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Shattuckite

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Dioptas xx auf Shattuckit mit Calcit xx
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Dioptas xx auf Shattuckit mit Calcit xx
FO: Omaue Mine/Opuwo/Namibia; Bildbreite ca. 18mm
Copyright: etalon; Contribution: etalon
Collection: etalon
Location: Namibia/Kunene, Region/Kaokoveld Plateau/Omaue Mine
Mineral: Dioptase, Shattuckite
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Dioptas xx auf Shattuckit mit Calcit xx

FO: Omaue Mine/Opuwo/Namibia; Bildbreite ca. 18mm

Collection: etalon
Copyright: etalon
Contribution: etalon 2019-10-20
Locality: Omaue Mine / Kaokoveld Plateau / Kunene, Region / Namibia
Shattuckit
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Shattuckit
Shattuckit mit Malachit, Größe: 5,8 x 5,3 x 4,9 cm, Fundort: Kandesei, Kaokoveld Plateau, Kunene Region, Namibia
Copyright: Fabre Minerals; Contribution: thdun5
Location: Namibia/Kunene, Region/Kaokoveld Plateau/Kandesei (Okandawasi; Otjikotu)
Mineral: Shattuckite
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Shattuckit

Shattuckit mit Malachit, Größe: 5,8 x 5,3 x 4,9 cm, Fundort: Kandesei, Kaokoveld Plateau, Kunene Region, Namibia

Copyright: Fabre Minerals
Contribution: thdun5 2010-10-14
Locality: Kandesei (Okandawasi; Otjikotu) / Kaokoveld Plateau / Kunene, Region / Namibia
Shattuckite
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Shattuckite specimen, from - Tantara Mine, Shinkolobwe, Katanga Copper Crescent, Katanga, Democratic Republic of Congo; Size 50 х 48 х 24 mm
Copyright: pegmatite; Contribution: pegmatite
Collection: pegmatite
Location: Demokratische Republik Kongo/Katanga (Shaba), Provinz/Ober-Katanga (Haut-Katanga), Distrikt/Shinkolobwe (Kasolo)/Tantara
Mineral: Shattuckite
Image: 1478339019
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Shattuckite

Shattuckite specimen, from - Tantara Mine, Shinkolobwe, Katanga Copper Crescent, Katanga, Democratic Republic of Congo; Size 50 х 48 х 24 mm

Collection: pegmatite
Copyright: pegmatite
Contribution: pegmatite 2016-11-05
Locality: Tantara / Shinkolobwe (Kasolo) / Ober-Katanga (Haut-Katanga), Distrikt / Katanga (Shaba), Provinz / Demokratische Republik Kongo
Shattuckit xx
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Shattuckit xx
FO: Katanga / Kongo; Bildbreite ca. 3,2mm
Copyright: etalon; Contribution: etalon
Collection: etalon
Location: Demokratische Republik Kongo/Katanga (Shaba), Provinz
Mineral: Shattuckite
Image: 1459960395
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Shattuckit xx

FO: Katanga / Kongo; Bildbreite ca. 3,2mm

Collection: etalon
Copyright: etalon
Contribution: etalon 2016-04-06
Locality: Katanga (Shaba), Provinz / Demokratische Republik Kongo
Shattuckit
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Shattuckit
Größe: 3,8 x 3,5 x 2,2 cm, Fundort: Kandesei, Kaokoveld Plateau, Kunene Region, Namibia
Copyright: Rob Lavinsky; Contribution: thdun5
Location: Namibia/Kunene, Region/Kaokoveld Plateau/Kandesei (Okandawasi; Otjikotu)
Mineral: Shattuckite
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Shattuckit

Größe: 3,8 x 3,5 x 2,2 cm, Fundort: Kandesei, Kaokoveld Plateau, Kunene Region, Namibia

Copyright: Rob Lavinsky
Contribution: thdun5 2010-10-14
Locality: Kandesei (Okandawasi; Otjikotu) / Kaokoveld Plateau / Kunene, Region / Namibia
Shattukit
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Shattukit
Langblättrige blaue Kristalle, BB = 3,5 mm; Fundort: Moon Anchor Mine, Maricopa Co., Arizona, USA.
Copyright: Hannes Osterhammer; Contribution: Münchener Micromounter
Collection: Lithothek der Münchener Micromounter, Collection number: A027586, Donator: eschuhbauer
Location: USA/Arizona/Maricopa Co./Big Horn Mts/Osborn District/Moon Anchor Mine
Mineral: Shattuckite
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Shattukit (SNr: A027586)

Langblättrige blaue Kristalle, BB = 3,5 mm; Fundort: Moon Anchor Mine, Maricopa Co., Arizona, USA.

