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Aubertite

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Pickeringit, Aubertit
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Pickeringit, Aubertit

farbloser Pickeringit neben grünlichem Aubertit, Bildbreite: 4 mm, Fundort: Cerros Los Pintados, Provinz Iquique, I. Region (Tarapacá), Chile

Copyright: Luigi Chiappino
Contribution: thdun5 2010-10-27
Locality: Cerros Los Pintados / Iquique, Provinz / Tarapacá, Region (I. Region) / Chile
Aubertit (grün-blau) und Hexahydrit (weiß)
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Aubertit (grün-blau) und Hexahydrit (weiß)

(analysiert). Miniera di Rio Albano; Rio Marina, Elba, Livorno, Provinz; Toskana, Italien. 18x15mm.

Collection: Doc Diether
Copyright: Doc Diether
Contribution: Doc Diether 2018-02-09
Locality: Miniera di Rio Albano / Rio Marina / Elba, Insel / Livorno, Provinz / Toskana (Toscana) / Italien

Collectors Summary

Color azurblau, blau
Streak color hellblau
Hardness (Mohs) 2.5
Solubility +++ H2O
Crystal System triklin, P1

Chemism

Chem­ical formula

CuAl(SO4)2Cl·14H2O

Chem­ical com­po­si­tion

Aluminium, Chlor, Kupfer, Sauerstoff, Schwefel, Wasserstoff

Unit weight: 570.3220142 u; Number of atoms in the formula: 55

Info

Empirical formula:

CuAl(SO4)2Cl·14H2O

Element

Symbol

Weight%

Atoms

Atoms%

Atom weight (u)

Sum weight (u)

Hydrogen

H

4.95

28

50.91

1.0079470

28.2225160

Oxygen

O

61.72

22

40.00

15.9994300

351.9874600

Aluminium

Al

4.73

1

1.82

26.9815382

26.9815382

Sulfur

S

11.24

2

3.64

32.0655000

64.1310000

Chlorine

Cl

6.22

1

1.82

35.4532000

35.4532000

Copper

Cu

11.14

1

1.82

63.5463000

63.5463000

Anal­y­sis wt%

SO3 : 28.30, Cl : 6.70, CuO : 11.80, Al2O3 : 9.16, H2O : 45.40 (Ref: Bulletin de Mineralogie 78)

Strunz 9th edi­tion incl. updates

7.DB.05

7: Sulfate (Selenate, Tellurate, Chromate, Molybdate, Wolframate)
D: Sulfate (Selenate, etc.) mit weitere Anionen, mit H2O
B: mit mittelgroßen Kationen; isolierte Oktaeder und begrenzte Einheiten
05:Aubertit-Gruppe

Lapis Clas­sifica­tion

VI/D.07-040

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

Clas­sifica­tion by Hölzel

7.DC.510

7: SULFATES CHROMATES MOLYBDATES WOLFRAMATES
D: Sulfates (+Anions +Water)
C: Copiapite-Group

Dana 8th edi­tion

31.09.08.01

31: Hydrated Sulfates Containing Hydroxyl or Halogen
09: Hydrated Sulfates Containing Hydroxyl or Halogen where (A+ B++) (XO4) Zq·x(H2O)
08: Aubertite Group

IMA sta­tus

Anerkannt von der CNMNC

Min­eral sta­tus

anerkanntes Mineral

Optical Properties

Color

azurblau, blau

Streak color

hellblau

Diaphane­ity (Trans­parency)

transparent

max. Birefrin­gence

0.033

Birefringence chart\! Aubertite title=Birefringence chart Aubertite

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

1.462

RI value β

1.482

RI value γ / ε

1.495

Ri mean

1.480

2V angle

Biaxial (-) 71°

Crystallography

Crystal Sys­tem

triklin

Class (H-M)

1

Space Group number

2

Space Group

P1

Cell param­e­ters a (Å)

6.288

Cell param­e­ters b (Å)

13.239

Cell param­e­ters c (Å)

6.284

Cell param­e­ters a/b or c/a

0.475

Cell param­e­ters c/b

0.475

Cell param­e­ters α

91.87

Cell param­e­ters β

94.67

Cell param­e­ters γ

82.45

Z

1

Volumne (ų)

