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Spherocobaltite (Sphärocobaltit)

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Sphärocobaltit
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Sphärocobaltit

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

Copyright: Frédéric Hède (Gluon)
Contribution: Hg 2016-02-05
Locality: Agoudal / Bou Azer (Bou Azzer), Distrikt / Taznakht / Ouarzazate, Provinz / Drâa-Tafilalet, Region / Marokko
Sphärocobaltit
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Sphärocobaltit (SNr: A032950)

von Agoudal, Bou Azzer, Quarzazate, Marokko, linsenförmig geschwungene rosafarbene Kristalle; BB = 3,0 mm,

Collection: Lithothek der Münchener Micromounter
Copyright: Dr. A. Oelmann
Contribution: Münchener Micromounter 2016-08-12
Locality: Agoudal Mine / Agoudal / Bou Azer (Bou Azzer), Distrikt / Taznakht / Ouarzazate, Provinz / Drâa-Tafilalet, Region / Marokko
Sphärocobaltit
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Sphärocobaltit

Sphärocobaltit xx auf Dolomit; Bildbreite: 5 mm; Fundort: Agoudal, Bou Azzer, Anti-Atlas, Marokko

Collection: Schluchti
Copyright: Schluchti
Contribution: Schluchti 2009-03-29
Locality: Bou Azzer / Bou Azer (Bou Azzer), Distrikt / Taznakht / Ouarzazate, Provinz / Drâa-Tafilalet, Region / Marokko
Sphärocobaltit
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Sphärocobaltit

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

Copyright: Jean-Marc Johannet
Contribution: Hg 2009-07-21
Locality: Bou Azzer / Bou Azer (Bou Azzer), Distrikt / Taznakht / Ouarzazate, Provinz / Drâa-Tafilalet, Region / Marokko
Sphärocobaltit
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Sphärocobaltit (SNr: A037769)

von Agoudal, Bou Azzer, Quarzazate, Marokko; rhomboedrische, dunkelviolette Kristalle, BB = 3,0 mm

Collection: Lithothek der Münchener Micromounter
Copyright: Dr. A. Oelmann
Contribution: Münchener Micromounter 2016-08-12
Locality: Agoudal Mine / Agoudal / Bou Azer (Bou Azzer), Distrikt / Taznakht / Ouarzazate, Provinz / Drâa-Tafilalet, Region / Marokko
Sphärocobaltit
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Sphärocobaltit

Sphärocobaltit xx bis 2mm
Fundort: Mashamba West, Katanga, DR Kongo

Copyright: Christian Rewitzer
Contribution: Schluchti 2009-01-16
Locality: Mashamba West Mine / Kolwezi, Revier / Lualaba, Distrikt / Katanga (Shaba), Provinz / Demokratische Republik Kongo

Collectors Summary

Color grau braun, rosa, schwarz
Streak color rosa
Hardness (Mohs) 4
Solubility +++ Säuren
Crystal System trigonal, R3c

Chemism

Chemical formula

CoCO3

Chemical composition

Kobalt, Kohlenstoff, Sauerstoff

Unit weight: 118.9422709 u; Number of atoms in the formula: 5

Info

Empirical formula:

CoCO3

Element

Symbol

Weight%

Atoms

Atoms%

Atom weight (u)

Sum weight (u)

Carbon

C

10.10

1

20.00

12.0107800

12.0107800

Oxygen

O

40.35

3

60.00

15.9994300

47.9982900

Cobalt

Co

49.55

1

20.00

58.9332009

58.9332009

Strunz 9th edition incl. updates

5.AB.05

5: Carbonate (Carbonate, Nitrate)
A: Carbonate ohne weitere Anionen, ohne H2O
B: Alkali-Erden- (und andere M2*) Carbonate
05:Calcit-Gruppe

Lapis Classification

V/B.02-070

V: NITRATE, CARBONATE UND BORATE
B: Wasserfreie Carbonate [CO3] 2-, ohne fremde Anionen
2: Calcit-Gruppe

Classification by Hölzel

5.AB.145

5: CARBONATES NITRATES ARSENITES SULFITES SELENITES TELLURITES IODATES
A: Carbonates (-Anions -Water)
B: Carbonates: hexagonal or trigonal
1: Calcite-Group

IMA status

Sphaerocobaltite als Name zurückgewiesen von der CNMMN (1980) jetzt Spherocobaltite.