Collection: Lithothek der Münchener Micromounter
Copyright: Hannes Osterhammer
Contribution: Münchener Micromounter 2015-06-25
Locality: Moon Anchor Mine / Osborn District / Big Horn Mts / Maricopa Co. / Arizona / USA

You find additional specimen at the Geolitho Museum

Collectors Summary

Color blau, dunkelblau, grün
Streak color blass blau
Hardness (Mohs) 3.5
Solubility +++ Säuren
Crystal System orthorhombisch, Pcab

Chemism

Chemical formula

Cu5(SiO3)4(OH)2

Chemical composition

Kupfer, Silicium, Sauerstoff, Wasserstoff

Unit weight: 656.081534 u; Number of atoms in the formula: 25

Info

Empirical formula:

Cu5(SiO3)4(OH)2

Element

Symbol

Weight%

Atoms

Atoms%

Atom weight (u)

Sum weight (u)

Hydrogen

H

0.31

2

8.00

1.0079470

2.0158940

Oxygen

O

34.14

14

56.00

15.9994300

223.9920200

Silicon

Si

17.12

4

16.00

28.0855300

112.3421200

Copper

Cu

48.43

5

20.00

63.5463000

317.7315000

Analysis wt%

SiO2 : 36.06, CuO : 59.39, H2O : 2.62 (Ref: American Mineralogist 67)

Strunz 9th edition incl. updates

9.DB.40

9: Silikate (Germanate)
D: Ketten- und Bandsilikate (Inosilikate)
B: Ketten- und Bandsilikate mit 2 periodischen Ketten SiO6; mit zusätzlich O, OH, H2O Pyroxen-verwandte Mineralien
40:Shattuckit-Gruppe

Lapis Classification

VIII/F.04-010

VIII: SILIKATE
F: Ketten- und Bandsilikate
4: Zweierketten [Si2O6] 4-

Classification by Hölzel

9.DE.400

9: SILICATES
D: Inosilicates; ~[Si2O6]4--...2-Chain
E: Orthorhombic Pyroxenes and Pyroxenoides
4: Shattuckite-Group

Dana 8th edition

65.01.07.01

65: Inosilicate Minerals
01: Inosilicates Inosilicate Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2

IMA status

Neudefinition von der CNMNC anerkannt

Mineral status

anerkanntes Mineral

Optical Properties

Color

blau, dunkelblau, grün

Streak color

blass blau

Diaphaneity (Transparency)

transparent bis durchscheinend

max. Birefringence

0.062

Birefringence chart\! Shattuckite title=Birefringence chart Shattuckite

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

1.753

RI value β

1.782

RI value γ / ε

1.815

Ri mean

1.783

2V angle

Biaxial (+) 88°

Optical Data Luminescence

Luminescence

keine Fluoreszenz bekannt

Crystallography

Crystal System

orthorhombisch

Class (H-M)

mmm

Space Group number

61

Space Group

Pcab

Cell parameters a (Å)

9.885

Cell parameters b (Å)

19.832

Cell parameters c (Å)

5.383

Cell parameters a/b or c/a

0.498

Cell parameters c/b

0.271

Cell parameters α

90°

Cell parameters β

90°

Cell parameters γ

90°

Z

4

Volume (ų)

1055.28

X-Ray Powder Diffraction

4.965(60),
4.432(100),
3.643(40),
3.500(70),
3.307(50),
2.783(50),
2.744(40),
2.366(70)

XRD chart Shattuckite

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)

3.8

4.129 ( ρ calc. Mineralienatlas )

Instability

+++ Säuren

Preface

Author (Name, Year)

Schaller, 1915

References

Handbook of Mineralogy (Anthony et al.), 2 (1995), 726

Other languages

German

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Spanish

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English

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French

Shattuckite

Russian

Шаттукит

Japanese

シャッタカイト

Simplified Chinese

斜硅铜矿

Alternative Name

Shattukite

CNMNC symbol

Symbol

Sha

Locations with GPS information

IDs

GUSID (Global unique identifier short form) VpM7-3xACkarnI7iwOGNNw
GUID (Global unique identifier) FB3B9356-407C-460A-AB9C-8EE2C0E18D37
Database ID 3496