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Trona Mineral

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1 Physical
1.1 Mohs Hardness
2.5
1.2 Luster
Vitreous (Glassy)
1.3 Cleavage
[100] perfect, [111] and [001] indistinct
1.4 Fracture
Sub Conchoidal Fractures developed in brittle materials characterized by semi-curving surfaces.
1.5 Streak
white
1.6 Bulk Density
Osmium
2.15
Rank: N/A (Overall)
Kurilite
1.7 Tenacity
Not Available
2 Chemical
2.1 Formula
2.1.1 Chemical Formula
Na3(CO3)(HCO3)•2(H2O)
2.1.2 Empirical Formula
Na3(HCO3)(CO3)•2(H2O)
2.2 Crystal Properties
2.2.1 Crystal System
Monoclinic
2.2.2 Space group
Monoclinic Prismatic H-M Symbol (2/m) Space Group: I2/a
2.2.3 Crystal Habit
Columnar, fibrous and massive.
2.2.4 Crystal Class
Prismatic (2/m)
2.2.5 Twinning
Not Available
2.3 Molecular Weight
Proudite
226.03
Rank: N/A (Overall)
Diamond
3 Atomic
3.1 Axial Ratios
a:b:c =5.7577:1:2.9504
3.2 Fermion Index
Maldonite
0.00
Rank: N/A (Overall)
Algodonite
3.3 Boson Index
Algodonite
1.00
Rank: N/A (Overall)
Urea
3.4 Cell Dimensions
3.4.1 a
Mesolite
20.11
Rank: N/A (Overall)
Graphite
3.4.2 b
Liveingite
3.49
Rank: N/A (Overall)
Tantalcarbide
3.4.3 c
Taranakite
10.30
Rank: N/A (Overall)
Tiettaite
3.4.4 alpha
Nefedovite
Not Available
Rank: N/A (Overall)
Schneiderhohnite
3.4.5 beta
Catapleiite
103.05 °
Rank: N/A (Overall)
Harmotome
3.4.6 gamma
Rhonite
Not Available
Rank: N/A (Overall)
Hemihedrite
4 Optical
4.1 Photoelectric
Natronambulite
0.67 barns/electron
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
2.647(1), 3.071(0.8), 4.892(0.55
4.4 Specific Gravity
Osmium
2.13
Rank: N/A (Overall)
Kurilite
4.5 Diaphaneity
Translucent
4.6 Luminescence
Fluorescent
4.7 Birefringence
0.128
4.8 Pleochroism
Not Available
5 Classification
5.1 Category
Carbonate minerals
5.2 IMA Status
Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1773
5.3 Dana Class
13.01.04.01
5.4 Strunz Class
05.CB.15
6 Facts
6.1 Origin
Non-marine evaporite deposits.
6.2 Locality
Nile Vally near Memphis, Egypt. Link to  MinDat.org Location Data.
6.3 Name Origin
From Arabic origins meaning natron.
6.4 Color
White, Grey, Colorless, Not Available, Grayish, Not Available, Yellowish white., Colorless or white, Not Available
6.5 Name Synonym
ICSD 62200
6.6 Uses
Not Available

What is Trona?

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 Trona? Here you can know all about it. Trona mineral belongs to Carbonate minerals. You can know more about the Physical Properties of Trona 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) 1773. Another important aspect is the minerals strength or hardness, Trona has Mohs Hardness between 2.5.

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