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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)

Nickel-Strunz 10th (pending) edition ID: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
Dana 8th edition ID: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:Ga, N
All elements listed in formula:Ga, N

Relationship of Unnamed (Gallium nitride) to other Species

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz Grouping):

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1.BC.UM2007-16-N:Ti
Ti
 
7
N
 
3
1.BC.05Roaldite
(Fe,Ni)
 
4
N
1.BC.10Siderazot
Fe
 
5
N
 
2
1.BC.15Carlsbergite
CrN
1.BC.15Osbornite
TiN

Other Information

Health Warning: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:

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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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    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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