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Haxonite

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


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Classification of HaxoniteHide

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

Pronounciation of HaxoniteHide

Pronounciation:
PlayRecorded byCountry
Jolyon & Katya RalphUnited Kingdom

Physical Properties of HaxoniteHide

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

Optical Data of HaxoniteHide

Type:
Isotropic

Chemical Properties of HaxoniteHide

Formula:
(Fe,Ni)23C6

Crystallography of HaxoniteHide

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

Type Occurrence of HaxoniteHide

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

Synonyms of HaxoniteHide

Other Language Names for HaxoniteHide

German:Haxonit
Simplified Chinese:碳铁矿
哈镍碳铁矿
Spanish:Haxonita

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz GroupingHide

1.BA.05CoheniteFe3COrth.
1.BA.10Isovite(Cr,Fe)23C6Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fm3m
1.BA.15TongbaiteCr3C2Orth.
1.BA.20Khamrabaevite(Ti,V,Fe)C
1.BA.20Niobocarbide(Nb,Ta)CIso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fm3m
1.BA.20TantalcarbideTaCIso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fm3m
1.BA.25QusongiteWCHex. 6 m2 : P6m2
1.BA.30YarlongiteCr4Fe4NiC4Hex. 6mm : P63mc

Related Minerals - Dana Grouping (8th Ed.)Hide

1.1.16.1CoheniteFe3COrth.

Related Minerals - Hey's Chemical Index of Minerals GroupingHide

2.1MoissaniteSiCHex. 6mm : P63mc
2.2SinoiteSi2N2OOrth.
2.3OsborniteTiNIso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fm3m
2.4TongbaiteCr3C2Orth.
2.5CarlsbergiteCrN
2.6SiderazotFe5N2Hex.
2.7GupeiiteFe3SiIso.
2.8XifengiteFe5Si3Hex. 6/mmm (6/m 2/m 2/m) : P63/mcm
2.9Khamrabaevite(Ti,V,Fe)C
2.11CoheniteFe3COrth.
2.12Roaldite(Fe,Ni)4N
2.13Suessite(Fe,Ni)3Si
2.14Schreibersite(Fe,Ni)3PTet. 4 : I4
2.15Barringerite(Fe,Ni)2PHex. 6 m2 : P62m
2.16Perryite(Ni,Fe)5(Si,P)2Trig.

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 HaxoniteHide

Reference List:
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American Mineralogist (1974): 59: 209.
Nature (Physical Sciences): 229: 61-62.

Internet Links for HaxoniteHide

Localities for HaxoniteHide

This 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.

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.
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.
Brazil
 
  • Mato Grosso
    • Juína
      • Sorriso river
Kaminski, F., Wirth R. (2017): Nitride, carbonitride and nitrocarbide inclusions in lower-mantlediamonds: A key to the balance of nitrogen in the Earth. Geophysical Research Abstracts, EGU 2017-1751 (EGU General Assembly): vol. 19
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.
Indonesia
 
  • Java (Jawa)
    • Jawa Timur Province (East Java Province)
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 Conference XII: pp. 1076-1078. (March 1981).
Kazakhstan
 
  • Kostanay Province (Qostanay Oblysy; Kostanai Oblast')
    • Bischtübe village area
Buchwald, V.F. (1975): Handbook of Iron Meteorites. University of California Press; 2: 322-324; http://www.lpi.usra.edu/meteor/metbull.php?sea=Bischt%C3%BCbe&sfor=names&ants=&falls=&valids=&stype=contains&lrec=50&map=ge&browse=&country=All&srt=name&categ=All&mblist=All&rect=&phot=&snew=0&pnt=Normal%20table&code=5057 (2016) - Meteoritical Bulletin: Entry for Bischtübe
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
    • Brewster Co.
      • Terlingua District
        • Study Butte
Fredriksson K., Jarosewich E., and Wlotzka F. (1989) Study Butte: A chaotic chondrite breccia with normal H-group chemistry. Z. Naturforsch. 44a: 945-962.
    • 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.
  • Virginia
    • Augusta Co.
Buchwald, V. F. (1975) Handbook of Iron Meteorites. University of California Press. 1418 pages.
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