Meaning of AGARDITE-(CA) in English

AGARDITE-(CA)

General Information:

Chemical Formula:

CaCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6·3(H2O)

Composition:

(Molecular Weight = 994.20 gm)

Calcium 4.03 % Ca

Copper 38.35 % Cu

Arsenic 22.61 % As

Hydrogen 1.22 % H

Oxygen 33.79 % O

Empirical Formula:

CaCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6·3(H2O)

IMA Status:

Not IMA Approved (Dana # Added)

Name Origin:

Named for the composition and for Jules Agard, Geologist, Bureau de Recherches Geologiques et Minieres, Orleans, France.

Physical Properties:

Color:

grass green or light green.

Density:

3.72

Diaphaniety:

Transparent

Hardness:

3-4 - Calcite-Fluorite

Luster:

Vitreous (Glassy)

Streak:

greenish white

More details...

Mineralogy database English vocab.      Английский словарь базы данных минералогии .