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Gillardite

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Bildbreite: 3 mm; Fundort: 132 North Mine, Widgiemooltha, Western Australia, Australien
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Bildbreite: 3 mm; Fundort: 132 North Mine, Widgiemooltha, Western Australia, Australien

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Bildbreite: 4 mm; Fundort: 132 North Mine, Widgiemooltha, Western Australia, Australien
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Bildbreite: 4 mm; Fundort: 132 North Mine, Widgiemooltha, Western Australia, Australien

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Bildbreite: 35 mm; Fundort: 132 North Mine, Widgiemooltha, Western Australia, Australien
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Bildbreite: 35 mm; Fundort: 132 North Mine, Widgiemooltha, Western Australia, Australien

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Kristallgröße: 0,9 mm, Fundort: 132 North Mine, Widgiemooltha, Western Australia, Australien
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Gillardit

Kristallgröße: 0,9 mm, Fundort: 132 North Mine, Widgiemooltha, Western Australia, Australien

Copyright: Jason B. Smith
Contribution: thdun5 2011-01-29
Locality: 132 North Mine / Widgiemooltha / Western Australia / Australien

Collectors Summary

Color dunkelgrün-fast schwarz
Streak color grün
Lustre Glasglanz
Hardness (Mohs) 3
Crystal System trigonal, R3m

Chemism

Chemical formula

Cu3NiCl2(OH)6

Additional chem. information

Atacamit Gruppe

Chemical composition

Chlor, Kupfer, Nickel, Sauerstoff, Wasserstoff

Unit weight: 422.282982 u; Number of atoms in the formula: 18

Info

Empirical formula:

Cu3NiCl2(OH)6

Element

Symbol

Weight%

Atoms

Atoms%

Atom weight (u)

Sum weight (u)

Hydrogen

H

1.43

6

33.33

1.0079470

6.0476820

Oxygen

O

22.73

6

33.33

15.9994300

95.9965800

Chlorine

Cl

16.79

2

11.11

35.4532000

70.9064000

Nickel

Ni

13.90

1

5.56

58.6934200

58.6934200

Copper

Cu

45.14

3

16.67

63.5463000

190.6389000

Analysis wt%

NiO : 15.30, CuO : 55.20, Cl : 17.46, H2O : 12.80 (Ref: Canadian Mineralogist 2007)

Strunz 9th edition incl. updates

3.DA.10c

3: Halide (Fluoride, Chloride, Bromide, Iodide)
D: Oxihalide, Hydroxyhalide und verwandte Doppel-Halide
A: Mit [Cu], etc., ohne [Pb]
10c:

Lapis Classification

III/D.01-065

III: HALOGENIDE (Fluoride, Chloride, Bromide, Jodide)
D: Oxihalogenide
1: Oxihalogenide mit Mg-Mn-Cu-Zn-Sn

Classification by Hölzel

3.CB.208

3: HALIDES
C: Simple Halides with (O,OH)
B: With OH, without H2O

Dana 8th edition

10.01.02.04

10: Oxyhalides and Hydroxyhalides
01: Oxyhalides and Hydroxyhalides where (A)2 (O,OH)3 Xq
02: Paratacamite Group

IMA status

anerkannt Jan/2007

Mineral status

anerkanntes Mineral

IMA Classification

IMA Classification

Atacamite group

Optical Properties

Color

dunkelgrün-fast schwarz

Streak color

grün

Diaphaneity (Transparency)

transparent

Lustre

Glasglanz

Pleochroism

kein

Optical Data Luminescence

Luminescence

keine Fluoreszenz bekannt

Crystallography

Crystal System

trigonal

Class (H-M)

3m

Space Group number

166

Space Group

R3m

Cell parameters a (Å)

6.836

Cell parameters b (Å)

-

Cell parameters c (Å)

13.846

Cell parameters a/b or c/a

2.025

Cell parameters c/b

-

Z

3

Volume (ų)

560.35

X-Ray Powder Diffraction

5.463(100), 4.651(16), 4.519(11), 2.903(19), 2.755(69), 2.728(14), 2.257(39), 1.820(13)

XRD chart Gillardite

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

Density (g/cm³)

3.76 berechnet

3.754 ( ρ calc. Mineralienatlas )

(Co-)Type locality

(Co-)Type locality

Australien/Western Australia/Widgiemooltha/132 North Mine

Preface

Name from

Robert D. Gillard (Professor für Chemie, Universität Cardiff, Wales)

References

IMA WEB Seite Veröffentlichung Jan. 2007
Mineralien Welt 04/08, Steffen Jahn, Die neuen Mineralien 2007 - 2008

IMA group assignments


 
 
Cu2Cl(OH)3
triklin
P1

 
 
Cu2Cl(OH)3
orthorhombisch
Pnma

 
 
Cu2(OH)3Cl
monoklin
P21/m

 
 
Cu2(OH)3Cl
monoklin
P21/n

 
 
Cu3NiCl2(OH)6
trigonal
R3m

 
 
Cu3Mg(OH)6Cl2
trigonal
R3m

 
 
Cu3Zn(OH)6Cl2
trigonal
R3m

 
 
MnCuCl(OH)3
monoklin
P21/m

 
 
Cu3Zn[(OH)3|Cl]2
trigonal
P3m1

 
 
Cu3CoCl2(OH)6
trigonal
R3m

 
 
Cu3Mn(OH)6Cl2
trigonal
P3m1

 
 
Cu2+3(Cu,Zn)(OH)6Cl2
trigonal
R3

 
 
Cu3(Mg,Cu)Cl2(OH)6
trigonal
R3

 
 
Cu3(Ni,Cu)Cl2(OH)6
trigonal
R3

 
 
Cu3MgCl2(OH)6
trigonal
R3m

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Russian

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Simplified Chinese

氯羟镍铜石

CNMNC (IMA)-Number

IMA 2006-041

CNMNC symbol

Symbol

Gla

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IDs

GUSID (Global unique identifier short form) z0u-gO4heUOMOdd2s5TLpQ
GUID (Global unique identifier) 80BE4BCF-21EE-4379-8C39-D776B394CBA5
Database ID 4472