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Boussingaultite

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Bildbreite: 1,2 mm; Fundort: Pécs-Vasas, Pécs, Komitat Baranya, Ungarn

Copyright: Stephan Wolfsried
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Locality: Pécs-Vasas / Pécs / Pécs, Kreis / Baranya, Komitat / Ungarn
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Boussingaultit

Bildbreite: 1,2 mm; Fundort: Pécs-Vasas, Pécs, Komitat Baranya, Ungarn

Copyright: Stephan Wolfsried
Contribution: Hg 2014-10-10
Locality: Pécs-Vasas / Pécs / Pécs, Kreis / Baranya, Komitat / Ungarn

Collectors Summary

Color weiß
Streak color weiß
Hardness (Mohs) 2
Solubility +++ H2O
Crystal System monoklin, P21/a

Chemism

Chem­ical formula

(NH4)2Mg(SO4)2·6H2O

Chem­ical com­po­si­tion

Magnesium, Sauerstoff, Schwefel, Stickstoff, Wasserstoff

Unit weight: 360.60046 u; Number of atoms in the formula: 39

Info

Empirical formula:

(NH4)2Mg(SO4)2·6H2O

Element

Symbol

Weight%

Atoms

Atoms%

Atom weight (u)

Sum weight (u)

Hydrogen

H

5.59

20

51.28

1.0079470

20.1589400

Nitrogen

N

7.77

2

5.13

14.0067200

28.0134400

Oxygen

O

62.12

14

35.90

15.9994300

223.9920200

Magnesium

Mg

6.74

1

2.56

24.3050600

24.3050600

Sulfur

S

17.78

2

5.13

32.0655000

64.1310000

Strunz 9th edi­tion incl. updates

7.CC.60

7: Sulfate (Selenate, Tellurate, Chromate, Molybdate, Wolframate)
C: Sulfate (Selenate, etc.) ohne weitere Anionen, mit H2O
C: Mit mittelgroßen und großen [Kationen]
60:Pikromerit-Gruppe

Lapis Clas­sifica­tion

VI/C.19-030

VI: SULFATE, CHROMATE, MOLYBDATE UND WOLFRAMATE
C: Wasserhaltige Sulfate, ohne fremde Anionen
19: Mittelgroße und sehr große Kationen; Pikromerit-Gruppe

Clas­sifica­tion by Hölzel

7.CD.310

7: SULFATES CHROMATES MOLYBDATES WOLFRAMATES
C: Sulfates (-Anions +Water)
D: Sulfates, C medium + large
3: Picromerite-Group

Dana 8th edi­tion

29.03.07.02

29: Hydrated Acid and Sulfates
03: Hydrated Acid and Sulfates where (A+)2 B (XO4)2 · x(H2O)
07: Mohrite Group (Ammonia bearing)

IMA sta­tus

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

Min­eral sta­tus

anerkanntes Mineral

Optical Properties

Color

weiß

Streak color

weiß

max. Birefrin­gence

0.007

Birefringence chart\! Boussingaultite title=Birefringence chart Boussingaultite

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

1.472

RI value β

1.473

RI value γ / ε

1.479

Ri mean

1.475

2V angle

Biaxial (+) 51°

Crystallography

Crystal Sys­tem

monoklin

Class (H-M)

2/m

Space Group number

14

Space Group

P21/a

Cell param­e­ters a (Å)

9.28

Cell param­e­ters b (Å)

12.57

Cell param­e­ters c (Å)

6.20

Cell param­e­ters a/b or c/a

0.738

Cell param­e­ters c/b

0.493

Cell param­e­ters α

90°

Cell param­e­ters β

107.10

Cell param­e­ters γ

90°

Z

2

Volumne (ų)

691.256

X-Ray Pow­der Diffrac­tion

5.375(50),
4.263(60),
4.205(100),
4.139(30),
3.802(80),
3.151(50),
3.012(30),
2.783(30)

