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Zinkosite (Цинкозит)

Collectors Summary

Color weingelb, grauweiß
Streak color weiß
Solubility +++ H2O
Crystal System orthorhombisch, Pnma

Chemism

Chem­ical formula

ZnSO4

Chem­ical com­po­si­tion

Zink, Sauerstoff, Schwefel

Unit weight: 161.47262 u; Number of atoms in the formula: 6

Info

Empirical formula:

ZnSO4

Element

Symbol

Weight%

Atoms

Atoms%

Atom weight (u)

Sum weight (u)

Oxygen

O

39.63

4

66.67

15.9994300

63.9977200

Sulfur

S

19.86

1

16.67

32.0655000

32.0655000

Zinc

Zn

40.51

1

16.67

65.4094000

65.4094000

Anal­y­sis wt%

ZnO : 50.41, SO3 : 49.59 (Ref: berechnet)

Strunz 9th edi­tion incl. updates

7.AB.10

7: Sulfate (Selenate, Tellurate, Chromate, Molybdate, Wolframate)
A: Sulfate (Selenate, etc.) ohne weitere Anionen, ohne H2O
B: Mit mittelgroßen Kationen
10:Chalkocyanit-Gruppe

Lapis Clas­sifica­tion

VI/A.01-020

VI: SULFATE, CHROMATE, MOLYBDATE UND WOLFRAMATE
A: Wasserfreie Sulfate [SO4] 2-, ohne fremde Anionen
1: Mittelgroße Kationen

Clas­sifica­tion by Hölzel

7.AA.120

7: SULFATES CHROMATES MOLYBDATES WOLFRAMATES
A: Sulfates (-Anions -Water)
A: Sulfates with C medium

Dana 8th edi­tion

71.02.02b.10

71: Phyllosilicate Minerals
02: Phyllosilicates Phyllosilicate Sheets of Six-Membered Rings with 2:1 Layers
02b: Mica Group (Biotite subgroup)

IMA sta­tus

Erstbeschreibung vor CNMNC-Gründung (1959), als Mineral meist anerkannt

Min­eral sta­tus

anerkanntes Mineral

Optical Properties

Color

weingelb, grauweiß

Streak color

weiß

max. Birefrin­gence

0.012

Birefringence chart\! Zinkosite title=Birefringence chart Zinkosite

Michel-Levy Color Chart viewed according to the maximum birefringence (at 30μm). Mineral color is not taken into account. Click on the image to enlarge or change thickness.

RI value α / ω / n

1.658

RI value β

1.669

RI value γ / ε

1.670

Ri mean

1.666

2V angle

Biaxial (-) 15°

Crystallography

Crystal Sys­tem

orthorhombisch

Class (H-M)

mmm

Space Group number

62

Space Group

Pnma

Cell param­e­ters a (Å)

8.588

Cell param­e­ters b (Å)

6.740

Cell param­e­ters c (Å)

4.770

Cell param­e­ters a/b or c/a

1.274

Cell param­e­ters c/b

0.708

Cell param­e­ters α

90°

Cell param­e­ters β

90°

Cell param­e­ters γ

90°

Z

4

Volumne (ų)

276.102

X-Ray Pow­der Diffrac­tion

4.29(20),
4.17(80),
3.616(50),
3.543(100),
2.650(70),
2.620(70),
1.984(20),
1.773(30)

XRD chart Zinkosite

Calculated from d-spacing and intensity at 0.1541838 nm (Cu)

Crystal Structure 3D

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Physical Properties

Density (g/cm³)

3.88 (berechnet)

3.884 ( ρ calc. Mineralienatlas )

Insta­bil­ity

+++ H2O

Preface

Author (Name, Year)

Breithaupt, 1852

References

Mineralogy and Petrology 39 (1988), 201

Related minerals "Strunz Classification" (9. Edition) [Mineral | Chemical formula | Crystal system : Class (H-M) : Space Group | Indenture number]

Chalcocyanite

CuSO4

orthorhombisch : mmm : Pnma

7.AB.10

'Ferrotellurite'

Fe(Te6+O4) (?)

