

鐵鈷礦

Simplified Chinese

铁钴矿

CNMNC (IMA)-Number

IMA 1964-015

CNMNC symbol

Symbol

Wra

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