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Emmonsite Mineral

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1 Physical
1.1 Mohs Hardness
2-2.5
1.2 Luster
Vitreous Dull
1.3 Cleavage
Perfect on {010}; good on {100} and {001}
1.4 Fracture
Not Available
1.5 Streak
Not Available
1.6 Bulk Density
Osmium
4.03
Rank: 100 (Overall)
Kurilite
1.7 Tenacity
Not Available
2 Chemical
2.1 Formula
2.1.1 Chemical Formula
Fe+++2Te++++3O9•2(H2O)
2.1.2 Empirical Formula
Fe3+2Te3O9•2(H2O)
2.2 Crystal Properties
2.2.1 Crystal System
Triclinic
2.2.2 Space group
Triclinic Pinacoidal H-M Symbol ( 1 ) Space Group: P 1
2.2.3 Crystal Habit
Thin to hairlike crystals, occurring in rosettes and sprays; also fibrous globular aggregates and crusts
2.2.4 Crystal Class
Pinacoidal ( 1 )
2.2.5 Twinning
Noted
2.3 Molecular Weight
Proudite
674.52
Rank: 100 (Overall)
Diamond
3 Atomic
3.1 Axial Ratios
a:b:c =0.982:1:0.9437
3.2 Fermion Index
Maldonite
0.04
Rank: 34 (Overall)
Algodonite
3.3 Boson Index
Algodonite
0.96
Rank: 100 (Overall)
Urea
3.4 Cell Dimensions
3.4.1 a
Mesolite
7.87
Rank: 100 (Overall)
Graphite
3.4.2 b
Liveingite
8.02
Rank: 100 (Overall)
Tantalcarbide
3.4.3 c
Taranakite
7.57
Rank: 100 (Overall)
Tiettaite
3.4.4 alpha
Nefedovite
95.60 °
Rank: 100 (Overall)
Schneiderhohnite
3.4.5 beta
Catapleiite
94.30 °
Rank: 100 (Overall)
Harmotome
3.4.6 gamma
Rhonite
84.70 °
Rank: 100 (Overall)
Hemihedrite
4 Optical
4.1 Photoelectric
Natronambulite
Not Available
Rank: 100 (Overall)
Hartite
4.2 Radioactivity
No Common Minerals Minerals has it !
4.2.1 GRapi
Melanocerite Ce
0.00
Rank: 100 (Overall)
Abelsonite
4.3 By Intensity
3.14(1), 2.52(0.9), 2.87(0.9
4.4 Specific Gravity
Osmium
4.53
Rank: 100 (Overall)
Kurilite
4.5 Diaphaneity
Opaque to translucent
4.6 Luminescence
Non-fluorescent.
4.7 Birefringence
0.138-0.158
4.8 Pleochroism
Weak
5 Classification
5.1 Category
Tellurate minerals
5.2 IMA Status
Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1885
5.3 Dana Class
34.03.03.01
5.4 Strunz Class
04.JM.10
6 Facts
6.1 Origin
Secondary mineral formed by oxidation of Tellurium bearing minerals.
6.2 Locality
Tombstone, Tombstone District, Cochise County, Arizona, USA Link to  MinDat.org Location Data.
6.3 Name Origin
Named for S. F. Emmons
6.4 Color
Green, Yellow, Not Available, Not Available
6.5 Name Synonym
Durdenite
6.6 Uses
Not Available

What is Emmonsite?

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. What is Emmonsite? Here you can know all about it. Emmonsite mineral belongs to Tellurate minerals. You can know more about the Physical Properties of Emmonsite and find out all the aspects pertaining to the appearance and form of a mineral. It is also important to know the IMA status of a mineral, for this mineral IMA status is Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1885. Another important aspect is the minerals strength or hardness, Emmonsite has Mohs Hardness between 2-2.5.

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