7.AB.10

Zinkosite

ZnSO4

orthorhombisch : mmm : Pnma

7.AB.10

Related minerals "Lapis Classification" [Mineral | Chemical formula | Crystal system : Class (H-M) : Space Group | Indenture number]

Chalcocyanite

CuSO4

orthorhombisch : mmm : Pnma

VI/A.01-010

Zinkosite

ZnSO4

orthorhombisch : mmm : Pnma

VI/A.01-020

Related minerals "Hoelzel Classification" [Mineral | Chemical formula : Crystal system : Class (H-M) | Space Group | Indenture number]

Chalcocyanite

CuSO4

orthorhombisch : mmm : Pnma

7.AA.100

Zinkosite

ZnSO4

orthorhombisch : mmm : Pnma

7.AA.120

Related minerals "Dana 8. Classification" [Mineral | Chemical formula : Crystal system : Class (H-M) | Space Group | Indenture number]

Talc

Mg3Si4O10(OH)2

monoklin : 2/m : C2/c

71.02.01.03

Willemseite

(Ni,Mg)3Si4O10(OH)2

monoklin : m : Cc

71.02.01.04

'Glauconite'

(K,Na)(Fe3+,Al,Mg)2(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2

monoklin : 2/m : C2/m

71.02.02a.05

Tobelite

(NH4,K)Al2(Si3Al)O10(OH)2

monoklin : 2/m : C2/m

71.02.02a.07

'Tetraferriannite'

KFe2+3(Si3Fe3+)O10(OH)2

monoklin : 2/m : C2/m

71.02.02b.04

Sokolovaite

CsLi2AlSi4O10F2

71.02.02b.08b

Zinkosite

ZnSO4

orthorhombisch : mmm : Pnma

71.02.02b.10

'Zinnwaldite'

KLiFe2+Al(AlSi3)O10(F,OH)2

monoklin : 2 : C2

71.02.02b.10

'Ephesite'

NaLiAl2(Al2Si2)O10(OH)2

monoklin : m : Cc

71.02.02b.16

Clintonite

Ca(Mg,Al)3(Al3Si)O10(OH)2

monoklin : 2/m, m : C2/m, ?

71.02.02c.02

Anandite

(Ba,K)(Fe2+,Mg)3(Si,Al,Fe)4O10(S,OH)2

monoklin : 2/m : C2/c

71.02.02c.04

Oxykinoshitalite

(Ba,K)(Mg,Fe2+,Ti4+)3(Si,Al)4O10O2

monoklin : 2/m : C2/m

71.02.02c.08

Hydrobiotite

K(Mg,Fe2+)6(Si,Al)8O20(OH)4·nH2O

monoklin : 2/m : C2/m

71.02.02d.01

Cuprorivaite

CaCuSi4O10

tetragonal : 4/mmm : P4/ncc

71.02.03.01

Gillespite

BaFe2+Si4O10

tetragonal : 4/mmm : P4/ncc

71.02.03.02

Effenbergerite

BaCu[Si4O10]

tetragonal : 4/mmm : P4/ncc

71.02.03.03

Wesselsite

Sr0.9Ba0.1CuSi4O10

tetragonal : 4/mmm : P4/ncc

71.02.03.04

Ferrisurite

(Pb,Ca)2-3(Fe3+,Al)2[(OH,F)2.5-3|(CO3)1.5-2|Si4O10]·0.5 H2O

monoklin : 2, 2/m : P21, P21/m

71.02.04.01

Surite

Pb2Ca(Al,Mg)2(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2(CO3,OH)3·0.5 H2O

monoklin : 2 : P21

71.02.04.02

Niksergievite

(Ba, Ca)2Al3[(OH)6|CO3|(Si, Al)4O10]·0.2 H2O

monoklin : 2/m, 2, m : C2/m, C2, Cm

71.02.04.03

Macaulayite

(Fe3+,Al)24Si4O43(OH)2

71.02.05.01

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Цинкозит

Alternative Name

German

Almagrerit

Spanish

Almagrerita

Almagrerite

Zincosite

Italian

Zinkosita

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