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Sampleite (Sampleit)

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Bildbreite: 3 mm; Fundort Lake Boga granite quarry, Lake Boga, Victoria, Australien
Copyright: Stephan Wolfsried; Contribution: Hg
Location: Australien/Victoria/Rural City of Swan Hill/Lake Boga/Lake Boga Granitsteinbruch
Mineral: Sampleite
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Bildbreite: 3 mm; Fundort Lake Boga granite quarry, Lake Boga, Victoria, Australien

Copyright: Stephan Wolfsried
Contribution: Hg 2006-11-09
Locality: Lake Boga Granitsteinbruch / Lake Boga / Rural City of Swan Hill / Victoria / Australien
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Bildbreite: 6 mm, Fundort: Mina La Farola, Tierra Amarilla, Provinz Copiapo, III. Region, Chile
Copyright: Luigi Chiappino; Contribution: thdun5
Location: Chile/Atacama, Region (III. Region)/Copiapó, Provinz/Tierra Amarilla/Mina La Farola
Mineral: Sampleite
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Bildbreite: 6 mm, Fundort: Mina La Farola, Tierra Amarilla, Provinz Copiapo, III. Region, Chile

Copyright: Luigi Chiappino
Contribution: thdun5 2011-02-20
Locality: Mina La Farola / Tierra Amarilla / Copiapó, Provinz / Atacama, Region (III. Region) / Chile
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Sampleit neben grünem Atacamit, Bildbreite: 2 mm, Fundort: Mina La Farola, Tierra Amarilla, Provinz Copiapo, III. Region, Chile
Copyright: Luigi Mattei; Contribution: thdun5
Location: Chile/Atacama, Region (III. Region)/Copiapó, Provinz/Tierra Amarilla/Mina La Farola
Mineral: Sampleite
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Sampleit neben grünem Atacamit, Bildbreite: 2 mm, Fundort: Mina La Farola, Tierra Amarilla, Provinz Copiapo, III. Region, Chile

Copyright: Luigi Mattei
Contribution: thdun5 2011-02-20
Locality: Mina La Farola / Tierra Amarilla / Copiapó, Provinz / Atacama, Region (III. Region) / Chile
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Fundort: Mina La Farola, Atacama, Chile. Größe: 2,5 x 2 x 0,5 cm
Copyright: mineraliensammlung.com; Contribution: skibbo
Location: Chile/Atacama, Region (III. Region)/Copiapó, Provinz/Tierra Amarilla/Mina La Farola
Mineral: Sampleite
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Fundort: Mina La Farola, Atacama, Chile. Größe: 2,5 x 2 x 0,5 cm

Copyright: mineraliensammlung.com
Contribution: skibbo 2013-05-04
Locality: Mina La Farola / Tierra Amarilla / Copiapó, Provinz / Atacama, Region (III. Region) / Chile
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Bildbreite: 11 mm, Fundort: Endeavour 26, Northparkes Mine, Kennedy Co., New South Wales, Australien.
Copyright: Michael Roarke; Contribution: thdun5
Location: Australien/New South Wales/Parkes Shire/Northparkes Mine/Endeavour 26
Mineral: Sampleite
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Bildbreite: 11 mm, Fundort: Endeavour 26, Northparkes Mine, Kennedy Co., New South Wales, Australien.

Copyright: Michael Roarke
Contribution: thdun5 2010-01-11
Locality: Endeavour 26 / Northparkes Mine / Parkes Shire / New South Wales / Australien
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Kristallgröße: 0,6 mm, Fundort: Lake Boga Granit Steinbruch, Lake Boga, Victoria, Australien
Copyright: Enrico Bonacina; Contribution: thdun5
Collection: Domenico Preite
Location: Australien/Victoria/Rural City of Swan Hill/Lake Boga/Lake Boga Granitsteinbruch
Mineral: Sampleite
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Kristallgröße: 0,6 mm, Fundort: Lake Boga Granit Steinbruch, Lake Boga, Victoria, Australien

Collection: Domenico Preite
Copyright: Enrico Bonacina
Contribution: thdun5 2010-06-05
Locality: Lake Boga Granitsteinbruch / Lake Boga / Rural City of Swan Hill / Victoria / Australien

Collectors Summary

Color bläulichgrün, hellblau
Streak color bläulichweiß
Lustre Perlglanz
Hardness (Mohs) 4
Cleavages vollkommen {010}; gut {100}, {001}
Solubility +++ Säuren
Crystal System monoklin, P21/n, P21/c

Chemism

Chemical formula

NaCaCu5(PO4)4Cl·5H2O

Chemical composition

Calcium, Chlor, Kupfer, Natrium, Phosphor, Sauerstoff, Wasserstoff

Unit weight: 886.215415 u; Number of atoms in the formula: 43

Info

Empirical formula:

NaCaCu5(PO4)4Cl·5H2O

Element

Symbol

Weight%

Atoms

Atoms%

Atom weight (u)

Sum weight (u)

Hydrogen

H

1.14

10

23.26

1.0079470

10.0794700

Oxygen

O

37.91

21

48.84

15.9994300

335.9880300

Sodium

Na

2.59

1

2.33

22.9897702

22.9897702

Phosphorus

P

13.98

4

9.30

30.9737612

123.8950448

Chlorine

Cl

4.00

1

2.33

35.4532000

35.4532000

Calcium

Ca

4.52

1

2.33

40.0784000

40.0784000

Copper

Cu

35.85

5

11.63

63.5463000

317.7315000

Analysis wt%

Na2O : 3.11, K2O : 1.49, CaO : 5.83, MgO : 0.52, CuO : 44.12, Cl : 4.00, P2O5 : 32.10, H2O : 9.74 (Ref: American Mineralogist 42)

Strunz 9th edition incl. updates

8.DG.05

8: Phosphate, Arsenate, Vanadate
D: Phosphate, mit weiteren Anionen, mit H2O
G: Mit großen und mittelgroßen [Kationen], (OH, etc.):RO4 < 0.5:1
05:Lavendulan-Gruppe

Lapis Classification

VII/D.25-010

VII: PHOSPHATE, ARSENATE UND VANADATE ("Phosphate" des Registers immer einschließlich isotyper Arsenate und Vanadate!)
D: Wasserhaltige Phosphate, mit fremden Anionen
25: Mittelgroße und sehr große Kationen: Al-Mg und Ca-Na-K

Classification by Hölzel

8.DJ.100

8: PHOSPHATES ARSENATES VANADATES
D: Phosphates (+Anions +Water)
J: Lavendulan-Group

Dana 8th edition

42.09.04.01

42: Hydrated Phosphates, etc., Containing Hydroxyl or Halogen
09: Hydrated Phosphates, etc., Containing Hydroxyl or Halogen where (A)3 (XO4)2 Zq · x(H2O)

IMA status

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

Mineral status

anerkanntes Mineral

IMA Classification

IMA Classification

Lavendulan group

Optical Properties

Color

bläulichgrün, hellblau

Streak color

bläulichweiß

Diaphaneity (Transparency)

transparent

Lustre

Perlglanz

max. Birefringence

0.050

Birefringence chart\! Sampleite title=Birefringence chart Sampleite

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

1.629

RI value β

1.677

RI value γ / ε

1.679

Ri mean

1.662

2V angle

Biaxial (-) 23°c

Orientation

X = b, Y = a, Z = c

Dispersion

r > v

Absorption

X > Y > Z

Pleochroism

farblos zu tiefblau

Crystallography

Crystal System

monoklin

Class (H-M)

2/m

Space Group number

14

Space Group

P21/n, P21/c

Cell parameters a (Å)

9.676

Cell parameters b (Å)

19.284

Cell parameters c (Å)

9.766

Cell parameters a/b or c/a

0.502

Cell parameters c/b

0.506

Cell parameters α

90°

Cell parameters β

90.7°

Cell parameters γ

90°

Z

4

Volumne (ų)

1822.121

X-Ray Powder Diffraction

9.60(100),
6.85(70),
4.30(80),
3.89(70),
3.04(100),
1.79(70),
1.71(80),
1.45(70)

XRD chart Sampleite

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)

4

VHN (Hardness Vickers)

190 (ungefähre Angabe abgeleitet aus der Mohshärte)

Density (g/cm³)

3.2 (gemessen) 3.26 (berechnet)

3.23 ( ρ calc. Mineralienatlas )

Cleavages

vollkommen {010}; gut {100}, {001}

Instability

+++ Säuren

(Co-)Type locality

(Co-)Type locality

Chile/Antofagasta, Region (II. Region)/El Loa, Provinz/Calama/Chuquicamata District/Chuquicamata Mine

Type material

Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA

National Museum of Natural History, Washington, D.C., USA

Collection number of type material

95023, 95024 (Harvard) 137298 (Washington)

Preface

Name from

Mat Sample, Minen Superintendant, Chuquicamata, Chile

Author (Name, Year)

Hurlbut, 1942

References

Handbook of Mineralogy (Anthony et al.), 4 (2000), 516

American Mineralogist 27 (1942), 586

European Journal of Mineralogy 19 (2007), 75

IMA group assignments

Other languages

German

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English

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French

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Spanish

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Russian

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CNMNC symbol

Symbol

Smp

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