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Barioperovskite and Rutile

1 Physical
1.1 Mohs Hardness
5-5.5
6-6.5
1.2 Luster
Adamantine to metallic; may be dull
Adamantine
1.3 Cleavage
[100] good, [010] good, [001] good
{110} good, 100 moderate, parting on {092} and {011}
1.4 Fracture
Unknown Minerals too small to observe fractures.
Uneven Flat surfaces (not cleavage) fractured in an uneven pattern.
1.5 Streak
Grayish white
Grayish black
1.6 Bulk Density
Osmium
5.18
Rank: N/A (Overall)
4.04
Rank: 100 (Overall)
Kurilite
1.7 Tenacity
Brittle
Not Available
2 Chemical
2.1 Formula
2.1.1 Chemical Formula
BaTiO3
TiO2
2.1.2 Empirical Formula
Ba0.97Ti0.98Si0.03O3
TiO2
2.2 Crystal Properties
2.2.1 Crystal System
Orthorhombic Pyramidal H-M Symbol
Tetragonal Ditetragonal Dipyramidal H-M Symbol
2.2.2 Space group
Orthorhombic Pyramidal H-M Symbol (mm2) Space Group: Amm2
Tetragonal Ditetragonal Dipyramidal H-M Symbol (4/m 2/m 2/m) Space Group: P 4/mnm
2.2.3 Crystal Habit
Pseudo cubic – crystals show a cubic outline
Acicular to Prismatic crystals, elongated and , striated parallel to [001]
2.2.4 Crystal Class
Dipyramidal (mmm)
Ditetragonal dipyramidal (4/mmm)
2.2.5 Twinning
complex penetration twins
Common on {011}, or {031}; as contact twins with two, six, or eight individuals, cyclic, polysynthetic
2.3 Molecular Weight
Proudite
228.97
Rank: N/A (Overall)
79.88
Rank: 100 (Overall)
Diamond
3 Atomic
3.1 Axial Ratios
a:b:c =0.7026:1:1.0026
a:c = 1:0.64388
3.2 Fermion Index
Maldonite
0.13
Rank: 25 (Overall)
0.07
Rank: 31 (Overall)
Algodonite
3.3 Boson Index
Algodonite
0.87
Rank: N/A (Overall)
0.93
Rank: 100 (Overall)
Urea
3.4 Cell Dimensions
3.4.1 a
Mesolite
3.99
Rank: N/A (Overall)
4.59
Rank: 100 (Overall)
Graphite
3.4.2 b
Liveingite
5.68
Rank: N/A (Overall)
4.58
Rank: 100 (Overall)
Tantalcarbide
3.4.3 c
Taranakite
5.69
Rank: N/A (Overall)
2.96
Rank: 100 (Overall)
Tiettaite
3.4.4 alpha
Nefedovite
Not Available
Rank: N/A (Overall)
Not Available
Rank: 100 (Overall)
Schneiderhohnite
3.4.5 beta
Catapleiite
Not Available
Rank: N/A (Overall)
Not Available
Rank: 100 (Overall)
Harmotome
3.4.6 gamma
Rhonite
Not Available
Rank: N/A (Overall)
Not Available
Rank: 100 (Overall)
Hemihedrite
4 Optical
4.1 Photoelectric
Natronambulite
Not Available
Rank: N/A (Overall)
Not Available
Rank: 100 (Overall)
Hartite
4.2 Radioactivity
No Common Minerals Minerals has it !
No Common Minerals Minerals has it !
4.2.1 GRapi
Melanocerite Ce
0.00
Rank: N/A (Overall)
0.00
Rank: 100 (Overall)
Abelsonite
4.3 By Intensity
Not Available
3.245(1), 1.687(0.5), 2.489(0.41
4.4 Specific Gravity
Osmium
5.91
Rank: N/A (Overall)
4.25
Rank: 100 (Overall)
Kurilite
4.5 Diaphaneity
Transparent to opaque
Transparent to Translucent
4.6 Luminescence
Not Available
Non-fluorescent.
4.7 Birefringence
0
0.296
4.8 Pleochroism
Not Available
Not Available
5 Classification
5.1 Category
Oxide minerals
Oxide minerals
5.2 IMA Status
Approved IMA 2006 (Dana # Added)
Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1803
5.3 Dana Class
04.03.03.07
04.04.01.01
5.4 Strunz Class
04.CC.30
04.DB.05
6 Facts
6.1 Origin
Found as micron-sized inclusions in benitoite crystal. Perovskite group
High pressure and temperature accessory mineral in ignous rocks. Common detrital mineral.
6.2 Locality
Benitoite Mine, New Idria District, San Benito County, California, USA Link to  MinDat.org Location Data.
Binnental and Campolungo, Switzerland. Link to  MinDat.org Location Data.
6.3 Name Origin
Named as the barium analoge of perovskite.
From the Latin, rutilus reddish.
6.4 Color
Black, Brown, Yellow, Orange
Red, Yellow, Blue, Black, Blood red, Bluish, Not Available, Brown red, Not Available, Not Available, Red, Not Available, Not Available, Violet, Not Available
6.5 Name Synonym
IMA2006-040
ICSD 62677
6.6 Uses
Not Available
An ore of titanium, pigments, inert coating on welding rods

Barioperovskite and Rutile Information

Minerals are solid substances, occurring naturally. Minerals are not organic compounds as their origins are inorganic. Interestingly, the process of formation of minerals do result from organic processes. The way in which the minerals are formed affects the Barioperovskite and Rutile. The appearance of a mineral is greatly influenced during its formation. Barioperovskite and Rutile information will help you understand how these minerals are found in nature. Here you can know all about it. Barioperovskite mineral belongs to Oxide minerals and Rutile belongs to Oxide minerals. It is also important to know the IMA status of a mineral, for the first mineral IMA status is Approved IMA 2006 (Dana # Added) and for second mineral it is Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1803. Another important aspect is the minerals strength or hardness, Barioperovskite has Mohs Hardness between 5-5.5 while Rutile has a hardness of 6-6.5.

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