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Rubicline and Oligoclase

1 Physical
1.1 Mohs Hardness
0
7
1.2 Luster
Vitreous (Glassy)
Vitreous (Glassy)
1.3 Cleavage
{001}
From the Greek, oligos and kasein, little cleavage.
1.4 Fracture
Not Available
Uneven Flat surfaces (not cleavage) fractured in an uneven pattern.
1.5 Streak
Not Available
white
1.6 Bulk Density
Osmium
2.72
Rank: N/A (Overall)
2.63
Rank: 100 (Overall)
Kurilite
1.7 Tenacity
Not Available
Not Available
2 Chemical
2.1 Formula
2.1.1 Chemical Formula
(Rb,K)AlSi3O8
(Na,Ca)(Si,Al)4O8
2.1.2 Empirical Formula
Rb0.75K0.25AlSi3O8
Na0.8Ca0.2Al1.2Si2.8O8
2.2 Crystal Properties
2.2.1 Crystal System
Triclinic
Triclinic
2.2.2 Space group
Triclinic Pinacoidal H-M Symbol ( 1 ) Space Group: P 1
Triclinic Pinacoidal H-M Symbol ( 1 ) Space Group: C 1
2.2.3 Crystal Habit
Not Available
Not Available
2.2.4 Crystal Class
Pinacoidal ( 1 )
Pinacoidal ( 1 )
2.2.5 Twinning
Not Available
Not Available
2.3 Molecular Weight
Proudite
313.11
Rank: N/A (Overall)
265.42
Rank: 100 (Overall)
Diamond
3 Atomic
3.1 Axial Ratios
a:b:c =0.6771:1:0.5518
a:b:c =0.6377:1:0.6651
3.2 Fermion Index
Maldonite
0.01
Rank: 37 (Overall)
0.01
Rank: 37 (Overall)
Algodonite
3.3 Boson Index
Algodonite
0.99
Rank: N/A (Overall)
0.99
Rank: 100 (Overall)
Urea
3.4 Cell Dimensions
3.4.1 a
Mesolite
8.81
Rank: N/A (Overall)
8.15
Rank: 100 (Overall)
Graphite
3.4.2 b
Liveingite
13.01
Rank: N/A (Overall)
12.78
Rank: 100 (Overall)
Tantalcarbide
3.4.3 c
Taranakite
7.18
Rank: N/A (Overall)
8.50
Rank: 100 (Overall)
Tiettaite
3.4.4 alpha
Nefedovite
90.00 °
Rank: N/A (Overall)
94.02 °
Rank: 100 (Overall)
Schneiderhohnite
3.4.5 beta
Catapleiite
116.00 °
Rank: N/A (Overall)
116.33 °
Rank: 100 (Overall)
Harmotome
3.4.6 gamma
Rhonite
88.00 °
Rank: N/A (Overall)
88.67 °
Rank: 100 (Overall)
Hemihedrite
4 Optical
4.1 Photoelectric
Natronambulite
Not Available
Rank: N/A (Overall)
1.98 barns/electron
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
8,449.31
Rank: N/A (Overall)
0.00
Rank: 100 (Overall)
Abelsonite
4.3 By Intensity
Not Available
3.2(1), 3.74(0.8), 4.02(0.8
4.4 Specific Gravity
Osmium
2.81
Rank: N/A (Overall)
2.65
Rank: 100 (Overall)
Kurilite
4.5 Diaphaneity
Transparent
Transparent to Translucent
4.6 Luminescence
Not Available
Fluorescent
4.7 Birefringence
0.007
0
4.8 Pleochroism
Not Available
colorless.
5 Classification
5.1 Category
Feldspar
Feldspar
5.2 IMA Status
Approved IMA 1998 (Dana # Added)
Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1826
5.3 Dana Class
76.01.01.07
76.01.03.02
5.4 Strunz Class
09.FA.30
09.FA.35
6 Facts
6.1 Origin
Found in a veinlet of rubidian microcline cutting pollucite in a rare-element-bearing granitic pegmatite. The rubidium dominant analog of microcline.
Magmatic and pegmatitic rocks.
6.2 Locality
San Piero in Campo, Elba, Italy. Link to  MinDat.org Location Data.
Twedestrand, Norway. Link to  MinDat.org Location Data.
6.3 Name Origin
The name reflects its compositional and structural attributes as the rubidium analog of microcline.
From the Greek, oligos and kasein, little cleavage.
6.4 Color
Colorless, Not Available
White, Grey, Red, Sodium 6.93 % Na 9.34 % Na2O, Usually white, Not Available, Green, Not Available
6.5 Name Synonym
IMA1996-058
Ab80
6.6 Uses
Not Available
Not Available

Rubicline and Oligoclase 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 Rubicline and Oligoclase. The appearance of a mineral is greatly influenced during its formation. Rubicline and Oligoclase information will help you understand how these minerals are found in nature. Here you can know all about it. Rubicline mineral belongs to Feldspar and Oligoclase belongs to Feldspar. It is also important to know the IMA status of a mineral, for the first mineral IMA status is Approved IMA 1998 (Dana # Added) and for second mineral it is Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1826. Another important aspect is the minerals strength or hardness, Rubicline has Mohs Hardness between 0 while Oligoclase has a hardness of 7.

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