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Collectors Summary

Color weiß
Streak color weiß
Hardness (Mohs) 1.5
Cleavages vollkommen
Solubility +++ HNO3
Crystal System trigonal, R3, R3

Chemism

Chemical formula

Ca4Al2[SO4|(OH)12]·6H2O

Chemical composition

Aluminium, Calcium, Sauerstoff, Schwefel, Wasserstoff

Unit weight: 622.5203644 u; Number of atoms in the formula: 53

Info

Empirical formula:

Ca4Al2[SO4(OH)12]·6H2O

Element

Symbol

Weight%

Atoms

Atoms%

Atom weight (u)

Sum weight (u)

Hydrogen

H

3.89

24

45.28

1.0079470

24.1907280

Oxygen

O

56.54

22

41.51

15.9994300

351.9874600

Aluminium

Al

8.67

2

3.77

26.9815382

53.9630764

Sulfur

S

5.15

1

1.89

32.0655000

32.0655000

Calcium

Ca

25.75

4

7.55

40.0784000

160.3136000

Analysis wt%

Al2O3 : 19.60, CaO : 34.50, SO3 : 12.90, H2O : 33.45 (Ref: Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, (Monatshefte) 97)

Strunz 9th edition incl. updates

4.FL.15

4: Oxide, Hydroxide (Oxide, Hydroxide, V[5,6]-Vanadate, Arsenite, Antimonite, Bismutite, Sulfite, Selenite, Tellurite, Iodate)
F: Hydroxide (ohne V oder U)
L: Hydroxide mit H2O ± (OH); Lagen kantenverknüpfter Oktaeder
15:Kuzelit-Gruppe

Lapis Classification

IV/F.10-020

IV: OXIDE
F: Hydroxide und oxidische Hydrate (wasserhaltige Oxide mit Schichtstruktur)

Classification by Hölzel

7.DD.830

7: SULFATES CHROMATES MOLYBDATES WOLFRAMATES
D: Sulfates (+Anions +Water)
D: Sulfate-Hydrotalcites

Dana 8th edition

06.04.12.01

06: Hydroxides and Oxides Containing Hydroxyl
04: Hydroxides and Oxides Containing Hydroxyl containing multiple cations

IMA status

Anerkannt von der CNMNC

Mineral status

anerkanntes Mineral

IMA Classification

IMA Classification

Hydrotalcite Supergroup  ⇒ Hydrocalumite Group

Optical Properties

Color

weiß

Streak color

weiß

Diaphaneity (Transparency)

transparent

max. Birefringence

0.021

Birefringence chart\! Kuzelite title=Birefringence chart Kuzelite

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

1.504

RI value γ / ε

1.483

Ri mean

1.497

2V angle

Uniaxial (-)

Crystallography

Crystal System

trigonal

Class (H-M)

3, 3

Space Group number

146, 148

Space Group

R3, R3

Cell parameters a (Å)

5.76

Cell parameters b (Å)

-

Cell parameters c (Å)

53.66

Cell parameters a/b or c/a

9.316

Cell parameters c/b

-

Z

3

Volumne (ų)

1541.794

X-Ray Powder Diffraction

8.97(100),
4.476(70),
4.004(30),
2.882(30),
2.422(30),
2.362(40),
2.190(40),
2.071(30)

XRD chart Kuzelite

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

Crystals 3D

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Crystal Structure 3D

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Physical Properties

Hardness (Mohs)

1.5

Density (g/cm³)

1.99 - 2.02 / Durchschnittlich = 2

2.011 ( ρ calc. Mineralienatlas )

Cleavages

vollkommen

Instability

+++ HNO3

(Co-)Type locality

(Co-)Type locality

Type material

Mineraliensammlung des Instituts für Geowissenschaften der Universität Halle

Collection number of type material

Probe TYP 001 HSUL

Paragenesis of type material

Ettringit, Afwillit, Natrolith, Calcit, Tobermorit, Gyrolith, Portlandit, Apophyllit

Preface

Author (Name, Year)

Pöllmann & Witzke & Kohler, 1997

References

Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte (1997), 423

IMA group assignments

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

Kuzelite

Ca4Al2[SO4|(OH)12]·6H2O

trigonal : 3, 3 : R3, R3

4.FL.15

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

Hydrocalumite

Ca2Al(OH)6[Cl1-x(OH)x]·3H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P2/c

IV/F.10-010

Kuzelite

Ca4Al2[SO4|(OH)12]·6H2O

trigonal : 3, 3 : R3, R3

IV/F.10-020

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

Mammothite

Pb6Cu4AlSb5+O2(SO4)2Cl4(OH)16

monoklin : 2 : C2

7.DD.800

Kuzelite

Ca4Al2[SO4|(OH)12]·6H2O

trigonal : 3, 3 : R3, R3

7.DD.830

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

Schwertmannite

Fe3+16[O16|(OH)9-12(SO4)3.5-2]

tetragonal : 4/m : P4/m

06.04.10.01

Nepskoeite

Mg4(OH)7Cl·6H2O

orthorhombisch : mmm, mm2, mm2 : Pcmm, Pcm21, Pc2m

06.04.11.01

Kuzelite

Ca4Al2[SO4|(OH)12]·6H2O

trigonal : 3, 3 : R3, R3

06.04.12.01

Jacquesdietrichite

Cu2[BO(OH)2](OH)3

orthorhombisch : mmm : Pnma

06.04.13.01

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IMA Number

IMA 1996-053

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