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Allabogdanite

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About AllabogdaniteHide

Formula:
(Fe,Ni)2P
Colour:
Light straw-yellow
Lustre:
Metallic
Hardness:
5 - 6
Specific Gravity:
7.11 (Calculated)
Crystal System:
Orthorhombic
Name:
Named in honor of Alla Nikolaevna Bogdanova (Аллы Николаевны Богдановой) (1947 - 2004), crystallographer with the Geological Institute, Kola Science Centre of Russian Academy of Sciences, Apatity, Kola peninsula, Russia, for her contributions to the study of new mineral species.
This page provides mineralogical data about Allabogdanite.


Classification of AllabogdaniteHide

Approved
Approval Year:
2000
First Published:
2002
1.BD.15

1 : ELEMENTS (Metals and intermetallic alloys; metalloids and nonmetals; carbides, silicides, nitrides, phosphides)
B : Metallic Carbides, Silicides, Nitrides and Phosphides
D : Phosphides
Dana 7th ed.:
1.1.32.2

Physical Properties of AllabogdaniteHide

Metallic
Transparency:
Opaque
Colour:
Light straw-yellow
Hardness:
5 - 6 on Mohs scale
Tenacity:
Brittle
Cleavage:
None Observed
Density:
7.11 g/cm3 (Calculated)

Optical Data of AllabogdaniteHide

Type:
Anisotropic
Anisotropism:
Distinct, light to dark creamy
Reflectivity:
480nmR1=47.0%R2= 37.6%
540nmR1=48.2%R2=39.2%
580nmR1=49.6%R2=40.7%
660nmR1=52.3%R2= 44.3%

Reflectance graph
Graph shows reflectance levels at different wavelengths (in nm). Top of box is 100%. Peak reflectance is 52.3%.
R1 shown in black, R2 shown in red
Colour in reflected light:
Creamy

Chemical Properties of AllabogdaniteHide

Formula:
(Fe,Ni)2P

Crystallography of AllabogdaniteHide

Crystal System:
Orthorhombic
Class (H-M):
mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) - Dipyramidal
Space Group:
Pnma
Cell Parameters:
a = 5.748 Å, b = 3.548 Å, c = 6.661 Å
Ratio:
a:b:c = 1.62 : 1 : 1.877
Unit Cell V:
135.8 ų
Z:
4
Morphology:
{001} and probably {110} and {100}; flattened on {001}
Twinning:
Gypsum-like possibly with twin-plane {110}

X-Ray Powder DiffractionHide

Powder Diffraction Data:
d-spacingIntensity
2.238 (100)
210)(
2.120 (80)
2.073 (70)
1.884 (50)
212)(
1.843 (40)
1.788 (40)
1.774 (40)
1.758 (40)
1.346 (40)
313(
410)(
1.277 (40)

Type Occurrence of AllabogdaniteHide

General Appearance of Type Material:
Lath-like crystals to 0.4x0.1x0.01mm
Place of Conservation of Type Material:
Mineralogical Museum, Department of Mineralogy, St. Petersburg State University, catalogue no. 1/18632.
Geological Setting of Type Material:
In 'Plessite' - an intergrowth of Taenite and Kamacite
Associated Minerals at Type Locality:
Reference:
Britvin, S.N., Rudashevskii, N.S., Krivovichev, S.V., Burns, P.C., Polekhovsky, Y.S. (2002) Allabogdanite, (Fe,Ni)2P, a new mineral from the Onello meteorite: The occurrence and crystal structure. American Mineralogist: 87: 1245-1249.

Synonyms of AllabogdaniteHide

Other Language Names for AllabogdaniteHide

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Taenite3 photos of Allabogdanite associated with Taenite on mindat.org.
Schreibersite1 photo of Allabogdanite associated with Schreibersite on mindat.org.

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz GroupingHide

1.BD.ZuktamruriteFeP2Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pnnm
1.BD.05Schreibersite(Fe,Ni)3PTet. 4 : I4
1.BD.05Nickelphosphide(Ni,Fe)3PTet.
1.BD.10Barringerite(Fe,Ni)2PHex. 6 m2 : P62m
1.BD.10MonipiteMoNiPHex. 6 m2 : P62m
1.BD.15FlorenskyiteFeTiPOrth.
1.BD.15AndreyivanoviteFeCrPOrth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pnma
1.BD.20Melliniite(Ni,Fe)4PIso. 2 3 : P21 3

Other InformationHide

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 AllabogdaniteHide

Reference List:
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Britvin, S.N., Rudashevskii, N.S., Krivovichev, S.V., Burns, P.C., Polekhovsky, Y.S. (2002) Allabogdanite, (Fe,Ni)2P, a new mineral from the Onello meteorite: The occurrence and crystal structure. American Mineralogist: 87: 1245-1249.
Mandarino, J.A. (2003) New minerals. The Canadian Mineralogist: 41: 803-828.
Mikouchi, T., Zolensky, M., Tachikawa, O., Komatsu, M., Ivanova, M.A., Le, L., Gounelle, M. (2006) Electron back-scatter diffraction (EBSD) analysis of two unusual minerals in carbonaceous chondrites. Lunar and Planetary Science: 37: 1855-1855.
Pekov, I.V. (2007) New minerals from former Soviet Union countries, 1998-2006: new minerals approved by the IMA commission on new minerals and mineral names. Mineralogical Almanac: 11: 9-51.

Internet Links for AllabogdaniteHide

Localities for AllabogdaniteHide

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Locality ListHide

- This locality has map coordinates listed. - This locality has estimated coordinates. ⓘ - Click for further information on this occurrence. ? - Indicates mineral may be doubtful at this locality. - Good crystals or important locality for species. - World class for species or very significant. (TL) - Type Locality for a valid mineral species. (FRL) - First Recorded Locality for everything else (eg varieties). Struck out - Mineral was erroneously reported from this locality. Faded * - Never found at this locality but inferred to have existed at some point in the past (eg from pseudomorphs.)

All localities listed without proper references should be considered as questionable.
Russia (TL)
 
  • Eastern-Siberian Region
    • Sakha Republic (Yakutia)
      • Aldan shield
        • Onello River basin
          • Bol'shoy Dolguchan River
Am. Min. 87:5-1245-1249
Mineral and/or Locality  
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