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Unnamed (Gallium nitride)

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Formula:
GaN
System:
Hexagonal
This page provides mineralogical data about Unnamed (Gallium nitride).

Classification of Unnamed (Gallium nitride)

1.BC.20

1 : ELEMENTS (Metals and intermetallic alloys; metalloids and nonmetals; carbides, silicides, nitrides, phosphides)
B : Metallic Carbides, Silicides, Nitrides and Phosphides
C : Nitrides
1.3.10.

1 : NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
3 : Semi-metals and non-metals
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Crystallography of Unnamed (Gallium nitride)

Crystal System:
Hexagonal
Class (H-M):
6mm - Dihexagonal Pyramidal
Space Group:
P63mc
Cell Parameters:
a = 3.186Å, c = 5.178Å
Ratio:
a:c = 1 : 1.625
Unit Cell Volume:
V 45.52 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)

Chemical Properties of Unnamed (Gallium nitride)

Formula:
GaN
Essential elements:
All elements listed in formula:

Relationship of Unnamed (Gallium nitride) to other Species

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 Unnamed (Gallium nitride)

Reference List:
Chen, J. et al. (2006): The finding of natural GaN crystals in sediments from the East Pacific Ocean, Chinese Science Bulletin 51, 1101-1105.

Internet Links for Unnamed (Gallium nitride)

Localities for Unnamed (Gallium nitride)

(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.
Pacific Ocean
 
Chen, J. et al. (2006): The finding of natural GaN crystals in sediments from the East Pacific Ocean, Chinese Science Bulletin 51, 1101-1105.
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