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Zincmelanterite (Zink-Melanterit)

Collectors Summary

Color grün, gelblich grün, abfelgrün
Streak color weiß
Lustre Glasglanz
Hardness (Mohs) 2
Solubility +++ H2O, dehydratisiert, Aufbewahren in einem versiegeltenBehälter
Crystal System monoklin,

Chemism

Chem­ical formula

(Zn,Fe2+)[SO4]·7H2O

Chem­ical com­po­si­tion

Eisen, Zink, Sauerstoff, Schwefel, Wasserstoff

Unit weight: 285.188838 u; Number of atoms in the formula: 27

Info

Empirical formula:

(Zn0.75Fe0.25)[SO4]·7H2O

Element

Symbol

Weight%

Atoms

Atoms%

Atom weight (u)

Sum weight (u)

Hydrogen

H

4.95

14

51.85

1.0079470

14.1112580

Oxygen

O

61.71

11

40.74

15.9994300

175.9937300

Sulfur

S

11.24

1

3.70

32.0655000

32.0655000

Iron

Fe

4.90

0.25

0.93

55.8452000

13.9613000

Zinc

Zn

17.20

0.75

2.78

65.4094000

49.0570500

Anal­y­sis wt%

CuO : 12.37, ZnO : 12.89, FeO : 2.14, SO3 : 28.78, H2O : 42.61 (Ref: Am.J.Sci.20)

Strunz 9th edi­tion incl. updates

7.CB.35

7: Sulfate (Selenate, Tellurate, Chromate, Molybdate, Wolframate)
C: Sulfate (Selenate, etc.) ohne weitere Anionen, mit H2O
B: Mit ausschließlich mittelgroßen Kationen
35:Melanterit-Gruppe

Lapis Clas­sifica­tion

VI/C.06-050

VI: SULFATE, CHROMATE, MOLYBDATE UND WOLFRAMATE
C: Wasserhaltige Sulfate, ohne fremde Anionen
6: Mittelgroße Kationen; Melanterit-Gruppe

Clas­sifica­tion by Hölzel

7.CB.425

7: SULFATES CHROMATES MOLYBDATES WOLFRAMATES
C: Sulfates (-Anions +Water)
B: Vitriol-Group, Mg,Fe,Co,Ni,Mn,Cu,Zn-Sulfates with 4 to 7 Water
4: Epsomite-Group

Hey's Chem­ical Index of Min­er­als

25.05.15

25: Sulphates
05: Sulphates of Zn and Hg

Dana 8th edi­tion

29.06.10.03

29: Hydrated Acid and Sulfates
06: Hydrated Acid and Sulfates where A XO4 · x(H2O)
10: Melanterite Group (Heptahydrates, Monoclinic: P21/c)

IMA sta­tus

pre IMA (vor 1959), vererbt, meist von der CNMNC anerkannt

Min­eral sta­tus

anerkanntes Mineral

Optical Properties

Color

grün, gelblich grün, abfelgrün

Streak color

weiß

Diaphane­ity (Trans­parency)

transparent bis durchscheinend

Lus­tre

Glasglanz

max. Birefrin­gence

0.009

Birefringence chart\! Zincmelanterite title=Birefringence chart Zincmelanterite

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

1.479

RI value β

1.483

RI value γ / ε

1.488

Ri mean

1.483

2V angle

Biaxial (+) 90°

Optical Data Luminescence

Lumi­nes­cence

keine Fluoreszenz bekannt

Crystallography

Crystal Sys­tem

monoklin

Cell param­e­ters a (Å)

14.1 a

Cell param­e­ters b (Å)

6.5 a

Cell param­e­ters c (Å)

11.0 a

Cell param­e­ters a/b or c/a

2.169

Cell param­e­ters c/b

1.692

Cell param­e­ters α

90°

Cell param­e­ters β

105°a

Cell param­e­ters γ

90°

Z

4

Volumne (ų)

973.798

X-Ray Pow­der Diffrac­tion

5.439(30),
4.890(100),
3.763(20),
3.706(20),
3.225(30),
3.194(20),
2.739(80),
2.476(30)

XRD chart Zincmelanterite

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

Physical Properties

Hard­ness (Mohs)

2

VHN (Hard­ness Vick­ers)

53 (ungefähre Angabe abgeleitet aus der Mohshärte)

Density (g/cm³)

2.02 (gemssen) 1.93 (berechnet)

1.945 ( ρ calc. Mineralienatlas )

Insta­bil­ity

+++ H2O, dehydratisiert, Aufbewahren in einem versiegeltenBehälter

(Co-)Type locality

(Co-)Type locality

USA/Colorado/Gunnison Co./Vulcan District/Good Hope Mine

Preface

Author (Name, Year)

Larsen & Glenn, 1920

References

Acta Mineralogica Sinica (in chinesisch) 15 (1995), 286.

