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Spangolite (Spangolith)

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Spangolit xx
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Spangolit xx
Bildbreite 2,7 mm; Grube Clara, Oberwolfach; Sammlung Günther Lutz, Sammlung Günther Lutz; Untersucht von Joy Desor Mineralanalytik, Bad Homburg
Copyright: ankerit; Contribution: Karlheinz Grosch
Collection: ankerit
Location: Deutschland/Baden-Württemberg/Freiburg, Bezirk/Ortenaukreis/Oberwolfach/Grube Clara
Mineral: Spangolite
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Spangolit xx  E
Analysed with energy dispersive X-ray spectroscopy EDX

Bildbreite 2,7 mm; Grube Clara, Oberwolfach; Sammlung Günther Lutz, Sammlung Günther Lutz; Untersucht von Joy Desor Mineralanalytik, Bad Homburg

Collection: ankerit
Copyright: ankerit
Contribution: Karlheinz Grosch 2022-01-21
Locality: Grube Clara / Oberwolfach / Ortenaukreis / Freiburg, Bezirk / Baden-Württemberg / Deutschland
Spangolith
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Spangolith
hexagonaler Kristall mit hellblauem Cyanotrichit; Größe: 0,5 mm; Fundort: Madonna di Fucinaia, Campiglia Marittima, Provinz Livorno, Toskana, Italien
Copyright: Matteo Chinellato; Contribution: Hg
Location: Italien/Toskana (Toscana)/Livorno, Provinz/Campiglia Marittima/Madonna di Fucinaia
Mineral: Spangolite
Image: 1317635587
Rating: 8.93 (votes: 14)
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Spangolith  D

hexagonaler Kristall mit hellblauem Cyanotrichit; Größe: 0,5 mm; Fundort: Madonna di Fucinaia, Campiglia Marittima, Provinz Livorno, Toskana, Italien

Copyright: Matteo Chinellato
Contribution: Hg 2011-10-03
Locality: Madonna di Fucinaia / Campiglia Marittima / Livorno, Provinz / Toskana (Toscana) / Italien
Spangolith
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Spangolith
Größe: 1,81 mm; Fundort: Madonna di Fucinaia, Campiglia Marittima, Provinz Livorno, Toskana, Italien
Copyright: Matteo Chinellato; Contribution: Hg
Location: Italien/Toskana (Toscana)/Livorno, Provinz/Campiglia Marittima/Madonna di Fucinaia
Mineral: Spangolite
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Spangolith

Größe: 1,81 mm; Fundort: Madonna di Fucinaia, Campiglia Marittima, Provinz Livorno, Toskana, Italien

Copyright: Matteo Chinellato
Contribution: Hg 2011-10-03
Locality: Madonna di Fucinaia / Campiglia Marittima / Livorno, Provinz / Toskana (Toscana) / Italien
Spangolit
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Spangolit
BB: 1 mm. Fundort Mex-Tex Mine, Bingham, Hansonburg District, Socorro Co., New Mexico, USA
Copyright: Matthias Reinhardt; Contribution: Matthias Reinhardt
Collection: Philippe Roth
Location: USA/New Mexico/Socorro Co./Hansonburg District/Bingham/Mex-Tex Mine
Mineral: Spangolite
Image: 1415561705
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Spangolit

BB: 1 mm. Fundort Mex-Tex Mine, Bingham, Hansonburg District, Socorro Co., New Mexico, USA

Collection: Philippe Roth
Copyright: Matthias Reinhardt
Contribution: Matthias Reinhardt 2014-11-09
Locality: Mex-Tex Mine / Bingham / Hansonburg District / Socorro Co. / New Mexico / USA
Spangolith
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Spangolith
Bildbreite: 2,5 mm; Fundort: Blanchard Mine, New Mexico, USA
Copyright: Christian Rewitzer; Contribution: Hg
Location: USA/New Mexico/Socorro Co./Hansonburg District/Bingham/Blanchard Mine
Mineral: Spangolite
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Spangolith

Bildbreite: 2,5 mm; Fundort: Blanchard Mine, New Mexico, USA

Copyright: Christian Rewitzer
Contribution: Hg 2010-02-08
Locality: Blanchard Mine / Bingham / Hansonburg District / Socorro Co. / New Mexico / USA
Spangolith
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Spangolith
Größe: 1,2 mm; Fundort: San Silvestro Mine, San Vincenzo, Massa Marittima, Grosseto, Provinz, Toskana (Toscana), Italien
Copyright: Matteo Chinellato; Contribution: Hg
Collection: Domenico Preite
Location: Italien/Toskana (Toscana)/Livorno, Provinz/Campiglia Marittima/Rocca San Silvestro
Mineral: Spangolite
Image: 1342733122
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Spangolith

