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Pascoite (Pascoit)

Pictures (13 Images total)

Pascoit
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Pascoit
FO: Sunday #2 Mine, Telluride, San Miguel Co., Colorado, USA; gelbbraune nierig-traubige Kristallaggregate; BB: 2,5 mm
Copyright: pikosteine; Contribution: Münchener Micromounter
Collection: Lithothek der Münchener Micromounter, Collection number: A006179, Donator: eschuhbauer
Location: USA/Colorado/San Miguel Co./Slick Rock District/Sunday Mine Complex/Sunday No. 2 Mine
Mineral: Pascoite
Image: 1216385648
Rating: 8 (votes: 1)
License: Usage for Mineralienatlas project only
Pascoit (SNr: A006179)

FO: Sunday #2 Mine, Telluride, San Miguel Co., Colorado, USA; gelbbraune nierig-traubige Kristallaggregate; BB: 2,5 mm

Collection: Lithothek der Münchener Micromounter
Copyright: pikosteine
Contribution: Münchener Micromounter 2008-07-18
Locality: Sunday No. 2 Mine / Sunday Mine Complex / Slick Rock District / San Miguel Co. / Colorado / USA
Pascoit
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Pascoit
Größe: 45x22 mm; Fundort: Burro Mine, Slick Rock District, San Miguel Co., Colorado, USA
Copyright: John Sobolewski; Contribution: slugslayer
Location: USA/Colorado/San Miguel Co./Slick Rock District/Burro Mine
Mineral: Pascoite
Image: 1274478746
Rating: 6 (votes: 1)
License: Usage for Mineralienatlas project only
Pascoit

Größe: 45x22 mm; Fundort: Burro Mine, Slick Rock District, San Miguel Co., Colorado, USA

Copyright: John Sobolewski
Contribution: slugslayer 2010-05-21
Locality: Burro Mine / Slick Rock District / San Miguel Co. / Colorado / USA
Pascoit
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Pascoit
Kugelige orange Kristalle, BB = 2,5 mm, Fundort: Vanadium Queen Mine, Paradox Valley District, Paradox Valley, San Juan Co., Utah, USA.
Copyright: Hannes Osterhammer; Contribution: Münchener Micromounter
Collection: Lithothek der Münchener Micromounter, Collection number: A026775, Donator: eschuhbauer
Location: USA/Utah/San Juan Co./La Sal/La Sal Creek/Vanadium Queen Mine
Mineral: Pascoite
Image: 1354977110
Rating: 6 (votes: 1)
License: Usage for Mineralienatlas project only
Pascoit (SNr: A026775)

Kugelige orange Kristalle, BB = 2,5 mm, Fundort: Vanadium Queen Mine, Paradox Valley District, Paradox Valley, San Juan Co., Utah, USA.

Collection: Lithothek der Münchener Micromounter
Copyright: Hannes Osterhammer
Contribution: Münchener Micromounter 2012-12-08
Locality: Vanadium Queen Mine / La Sal Creek / La Sal / San Juan Co. / Utah / USA
Pascoit
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Pascoit
als rot-gelb-brauner Anflug; Fundort: Lexington Mine, Paradox Valley, Uravan Distr., Colorado, USA; Größe bzw. Bildausschnitt: 8 x 5 mm
Copyright: rtbstone; Contribution: rtbstone
Collection: rtbstone
Location: USA/Colorado/Montrose Co./Uravan District/Paradox Valley (Las Sal District Colorado)
Mineral: Pascoite
Image: 1185089480
License: Usage for Mineralienatlas project only
Pascoit

als rot-gelb-brauner Anflug; Fundort: Lexington Mine, Paradox Valley, Uravan Distr., Colorado, USA; Größe bzw. Bildausschnitt: 8 x 5 mm

Collection: rtbstone
Copyright: rtbstone
Contribution: rtbstone 2007-07-22
Locality: Paradox Valley (Las Sal District Colorado) / Uravan District / Montrose Co. / Colorado / USA
orangegelbe Pascoit-Krusten
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orangegelbe Pascoit-Krusten
Größe: 2cm; Fundort: Uran-Mine 21, Pribram, Böhmen, Tschechien
Copyright: Maurice de Graaf; Contribution: slugslayer
Location: Tschechien/Mittelböhmen (Středočeský kraj)/Pribram, Bezirk/Pribram, Revier/Uran-Erzrevier/Háje/Uranschacht 21
Mineral: Pascoite
Image: 1152572488
License: Usage for Mineralienatlas project only
orangegelbe Pascoit-Krusten

Größe: 2cm; Fundort: Uran-Mine 21, Pribram, Böhmen, Tschechien

Copyright: Maurice de Graaf
Contribution: slugslayer 2006-07-11
Locality: Uranschacht 21 / Háje / Uran-Erzrevier / Pribram, Revier / Pribram, Bezirk / Mittelböhmen (Středočeský kraj) / Tschechien
Pascoit
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Pascoit
Größe: 45x32 mm; Fundort: Sunday Mine, San Miguel Co., Colorado, USA
Copyright: John Sobolewski; Contribution: slugslayer
Location: USA/Colorado/San Miguel Co./Slick Rock District/Sunday Mine Complex/Sunday Mine
Mineral: Pascoite
Image: 1274480259
License: Usage for Mineralienatlas project only
Pascoit

