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Karelianite

Collectors Summary

Color bräunlich, oliv-grau
Streak color schwarz
Lustre Metallglanz
Hardness (Mohs) 8 - 9
Solubility ++ HNO3, - HCl
Crystal System trigonal, R3c

Chemism

Chemical formula

V2O3

Additional chem. information

Lt. Strunz 9. Edition: auch zugehörig zur Hämatit Serie

Chemical composition

Sauerstoff, Vanadium

Unit weight: 149.88131 u; Number of atoms in the formula: 5

Info

Empirical formula:

V2O3

Element

Symbol

Weight%

Atoms

Atoms%

Atom weight (u)

Sum weight (u)

Oxygen

O

32.02

3

60.00

15.9994300

47.9982900

Vanadium

V

67.98

2

40.00

50.9415100

101.8830200

Analysis wt%

V2O3 : 92.90, Cr2O3 : 3.70, MnO : 1.50, Fe2O3 : 4.10 (Ref: American Mineralogist 63)

Strunz 9th edition incl. updates

4.CB.05

4: Oxide, Hydroxide (Oxide, Hydroxide, V[5,6]-Vanadate, Arsenite, Antimonite, Bismutite, Sulfite, Selenite, Tellurite, Iodate)
C: Metall: Sauerstoff = 2: 3,3: 5, und vergleichbare
B: Mit mittelgroßen Kationen
05:Korund-Gruppe

Lapis Classification

IV/C.04-040

IV: OXIDE
C: Oxide mit Verhältnis Metall : Sauerstoff = 2:3 (M2O3 und ver-wandte Verbindungen)
4: Hämatit-Gruppe

Classification by Hölzel

4.CC.140

4: OXIDES
C: R2O3 Sesquioxides
C: Corundum-Group

Dana 8th edition

04.03.01.04

04: Oxide Minerals
03: Simple Oxides with a cation charge of 3+ (A+++2 O3)
01: Corundum-Hematite group (Rhombohedral: R-3c)

IMA status

Anerkannt von der CNMNC

Mineral status

anerkanntes Mineral

Optical Properties

Color

bräunlich, oliv-grau

Streak color

schwarz

Diaphaneity (Transparency)

opak

Lustre

Metallglanz

Crystallography

Crystal System

trigonal

Class (H-M)

3m

Space Group number

167

Space Group

R3c

Cell parameters a (Å)

4.99

Cell parameters b (Å)

-

Cell parameters c (Å)

13.98

Cell parameters a/b or c/a

2.802

Cell parameters c/b

-

Z

6

Volumne (ų)

301.466

X-Ray Powder Diffraction

3.658(70),
2.713(100),
2.477(80),
2.188(40),
1.829(30),
1.699(80),
1.472(20),
1.430(30)

XRD chart Karelianite

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)

8 - 9

VHN (Hardness Vickers)

1790 (50g)

Density (g/cm³)

4.87

4.953 ( ρ calc. Mineralienatlas )

Instability

++ HNO3, - HCl

Preface

Author (Name, Year)

Long & Vuorelainen & Kouvo, 1963

References

Handbook of Mineralogy (Anthony et al.), 3 (1997), 287

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

Akimotoite

(Mg,Fe2+)SiO3

trigonal : 3 : R3

4.CB.05

'Auroantimonate'

AuSbO3

4.CB.05

Brizziite

NaSbO3

trigonal : 3 : R3

4.CB.05

Corundum

Al2O3

trigonal : 3m : R3c

4.CB.05

Ecandrewsite

(Zn,Fe2+,Mn2+)TiO3

trigonal : 3 : R3

4.CB.05

Eskolaite

Cr2O3

trigonal : 3m : R3c

4.CB.05

Geikielite

MgTiO3

trigonal : 3 : R3

4.CB.05

Hematite

Fe2O3

trigonal : 3m : R3c

4.CB.05

Ilmenite

Fe2+TiO3

trigonal : 3 : R3

4.CB.05

Karelianite

V2O3

trigonal : 3m : R3c

4.CB.05

Melanostibite

Mn(Sb5+,Fe3+)O3

trigonal : 3 : R3

4.CB.05

Pyrophanite

MnTiO3

trigonal : 3 : R3

4.CB.05

'Romanite'

(Fe2+,U,Pb)2(Ti,Fe3+)O4

4.CB.05

Tistarite

Ti2O3

trigonal : 3m : R3c

4.CB.05

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

Corundum

Al2O3

trigonal : 3m : R3c

IV/C.04-010

Hematite

Fe2O3

trigonal : 3m : R3c

IV/C.04-020

Eskolaite

Cr2O3

trigonal : 3m : R3c

IV/C.04-030

Karelianite

V2O3

trigonal : 3m : R3c

IV/C.04-040

Tistarite

Ti2O3

trigonal : 3m : R3c

IV/C.04-050

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

Corundum

Al2O3

trigonal : 3m : R3c

4.CC.100

Hematite

Fe2O3

trigonal : 3m : R3c

4.CC.120

Eskolaite

Cr2O3

trigonal : 3m : R3c

4.CC.130

Karelianite

V2O3

trigonal : 3m : R3c

4.CC.140

Tistarite

Ti2O3

trigonal : 3m : R3c

4.CC.150

Maghemite

Fe2.67O4

kubisch : 432 : P4132, P4332

4.CC.170

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

Corundum

Al2O3

trigonal : 3m : R3c

04.03.01.01

Hematite

Fe2O3

trigonal : 3m : R3c

04.03.01.02

Eskolaite

Cr2O3

trigonal : 3m : R3c

04.03.01.03

Karelianite

V2O3

trigonal : 3m : R3c

04.03.01.04

Akdalaite

(Al2O3)5·H2O

hexagonal : 6mm : P63mc

04.03.02.01

Ferrihydrite

Fe3+10O14(OH)2

hexagonal : 6mm : P63mc

04.03.02.02

Perovskite

CaTiO3

orthorhombisch : mmm : Pbnm

04.03.03.01

Latrappite

(Ca,Na)(Nb,Ti,Fe)O3

orthorhombisch : mmm : Pbnm

04.03.03.02

Lueshite

NaNbO3

orthorhombisch : mmm : Pmmn

04.03.03.04

Tausonite

SrTiO3

kubisch : m3m : Pm3m

04.03.03.05

Isolueshite

Na(Nb,Ti)O3

kubisch : m3m : Pm3m

04.03.03.06

Ilmenite

Fe2+TiO3

trigonal : 3 : R3

04.03.05.01

Geikielite

MgTiO3

trigonal : 3 : R3

04.03.05.02

Pyrophanite

MnTiO3

trigonal : 3 : R3

04.03.05.03

Ecandrewsite

(Zn,Fe2+,Mn2+)TiO3

trigonal : 3 : R3

04.03.05.04

Melanostibite

Mn(Sb5+,Fe3+)O3

trigonal : 3 : R3

04.03.05.05

Brizziite

NaSbO3

trigonal : 3 : R3

04.03.05.06

Akimotoite

(Mg,Fe2+)SiO3

trigonal : 3 : R3

04.03.05.07

Macedonite

PbTiO3

tetragonal : 4mm : P4mm

04.03.06.01

Maghemite

Fe2.67O4

kubisch : 432 : P4132, P4332

04.03.07.01

Bixbyite

(Mn3+,Fe3+)2O3

kubisch : m3 : Ia3

04.03.07.02

Avicennite

Tl2O3

kubisch : m3 : Ia3

04.03.08.01

Arsenolite

As2O3

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

04.03.09.01

Sénarmontite

Sb2O3

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

04.03.09.02

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