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Roselite (Roselit)

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Roselith
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Roselith

Bildbreite: 1,5 mm; Fundort: Bou Azzer, Bou Azza Distrilt, Tazenakht, Ouarzazate-Provinz, Region Souss-Massa-Draa (Draâ), Marokko

Copyright: Frédéric Hède (Gluon)
Contribution: Hg 2015-02-19
Locality: Bou Azzer Mine / Ouisselsate, Caïdat / Amerzgane, Cercle / Ouarzazate, Provinz / Drâa-Tafilalet, Region / Marokko
Blockiger rotvioletter Roselith  in Dolomit
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Blockiger rotvioletter Roselith in Dolomit (SNr: A038874)

von Bou Azzer, Quarzazate, Marokko, BB = 2,0 mm

Collection: Lithothek der Münchener Micromounter
Copyright: husi
Contribution: Münchener Micromounter 2018-07-02
Locality: Bou Azzer, Bergbaurevier / Drâa-Tafilalet, Region / Marokko
Roselith
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Roselith

Bou Azzer, Tazenakht, Ouarzazate Province, Drâa-Tafilalet Region, Morocco. Kristallgröße 2-3 mm

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Contribution: skibbo 2018-11-24
Locality: Bou Azzer, Bergbaurevier / Drâa-Tafilalet, Region / Marokko
Roselith
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Roselith

Roselith xx bis 3 mm auf weissen Quarz xx, mit unbekannten xx, vermutlich Roselith-ß oder Talmessit, vergesellschaftet
Grube Daniel, Neustädtel, Schneeberg, Erzgebirge, Sachsen, Deutschland
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Collection: Schluchti
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Contribution: Schluchti 2020-04-15
Locality: Grube Daniel (Schacht 36) / Neustädtel / Schneeberg / Erzgebirgskreis / Sachsen / Deutschland
Roselith
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Roselith

Bildbreite: 2 mm; Fundort: Bou Azzer, Bou Azza Distrilt, Tazenakht, Ouarzazate-Provinz, Region Souss-Massa-Draa (Draâ), Marokko

Copyright: Christian Rewitzer
Contribution: Hg 2009-06-25
Locality: Bou Azzer Mine / Ouisselsate, Caïdat / Amerzgane, Cercle / Ouarzazate, Provinz / Drâa-Tafilalet, Region / Marokko
Roselith
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Roselith

Bildbreite: 3,5 mm; Fundort: Aghbar Mine, Bou Azzer, Anti-Atlas, Marokko

Copyright: Frédéric Hède (Gluon)
Contribution: Hg 2014-10-31
Locality: Aghbar Mine (Arhbar Mine) / Aghbar / Agdz, Cercle / Zagora, Provinz / Drâa-Tafilalet, Region / Marokko

Collectors Summary

Color rosa/rosarot
Streak color blassrot
Hardness (Mohs) 3.5
Solubility +++ Säuren
Crystal System monoklin, P21/c

Chemism

Chem­ical formula

Ca2(Co,Mg)(AsO4)2·2H2O

Chem­ical com­po­si­tion

Arsen, Calcium, Kobalt, Magnesium, Sauerstoff, Wasserstoff

Unit weight: 444.302257675 u; Number of atoms in the formula: 19

Info

Empirical formula:

Ca2(Co0.75Mg0.25)(AsO4)2·2H2O

Element

Symbol

Weight%

Atoms

Atoms%

Atom weight (u)

Sum weight (u)

Hydrogen

H

0.91

4

21.05

1.0079470

4.0317880

Oxygen

O

36.01

10

52.63

15.9994300

159.9943000

Magnesium

Mg

1.37

0.25

1.32

24.3050600

6.0762650

Calcium

Ca

18.04

2

10.53

40.0784000

80.1568000

Cobalt

Co

9.95

0.75

3.95

58.9332009

44.1999007

Arsenic

As

33.73

2

10.53

74.9216020

149.8432040

Anal­y­sis wt%

CaO : 25.17, MgO : 4.22, CoO : 10.03, As2O5 : 52.41, H2O : 8.22 (Ref: Dana, 7th ed. 2)

Strunz 9th edi­tion incl. updates

8.CG.10

8: Phosphate, Arsenate, Vanadate
C: Phosphate ohne weitere Anionen, mit H2O
G: Mit großen und mittelgroßen Kationen, RO4:H2O = 1:1
10:Roselith-Gruppe

