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Vayrynenite
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Vayrynenite Mineral

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1 Physical
1.1 Mohs Hardness
5
1.2 Luster
Vitreous (Glassy)
1.3 Cleavage
Perfect on {010}, good on {100}, fair on {001}
1.4 Fracture
Not Available
1.5 Streak
white
1.6 Bulk Density
Osmium
3.12
Rank: N/A (Overall)
Kurilite
1.7 Tenacity
Brittle
2 Chemical
2.1 Formula
2.1.1 Chemical Formula
MnBe(PO4)(OH,F)
2.1.2 Empirical Formula
Mn2+Be(PO4)(OH)0.75F0.25
2.2 Crystal Properties
2.2.1 Crystal System
Monoclinic
2.2.2 Space group
Monoclinic Prismatic H-M Symbol (2/m) Space Group: P 21/a
2.2.3 Crystal Habit
Rare as elongated and striated prismatic crystals; fine-grained aggregates
2.2.4 Crystal Class
Prismatic (2/m)
2.2.5 Twinning
Not Available
2.3 Molecular Weight
Proudite
176.43
Rank: N/A (Overall)
Diamond
3 Atomic
3.1 Axial Ratios
a:b:c =0.3734:1:0.3264
3.2 Fermion Index
Maldonite
0.05
Rank: 33 (Overall)
Algodonite
3.3 Boson Index
Algodonite
0.95
Rank: N/A (Overall)
Urea
3.4 Cell Dimensions
3.4.1 a
Mesolite
5.41
Rank: N/A (Overall)
Graphite
3.4.2 b
Liveingite
14.49
Rank: N/A (Overall)
Tantalcarbide
3.4.3 c
Taranakite
4.73
Rank: N/A (Overall)
Tiettaite
3.4.4 alpha
Nefedovite
Not Available
Rank: N/A (Overall)
Schneiderhohnite
3.4.5 beta
Catapleiite
102.75 °
Rank: N/A (Overall)
Harmotome
3.4.6 gamma
Rhonite
Not Available
Rank: N/A (Overall)
Hemihedrite
4 Optical
4.1 Photoelectric
Natronambulite
8.90 barns/electron
Rank: 76 (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
3.45(1), 2.89(0.85), 7.25(0.85
4.4 Specific Gravity
Osmium
3.24
Rank: N/A (Overall)
Kurilite
4.5 Diaphaneity
Transparent
4.6 Luminescence
Not Available
4.7 Birefringence
0.026-0.027
4.8 Pleochroism
Visible X= orangish
5 Classification
5.1 Category
Phosphate mineral
5.2 IMA Status
Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1954
5.3 Dana Class
41.05.04.03
5.4 Strunz Class
08.BA.05
6 Facts
6.1 Origin
Found in a pegmatite.
6.2 Locality
Viitaniemi, Erajarvi, Finland. Link to  MinDat.org Location Data.
6.3 Name Origin
Named for Heikki Allan Vayrynen (1888-1956), mineralogist and geologist, Technical High School, Helsinki, Finland.
6.4 Color
Red, Pink, Rose red.
6.5 Name Synonym
Not Available
6.6 Uses
Not Available

What is Vayrynenite?

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 Vayrynenite? Here you can know all about it. Vayrynenite mineral belongs to Phosphate mineral. You can know more about the Physical Properties of Vayrynenite 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) 1954. Another important aspect is the minerals strength or hardness, Vayrynenite has Mohs Hardness between 5.

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