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N'Chwaning II Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape, Südafrika, 43x53 mm
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N'Chwaning II Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape, Südafrika, 43x53 mm

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Fundort: Hale Creek Mine, Mad River Ridge, Trinity Co., California, USA; Stufengröße: 4 cm - Kristallgröße: 3 mm Literatur: Mineral. Record Jahrg. 18 #5 Seite 341
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Fundort: Hale Creek Mine, Mad River Ridge, Trinity Co., California, USA; Stufengröße: 4 cm - Kristallgröße: 3 mm Literatur: Mineral. Record Jahrg. 18 #5 Seite 341

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Locality: Wessel's Mine (Wessels Mine) / Hotazel / Kalahari Manganese Field / Nordkap (Northern Cape), Provinz / Südafrika

Collectors Summary

Color braun, braun, rosa, orange
Streak color weiß
Hardness (Mohs) 5.5
Solubility +++ Säuren
Crystal System triklin, P1

Chemism

Chemical formula

Ca2Mn7Si10O28(OH)2·5H2O

Chemical composition

Calcium, Mangan, Silicium, Sauerstoff, Wasserstoff

Unit weight: 1317.6538633 u; Number of atoms in the formula: 66

Info

Empirical formula:

Ca2Mn7Si10O28(OH)2·5H2O

Element

Symbol

Weight%

Atoms

Atoms%

Atom weight (u)

Sum weight (u)

Hydrogen

H

0.92

12

18.18

1.0079470

12.0953640

Oxygen

O

42.50

35

53.03

15.9994300

559.9800500

Silicon

Si

21.31

10

15.15

28.0855300

280.8553000

Calcium

Ca

6.08

2

3.03

40.0784000

80.1568000

Manganese

Mn

29.19

7

10.61

54.9380499

384.5663493

Analysis wt%

SiO2 : 45.48, MnO : 33.24, FeO : 3.03, CaO : 8.73, H2O : 8.73 (Ref: American Mineralogist 68)

Strunz 9th edition incl. updates

9.DL.05

9: Silikate (Germanate)
D: Ketten- und Bandsilikate (Inosilikate)
L: Ketten- und Bandsilikate mit 5-periodischen Doppelketten, Si10O28
05:Inesit-Gruppe

Lapis Classification

VIII/F.27-090

VIII: SILIKATE
F: Ketten- und Bandsilikate
27: Fünferketten [Si5O15] 10-

Classification by Hölzel

9.DP.280

9: SILICATES
D: Inosilicates; ~[Si2O6]4--...2-Chain
P: ~[Si5O15]10--...5-Chain Rhodonite-Group

Dana 8th edition

66.03.03.01

66: Inosilicates Inosilicate Double-Width Unbranched Chains, W=2
03: Inosilicates Inosilicate Double-Width Unbranched Chains, W=2 with chains P>2
03: P=5

IMA status

Erstbeschreibung vor CNMNC-Gründung (1959), als Mineral meist anerkannt

Mineral status

anerkanntes Mineral

Optical Properties

Color

braun, braun, rosa, orange

Streak color

weiß

Diaphaneity (Transparency)

durchscheinend

max. Birefringence

0.034

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Michel-Levy Color Chart viewed according to the maximum birefringence (at 30μm). Mineral color is not taken into account. Click on the image to enlarge or change thickness.

RI value α / ω / n

1.618

RI value β

1.638

RI value γ / ε

1.652

Ri mean

1.636

2V angle

Biaxial (-) 77°

Optical Data Luminescence

Color SW-UV (254nm)

 

rot

SW-UV Intensity

sehr schwach

Afterglow (Persistant Luminescence)

keine Daten

Crystallography

Crystal System

triklin

Class (H-M)

1

Space Group number

2

Space Group

P1

Cell parameters a (Å)

8.927

Cell parameters b (Å)

9.245

Cell parameters c (Å)

11.954

Cell parameters a/b or c/a

0.966

Cell parameters c/b

1.293

Cell parameters α

91.80

Cell parameters β

132.58

Cell parameters γ

94.37

Z

1

Volumne (ų)

719.689

X-Ray Powder Diffraction

9.16(100),
6.54(40),
4.59(50),
4.01(50),
2.92(80),
2.84(80),
2.73(70),
2.19(60)

XRD chart Inesite

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)

5.5

VHN (Hardness Vickers)

530 (ungefähre Angabe abgeleitet aus der Mohshärte)

Density (g/cm³)

3.029 - 3.1 / Durchschnittlich = 3.06

3.04 ( ρ calc. Mineralienatlas )

Instability

+++ Säuren

(Co-)Type locality

(Co-)Type locality

Deutschland/Hessen/Gießen, Bezirk/Lahn-Dill-Kreis/Dillenburg/Oberscheld/Grube Hilfe Gottes

Type material

Mineralogisches Museum der Universität Marburg

Collection number of type material

MMM K35/14

Paragenesis of type material

Brauner Mangankiesel

Preface

Author (Name, Year)

Schneider, 1887

References

Handbook of Mineralogy (Anthony et al.), 2 (1995), 368

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English

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Russian

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Traditional Chinese

紅矽鈣錳礦

Simplified Chinese

红硅钙锰矿

Alternative Name

German

Agnolit

Spanish

Agnolita

Agnolite

German

Agnolith

German

Angolit

Spanish

Angolita

Angolite

German

Rhodotilit

Spanish

Rhodotilita

Rhodotilite

Japanese

イネス石

Traditional Chinese

紅矽鈣錳石

Simplified Chinese

红硅钙锰石

CNMNC symbol

Symbol

Ins

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