Meaning of AJOITE in English

AJOITE

General Information:

Chemical Formula:

(K,Na)Cu7AlSi9O24(OH)6·3(H2O)

Composition:

(Molecular Weight = 1,302.14 gm)

Potassium 2.70 % K

Sodium 0.18 % Na

Aluminum 2.07 % Al

Silicon 19.41 % Si

Copper 34.16 % Cu

Hydrogen 0.93 % H

Oxygen 40.55 % O

Empirical Formula:

K0.9Na0.1Cu7AlSi9O24(OH)6·3(H2O)

Environment:

Secondary copper mineral.

Locality:

New Cornelia mine, Ajo, Pima County,, Arizona, USA.

Name Origin:

Named for the locality.

Physical Properties:

Cleavage:

[010] Perfect

Color:

blue green.

Density:

2.96

Diaphaniety:

Translucent

Habits:

Massive - Uniformly indistinguishable crystals forming large masses., Lath - Shaped like a small, thin plaster lath, tabular (rectangular) in shape., Platy - Sheet forms (e.g. micas).

Luster:

Vitreous (Glassy)

Streak:

greenish white

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