Größe: 45x32 mm; Fundort: Sunday Mine, San Miguel Co., Colorado, USA

Copyright: John Sobolewski
Contribution: slugslayer 2010-05-22
Locality: Sunday Mine / Sunday Mine Complex / Slick Rock District / San Miguel Co. / Colorado / USA

Collectors Summary

Color rotorange, gelbbraun
Streak color cadmium-gelb
Lustre Glasglanz, Subdiamantglanz
Hardness (Mohs) 2.5
Cleavages ausgeprägt {010}
Fracture muschelig
Solubility +++ H2O
Crystal System monoklin, C2/m

Chemism

Chemical formula

Ca3V5+10O28·17H2O

Chemical composition

Calcium, Sauerstoff, Vanadium, Wasserstoff

Unit weight: 1383.894848 u; Number of atoms in the formula: 92

Info

Empirical formula:

Ca3V10O28·17H2O

Element

Symbol

Weight%

Atoms

Atoms%

Atom weight (u)

Sum weight (u)

Hydrogen

H

2.48

34

36.96

1.0079470

34.2701980

Oxygen

O

52.03

45

48.91

15.9994300

719.9743500

Calcium

Ca

8.69

3

3.26

40.0784000

120.2352000

Vanadium

V

36.81

10

10.87

50.9415100

509.4151000

Analysis wt%

CaO : 12.60, V2O5 : 64.60, H2O : 21.60 (Ref: Dana, 7th ed. 2)

Strunz 9th edition incl. updates

4.HC.05

4: Oxide, Hydroxide (Oxide, Hydroxide, V[5,6]-Vanadate, Arsenite, Antimonite, Bismutite, Sulfite, Selenite, Tellurite, Iodate)
H: V[5,6] Vanadate
C: [6]-Gruppenvanadate (Sorovanadate)
05:Pascoit-Gruppe

Lapis Classification

IV/G.01-030

IV: OXIDE
G: Vanadiumoxide (Polyvanadate mit V4+/5+)
1: Gruppenvanadate

Classification by Hölzel

4.GA.680

4: OXIDES
G: Vanadin, Uranyl Oxides and Hydroxides
A: Vanadin Oxides and Hydroxides, VBronzes
6: Valency for V: 5 Hummerite-Group

Dana 8th edition

47.02.01.01

47: Vanadium Oxysalts
02: Vanadium Oxysalts (VmOn)
01: Pascoite Group

IMA status

Erstbeschreibung vor CNMNC-Gründung (1959), als Mineral meist anerkannt

Mineral status

anerkanntes Mineral

IMA Classification

IMA Classification

Pascoite supergroup  ⇒ Pascoite group
Decavanadate family

Optical Properties

Color

rotorange, gelbbraun

Streak color

cadmium-gelb

Change in color

dreckiges gelb auf Stellen der Dehydration

Diaphaneity (Transparency)

durchscheinend

Lustre

Glasglanz, Subdiamantglanz

max. Birefringence

0.050

Birefringence chart\! Pascoite title=Birefringence chart Pascoite

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

1.775

RI value β

1.815

RI value γ / ε

1.825

Ri mean

1.805

2V angle

Biaxial (-) 50° - 56° (gemessen)

Orientation

X = b

Dispersion

stark gekreuzt

Absorption

Z > Y > X

Pleochroism

X = hell cadmium-gelb; Y = cadmium gelb, Z= orange

Crystallography

Crystal System

monoklin

Class (H-M)

2/m

Space Group number

12

Space Group

C2/m

Cell parameters a (Å)

19.586

Cell parameters b (Å)

10.141

Cell parameters c (Å)

10.911

Cell parameters a/b or c/a

1.931

Cell parameters c/b

1.076

Cell parameters α

90°

Cell parameters β

120.82

Cell parameters γ

90°

Z

2

Volumne (ų)

1861.117

X-Ray Powder Diffraction

8.8(60),
7.3(70),
5.5(100),
5.1(80),
4.67(100),
4.45(60),
3.34(50),
3.01(70)

XRD chart Pascoite

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)

2.5

VHN (Hardness Vickers)

53 (ungefähre Angabe abgeleitet aus der Mohshärte)

Density (g/cm³)

2.45 (gemessen) 2.469 (berechnet)

2.469 ( ρ calc. Mineralienatlas )

Cleavages

ausgeprägt {010}

Fracture

muschelig

Instability

+++ H2O

Preface

Author (Name, Year)

Hillebrand & Merwin & Wright, 1914

References

Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society 53 (1914), 31

Canadian Mineralogist 43 (2005), 1379-1386

IMA group assignments

Other languages

German

Pascoit

English

Pascoite

French

Pascoite

Spanish

Pascoíta

Russian

Паскоит

Traditional Chinese

橙釩鈣石

Simplified Chinese

橙钒钙石

CNMNC symbol

Symbol

Pas

Locations with GPS information