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Unnamed (Gallium Nitride)

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Formula:
GaN
Crystal System:
Hexagonal
This page provides mineralogical data about Unnamed (Gallium Nitride).


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Classification of Unnamed (Gallium Nitride)Hide

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
1.3.10.

1 : NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
3 : Semi-metals and non-metals

Chemical Properties of Unnamed (Gallium Nitride)Hide

Formula:
GaN

Crystallography of Unnamed (Gallium Nitride)Hide

Crystal System:
Hexagonal
Class (H-M):
6mm - Dihexagonal Pyramidal
Space Group:
P63mc
Cell Parameters:
a = 3.186 Å, c = 5.178 Å
Ratio:
a:c = 1 : 1.625
Unit Cell V:
45.52 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)

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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 Unnamed (Gallium Nitride)Hide

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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.

Internet Links for Unnamed (Gallium Nitride)Hide

Localities for Unnamed (Gallium Nitride)Hide

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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.
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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