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Phosgenite (Phosgenit)

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Phosgenit
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Phosgenit
Phosgenit x Kristallgröße: ca 0,9 mm, Fundort: Vrissaki Schlackenfundstelle, Lavrion, Attika, Griechenland
Copyright: derhesse; Contribution: derhesse
Collection: anatase2
Location: Griechenland/Attika (Attikí, Attica)/East Attica/Lavreotiki/Lavrion (Laurion), Bergbaudistrikt/Velatouri/Siri Minen/Cap Vrissaki
Mineral: Phosgenite
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Phosgenit  D

Phosgenit x Kristallgröße: ca 0,9 mm, Fundort: Vrissaki Schlackenfundstelle, Lavrion, Attika, Griechenland

Collection: anatase2
Copyright: derhesse
Contribution: derhesse 2013-09-25
Locality: Cap Vrissaki / Siri Minen / Velatouri / Lavrion (Laurion), Bergbaudistrikt / Lavreotiki / East Attica / Attika (Attikí, Attica) / Griechenland
Phosgenit
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Phosgenit
Größe: 1,34 mm; Fundort: Laurion, Attika, Griechenland
Copyright: Matteo Chinellato; Contribution: Hg
Collection: Domenico Preite
Location: Griechenland/Attika (Attikí, Attica)/East Attica/Lavreotiki/Lavrion (Laurion), Bergbaudistrikt
Mineral: Phosgenite
Image: 1264496821
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Phosgenit

Größe: 1,34 mm; Fundort: Laurion, Attika, Griechenland

Collection: Domenico Preite
Copyright: Matteo Chinellato
Contribution: Hg 2010-01-26
Locality: Lavrion (Laurion), Bergbaudistrikt / Lavreotiki / East Attica / Attika (Attikí, Attica) / Griechenland
Phosgenit
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Phosgenit
Fo.:Schlackenfundstelle Sounion, Legraina, Lavrion, Attika, Griechenland, farbloser, durchsichtiger Kristall mit Aragoniteinschlüsse, BB 2,5mm
Copyright: Hannes Osterhammer; Contribution: Hannes Osterhammer
Collection: anatase2
Location: Griechenland/Attika (Attikí, Attica)/East Attica/Lavreotiki/Lavrion (Laurion), Schlackenfundstellen/Sounion/Legraina
Mineral: Phosgenite
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Phosgenit

Fo.:Schlackenfundstelle Sounion, Legraina, Lavrion, Attika, Griechenland, farbloser, durchsichtiger Kristall mit Aragoniteinschlüsse, BB 2,5mm

Collection: anatase2
Copyright: Hannes Osterhammer
Contribution: Hannes Osterhammer 2010-06-02
Locality: Legraina / Sounion / Lavrion (Laurion), Schlackenfundstellen / Lavreotiki / East Attica / Attika (Attikí, Attica) / Griechenland
Phosgenit
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Phosgenit
Größe: 0,9 mm; Fundort: Vrissaki Schlackenfundstelle, Lavrion, Attika, Griechenland
Copyright: Enrico Bonacina; Contribution: Hg
Location: Griechenland/Attika (Attikí, Attica)/East Attica/Lavreotiki/Lavrion (Laurion), Bergbaudistrikt/Velatouri/Siri Minen/Cap Vrissaki
Mineral: Phosgenite
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Phosgenit

Größe: 0,9 mm; Fundort: Vrissaki Schlackenfundstelle, Lavrion, Attika, Griechenland

Copyright: Enrico Bonacina
Contribution: Hg 2011-11-26
Locality: Cap Vrissaki / Siri Minen / Velatouri / Lavrion (Laurion), Bergbaudistrikt / Lavreotiki / East Attica / Attika (Attikí, Attica) / Griechenland
Phosgenit
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Phosgenit
Griechenland, Lavrion, Hafen, BB: 3 mm
Copyright: Coelestin; Contribution: Coelestin
Collection: Reinhard Tremer
Location: Griechenland/Attika (Attikí, Attica)/East Attica/Lavreotiki/Lavrion (Laurion), Schlackenfundstellen/Lavrion (Laurion)/Lavrio (Laurion; Laurium), Hafen
Mineral: Phosgenite
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Phosgenit  D

Griechenland, Lavrion, Hafen, BB: 3 mm

Collection: Reinhard Tremer
Copyright: Coelestin
Contribution: Coelestin 2013-07-05
Locality: Lavrio (Laurion; Laurium), Hafen / Lavrion (Laurion) / Lavrion (Laurion), Schlackenfundstellen / Lavreotiki / East Attica / Attika (Attikí, Attica) / Griechenland
Phosgenit
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Phosgenit
Größe: 1,55 mm, Fundort: Passa Limani (Schlackenfundstelle), Lavrion, Attika, Griechenland
Copyright: Matteo Chinellato; Contribution: Hg
Collection: Domenico Preite
Location: Griechenland/Attika (Attikí, Attica)/East Attica/Lavreotiki/Lavrion (Laurion), Schlackenfundstellen/Passa Limani/Passa Limani Bucht (Pacha Limani), Schlackenfundstelle
Mineral: Phosgenite
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Phosgenit

Größe: 1,55 mm, Fundort: Passa Limani (Schlackenfundstelle), Lavrion, Attika, Griechenland

