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Xifengite (Xifengit)

Collectors Summary

Color stahlgrau-met.
Streak color schwarz
Hardness (Mohs) 5.5
Crystal System hexagonal, P63/mcm

Chemism

Chem­ical formula

Fe5Si3

Chem­ical com­po­si­tion

Eisen, Silicium

Unit weight: 363.48259 u; Number of atoms in the formula: 8

Info

Empirical formula:

Fe5Si3

Element

Symbol

Weight%

Atoms

Atoms%

Atom weight (u)

Sum weight (u)

Silicon

Si

23.18

3

37.50

28.0855300

84.2565900

Iron

Fe

76.82

5

62.50

55.8452000

279.2260000

Anal­y­sis wt%

Ø Fe : 75.50, Si : 23.70 (Ref: Acta Petr.Min.Analyt.84)

Strunz 9th edi­tion incl. updates

1.BB.05

1: Elemente (Metalle, intermetallische Legierungen, Metalloide u. Nichtmetalle, Carbide, Silicide, Nitride u. Phosphide)
B: Metallische Kohlenstoffverbindungen (Carbide), Strickstoffverbindungen (Nitride) und Phosphorverbindungen (Phosphide)
B: Silicide
05:Suessit-Gupeiit-Gruppe

Lapis Clas­sifica­tion

I/A.12-040

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

Clas­sifica­tion by Hölzel

1.BB.250

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

Dana 8th edi­tion

01.01.23.03

01: Native Elements and Alloys
01: Native Elements with metallic elements other than the platinum group
23: Suessite Group silicides

IMA sta­tus

Anerkannt von der CNMNC

Min­eral sta­tus

anerkanntes Mineral

Optical Properties

Color

stahlgrau-met.

Streak color

schwarz

Crystallography

Crystal Sys­tem

hexagonal

Class (H-M)

6/mmm

Space Group number

193

Space Group

P63/mcm

Cell param­e­ters a (Å)

6.759

Cell param­e­ters b (Å)

-

Cell param­e­ters c (Å)

4.720

Cell param­e­ters a/b or c/a

0.698

Cell param­e­ters c/b

-

Cell param­e­ters α

90°

Cell param­e­ters β

90°

Cell param­e­ters γ

120°

Z

2

Volumne (ų)

186.74

X-Ray Pow­der Diffrac­tion

2.21(60),
2.00(100),
1.94(80),
1.92(80),
1.375(50),
1.282(80),
1.244(50),
1.050(60)

XRD chart Xifengite

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

Crystal Structure 3D

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Physical Properties

Hard­ness (Mohs)

5.5

VHN (Hard­ness Vick­ers)

664 (50g)

Density (g/cm³)

6.45 (berechnet)

6.464 ( ρ calc. Mineralienatlas )

(Co-)Type locality

(Co-)Type locality

China/Hebei, Provinz/Chengde, Präfektur/Yanshan Meteorit

Preface

Author (Name, Year)

Yu, 1984

References

Acta Petrologica, Mineralogica et Analytica (in Chinese) 3 (1984), 231

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

Gupeiite

Fe3Si

kubisch : m3m : Fm3m

1.BB.05

Hapkeite

Fe2Si

kubisch : m3m : Pm3m

1.BB.05

Mavlyanovite

Mn5Si3

hexagonal : 6/mmm : P63/mcm

1.BB.05

Suessite

(Fe,Ni)3Si

kubisch : m3m : Im3m

1.BB.05

Xifengite

Fe5Si3

hexagonal : 6/mmm : P63/mcm

1.BB.05

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

Perryite

(Ni,Fe)8(Si,P)3

trigonal : 3m : R3c

I/A.12-010

Suessite

(Fe,Ni)3Si

kubisch : m3m : Im3m

I/A.12-020

Gupeiite

Fe3Si

kubisch : m3m : Fm3m

I/A.12-030

Hapkeite

Fe2Si

kubisch : m3m : Pm3m

I/A.12-035

Mavlyanovite

Mn5Si3

hexagonal : 6/mmm : P63/mcm

I/A.12-038

Xifengite

Fe5Si3

hexagonal : 6/mmm : P63/mcm

I/A.12-040

Brownleeite

MnSi

kubisch : 23 : P213

I/A.12-045

'Fersilicite'

FeSi

kubisch : 23 : P213

I/A.12-050

Naquite

FeSi

kubisch : 23 : P213

I/A.12-052

'Ferdisilicite'

FeSi2

tetragonal : 4/mmm : P4/mmm

I/A.12-060

Linzhiite

FeSi2

tetragonal : 4/mmm : P4/mmm

I/A.12-062

Zangboite

TiFeSi2

orthorhombisch : mmm : Pbam

I/A.12-065

Luobusaite

Fe0.84Si2

orthorhombisch : mmm : Cmca

I/A.12-070

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

Perryite

(Ni,Fe)8(Si,P)3

trigonal : 3m : R3c

1.BB.200

Xifengite

Fe5Si3

hexagonal : 6/mmm : P63/mcm

1.BB.250

Mavlyanovite

Mn5Si3

hexagonal : 6/mmm : P63/mcm

1.BB.260

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

Carlsbergite

CrN

kubisch : m3m : Fm3m

01.01.20.01

Barringerite

(Fe,Ni)2P

hexagonal : 6m2 : P62m

01.01.21.01

Schreibersite

(Fe,Ni)3P

tetragonal : 4 : I4

01.01.21.02

Nickelphosphide

(Ni,Fe)3P

tetragonal : 4 : I4

01.01.21.03

Allabogdanite

(Fe,Ni)2P

orthorhombisch : mmm : Pnma

01.01.21.04

Perryite

(Ni,Fe)8(Si,P)3

trigonal : 3m : R3c

01.01.22.01

Suessite

(Fe,Ni)3Si

kubisch : m3m : Im3m

01.01.23.01

Gupeiite

Fe3Si

kubisch : m3m : Fm3m

01.01.23.02

Xifengite

Fe5Si3

hexagonal : 6/mmm : P63/mcm

01.01.23.03

Hapkeite

Fe2Si

kubisch : m3m : Pm3m

01.01.23.04

Yarlongite

(Cr4Fe4Ni)C4

hexagonal : 6mm : P63mc

01.01.25.03

Other languages

German

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Spanish

Xifengita

English

Xifengite

French

Xifengite

Russian

Цзифенгит

Simplified Chinese

喜峰矿

IMA Number

IMA 1983-086

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