Meaning of ABELSONITE in English

ABELSONITE

General Information:

Chemical Formula:

Ni++C31H32N4

Composition:

(Molecular Weight = 519.31 gm)

Nickel 11.30 % Ni

Hydrogen 6.21 % H

Carbon 71.70 % C

Nitrogen 10.79 % N

Empirical Formula:

NiC31H32N4

Environment:

Fractures in lacusterine, kerogen-rich shales.

IMA Status:

Approved IMA 1975

Locality:

TL: Green River formation, eastern Uintah Co., Utah, USA.

Name Origin:

Named after Philip H. Abelson, president, the Carnegie Institution, Washington, DC, a pioneer in organic geochemistry.

Physical Properties:

Cleavage:

[111] Good

Color:

pinkish red, purple, or reddish brown.

Density:

1.45

Diaphaniety:

Translucent

Habits:

Platy - Sheet forms (e.g. micas)., Aggregates - Made of numerous individual crystals or clusters.,

Hardness:

2-2.5 - Gypsum-Finger Nail

Luminescence:

Non-fluorescent.

Luster:

Sub Metallic

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