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Haxonite

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Formula:
(Fe,Ni)23C6
System:
Isometric
Colour:
White
Hardness:
5½ - 6
Name:
H.J. Axon, metallurgist at the University of Manchester, Manchester, England.
This page provides mineralogical data about Haxonite.

Classification of Haxonite

Approved
1.BA.10

1 : ELEMENTS (Metals and intermetallic alloys; metalloids and nonmetals; carbides, silicides, nitrides, phosphides)
B : Metallic Carbides, Silicides, Nitrides and Phosphides
A : Carbides
Dana 7th ed.:
1.1.25.1
1.1.16.2

1 : NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
1 : Metals, other than the Platinum Group
2.10

2 : Carbides, Nitrides, Silicides and Phosphides
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Type Occurrence of Haxonite

General Appearance of Type Material:
intricate intergrowths with taenite, schreibersite, and kamacite
Year of Discovery:
1971
Geological Setting of Type Material:
iron meteorite

Occurrences of Haxonite

Geological Setting:
Characteristic of group I and group IIIC-IIID iron meteorites

Physical Properties of Haxonite

Diaphaneity (Transparency):
Opaque
Colour:
White
Hardness (Mohs):
5½ - 6
Density:
7.70 g/cm3 (Calculated)

Crystallography of Haxonite

Crystal System:
Isometric
Class (H-M):
m3m (4/m 3 2/m) - Hexoctahedral
Space Group:
Fm3m
Space Group Setting:
Fm3m
Cell Parameters:
a = 10.55Å
Unit Cell Volume:
V 1,174.24 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)
Comment:
by analogy to isovite?

Optical Data of Haxonite

Type:
Isotropic

Chemical Properties of Haxonite

Formula:
(Fe,Ni)23C6
Essential elements:
All elements listed in formula:

Relationship of Haxonite to other Species

1.BA.05Cohenite(Fe,Ni,Co)3C
1.BA.10Isovite(Cr,Fe)23C6
1.BA.15TongbaiteCr3C2
1.BA.20Khamrabaevite(Ti,V,Fe)C
1.BA.20Niobocarbide(Nb,Ta)C
1.BA.20TantalcarbideTaC
1.BA.25QusongiteWC
1.BA.30YarlongiteCr4Fe4NiC4
2.1MoissaniteSiC
2.2SinoiteSi2N2O
2.3OsborniteTiN
2.4TongbaiteCr3C2
2.5CarlsbergiteCrN
2.6SiderazotFe5N2
2.7GupeiiteFe3Si
2.8XifengiteFe5Si3
2.9Khamrabaevite(Ti,V,Fe)C
2.11Cohenite(Fe,Ni,Co)3C
2.12Roaldite(Fe,Ni)4N
2.13Suessite(Fe,Ni)3Si
2.14Schreibersite(Fe,Ni)3P
2.15Barringerite(Fe,Ni)2P
2.16Perryite(Ni,Fe)5(Si,P)2

Other Names for Haxonite

Name in Other Languages:
German:Haxonit
Simplified Chinese:碳铁矿
哈镍碳铁矿
Spanish:Haxonita

Other Information

Health Risks:
No information on health risks for this material has been entered into the database. You should always treat mineral specimens with care.

References for Haxonite

Reference List:
American Mineralogist (1974): 59: 209.

Nature (Physical Sciences): 229: 61-62.

Internet Links for Haxonite

Localities for Haxonite

map shows a selection of localities that have latitude and longitude coordinates recorded. Click on the symbol to view information about a locality. The symbol next to localities in the list can be used to jump to that position on the map.
(TL) indicates type locality for a valid mineral species. (FRL) indicates first recorded locality for everything else. ? indicates mineral may be doubtful at this locality. All other localities listed without reference should be considered as uncertain and unproven until references can be found.
Algeria
 
  • Adrar Province
Buchwald, V. F. (1975) Handbook of Iron Meteorites, vol 2: 632-634. University of California Press.
Antarctica
 
