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Aiolosite

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Aiolosit
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Aiolosit

Bildbreite: 0,8 mm, Fundort: La Fossa, Vulkan Insel Eolie, Lipari, Messina, Sizilien, Italien.

Copyright: Luigi Chiappino
Contribution: thdun5 2010-04-18
Locality: La Fossa Krater / Vulcano, Insel / Äolische (Liparische) Inseln (Isole Eolie; Isole Lipari) / Messina, Provinz / Sizilien (Sicilia), Region / Italien
Aiolosit
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Aiolosit

La Fossa Krater, Insel Vulcano; Bildbreite 3,3 mm; Das Mineral ist nach dem Windgott Aiolos (gr) benannt. Auf Latein: Aeolus. Vulcano ist eine der Aeolischen (Liparischen) Inseln.

Collection: Guy Heinen
Copyright: Guy Heinen
Contribution: guyhein 2020-06-11
Locality: La Fossa Krater / Vulcano, Insel / Äolische (Liparische) Inseln (Isole Eolie; Isole Lipari) / Messina, Provinz / Sizilien (Sicilia), Region / Italien

Collectors Summary

Color farblos bis weiß
Streak color weiß
Lustre Glasglanz
Cleavages keine
Fracture keiner
Crystal System hexagonal, P63/m

Chemism

Chem­ical formula

Na4Bi(SO4)3Cl

Chem­ical com­po­si­tion

Bismut, Chlor, Natrium, Sauerstoff, Schwefel

Unit weight: 624.5823228 u; Number of atoms in the formula: 21

Info

Empirical formula:

Na4Bi(SO4)3Cl

Element

Symbol

Weight%

Atoms

Atoms%

Atom weight (u)

Sum weight (u)

Oxygen

O

30.74

12

57.14

15.9994300

191.9931600

Sodium

Na

14.72

4

19.05

22.9897702

91.9590808

Sulfur

S

15.40

3

14.29

32.0655000

96.1965000

Chlorine

Cl

5.68

1

4.76

35.4532000

35.4532000

Bismuth

Bi

33.46

1

4.76

208.9803820

208.9803820

Anal­y­sis wt%

SO3 : 41.27, Bi2O3 : 32.49, K2O : 0.96, Na2O : 20.65, Cl : 4.02, Br : 0.75, H2O : 0.57 (Ref: American Mineralogist 2010)

Strunz 9th edi­tion incl. updates

7.BD.20

7: Sulfate (Selenate, Tellurate, Chromate, Molybdate, Wolframate)
B: Sulfate (Selenate, etc.) mit weitere Anionen, ohne H2O
D: Mit ausschließlich großen [Kationen]
20:Cesanit-Gruppe

Lapis Clas­sifica­tion

VI/B.12-070

VI: SULFATE, CHROMATE, MOLYBDATE UND WOLFRAMATE
B: Wasserfreie Sulfate, mit fremden Anionen
12: Große Kationen vor-wiegend

Clas­sifica­tion by Hölzel

8.BO.560

8: PHOSPHATES ARSENATES VANADATES
B: Phosphates (+Anions -Water)
O: Apatite Supergroup
5: Hedyphanes with ~[SO4]

IMA sta­tus

Anerkannt - IMA WEB Seite Juli 2008

Min­eral sta­tus

anerkanntes Mineral

IMA Classification

IMA Clas­sifica­tion

Apatite Supergroup  ⇒ Hedyphane group

Optical Properties

Color

farblos bis weiß

Streak color

weiß

Diaphane­ity (Trans­parency)

transparent bis durchscheinend

Lus­tre

Glasglanz

max. Birefrin­gence

0.010

Birefringence chart\! Aiolosite title=Birefringence chart Aiolosite

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

1.59

RI value γ / ε

1.60

Ri mean

1.593

2V angle

Uniaxial (+)

Optical Data Luminescence

Lumi­nes­cence

keine Fluoreszenz bekannt

Crystallography

Crystal Sys­tem

hexagonal

Class (H-M)

