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Zaratite (Zaratit)

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Zaratit
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Zaratit

Bildbreite: 3 mm; Fundort: Winterslag, Genk, Provinz Limburg, Belgien

Copyright: Richard De Nul
Contribution: slugslayer 2010-01-23
Locality: Winterslag / Genk / Limburg, Provinz / Belgien
brauner Reevesit mit grünem Zaratit
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brauner Reevesit mit grünem Zaratit

Fundort: Lord Brassey Mine, Heazlewood, Tasmanien, Australien; Größe: 65 x 60 mm

Copyright: Andrew Tuma
Contribution: slugslayer 2008-12-23
Locality: Lord Brassey Mine / Heazlewood District / Tasmanien / Australien
Zaratit
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Zaratit

Größe: 70x40 mm; Fundort: Wood's Chrome Mine, Texas, Little Britain Township, Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania, USA

Copyright: Paul Bongaerts
Contribution: slugslayer 2010-01-22
Locality: Wood's Chrome Mine / Texas / Little Britain Township / Lancaster Co. / Pennsylvania / USA
Zaratit
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Zaratit

Größe: 52x50x11 mm; Fundort: Mendenhall No. 1 Mine, Cedar Mountain, Cedar Mountain District, Alameda Co., Kalifornien, USA

Copyright: Dan Weinrich
Contribution: slugslayer 2010-01-22
Locality: Mendenhall No. 1 Mine (Cedar Mountain Mine; Newman Mine) / Cedar Mountain / Cedar Mountain District / Alameda Co. / Kalifornien (California) / USA
Zaratit, Heazlewoodit
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Zaratit, Heazlewoodit

Zaratit (grün) auf Heazlewoodit. Bidbreite: 2 mm, Fundort: Jeffrey Mine, Asbestos, Shipton Township, Richmond Co., Québec, Kanada

Copyright: Luigi Chiappino
Contribution: thdun5 2010-06-10
Locality: Lord Brassey Mine / Heazlewood District / Tasmanien / Australien
Zaratit (grün) auf Talk, Magnetit
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Zaratit (grün) auf Talk, Magnetit

Geisspfad-Pass; Binn, Goms, Bezirk; Wallis, Schweiz. BB:4cm.

Collection: Doc Diether
Copyright: Doc Diether
Contribution: Doc Diether 2018-04-02
Locality: Geisspfad-Pass / Geisspfad-Gebiet / Binn / Goms, Bezirk / Wallis / Schweiz

Collectors Summary

Color smaragdgrün
Streak color hellgrün
Hardness (Mohs) 3.5
Solubility +++ Säuren
Crystal System kubisch,
Morphology kubisch

Chemism

Chemical formula

Ni3(CO3)(OH)4·4H2O

Chemical composition

Nickel, Kohlenstoff, Sauerstoff, Wasserstoff

Unit weight: 376.180134 u; Number of atoms in the formula: 27

Info

Empirical formula:

Ni3(CO3)(OH)4·4H2O

Element

Symbol

Weight%

Atoms

Atoms%

Atom weight (u)

Sum weight (u)

Hydrogen

H

3.22

12

44.44

1.0079470

12.0953640

Carbon

C

3.19

1

3.70

12.0107800

12.0107800

Oxygen

O

46.78

11

40.74

15.9994300

175.9937300

Nickel

Ni

46.81

3

11.11

58.6934200

176.0802600

Analysis wt%

NiO : 56.82, MgO : 1.68, CO2 : 11.63, H2O : 29.87 (Ref: Dana, 7th ed. 2)

Strunz 9th edition incl. updates

5.DA.15

5: Carbonate (Carbonate, Nitrate)
D: Carbonate mit weitere Anionen, mit H2O
A: Mit mittelgroßen [Kationen]
15:Otwayit-Gruppe

Lapis Classification

V/E.05-020

V: NITRATE, CARBONATE UND BORATE
E: Wasserhaltige Carbonate, mit fremden Anionen

Classification by Hölzel

5.DA.400

5: CARBONATES NITRATES ARSENITES SULFITES SELENITES TELLURITES IODATES
D: Carbonates (+Anions +Water)
A: With small-medium Cations
4: Zaratite-Group

IMA status

Status fragwürdig

Optical Properties

Color

smaragdgrün

Streak color

hellgrün

Diaphaneity (Transparency)

durchscheinend

max. Birefringence

0.012

Birefringence chart\! Zaratite title=Birefringence chart Zaratite

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

1.597

RI value β

1.602

RI value γ / ε

1.609

Ri mean

1.603

2V angle

Biaxial (+) 81°

Optical Data Luminescence

Luminescence

keine Fluoreszenz bekannt

Crystallography

Crystal System

kubisch

Cell parameters a (Å)

6.16

Cell parameters b (Å)

-

Cell parameters c (Å)

-

Cell parameters a/b or c/a

1

Cell parameters c/b

-

Cell parameters α

90°

Cell parameters β

90°

Cell parameters γ

90°

Z

1

Volumne (ų)

233.745

X-Ray Powder Diffraction

8.93(80),
5.07(100),
2.73(50),
2.45(80),
2.00(30),
1.91(20),
1.74(10),
1.55(20)

XRD chart Zaratite

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

Morphology

kubisch

Physical Properties

Hardness (Mohs)

3.5

VHN (Hardness Vickers)

130 (ungefähre Angabe abgeleitet aus der Mohshärte)

Density (g/cm³)

2.6

2.672 ( ρ calc. Mineralienatlas )

Instability

+++ Säuren

Preface

Author (Name, Year)

Casares, 1851

References

Handbook of Mineralogy (Anthony et al.), 5 (2003), 776

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

Otwayite

Ni2(CO3)(OH)2·H2O

5.DA.15

'Zaratite'

Ni3(CO3)(OH)4·4H2O

5.DA.15

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

Otwayite

Ni2(CO3)(OH)2·H2O

V/E.05-010

'Zaratite'

Ni3(CO3)(OH)4·4H2O

V/E.05-020

Kambaldaite

NaNi4(CO3)3(OH)3·3H2O

hexagonal : 6 : P63

V/E.05-030

Szymańskiite

Hg161+(Ni,Mg)6(CO3)12(OH)12(H3O8)·3H2O

hexagonal : 6 : P63

V/E.05-040

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

'Zaratite'

Ni3(CO3)(OH)4·4H2O

5.DA.400

Claraite

(Cu,Zn)15(CO3)4(AsO4)2(SO4)(OH)14·7H2O

triklin : 1 : P1

5.DA.420

Other languages

German

Zaratit

Spanish

Zaratita

English

Zaratite

French

Zaratite

Russian

Заратит

Simplified Chinese

翠镍矿

Alternative Name

Spanish

Carbonato hidratado de Niquel

Italian

Carbonato hidratado de Niquel

Emerald Nickel

Hydrate of Nickel

German

Nickel Smaragd

Texasite (of Kenngott)

Italian

Zavalita

Zavalite

Automatic Links to external internet sources (Responsibility is with the operator)

German pages

DeWikiPedia - search for: Zaratit
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Mineralogisch-Petrographisches-Institut Hamburg - search for: Zaratit

English pages

Mindat - search for: Zaratite
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Handbook-of-Mineralogy - search for: Zaratite
RRUFF - Raman, XRD and other mineral data - search for: Zaratite
RRUFF - References and PDF downloads - search for: Zaratite
American-Mineralogist-Crystal-Structure-Database - search for: Zaratite
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Russian pages

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Mineral Dealer

German pages

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