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Collectors Summary

Color dunkelgrau
Streak color schwarz
Lustre Metallglanz
Hardness (Mohs) 6–6.5
Crystal System kubisch, Fd3m

Chemism

Chemical formula

Co2+Co3+2O4

Empirical formula (analysis)

(Co2+0.92Cu2+0.02Si4+0.02)Σ0.96(Co3+1.98Mn3+0.03)Σ2.01O4.00

Chemical composition

Kobalt, Sauerstoff

Unit weight: 238.384780707 u; Number of atoms in the formula: 6.97

Info

Empirical formula:

(Co0.92Cu0.02Si0.02)(Co1.98Mn0.03)O4.00

Element

Symbol

Weight%

Atoms

Atoms%

Atom weight (u)

Sum weight (u)

Oxygen

O

26.85

4

57.39

15.9994300

63.9977200

Silicon

Si

0.24

0.02

0.29

28.0855300

0.5617106

Manganese

Mn

0.69

0.03

0.43

54.9380499

1.6481415

Cobalt

Co

71.69

2.9

41.61

58.9332009

170.9062826

Copper

Cu

0.53

0.02

0.29

63.5463000

1.2709260

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4: Oxide, Hydroxide (Oxide, Hydroxide, V[5,6]-Vanadate, Arsenite, Antimonite, Bismutite, Sulfite, Selenite, Tellurite, Iodate)
B: Metall: Sauerstoff = 3:4 und vergleichbare
B: Mit ausschließlich mittelgroßen [Kationen]
5:

IMA status

anerkannt CNMNC Newsletter 40, November 2017

Mineral status

anerkanntes Mineral

IMA Classification

IMA Classification

Spinel supergroup  ⇒ Oxyspinel group  ⇒ Spinel subgroup

Optical Properties

Color

dunkelgrau

Streak color

schwarz

Diaphaneity (Transparency)

undurchsichtig

Lustre

Metallglanz

Crystallography

Crystal System

kubisch

Class (H-M)

m3m

Space Group number

227

Space Group

Fd3m

Cell parameters a (Å)

8.0898(1)

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

8

Volume (ų)

529.436

Crystal structure

Spinell-Supergruppe

X-Ray Powder Diffraction

2.862(18),
2.440(100),
2.335(10),
2.023(25),
1.556(26),
1.430(38),
1.052(10),
0.825(9)

XRD chart Guite

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

Physical Properties

Hardness (Mohs)

6–6.5

Density (g/cm³)

6.003 ber.

5.981 ( ρ calc. Mineralienatlas )

(Co-)Type locality

(Co-)Type locality

Demokratische Republik Kongo/Katanga (Shaba), Provinz/Lualaba, Distrikt/Kolwezi, Revier/Sicomines Kupfer-Kobalt Mine

Type material

Typisches Material ist in den mineralogischen Sammlungen des GeologicalMuseumof China, 16 Yangrou Hutong, Xisi, Beijing 100031, Volksrepublik China, Katalognummer M13711 hinterlegt.

Preface

Name from

Prof. Xiangping Gu (1964–) von der Central South University, Changsha, Provinz Hunan, China.

Author (Name, Year)

Zhilan Lei; Xinghai Chen; Jianxiong Wang; Yingchun Huang; Fangfang Du; Zier Yan (2022)

References

Lei, Z., Chen, X., Wang, J., Zhang, J., Huang, Y., Lu, Z. und Du, F. (2017) Guite, IMA 2017-080. CNMNC Newsletter Nr. 40, Dezember 2017, Seite 1581; Mineralogical Record, 81, 1577-1581.

Zhilan Lei; Xinghai Chen; Jianxiong Wang; Yingchun Huang; Fangfang Du; Zier Yan: Guite, the spinel-structured Co2+Co3+2O4, a new mineral from the Sicomines copper–cobalt mine, Democratic Republic of Congo. Mineralogical Magazine Vol.86, Nr. 2 (2022) S. 346-353. doi: 10.1180/mgm.2022.27

IMA group assignments


 
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
Fe2+Cr2O4
kubisch
Fd3m

 
 
 
 
(Co,Ni,Fe2+)(Cr,Al)2O4
kubisch
Fd3m

 
 
 
 
Fe2+V23+O4
kubisch
Fd3m

 
 
 
 
(Cu,Mg)Fe23+O4
kubisch
Fd3m

 
 
 
 
V2+Al2O4
kubisch
Fd3m

 
 
 
 
Al2O3
tetragonal
P4m2

 
 
 
 
(Zn,Mn2+,Fe2+)(Fe3+,Mn3+)2O4
kubisch
Fd3m

 
 
 
 
ZnAl2O4
kubisch
Fd3m

 
 
 
 
(Mn,Fe2+,Mg)(Al,Fe3+)2O4
kubisch
Fd3m

 
 
 
 
Co2+Co3+2O4
kubisch
Fd3m

 
 
 
 
Mn2+Mn23+O4
tetragonal
I41/amd

 
 
 
 
Fe2+Al2O4
kubisch
Fd3m

 
 
 
 
ZnMn23+O4
tetragonal
I41/amd

 
 
 
 
(Mn2+,Fe2+,Mg)(Fe3+,Mn3+)2O4
kubisch
Fd3m

 
 
 
 
Fe2.67O4
kubisch
P4132, P4332

 
 
 
 
MgCr2O4
kubisch
Fd3m

 
 
 
 
MgV23+O4
kubisch
Fd3m

 
 
 
 
MgFe23+O4
kubisch
Fd3m

 
 
 
 
Fe2+Fe23+O4
kubisch
Fd3m

 
 
 
 
(Mn,Fe2+)(Cr,V)2O4
kubisch
Fd3m

 
 
 
 
MgAl2O4
kubisch
Fd3m

 
 
 
 
CuAl2O4
kubisch
Fd3m

 
 
 
 
Fe3+(Fe3+,Ti4+,Fe2+,☐)2O4
kubisch
P4332, P4132

 
 
 
 
NiFe23+O4
kubisch
Fd3m

 
 
 
 
(Mn2+,Fe2+)(V3+,Cr3+)2O4
kubisch
Fd3m

 
 
 
 
ZnCr2O4
kubisch
Fd3m

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