XRD chart Boussingaultite

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)

2

VHN (Hard­ness Vick­ers)

32 (ungefähre Angabe abgeleitet aus der Mohshärte)

Density (g/cm³)

1.722s

1.732 ( ρ calc. Mineralienatlas )

Insta­bil­ity

+++ H2O

Preface

Author (Name, Year)

Bechi, 1864

References

Handbook of Mineralogy (Anthony et al.), 5 (2003), 82

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

Mohrite

(NH4)2Fe2+(SO4)2·6H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/a

7.CC.60

Konyaite

Na2Mg(SO4)2·5H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/c

7.CC.60

Picromerite

K2Mg(SO4)2·6H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/a

7.CC.60

Cyanochroite

K2Cu(SO4)·6H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/c

7.CC.60

Boussingaultite

(NH4)2Mg(SO4)2·6H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/a

7.CC.60

Katerinopoulosite

(NH4)2Zn(SO4)2·6H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/a

7.CC.60

Nickelpicromerite

K2Ni(SO4)2·6H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/c

7.CC.60

'Nickelboussingaultite'

(NH4)2(Ni,Mg)(SO4)2·6H2O

7.CC.60

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

Picromerite

K2Mg(SO4)2·6H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/a

VI/C.19-010

Cyanochroite

K2Cu(SO4)·6H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/c

VI/C.19-020

Boussingaultite

(NH4)2Mg(SO4)2·6H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/a

VI/C.19-030

'Nickelboussingaultite'

(NH4)2(Ni,Mg)(SO4)2·6H2O

VI/C.19-040

Mohrite

(NH4)2Fe2+(SO4)2·6H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/a

VI/C.19-050

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

Picromerite

K2Mg(SO4)2·6H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/a

7.CD.300

Boussingaultite

(NH4)2Mg(SO4)2·6H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/a

7.CD.310

Cyanochroite

K2Cu(SO4)·6H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/c

7.CD.320

Mohrite

(NH4)2Fe2+(SO4)2·6H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/a

7.CD.330

'Nickelboussingaultite'

(NH4)2(Ni,Mg)(SO4)2·6H2O

7.CD.340

Amarillite

NaFe3+(SO4)2·6H2O

monoklin : 2/m : C2/c

7.CD.370

Tamarugite

NaAl(SO4)2·6H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/a

7.CD.375

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

Syngenite

K2Ca(SO4)2·H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/m

29.03.01.01

Koktaite

(NH4)2Ca(SO4)2·H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/m

29.03.01.02

Kröhnkite

Na2Cu(SO4)2· 2H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/c

29.03.02.01

Blödite

Na2Mg(SO4)2·4H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/a

29.03.03.01

Nickelblödite

Na2(Ni,Mg)(SO4)2·4H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/a

29.03.03.02

Leonite

K2Mg(SO4)2·4H2O

monoklin : 2/m : C2/m

29.03.03.03

Mereiterite

K2Fe2+[SO4]2·4H2O

monoklin : 2/m : C2/m

29.03.03.04

Changoite

Na2Zn[SO4]2·4H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/a

29.03.03.05

Konyaite

Na2Mg(SO4)2·5H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/c

29.03.05.01

Picromerite

K2Mg(SO4)2·6H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/a

29.03.06.01

Cyanochroite

K2Cu(SO4)·6H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/c

29.03.06.02

Mohrite

(NH4)2Fe2+(SO4)2·6H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/a

29.03.07.01

Boussingaultite

(NH4)2Mg(SO4)2·6H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/a

29.03.07.02

'Nickelboussingaultite'

(NH4)2(Ni,Mg)(SO4)2·6H2O

29.03.07.03

Mosesite

Hg2N(Cl,SO4,MoO4,CO3)·H2O

kubisch : 43m : F43m

29.03.08.01

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Simplified Chinese

六水铵镁矾

Alternative Name

German

Cerbolit

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