6/m

Space Group number

176

Space Group

P63/m

Cell param­e­ters a (Å)

9.626

Cell param­e­ters b (Å)

-

Cell param­e­ters c (Å)

6.880

Cell param­e­ters a/b or c/a

0.715

Cell param­e­ters c/b

-

Cell param­e­ters α

90°

Cell param­e­ters β

90°

Cell param­e­ters γ

120°

Z

2

Volumne (ų)

552.091

Kristall struc­ture

Apatitstruktur

X-Ray Pow­der Diffrac­tion

4.787(20), 3.432(45), 2.853(100), 2.775(85), 2.306(25), 2.189(15), 1.965(35), 1.716(20)

XRD chart Aiolosite

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

Density (g/cm³)

3.589 ber.

3.757 ( ρ calc. Mineralienatlas )

Cleav­ages

keine

Frac­ture

keiner

Tenac­ity

spröde

Preface

Name from

grch. Aiolos, lat. Aeolus, dtsch. Äolus, griechischer Gott der Winde, der auf dem nach ihm benannten windigen Äolischen Archipel seinen Wohnsitz hatte

Author (Name, Year)

Demartin, F. et al., 2010

References

Francesco Demartin, Carlo Maria Gramaccioli, Italo Campostrini, and Tullio Pilati: Aiolosite, Na2(Na2Bi)(SO4)3Cl, a new sulfate isotypic to apatite from La Fossa Crater, Vulcano, Aeolian Islands, Italy. American Mineralogist 95 (2010) S.382-385.

Neue Mineralien - IMA WEB Seite Juli 2008
Mineralien Welt 03/10, Steffen Jahn, Neue Mineralien

IMA group assignments

Related minerals "Strunz Classification" (9. Edition) [Mineral | Chemical formula | Crystal system : Class (H-M) : Space Group | Indenture number]

Cesanite

Na7Ca3(SO4)6(OH)·H2O

hexagonal : 3m : P6

7.BD.20

Aiolosite

Na4Bi(SO4)3Cl

hexagonal : 6/m : P63/m

7.BD.20

Caracolite

Na3(Pb2Na)(SO4)3Cl

monoklin : 2/m : P21/m

7.BD.20

Related minerals "Lapis Classification" [Mineral | Chemical formula | Crystal system : Class (H-M) : Space Group | Indenture number]

Sulphohalite

Na6(SO4)2FCl

kubisch : m3m : Fm3m

VI/B.12-010

Galeite

Na15(SO4)5F4Cl

trigonal : 3m : P31m

VI/B.12-020

Schairerite

Na21(SO4)7F6Cl

trigonal : 3m : P31m

VI/B.12-030

Kogarkoite

Na3(SO4)F

monoklin : 2/m : P21/m

VI/B.12-040

Krasheninnikovite

KNa2CaMg(SO4)3F

hexagonal : 6/mmm : P63/mcm

VI/B.12-045

Cesanite

Na7Ca3(SO4)6(OH)·H2O

hexagonal : 3m : P6

VI/B.12-050

Caracolite

Na3(Pb2Na)(SO4)3Cl

monoklin : 2/m : P21/m

VI/B.12-060

Aiolosite

Na4Bi(SO4)3Cl

hexagonal : 6/m : P63/m

VI/B.12-070

Related minerals "Hoelzel Classification" [Mineral | Chemical formula : Crystal system : Class (H-M) | Space Group | Indenture number]

Caracolite

Na3(Pb2Na)(SO4)3Cl

monoklin : 2/m : P21/m

8.BO.500

Cesanite

Na7Ca3(SO4)6(OH)·H2O

hexagonal : 3m : P6

8.BO.530

Aiolosite

Na4Bi(SO4)3Cl

hexagonal : 6/m : P63/m

8.BO.560

Other languages

German

Aiolosit

Spanish

Aiolosita

English

Aiolosite

French

Aiolosite

Russian

Эолосит

IMA Number

IMA 2008-015

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