Meaning of AGARDITE-(ND) in English

AGARDITE-(ND)

General Information:

Chemical Formula:

(Nd,La,Ce,Ca)Cu6(AsO4)3(OH)6·3(H2O)

Composition:

(Molecular Weight = 1,085.93 gm)

Calcium 0.37 % Ca

Lanthanum 3.84 % La

Cerium 1.29 % Ce

Copper 35.11 % Cu

Arsenic 20.70 % As

Hydrogen 1.11 % H

Neodymium 6.64 % Nd

Oxygen 30.94 % O

Empirical Formula:

Nd0.5La0.3Ce0.1Ca0.1Cu6(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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