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Carbon Dioxide Ice

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Formula:
CO2
A gas at normal atmospheric pressure and temperature, solid carbon dioxide is found in certain high-pressure inclusions in other mineral crystals and is known to be found in significant amounts on other planets, comets, asteroids, etc.


Classification of Carbon Dioxide Ice

4.DA.

4 : OXIDES (Hydroxides, V[5,6] vanadates, arsenites, antimonites, bismuthites, sulfites, selenites, tellurites, iodates)
D : Metal: Oxygen = 1:2 and similar
A : With small cations: Silica family

Chemical Properties of Carbon Dioxide Ice

Formula:
CO2
Elements listed in formula:

Relationship of Carbon Dioxide Ice to other Species

4.DA.05QuartzSiO2
4.DA.10OpalSiO2 · nH2O
4.DA.10TridymiteSiO2
4.DA.15CristobaliteSiO2
4.DA.20MogániteSiO2
4.DA.25Melanophlogite46SiO2 · 6(N2,CO2) · 2(CH4,N2)
4.DA.30LechatelieriteSiO2
4.DA.35CoesiteSiO2
4.DA.40StishoviteSiO2
4.DA.45KeatiteSiO2
4.DA.50SeifertiteSiO2

Other Names for Carbon Dioxide Ice

Name in Other Languages:

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 Carbon Dioxide Ice

Reference List:
Schrauder, M., Navon, O. (1993) Solid Carbon Dioxide in a Natural Diamond. Nature: 365: 42-44.

Internet Links for Carbon Dioxide Ice

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Localities for Carbon Dioxide Ice

(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.
Mars
 
  • Vastitas Borealis
NASA
The Moon
 
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