Mineral status

anerkanntes Mineral

IMA Classification

IMA Classification

Calcite group

Optical Properties

Color

grau braun, rosa, schwarz

Streak color

rosa

Diaphaneity (Transparency)

transparent bis durchscheinend

max. Birefringence

0.255

Birefringence chart\! Spherocobaltite title=Birefringence chart Spherocobaltite

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

1.855

RI value γ / ε

1.60

Ri mean

1.770

2V angle

Uniaxial (-)

Crystallography

Crystal System

trigonal

Class (H-M)

3m

Space Group

R3c

Cell parameters a (Å)

4.659

Cell parameters b (Å)

-

Cell parameters c (Å)

14.957

Cell parameters a/b or c/a

3.210

Cell parameters c/b

-

Z

6

Volumne (ų)

281.165

X-Ray Powder Diffraction

Crystals 3D

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Crystal Structure 3D

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Physical Properties

Hardness (Mohs)

4

VHN (Hardness Vickers)

190 (ungefähre Angabe abgeleitet aus der Mohshärte)

Density (g/cm³)

4.1

4.215 ( ρ calc. Mineralienatlas )

Instability

+++ Säuren

Preface

Additional Information

Der Name stammt von griechisch `sphaire` (Sphäre, Kugel) wegen seiner Form; und nach dem Cobaltgehalt.

IMA group assignments


 
 
CaCO3
trigonal
R3c

 
 
(Ni,Mg,Fe2+)CO3
trigonal
R3c

 
 
MgCO3
trigonal
R3c

 
 
CdCO3
trigonal
R3c

 
 
Mn(CO3)
trigonal
R3c

 
 
Fe2+CO3
trigonal
R3c

 
 
ZnCO3
trigonal
R3c

 
 
CoCO3
trigonal
R3c

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

Calcite

CaCO3

trigonal : 3m : R3c

5.AB.05

Gaspéite

(Ni,Mg,Fe2+)CO3

trigonal : 3m : R3c

5.AB.05

Magnesite

MgCO3

trigonal : 3m : R3c

5.AB.05

Otavite

CdCO3

trigonal : 3m : R3c

5.AB.05

Rhodochrosite

Mn(CO3)

trigonal : 3m : R3c

5.AB.05

Siderite

Fe2+CO3

trigonal : 3m : R3c

5.AB.05

Smithsonite

ZnCO3

trigonal : 3m : R3c

5.AB.05

Spherocobaltite

CoCO3

trigonal : 3m : R3c

5.AB.05

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

Vaterite

CaCO3

hexagonal : 6/mmm : P63/mmc

V/B.02-010

Calcite

CaCO3

trigonal : 3m : R3c

V/B.02-020

Magnesite

MgCO3

trigonal : 3m : R3c

V/B.02-030

Siderite

Fe2+CO3

trigonal : 3m : R3c

V/B.02-040

Rhodochrosite

Mn(CO3)

trigonal : 3m : R3c

V/B.02-050

Smithsonite

ZnCO3

trigonal : 3m : R3c

V/B.02-060

Spherocobaltite

CoCO3

trigonal : 3m : R3c

V/B.02-070

Gaspéite

(Ni,Mg,Fe2+)CO3

trigonal : 3m : R3c

V/B.02-080

Otavite

CdCO3

trigonal : 3m : R3c

V/B.02-090

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

Calcite

CaCO3

trigonal : 3m : R3c

5.AB.100

Vaterite

CaCO3

hexagonal : 6/mmm : P63/mmc

5.AB.105

Otavite

CdCO3

trigonal : 3m : R3c

5.AB.110

Magnesite

MgCO3

trigonal : 3m : R3c

5.AB.130

Siderite

Fe2+CO3

trigonal : 3m : R3c

5.AB.140

Spherocobaltite

CoCO3

trigonal : 3m : R3c

5.AB.145

Gaspéite

(Ni,Mg,Fe2+)CO3

trigonal : 3m : R3c

5.AB.150

Rhodochrosite

Mn(CO3)

trigonal : 3m : R3c

5.AB.160

Smithsonite

ZnCO3

trigonal : 3m : R3c

5.AB.170

Other languages

Spanish

Esferocobaltita

French

Spherocobaltite

English

Spherocobaltite

German

Sphärocobaltit

Russian

Сферокобальтит

Simplified Chinese

菱钴矿

Japanese

スピヒロコバルト石

old name

English

Sphaerocobaltite

Alternative Name

Cobaltocalcite (of Frondel)

Cobaltocalcite (of Frondel)

German

Kobaltspath

German

Sphaerocobaltit

Spanish

Sphaerocobaltita

German

Sphaerokobaltit

German

Sphärokobaltit

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