Meaning of AKATOREITE in English

AKATOREITE

General Information:

Chemical Formula:

(Mn++,Fe++)Al2Si8O24(OH)8

Composition:

(Molecular Weight = 853.86 gm)

Manganese 4.83 % Mn

Aluminum 6.32 % Al

Iron 1.64 % Fe

Silicon 26.31 % Si

Hydrogen 0.94 % H

Oxygen 59.96 % O

Empirical Formula:

Mn3+0.75Fe3+0.25Al2Si8O24(OH)8

IMA Status:

Approved IMA 1969

Locality:

TL: New Zealand, Akatore creek, South Island

Physical Properties:

Cleavage:

[010] Perfect

Color:

orange or brown.

Density:

3.48

Diaphaniety:

Transparent

Hardness:

6 - Orthoclase

Luster:

Vitreous (Glassy)

Streak:

yellow white

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