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Edingtonite

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Bildbreite: 9 mm; Fundort: Ice River Complex, Golden Mining Division, British Columbia, Kanada
Copyright: Leonardus; Contribution: Philip Blümner
Location: Kanada/British Columbia/Golden Mining Division/Ice River Complex
Mineral: Edingtonite
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Bildbreite: 9 mm; Fundort: Ice River Complex, Golden Mining Division, British Columbia, Kanada

Copyright: Leonardus
Contribution: Philip Blümner 2008-07-29
Locality: Ice River Complex / Golden Mining Division / British Columbia / Kanada
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bis ca. 4 mm; Fundort: Ice River, British Columbia, Canada
Copyright: berthold; Contribution: Mineralienatlas
Collection: berthold
Location: Kanada/British Columbia/Golden Mining Division/Ice River Complex
Mineral: Edingtonite
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bis ca. 4 mm; Fundort: Ice River, British Columbia, Canada

Collection: berthold
Copyright: berthold
Contribution: Mineralienatlas 2004-12-16
Locality: Ice River Complex / Golden Mining Division / British Columbia / Kanada
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bis ca. 3 mm; Fundort: Ice River, British Columbia, Canada
Copyright: berthold; Contribution: Mineralienatlas
Collection: berthold
Location: Kanada/British Columbia/Golden Mining Division/Ice River Complex
Mineral: Edingtonite
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bis ca. 3 mm; Fundort: Ice River, British Columbia, Canada

Collection: berthold
Copyright: berthold
Contribution: Mineralienatlas 2004-12-16
Locality: Ice River Complex / Golden Mining Division / British Columbia / Kanada
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Edingtonit-Kristalle vom Ice River complex, British Columbia, Kanada. Bildhöhe: 3 mm.
Copyright: Ulrich Baumgärtl; Contribution: raritätenjäger
Collection: Ulrich Baumgärtl
Location: Kanada/British Columbia/Golden Mining Division/Ice River Complex
Mineral: Edingtonite
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Edingtonit-Kristalle vom Ice River complex, British Columbia, Kanada. Bildhöhe: 3 mm.

Collection: Ulrich Baumgärtl
Copyright: Ulrich Baumgärtl
Contribution: raritätenjäger 2015-04-17
Locality: Ice River Complex / Golden Mining Division / British Columbia / Kanada
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FO.: Ice River Complex, Golden Mining Division, British Columbia, Kanada / Stufengröße: 5,5 x 4,5 cm
Copyright: Hrouda; Contribution: Hrouda
Collection: Hrouda
Location: Kanada/British Columbia/Golden Mining Division/Ice River Complex
Mineral: Edingtonite
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FO.: Ice River Complex, Golden Mining Division, British Columbia, Kanada / Stufengröße: 5,5 x 4,5 cm

Collection: Hrouda
Copyright: Hrouda
Contribution: Hrouda 2018-07-11
Locality: Ice River Complex / Golden Mining Division / British Columbia / Kanada

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Collectors Summary

Color weiß, gelblich weiß, rötlichweiß, bräunlich weiß
Streak color weiß
Hardness (Mohs) 4 - 5
Solubility +++ Säuren
Crystal System orthorhombisch, P21212

Chemism

Chemical formula

Ba(Si3Al2)O10·4H2O

Additional chem. information

(Zeolith Gruppe)

Chemical composition

Aluminium, Barium, Silicium, Sauerstoff, Wasserstoff

Unit weight: 507.6029624 u; Number of atoms in the formula: 28

Info

Empirical formula:

Ba(Si3Al2)O10·4H2O

Element

Symbol

Weight%

Atoms

Atoms%

Atom weight (u)

Sum weight (u)

Hydrogen

H

1.59

8

28.57

1.0079470

8.0635760

Oxygen

O

44.13

14

50.00

15.9994300

223.9920200

Aluminium

Al

10.63

2

7.14

26.9815382

53.9630764

Silicon

Si

16.60

3

10.71

28.0855300

84.2565900

Barium

Ba

27.05

1

3.57

137.3277000

137.3277000

Analysis wt%

SiO2 : 36.58, Al2O3 : 20.20, BaO : 29.65, H2O : 12.75 (Ref: Act.Carol.70)

