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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.


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Classification of Carbon Dioxide IceHide

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

Pronounciation of Carbon Dioxide IceHide

Pronounciation:
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Jolyon & Katya RalphUnited Kingdom

Chemical Properties of Carbon Dioxide IceHide

Formula:
CO2

Synonyms of Carbon Dioxide IceHide

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz GroupingHide

4.DA.05QuartzSiO2Trig. 3 2 : P31 2 1
4.DA.10OpalSiO2 · nH2O
4.DA.10TridymiteSiO2Tric. 1
4.DA.15CristobaliteSiO2Tet. 4 2 2 : P41 21 2
4.DA.20MogániteSiO2Mon.
4.DA.25Melanophlogite46SiO2 · 6(N2,CO2) · 2(CH4,N2)Tet.
4.DA.30LechatelieriteSiO2
4.DA.35CoesiteSiO2Mon. 2/m : B2/b
4.DA.40StishoviteSiO2Tet. 4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m) : P42/mnm
4.DA.45KeatiteSiO2
4.DA.50SeifertiteSiO2Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pbcn

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 Carbon Dioxide IceHide

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

Internet Links for Carbon Dioxide IceHide

Localities for Carbon Dioxide IceHide

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.
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