Meaning of AERUGITE in English

AERUGITE

General Information:

Chemical Formula:

([ ],Ni)9(AsO4)2(AsO6) (?)

Composition:

(Molecular Weight = 976.97 gm)

Nickel 54.07 % Ni

Arsenic 23.01 % As

Oxygen 22.93 % O

Empirical Formula:

Ni9As3O14

Environment:

Found in the walls of furnaces used to roast ore.

IMA Status:

Approved IMA 1965

Locality:

TL: South Terres mine, St Austell, Cornwall, England.

Name Origin:

Named from the Greek for 'copper rust', in allusion to its appearance.

Physical Properties:

Color:

deep blue green or green.

Density:

5.85 - 5.95, Average = 5.9

Diaphaniety:

Opaque

Habits:

Massive - Uniformly indistinguishable crystals forming large masses., Euhedral Crystals - Occurs as well-formed crystals showing good external form., Encrustations - Forms crust-like aggregates on matrix.

Hardness:

4 - Fluorite

Streak:

greenish white

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