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Hapkeite

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Formula:
Fe2Si
System:
Isometric
Colour:
Silvery, with a slight ...
Name:
For Prof. Bruce Hapke
This page provides mineralogical data about Hapkeite.

Classification of Hapkeite

Approved 2003
1.BB.35

1 : ELEMENTS (Metals and intermetallic alloys; metalloids and nonmetals; carbides, silicides, nitrides, phosphides)
B : Metallic Carbides, Silicides, Nitrides and Phosphides
B : Silicides
1.1.33.6

1 : NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
1 : Metals, other than the Platinum Group
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Type Occurrence of Hapkeite

General Appearance of Type Material:
Grains from 2 to 30 microns in size.
Year of Discovery:
2003
Geological Setting of Type Material:
Lunar meteorite - Dhofar-280 - a fragmental highland breccia with well-preserved primary igneous clasts and negligible terrestrial alteration.
Associated Minerals at Type Locality:

Physical Properties of Hapkeite

Metallic
Diaphaneity (Transparency):
Opaque
Colour:
Silvery, with a slight tarnish

Crystallography of Hapkeite

Crystal System:
Isometric
Class (H-M):
m3m (4/m 3 2/m) - Hexoctahedral
Space Group:
Pm3m
Cell Parameters:
a = 2.831Å
Unit Cell Volume:
V 22.69 ų

Chemical Properties of Hapkeite

Formula:
Fe2Si
All elements listed in formula:

Relationship of Hapkeite to other Species

1.BB.ZangboiteTiFeSi2
1.BB.05Suessite(Fe,Ni)3Si
1.BB.05MavlyanoviteMn5Si3
1.BB.10UM2001-18-Si:CuPtSn(Cu,Pt)4Si
1.BB.10Perryite(Ni,Fe)5(Si,P)2
1.BB.15FersiliciteFeSi
1.BB.15NaquiteFeSi
1.BB.20FerdisiliciteFeSi2
1.BB.20LinzhiiteFeSi2
1.BB.25LuobusaiteFe0.84Si2
1.BB.30GupeiiteFe3Si
1.BB.40XifengiteFe5Si3

Other Names for Hapkeite

Name in Other Languages:
German:Hapkeit
Simplified Chinese:哈普克矿
Traditional Chinese:哈普克礦

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 Hapkeite

Reference List:
Lunar and Planetary Science XXXIV (2003) - New Lunar Mineral HAPKEITE*: Product of Impact-Induced Vapor-Phase Deposition in the Regolith? -
http://www.lpi.usra.edu/meetings/lpsc2003/pdf/1818.pdf

Internet Links for Hapkeite

Localities for Hapkeite

(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.
Oman (TL)
 
  • Dhofar Province (Al Janubiyah Province)
LPSC 34, abstract 1818; Mahesh Anand, Lawrence A. Taylor, Mikhail A. Nazarov, J. Shu, H.K. Mao, and Russell J. Hemley (2004) Space weathering on airless planetary bodies: Clues from the lunar mineral hapkeite. PNAS 101:6847–6851
The Moon
 
  • Mare Crisium
Pavel M. Kartashov data
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