Strunz 9th edition incl. updates

9.GA.15

9: Silikate (Germanate)
G: Gerüstsilikate (Tektosilikate) mit zeolithischem H2O; Familie der Zeolithe
A: [Zeolithe] mit vierer-Ring Ketten über ein fünftes [Si] verbunden
15:Edingtonit-Gruppe

Lapis Classification

VIII/J.22-040

VIII: SILIKATE
J: Gerüstsilikate (mit Zeolithen)
22: Zeolith-Gruppe; Faserzeolithe

Classification by Hölzel

9.FI.200

9: SILICATES
F: Tektosilicates
I: Fibrous Zeolites

Hey's Chemical Index of Minerals

16.12.07

16: Silicates Containing Aluminum and other Metals
12: Aluminosilicates of Sr, Ba and Zn

Dana 8th edition

77.01.05.06

77: Tektosilicates Tectosilicate Zeolite group
01: Tektosilicates Tectosilicate Zeolite group true zeolites
05: Natrolite and related species

IMA status

Veröffentlicht vor IMA Gründung 1959, vererbt, von der CNMNC anerkannt

Mineral status

anerkanntes Mineral

IMA Classification

IMA Classification

Zeolite group  ⇒ EDI zeolite structure group

Optical Properties

Color

weiß, gelblich weiß, rötlichweiß, bräunlich weiß

Streak color

weiß

Diaphaneity (Transparency)

transparent bis durchscheinend

max. Birefringence

0.014

Birefringence chart\! Edingtonite title=Birefringence chart Edingtonite

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

1.539

RI value β

1.550

RI value γ / ε

1.553

Ri mean

1.547

2V angle

Biaxial (-) 53°

Optical Data Luminescence

Luminescence

keine Fluoreszenz bekannt

Crystallography

Crystal System

orthorhombisch

Class (H-M)

222

Space Group number

18

Space Group

P21212

Cell parameters a (Å)

9.539

Cell parameters b (Å)

9.652

Cell parameters c (Å)

6.512

Cell parameters a/b or c/a

0.988

Cell parameters c/b

0.675

Cell parameters α

90°

Cell parameters β

90°

Cell parameters γ

90°

Z

2

Volume (ų)

599.563

X-Ray Powder Diffraction

4.83(70),
3.591(100),
3.578(90),
3.393(60),
3.050(60),
2.763(90),
2.741(100),
2.263(100)

XRD chart Edingtonite

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 - 5

VHN (Hardness Vickers)

190 (ungefähre Angabe abgeleitet aus der Mohshärte)

Density (g/cm³)

2.8 (berechnet)

2.812 ( ρ calc. Mineralienatlas )

Instability

+++ Säuren

(Co-)Type locality

(Co-)Type locality

UK/Schottland/West Dunbartonshire/Kilpatrick Hills

Preface

Author (Name, Year)

Haidinger, 1825

References

Acta Crystallographica B3, 1623-1627.

Rock-forming Minerals (Deer, Howie & Zussmann), 4 (1963), 359.

Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte (1982), 231.

Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte (1984), 373.

American Mineralogist 70 (1985), 1333-1334.

Canadian Mineralogist 35 (1997), 1571.

Reviews in Mineralogy and Geochemistry 45 (2001), 1,69.

Mineralogical Magazine 68 (2004), 167.

Isothermal equation of state and compressional behavior of tetragonal edingtonite - American Mineralogist, Volume 89, pages 633–639, 2004.

IMA group assignments

Other languages

German

Edingtonit

Spanish

Edingtonita

English

Edingtonite

French

Edingtonite-1O

Russian

Эдингтонит

Simplified Chinese

钡沸石

Alternative Name

Antidrite

German

Antiëdrit

Italian

Antiëdrita

Spanish

Antiëdrita

Antiëdrite

Edingtonit-1O

Edingtonite-1O

English

Edingtonite-1O

Tetraedingtonite

CNMNC symbol

Symbol

Edi

Locations with GPS information

IDs

GUSID (Global unique identifier short form) JWww_O3ymUCKmr9H2ux26A
GUID (Global unique identifier) FC306C25-F2ED-4099-8A9A-BF47DAEC76E8
Database ID 1001