Collection: Domenico Preite
Copyright: Matteo Chinellato
Contribution: Hg 2012-05-15
Locality: Passa Limani Bucht (Pacha Limani), Schlackenfundstelle / Passa Limani / Lavrion (Laurion), Schlackenfundstellen / Lavreotiki / East Attica / Attika (Attikí, Attica) / Griechenland

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Collectors Summary

Color weiß, grau, bräunlichgelb, grünlichweiß, blassrosa weiß
Streak color weiß
Lustre Diamantglanz
Hardness (Mohs) 2.5
Solubility +++ Säuren, !heat
Crystal System tetragonal, P4/mbm

Chemism

Chemical formula

Pb2(CO3)Cl2

Chemical composition

Blei, Chlor, Kohlenstoff, Sauerstoff

Unit weight: 545.33547 u; Number of atoms in the formula: 8

Info

Empirical formula:

Pb2(CO3)Cl2

Element

Symbol

Weight%

Atoms

Atoms%

Atom weight (u)

Sum weight (u)

Carbon

C

2.20

1

12.50

12.0107800

12.0107800

Oxygen

O

8.80

3

37.50

15.9994300

47.9982900

Chlorine

Cl

13.00

2

25.00

35.4532000

70.9064000

Lead

Pb

75.99

2

25.00

207.2100000

414.4200000

Analysis wt%

PbO : 81.78, Cl : 12.91, CO2 : 8.13 (Ref: Dana, 7th ed. 2)

Strunz 9th edition incl. updates

5.BE.20

5: Carbonate (Carbonate, Nitrate)
B: Carbonate mit weitere Anionen, ohne H2O
E: Mit Pb, Bi
20:Phosgenit-Gruppe

Lapis Classification

V/C.09-010

V: NITRATE, CARBONATE UND BORATE
C: Wasserfreie Carbonate, mit fremden Anionen

Classification by Hölzel

5.BE.300

5: CARBONATES NITRATES ARSENITES SULFITES SELENITES TELLURITES IODATES
B: Carbonates (+Anions -Water)
E: HydrocerussiteLeadhillite-Group

Dana 8th edition

16a.03.04.01

16a: Carbonates - Hydroxyl or Halogen
03: Carbonates - Hydroxyl or Halogen where (A B)2 (XO3) Zq

IMA status

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

Mineral status

anerkanntes Mineral

Optical Properties

Color

weiß, grau, bräunlichgelb, grünlichweiß, blassrosa weiß

Streak color

weiß

Diaphaneity (Transparency)

transparent bis durchscheinend

Lustre

Diamantglanz

max. Birefringence

0.027

Birefringence chart\! Phosgenite title=Birefringence chart Phosgenite

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

2.118

RI value γ / ε

2.145

Ri mean

2.127

2V angle

Uniaxial (+)

Optical Data Luminescence

Luminescence

leicht fluoreszierend, Langwelliges UV=gelb

Color LW-UV (365nm)

 

gelb

Color SW-UV (254nm)

 

orange

Afterglow (Persistant Luminescence)

keine Daten

Crystallography

Crystal System

tetragonal

Class (H-M)

4/mmm

Space Group number

127

Space Group

P4/mbm

Cell parameters a (Å)

8.112

Cell parameters b (Å)

-

Cell parameters c (Å)

8.814

Cell parameters a/b or c/a

1.087

Cell parameters c/b

-

Cell parameters α

90°

Cell parameters β

90°

Cell parameters γ

90°

Z

4

Volume (ų)

580.001

X-Ray Powder Diffraction

4.40(70),
4.04(60),
3.61(80),
2.79(100),
2.56(80),
2.21(50),
1.97(40),
1.800(50)

XRD chart Phosgenite

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)

6 - 6.3 / Durchschnittlich = 6.15

6.245 ( ρ calc. Mineralienatlas )

Instability

+++ Säuren, !heat

(Co-)Type locality

(Co-)Type locality

UK/England/Derbyshire Co./Cromford/Bage Mine

Preface

Occurrences

in den Schlacken von Lavrion (Griechenland) mit Anwesenheit von Meereswasser

Author (Name, Year)

Breithaupt, A. (1820). Char.Min.-Syst., 1st ed. S.14.

References

Handbook of Mineralogy (Anthony et al.), 5 (2003), 543

Other languages

Spanish

Fosgenita

German

Phosgenit

French

Phosgenite

English

Phosgenite

Russian

Фосгенит

Alternative Name

Bleihornerz

German

Bleikerat

German

Chlorbleispath

Chromfordit

Chromfordite

Corneous Lead

Corneous Lead Ore

Cromfordit

Cromfordita

Cromfordite

Fosgenite

Galenoceratit

Galenoceratita

Galenoceratite

German

Hornblei

Kerasine

Lead Chlorocarbonate

Lead murio-carbonate

Matlockite (of Chapman)

German

Phosgen-spath

Phosgenspath

French

Plomb carbonaté muriatifère

French

Plomb chloro-carbonaté

French

Plomb corné

CNMNC symbol

Symbol

Pho

Locations with GPS information

IDs

GUSID (Global unique identifier short form) PHZuQse4lkG1zUhf27iaqw
GUID (Global unique identifier) 426E763C-B8C7-4196-B5CD-485FDBB89AAB
Database ID 3033