  • Eastern Antarctica
    • Victoria Land
      • Allan Hills
Brearley, A. J. & Jones, R. H. (1998). Chondritic Meteorites. In: Planetary Materials (Papike, J. J., Editor): Chapter 3, 398 pages. Mineralogical Society of America: Washington, DC, USA. (1998) ; Scott, E. R. D., Taylor, GJ, Maggiore P., Keil K. & Mckinley S.G. (1981) Three CO3 chondrites from Antarctica — Comparison of carbonaceous and ordinary type 3 chondrites: Meteoritics 16( 4): 385. (Dec 1981).
Argentina
 
  • Chaco
    • Doce de Octubre Department
      • Gran Chaco
Buchwald, V. F. (1975) Handbook of Iron Meteorites. University of California Press. 1418 pages.
Australia
 
  • Western Australia
    • Quairading Shire
Buchwald, V. F. (1975) Handbook of Iron Meteorites. University of California Press. 1418 pages.
China
 
  • Xinjiang Autonomous Region
    • Yili Hasake Autonomous Prefecture (Ili Kazakh Autonomous Prefecture)
      • Aletai Prefecture (Altay Prefecture)
        • Fuhai Co. (Burultokay Co.)
Yongheng Chen and Daode Wang (1989): Acta Mineralogica Sinica 9(2), 119-125
Hungary
 
  • Veszprém Co.
    • Bakony Mts
      • Nagyvázsony
Szakáll-Gatter-Szendrei:Mineral Species of Hungary,2005
India
 
  • Madhya Pradesh
Taylor, G. J., Okada, A., Scott, E. R. D., Rubin, A. E., Huss, G. R. & Keil, K. (1981) The Occurrence and Implications of Carbide-Magnetite Assemblages in Unequilibrated Ordinary Chondrites (abstract). Lunar and PLanetary Science XII: 1076-1078. ( March 1981)
  • Uttar Pradesh
    • Morabad district
Buchwald, V. F. (1975) Handbook of Iron Meteorites. vol 2. University of California Press.
Mexico (TL)
 
  • Mexico
    • Jiquipilco (Xiquipilco)
Am Min 59 (1974), 209
Russia
 
  • Far-Eastern Region
    • Primorskiy Kray
      • Sikhote-Alin Mts
        • Paseka village
H. J. Axon, J. Kinder, C. W. Haworth and J. W. Horsfield (1981) Carlsbergite, CrN, in Troilite, FeS, of the Sikhote Alin Meteoritic Iron. Mineralogical Magazine 44:107-109.
Turkey
 
  • Aegean Region
    • Aydin Province
Buchwald, V. F. (1975) Handbook of Iron Meteorites. University of California Press. 1418 pages.
USA (TL)
 
  • Arizona
    • Coconino Co.
      • Winslow
        • Meteor Crater and vicinity
Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 244; Scott, E.R.D. (1971), New carbide (Fe,Ni)23C6, found in meteorites, Nat. Phys. Sci.: 229: 61-62; Am.Min.: 59 (1974), 209.
  • California
    • Modoc Co.
      • Goose Lake
Buchwald, V. F. (1975) Handbook of Iron Meteorites. University of California Press. 1418 pages.
  • Georgia
    • Wilcox Co.
Buchwald, V. F. (1975) Handbook of Iron Meteorites. University of California Press. 1418 pages.
  • Illinois
    • Jo Daviess Co.
      • Woodbine
Buchwald, V. F. (1975) Handbook of Iron Meteorites. University of California Press. 1418 pages.
  • Kentucky
    • Metcalfe Co.
http://rruff.geo.arizona.edu/doclib/hom/haxonite.pdf.
  • New Mexico
    • San Juan Co.
Buchwald, V. F. (1975) Handbook of Iron Meteorites. University of California Press. 1418 pages.
  • Tennessee
    • Claiborne Co.
http://rruff.geo.arizona.edu/doclib/hom/haxonite.pdf.; Buchwald, V. F. (1975) Handbook of Iron Meteorites. University of California Press. 1418 pages.
  • Texas
    • Ector Co.
      • Odessa
Buchwald, V. F. (1975) Handbook of Iron Meteorites. University of California Press. 1418 pages.
    • Hamilton Co.
      • Carlton
Buchwald, V. F. (1975) Handbook of Iron Meteorites. vol 2: 428-431.University of California Press. 3 volumes, 1418 pages.
    • Red River Co.
      • Rugby (Deport area)
www.lpi.usra.edu/meetings/metsoc2000/pdf/5106.pdf.
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