About Taramellite

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1 Physical
1.1 Mohs Hardness
1.2 Luster
Vitreous Resinous
1.3 Cleavage
poor/indistinct on {023}
1.4 Fracture
Not Available
1.5 Streak
1.6 Bulk Density
About Osmium
Rank: N/A (Overall)
About Kurilite
1.7 Tenacity
Slightly sectile
2 Chemical
2.1 Formula
2.1.1 Chemical Formula
Ba4(Fe+++,Ti,Fe++,Mg)4(B2Si8O27)O2Clx (x=0 to 1)
2.1.2 Empirical Formula
2.2 Crystal Properties
2.2.1 Crystal System
2.2.2 Space group
Orthorhombic Dipyramidal H-M Symbol (2/m 2/m 2/m) Space Group: Pmmn
2.2.3 Crystal Habit
Elongated bipyramidal prismatic; as nodules and coatings, fine-grained massive
2.2.4 Crystal Class
Ditetragonal dipyramidal (4/mmm)
2.2.5 Twinning
Not Available
2.3 Molecular Weight
About Proudite
Rank: N/A (Overall)
About Diamond
3 Atomic
3.1 Axial Ratios
a:b:c =0.8704:1:0.5123
3.2 Fermion Index
About Maldonite
Rank: 30 (Overall)
About Algodonite
3.3 Boson Index
About Algodonite
Rank: N/A (Overall)
About Urea
3.4 Cell Dimensions
3.4.1 a
About Mesolite
Rank: N/A (Overall)
About Graphite
3.4.2 b
About Liveingite
Rank: N/A (Overall)
About Tantalcarbide
3.4.3 c
About Taranakite
Rank: N/A (Overall)
About Tiettaite
3.4.4 alpha
About Nefedovite
Not Available
Rank: N/A (Overall)
About Schneiderhohnite
3.4.5 beta
About Catapleii..
Not Available
Rank: N/A (Overall)
About Harmotome
3.4.6 gamma
About Rhonite
Not Available
Rank: N/A (Overall)
About Hemihedrite
4 Optical
4.1 Photoelectric
About Natronamb..
Not Available
Rank: N/A (Overall)
About Hartite
4.2 Radioactivity
No Common Minerals Minerals has it !
4.2.1 GRapi
About Melanocer..
Rank: N/A (Overall)
About Abelsonite
4.3 By Intensity
3.01(1), 2.584(0.55), 3.83(0.5
4.4 Specific Gravity
About Osmium
Rank: N/A (Overall)
About Kurilite
4.5 Diaphaneity
4.6 Luminescence
Not Available
4.7 Birefringence
4.8 Pleochroism
flesh red or pale pinkish.
5 Classification
5.1 Category
Organic minerals
5.2 IMA Status
Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1908
5.3 Dana Class
5.4 Strunz Class
6 Facts
6.1 Origin
A contact-metamorphic mineral.
6.2 Locality
Candoglia, in the Toce Valley, Piedmont, Italy Link to  MinDat.org Location Data.
6.3 Name Origin
Named for Torquato Taramelli (1845-1922), Italian geologist.
6.4 Color
Brown, Purple, Violet, Not Available, Not Available, Not Available
6.5 Name Synonym
ICSD 100266
6.6 Uses
Not Available

Taramellite Details

Minerals are solid substances which are chemical compounds formed as a result of geological processes. Minerals are characterized by a crystal structure . Interestingly, the process of formation of minerals do result from organic processes whereas they are originally inorganic in nature. Taramellite details tells you about its physical, chemical, atomic and optical properties and this is described more on Taramellite. Here you can also know about Taramellite classification. Also, the bulk density of this mineral is 3.84. Knowing the uses of minerals is important to know how minerals find application in industries and in everyday life.

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