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Taramellite Mineral

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1 Physical
1.1 Mohs Hardness
5.5
1.2 Luster
Vitreous Resinous
1.3 Cleavage
poor/indistinct on {023}
1.4 Fracture
Not Available
1.5 Streak
brown
1.6 Bulk Density
Osmium
3.84
Rank: N/A (Overall)
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
Ba3.4Pb0.6Fe2+2.9Ti0.6Fe3+0.3Mg0.1B2.2Si7.8O29Cl0.5
2.2 Crystal Properties
2.2.1 Crystal System
Orthorhombic
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
Proudite
1,525.66
Rank: N/A (Overall)
Diamond
3 Atomic
3.1 Axial Ratios
a:b:c =0.8704:1:0.5123
3.2 Fermion Index
Maldonite
0.08
Rank: 30 (Overall)
Algodonite
3.3 Boson Index
Algodonite
0.92
Rank: N/A (Overall)
Urea
3.4 Cell Dimensions
3.4.1 a
Mesolite
12.13
Rank: N/A (Overall)
Graphite
3.4.2 b
Liveingite
13.93
Rank: N/A (Overall)
Tantalcarbide
3.4.3 c
Taranakite
7.14
Rank: N/A (Overall)
Tiettaite
3.4.4 alpha
Nefedovite
Not Available
Rank: N/A (Overall)
Schneiderhohnite
3.4.5 beta
Catapleiite
Not Available
Rank: N/A (Overall)
Harmotome
3.4.6 gamma
Rhonite
Not Available
Rank: N/A (Overall)
Hemihedrite
4 Optical
4.1 Photoelectric
Natronambulite
Not Available
Rank: N/A (Overall)
Hartite
4.2 Radioactivity
No Common Minerals Minerals has it !
4.2.1 GRapi
Melanocerite Ce
0.00
Rank: N/A (Overall)
Abelsonite
4.3 By Intensity
3.01(1), 2.584(0.55), 3.83(0.5
4.4 Specific Gravity
Osmium
4.20
Rank: N/A (Overall)
Kurilite
4.5 Diaphaneity
Availabe
4.6 Luminescence
Not Available
4.7 Birefringence
0.028
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
64.03.01.01
5.4 Strunz Class
09.CE.20
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

What is Taramellite?

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 Taramellite? Here you can know all about it. Taramellite mineral belongs to Organic minerals. You can know more about the Physical Properties of Taramellite 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) 1908. Another important aspect is the minerals strength or hardness, Taramellite has Mohs Hardness between 5.5.

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