Größe: 1,2 mm; Fundort: San Silvestro Mine, San Vincenzo, Massa Marittima, Grosseto, Provinz, Toskana (Toscana), Italien

Collection: Domenico Preite
Copyright: Matteo Chinellato
Contribution: Hg 2012-07-19
Locality: Rocca San Silvestro / Campiglia Marittima / Livorno, Provinz / Toskana (Toscana) / Italien

Collectors Summary

Color blaugrün, grün, dunkelgrün, smaragdgrün
Streak color hellgrün
Hardness (Mohs) 3
Cleavages {0001} vollkommen, {1011} deutlich
Solubility +++ Säuren, - H2O
Crystal System trigonal, P31c

Chemism

Chemical formula

Cu6Al(SO4)(OH)12Cl·3H2O

Chemical composition

Aluminium, Chlor, Kupfer, Sauerstoff, Schwefel, Wasserstoff

Unit weight: 797.9102542 u; Number of atoms in the formula: 46

Info

Empirical formula:

Cu6Al(SO4)(OH)12Cl·3H2O

Element

Symbol

Weight%

Atoms

Atoms%

Atom weight (u)

Sum weight (u)

Hydrogen

H

2.27

18

39.13

1.0079470

18.1430460

Oxygen

O

38.10

19

41.30

15.9994300

303.9891700

Aluminium

Al

3.38

1

2.17

26.9815382

26.9815382

Sulfur

S

4.02

1

2.17

32.0655000

32.0655000

Chlorine

Cl

4.44

1

2.17

35.4532000

35.4532000

Copper

Cu

47.78

6

13.04

63.5463000

381.2778000

Analysis wt%

CuO : 59.51, Al2O3 : 6.60, SO3 : 10.11, Cl : 4.11, H2O : 20.41 (Ref: Dana, 7th ed. 2)

Strunz 9th edition incl. updates

7.DD.15

7: Sulfate (Selenate, Tellurate, Chromate, Molybdate, Wolframate)
D: Sulfate (Selenate, etc.) mit weitere Anionen, mit H2O
D: mit mittelgroßen Kationen; Lagen von kantenverknüpften Oktaedern
15:Spangolith-Gruppe

Lapis Classification

VI/D.08-010

VI: SULFATE, CHROMATE, MOLYBDATE UND WOLFRAMATE
D: Wasserhaltige Sulfate, mit fremden Anionen
8: Mittelgroße Kationen

Classification by Hölzel

7.DD.200

7: SULFATES CHROMATES MOLYBDATES WOLFRAMATES
D: Sulfates (+Anions +Water)
D: Sulfate-Hydrotalcites

Dana 8th edition

31.01.05.01

31: Hydrated Sulfates Containing Hydroxyl or Halogen
01: Hydrated Sulfates Containing Hydroxyl or Halogen where (A+ B++)m (XO4)p Zq·x(H2O), where m:p>6:1

IMA status

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

Mineral status

anerkanntes Mineral

Optical Properties

Color

blaugrün, grün, dunkelgrün, smaragdgrün

Streak color

hellgrün

Diaphaneity (Transparency)

transparent bis durchscheinend

max. Birefringence

0.051

Birefringence chart\! Spangolite title=Birefringence chart Spangolite

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

1.684

RI value γ / ε

1.633

Ri mean

1.667

2V angle

Uniaxial (-)

Optical Data Luminescence

Luminescence

keine Fluoreszenz bekannt

Crystallography

Crystal System

trigonal

Class (H-M)

3m

Space Group number

159

Space Group

P31c

Cell parameters a (Å)

8.254

Cell parameters b (Å)

-

Cell parameters c (Å)

14.354

Cell parameters a/b or c/a

1.739

Cell parameters c/b

-

Z

2

Volumne (ų)

846.901

X-Ray Powder Diffraction

7.07(100),
3.59(80),
2.54(70),
2.36(50),
2.17(40),
1.98(60),
1.80(70),
1.56(40)

XRD chart Spangolite

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)

3.1

3.129 ( ρ calc. Mineralienatlas )

Cleavages

{0001} vollkommen, {1011} deutlich

Instability

+++ Säuren, - H2O

(Co-)Type locality

(Co-)Type locality

USA/Arizona/Cochise Co./Tombstone District

Preface

Name from

Norman Spang (1842-1922), US-amerikanischer Mineraliensammler

Author (Name, Year)

Penfield, 1890

References

Handbook of Mineralogy (Anthony et al.), 5 (2003), 659

Other languages

Spanish

Spangolita

French

Spangolite

English

Spangolite

German

Spangolith

Russian

Спанголит

Traditional Chinese

氯銅鋁礬

Simplified Chinese

氯铜铝矾

Alternative Name

German

Spangolit

CNMNC symbol

Symbol

Spg

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