Lapis Clas­sifica­tion

VII/C.17-100

VII: PHOSPHATE, ARSENATE UND VANADATE ("Phosphate" des Registers immer einschließlich isotyper Arsenate und Vanadate!)
C: Wasserhaltige Phosphate, ohne fremde Anionen
17: Mittelgroße und große Kationen: Fe-Mn-Zn-Mg und Ca-(NH4) 1+; Fairfieldit-Roselith-Reihe

Clas­sifica­tion by Hölzel

8.CD.910

8: PHOSPHATES ARSENATES VANADATES
C: Phosphates (-Anions +Water)
D: Phosphates, Valency: 1,2 for large, 2 for medsized Cations
9: very large: 2, large/medium=2/1, monoclinic Roselite-Group

Dana 8th edi­tion

40.02.03.01

40: Hydrated Phosphates, etc
02: Hydrated Phosphates, etc where A++ (B++)2 (XO4) · x(H2O)
03: Roselite Subgroup (Monoclinic: P21/c)

IMA sta­tus

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

Min­eral sta­tus

anerkanntes Mineral

IMA Classification

IMA Clas­sifica­tion

Roselite group

Optical Properties

Color

rosa/rosarot

Streak color

blassrot

Diaphane­ity (Trans­parency)

transparent bis durchscheinend

max. Birefrin­gence

0.02

Birefringence chart\! Roselite title=Birefringence chart Roselite

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

1.71

RI value β

1.72

RI value γ / ε

1.73

Ri mean

1.720

2V angle

Biaxial (+) 68°!

Crystallography

Crystal Sys­tem

monoklin

Class (H-M)

2/m

Space Group number

14

Space Group

P21/c

Cell param­e­ters a (Å)

5.61

Cell param­e­ters b (Å)

12.83

Cell param­e­ters c (Å)

5.61

Cell param­e­ters a/b or c/a

0.437

Cell param­e­ters c/b

0.437

Cell param­e­ters α

90°

Cell param­e­ters β

100.75

Cell param­e­ters γ

90°

Z

2

Volumne (ų)

396.701

X-Ray Pow­der Diffrac­tion

6.444(20),
5.089(20),
3.746(10),
3.395(30),
3.354(60),
3.222(70),
2.993(100),
2.763(50)

XRD chart Roselite

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)

3.5

VHN (Hard­ness Vick­ers)

130 (ungefähre Angabe abgeleitet aus der Mohshärte)

Density (g/cm³)

3.69

3.719 ( ρ calc. Mineralienatlas )

Insta­bil­ity

+++ Säuren

Preface

Occurrences

selten ++

Author (Name, Year)

