Meaning of AGARDITE-(DY) in English

AGARDITE-(DY)

General Information:

Chemical Formula:

(Dy,La,Ca)Cu6(AsO4)3(OH)6·3(H2O)

Composition:

(Molecular Weight = 1,083.41 gm)

Calcium 0.37 % Ca

Lanthanum 2.56 % La

Dysprosium 9.00 % Dy

Copper 35.19 % Cu

Arsenic 20.75 % As

Hydrogen 1.12 % H

Oxygen 31.01 % O

Empirical Formula:

Dy0.6La0.2Ca0.1Cu6(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.

Density:

3.72

Diaphaniety:

Transparent

Hardness:

3-4 - Calcite-Fluorite

Luster:

Vitreous (Glassy)

Streak:

greenish white

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