Meaning of ALDERMANITE in English

ALDERMANITE

General Information:

Chemical Formula:

Mg5Al12(PO4)8(OH)22·32(H2O)

Composition:

(Molecular Weight = 2,155.72 gm)

Magnesium 5.64 % Mg

Aluminum 15.02 % Al

Phosphorus 11.49 % P

Hydrogen 4.02 % H

Oxygen 63.83 % O

Empirical Formula:

Mg5Al12(PO4)8(OH)22·32(H2O)

Environment:

Moculata P deposit with fluellite.

IMA Status:

Approved IMA 1980

Locality:

TL: Angaston, 60 km NE of Adelaide, Australia, SA,

Name Origin:

Named for Arthur Richard Alderman (1901-1980), Mineralogist and petrologist, University of Adelaide, SA, Australia.

Physical Properties:

Color:

colorless.

Diaphaniety:

Transparent

Habits:

Fibrous - Crystals made up of fibers., Flakes - Flat, thin crystals or aggregates.,

Hardness:

2 - Gypsum

Luster:

Pearly

Streak:

white

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