Lévy, 1824

References

Zapiski Vserossiskogo Mineralogicheskogo Obshchetstva 130 (2001) (4), 10

IMA group assignments

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

Brandtite

Ca2(Mn,Mg)(AsO4)2·2H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/c

8.CG.10

Roselite

Ca2(Co,Mg)(AsO4)2·2H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/c

8.CG.10

Rruffite

CuCa2(AsO4)2·2H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/c

8.CG.10

Wendwilsonite

Ca2(Mg,Co)(AsO4)2·2H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/c

8.CG.10

Zincroselite

Ca2Zn(AsO4)2·2H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/c

8.CG.10

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

Collinsite

Ca2(Mg,Fe2+)(PO4)2·2H2O

triklin : 1 : P1

VII/C.17-010

Hillite

Ca2(Zn,Mg)[PO4]2·2H2O

triklin : 1 : P1

VII/C.17-015

Messelite

Ca2(Fe2+,Mn)(PO4)2·2H2O

triklin : 1 : P1

VII/C.17-020

Fairfieldite

Ca2(Mn,Fe2+)(PO4)2·2H2O

triklin : 1 : P1

VII/C.17-030

Cassidyite

Ca2(Ni,Mg)(PO4)2·2H2O

triklin : 1 : P1

VII/C.17-040

Talmessite

Ca2Mg(AsO4)2·2H2O

triklin : 1 : P1

VII/C.17-050

Nickeltalmessite

Ca2Ni(AsO4)2·2H2O

triklin : 1 : P1

VII/C.17-055

Gaitite

Ca2Zn(AsO4)2·2H2O

triklin : 1 : P1

VII/C.17-060

Parabrandtite

Ca2Mn2+(AsO4)2·2H2O

triklin : 1, 1 : P1, P1

VII/C.17-070

Roselite-beta

Ca2Co(AsO4)2·2H2O

VII/C.17-080

Wendwilsonite

Ca2(Mg,Co)(AsO4)2·2H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/c

VII/C.17-090

Roselite

Ca2(Co,Mg)(AsO4)2·2H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/c

VII/C.17-100

Rruffite

CuCa2(AsO4)2·2H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/c

VII/C.17-110

Zincroselite

Ca2Zn(AsO4)2·2H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/c

VII/C.17-120

Brandtite

Ca2(Mn,Mg)(AsO4)2·2H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/c

VII/C.17-130

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

Wendwilsonite

Ca2(Mg,Co)(AsO4)2·2H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/c

8.CD.900

Roselite

Ca2(Co,Mg)(AsO4)2·2H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/c

8.CD.910

Brandtite

Ca2(Mn,Mg)(AsO4)2·2H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/c

8.CD.920

Zincroselite

Ca2Zn(AsO4)2·2H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/c

8.CD.930

Rruffite

CuCa2(AsO4)2·2H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/c

8.CD.940

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

Anapaite

Ca2Fe2+(PO4)2·4H2O

triklin : 1 : P1

40.02.01.01

Fairfieldite

Ca2(Mn,Fe2+)(PO4)2·2H2O

triklin : 1 : P1

40.02.02.01

Messelite

Ca2(Fe2+,Mn)(PO4)2·2H2O

triklin : 1 : P1

40.02.02.02

Collinsite

Ca2(Mg,Fe2+)(PO4)2·2H2O

triklin : 1 : P1

40.02.02.03

Cassidyite

Ca2(Ni,Mg)(PO4)2·2H2O

triklin : 1 : P1

40.02.02.04

Talmessite

Ca2Mg(AsO4)2·2H2O

triklin : 1 : P1

40.02.02.05

Gaitite

Ca2Zn(AsO4)2·2H2O

triklin : 1 : P1

40.02.02.06

Parabrandtite

Ca2Mn2+(AsO4)2·2H2O

triklin : 1, 1 : P1, P1

40.02.02.08

Hillite

Ca2(Zn,Mg)[PO4]2·2H2O

triklin : 1 : P1

40.02.02.09

Roselite

Ca2(Co,Mg)(AsO4)2·2H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/c

40.02.03.01

Brandtite

Ca2(Mn,Mg)(AsO4)2·2H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/c

40.02.03.02

Zincroselite

Ca2Zn(AsO4)2·2H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/c

40.02.03.03

Wendwilsonite

Ca2(Mg,Co)(AsO4)2·2H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/c

40.02.03.04

Manganlotharmeyerite

Ca(Mn3+,Mg)2(AsO4)2(OH,H2O)2

monoklin : 2/m : C2/m

40.02.03.05

Prosperite

CaZn2(AsO4)2·H2O

monoklin : 2/m : C2/c

40.02.04.01

Parascholzite

CaZn2(PO4)2·2H2O

monoklin : 2/m : I2/c

40.02.05.01

Scholzite

CaZn2(PO4)2·2H2O

orthorhombisch : mm2 : Pbc21

40.02.06.01

Phosphophyllite

Zn2(Fe2+,Mn)(PO4)2·4H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/c

40.02.07.01

Brackebuschite

Pb2Mn3+(VO4)2(OH)

monoklin : 2/m : P21/m

40.02.08.01

Arsenbrackebuschite

Pb2(Fe3+,Zn)(AsO4)2(OH,H2O)

monoklin : 2/m : P21/m

40.02.08.02

Feinglosite

Pb2Zn(AsO4)2·H2O

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

40.02.08.03

Calderónite

Pb2Fe3+[OH|(VO4)2]

monoklin : 2/m : P21/m

40.02.08.04

Bushmakinite

Pb2(Al,Cu2+)[OH|PO4|(V5+,Cr6+)O4]

monoklin : 2/m : P21/m

40.02.08.05

Tsumcorite

PbZnFe2+(AsO4)2·H2O

monoklin : 2/m : C2/m

40.02.09.01

Helmutwinklerite

PbZn2(AsO4)2·2H2O

triklin : 1 : P1

40.02.09.02

Mawbyite

PbFe3+2(AsO4)2(OH)2

monoklin : 2/m : C2/m

40.02.09.04

Rappoldite

Pb(Co,Ni,Zn)2[AsO4]2 ·2H2O

triklin : 1 : P1

40.02.09.05

Schneebergite

(Bi3+,Ca)(Co,Ni,Fe3+)2[AsO4]2·2(OH,H2O)

monoklin : 2/m : C2/m

40.02.09.06

Nickelschneebergite

(Bi3+,Ca)(Ni,Co,Fe3+)2[AsO4]2·2(OH,H2O)

monoklin : 2/m : C2/m

40.02.09.07

Cobalttsumcorite

Pb(Co,Fe3+,Ni)2[AsO4]2·2(H2O,OH)

monoklin : 2/m : C2/m

40.02.09.08

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