516.739

X-Ray Pow­der Diffrac­tion

6.25(40),
5.59(40),
4.83(40),
4.50(100),
4.247(70),
3.952(60),
3.690(40),
3.130(40)

XRD chart Aubertite

Calculated from d-spacing and intensity at 0.1541838 nm (Cu)

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)

1.815

1.833 ( ρ calc. Mineralienatlas )

Insta­bil­ity

+++ H2O

Preface

Author (Name, Year)

Cesbron & Ginderow & Sichere & Vachey, 1978

References

Bulletin de Minéralogie 102 (1978), 348

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

Aubertite

CuAl(SO4)2Cl·14H2O

triklin : 1 : P1

7.DB.05

Wilcoxite

MgAl(SO4)2F·18H2O

triklin : 1, 1 : P1, P1

7.DB.05

Svyazhinite

(Mg,Mn)(Al,Fe3+)(SO4)2F·14 H2O

triklin : 1, 1 : P1, P1

7.DB.05

Magnesioaubertite

(Mg,Cu)Al(SO4)2Cl·14 H2O

triklin : P1 : 1

7.DB.05

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

Wilcoxite

MgAl(SO4)2F·18H2O

triklin : 1, 1 : P1, P1

VI/D.07-010

Svyazhinite

(Mg,Mn)(Al,Fe3+)(SO4)2F·14 H2O

triklin : 1, 1 : P1, P1

VI/D.07-020

Magnesioaubertite

(Mg,Cu)Al(SO4)2Cl·14 H2O

triklin : P1 : 1

VI/D.07-030

Aubertite

CuAl(SO4)2Cl·14H2O

triklin : 1 : P1

VI/D.07-040

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

Magnesioaubertite

(Mg,Cu)Al(SO4)2Cl·14 H2O

triklin : P1 : 1

7.DC.500

Aubertite

CuAl(SO4)2Cl·14H2O

triklin : 1 : P1

7.DC.510

Svyazhinite

(Mg,Mn)(Al,Fe3+)(SO4)2F·14 H2O

triklin : 1, 1 : P1, P1

7.DC.520

Wilcoxite

MgAl(SO4)2F·18H2O

triklin : 1, 1 : P1, P1

7.DC.560

Related minerals "Dana 8. Classification" [Mineral | Chemical formula : Crystal system : Class (H-M) | Space Group | Indenture number]

Butlerite

Fe3+(SO4)(OH)·2H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/m

31.09.01.01

Parabutlerite

Fe3+(SO4)(OH)·2H2O

orthorhombisch : mmm : Pmnb

31.09.02.01

Amarantite

Fe3+2O(SO4)2(H2O)4·3H2O

triklin : 1 : P1

31.09.03.01

Hohmannite

Fe23+(SO4)2(OH)2·7H2O

triklin : 1 : P1

31.09.04.01

Metahohmannite

Fe23+(SO4)2(OH)2·3H2O

triklin : 1 : P1

31.09.05.01

Botryogen

MgFe3+(SO4)2(OH)·7H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/n

31.09.06.01

Zincobotryogen

ZnFe3+(SO4)2(OH)·7H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/n

31.09.06.02

Xitieshanite

Fe3+(SO4)Cl·6H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/a

31.09.06.03

Guildite

CuFe3+(SO4)2(OH)·4H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/m

31.09.07.01

Chaidamuite

(Zn,Fe2+)Fe3+OH(SO4)2·4H2O

triklin : 1 : P1

31.09.07.02

Aubertite

CuAl(SO4)2Cl·14H2O

triklin : 1 : P1

31.09.08.01

Svyazhinite

(Mg,Mn)(Al,Fe3+)(SO4)2F·14 H2O

triklin : 1, 1 : P1, P1

31.09.08.02

Magnesioaubertite

(Mg,Cu)Al(SO4)2Cl·14 H2O

triklin : P1 : 1

31.09.08.03

Wilcoxite

MgAl(SO4)2F·18H2O

triklin : 1, 1 : P1, P1

31.09.09.01

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English

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Russian

Обертит

Simplified Chinese

水氯铝铜矾

IMA Number

IMA 1978-051

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