American Mineralogist 81 (1996), 1518 (Zusammenfassung).

Handbook of Mineralogy (Anthony u.a.), 5 (2003), 782.

Canadian Mineralogist 41 (2003), 937.

Tidying up mineral names: an IMA-CNMNC scheme for suffixes, hyphens and diacritical marks: Mineral. Record, 39 (2008), 131-135

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

Alpersite

(Mg)SO4·7H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/c

7.CB.35

Bieberite

CoSO4·7 H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/c

7.CB.35

Boothite

(Cu,Mg)(SO4)·7H2O

7.CB.35

Mallardite

Mn2+SO4·7H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/c

7.CB.35

Melanterite

Fe2+SO4·7H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/c

7.CB.35

Zincmelanterite

(Zn,Fe2+)[SO4]·7H2O

7.CB.35

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

Alpersite

(Mg)SO4·7H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/c

VI/C.06-005

Melanterite

Fe2+SO4·7H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/c

VI/C.06-010

Mallardite

Mn2+SO4·7H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/c

VI/C.06-020

Bieberite

CoSO4·7 H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/c

VI/C.06-030

Boothite

(Cu,Mg)(SO4)·7H2O

VI/C.06-040

Zincmelanterite

(Zn,Fe2+)[SO4]·7H2O

VI/C.06-050

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

Epsomite

MgSO4·7H2O

orthorhombisch : 222 : P212121

7.CB.400

Alpersite

(Mg)SO4·7H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/c

7.CB.405

Boothite

(Cu,Mg)(SO4)·7H2O

7.CB.410

Goslarite

ZnSO4·7H2O

orthorhombisch : 222 : P212121

7.CB.420

Zincmelanterite

(Zn,Fe2+)[SO4]·7H2O

7.CB.425

Melanterite

Fe2+SO4·7H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/c

7.CB.430

Morenosite

NiSO4·7H2O

orthorhombisch : 222 : P212121

7.CB.440

Bieberite

CoSO4·7 H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/c

7.CB.450

Mallardite

Mn2+SO4·7H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/c

7.CB.460

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

Melanterite

Fe2+SO4·7H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/c

29.06.10.01

Boothite

(Cu,Mg)(SO4)·7H2O

29.06.10.02

Zincmelanterite

(Zn,Fe2+)[SO4]·7H2O

29.06.10.03

Bieberite

CoSO4·7 H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/c

29.06.10.04

Mallardite

Mn2+SO4·7H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/c

29.06.10.05

Alpersite

(Mg)SO4·7H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/c

29.06.10.06

Epsomite

MgSO4·7H2O

orthorhombisch : 222 : P212121

29.06.11.01

Goslarite

ZnSO4·7H2O

orthorhombisch : 222 : P212121

29.06.11.02

Morenosite

NiSO4·7H2O

orthorhombisch : 222 : P212121

29.06.11.03

Minasragrite

V4+[O|SO4]·5H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/c

29.06.12.01

Bobjonesite

(V4+O)[SO4]·3H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/n

29.06.12.02

Anorthominasragrite

V4+[O|SO4]·5H2O

triklin : 1 : P1

29.06.12.03

Stanleyite

V4+[O|SO4]·6H2O

29.06.13.01

Orthominasragrite

V4+[O|SO4]·5H2O

orthorhombisch : mm2 : Pmn21

29.06.13.02

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

Zincocopiapite

ZnFe43+(SO4)6(OH)2·18H2O

triklin : 1 : P1

25.05.14

Zincmelanterite

(Zn,Fe2+)[SO4]·7H2O

25.05.15

Zincobotryogen

ZnFe3+(SO4)2(OH)·7H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/n

25.05.16

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old name

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Zinc-melanterite

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Zink-Melanterit

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