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Chalcoalumite

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Chalkoalumit
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Chalkoalumit

Bildbreite: 2,5 mm; Fundort: Grube Käusersteimel, Kausen, Siegerland, Rheinland-Pfalz, Deutschland

Copyright: Matthias Reinhardt
Contribution: Hg 2013-08-02
Locality: Grube Käusersteimel / Kausen / Altenkirchen (Westerwald), Kreis / Rheinland-Pfalz / Deutschland
Chalkoalumit mit Cyanotrichit
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Chalkoalumit mit Cyanotrichit (SNr: A1-109)

Hellblaue kugelige Chalkoalumitaggregate mit blauem faserigem Cyanotrichit; Fundort: Christiana Mine, Revier Kamariza, Lavrion, Attika, Griechenland; Bildbreite: ca. 10 mm

Collection: Klinoklas
Copyright: Klinoklas
Contribution: Klinoklas 2008-05-22
Locality: Christiana-Stollen / Mercati Minen / Agios Konstantinos / Kamariza / Lavrion (Laurion), Bergbaudistrikt / Attika (Attikí, Attica) / Griechenland
Chalkoalumit
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Chalkoalumit

Chalkoalumit auf Azurit; Größe: 76x42 mm; Fundort: Bisbee, Warren District, Cochise Co., Arizona, USA

Copyright: Kevin Downey
Contribution: slugslayer 2012-01-19
Locality: Bisbee / Warren District / Mule Mts / Cochise Co. / Arizona / USA
Chalkoalumit
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Chalkoalumit

Bildbreite: 4 mm; Fundort: Richelsdorfer Hütte, Richelsdorf,; Richelsdorfer Gebirge, Hessen, Deutschland.

Collection: Steinkautz
Copyright: Steinkautz
Contribution: Steinkautz 2012-05-26
Locality: Richelsdorfer Hütte / Verhüttungsplätze / Richelsdorfer Gebirge / Hersfeld-Rotenburg, Landkreis / Kassel, Bezirk / Hessen / Deutschland
Chalkoalumit
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Chalkoalumit (SNr: A001724)

kugelige hellblaue Kristalle von der Widowmaker Mine in Utah, USA; als Begleiter Carbonat-Cyanotrichit und Antlerit; BB = 3,6 mm;

Collection: Lithothek der Münchener Micromounter
Copyright: loparit
Contribution: Münchener Micromounter 2015-12-07
Locality: Widowmaker Mine / White Canyon / White Canyon District / San Juan Co. / Utah / USA
Azurit, Chalkoalumit
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Azurit, Chalkoalumit (SNr: 05.034)

Azurit (blau) mit Chalkoalumit (grünlich), Bildbreite: 9 mm, Fundort: Laurion, Attika, Griechenland

Collection: thdun5
Copyright: thdun5
Contribution: thdun5 2013-02-24
Locality: Lavrion (Laurion), Bergbaudistrikt / Attika (Attikí, Attica) / Griechenland

Collectors Summary

Color blau, blaugrau, grünblau, hellblau grün
Streak color bläulichweiß
Hardness (Mohs) 2.5
Cleavages {100} vollkommen
Solubility ++ kalte verdünnte Säuren
Crystal System monoklin, P21

Chemism

Chem­ical formula

CuAl4(SO4)(OH)12·3H2O

Chem­ical com­po­si­tion

Aluminium, Kupfer, Sauerstoff, Schwefel, Wasserstoff

Unit weight: 525.6701688 u; Number of atoms in the formula: 43

Info

Empirical formula:

CuAl4(SO4)(OH)12·3H2O

Element

Symbol

Weight%

Atoms

Atoms%

Atom weight (u)

Sum weight (u)

Hydrogen

H

3.45

18

41.86

1.0079470

18.1430460

Oxygen

O

57.83

19

44.19

15.9994300

303.9891700

Aluminium

Al

20.53

4

9.30

26.9815382

107.9261528

Sulfur

S

6.10

1

2.33

32.0655000

32.0655000

Copper

Cu

12.09

1

2.33

63.5463000

63.5463000

Anal­y­sis wt%

K2O : 0.50, CuO : 14.78, Al2O3 : 38.71, SO3 : 14.80, H2O : 30.85 (Ref: American Mineralogist 25)

Strunz 9th edi­tion incl. updates

7.DD.75

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

Lapis Clas­sifica­tion

VI/D.08-050

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

Clas­sifica­tion by Hölzel

7.DD.700

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

Dana 8th edi­tion

31.03.01.01

31: Hydrated Sulfates Containing Hydroxyl or Halogen
03: Hydrated Sulfates Containing Hydroxyl or Halogen where (A+ B++)5 (XO4) Zq·x(H2O)

IMA sta­tus

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

Min­eral sta­tus

anerkanntes Mineral

Optical Properties

Color

blau, blaugrau, grünblau, hellblau grün

Streak color

bläulichweiß

Diaphane­ity (Trans­parency)

transparent bis durchscheinend

max. Birefrin­gence

0.009

Birefringence chart\! Chalcoalumite title=Birefringence chart Chalcoalumite

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

1.523

RI value β

1.525

RI value γ / ε

1.532

Ri mean

1.527

2V angle

Biaxial (+) 61°

Optical Data Luminescence

Lumi­nes­cence

keine Fluoreszenz bekannt

Crystallography

Crystal Sys­tem

monoklin

Class (H-M)

2

Space Group number

4

Space Group

P21

Cell param­e­ters a (Å)

17.090

Cell param­e­ters b (Å)

8.915

Cell param­e­ters c (Å)

10.221

Cell param­e­ters a/b or c/a

1.917

Cell param­e­ters c/b

1.146

Cell param­e­ters α

90°

Cell param­e­ters β

95.88

Cell param­e­ters γ

90°

Z

4

Volumne (ų)

1549.051

X-Ray Pow­der Diffrac­tion

8.502(100),
7.898(20),
6.705(10),
5.100(10),
4.786(20),
4.250(90),
4.178(20),
2.520(10)

XRD chart Chalcoalumite

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)

2.5

Density (g/cm³)

2.29

2.254 ( ρ calc. Mineralienatlas )

Cleav­ages

{100} vollkommen

Insta­bil­ity

++ kalte verdünnte Säuren

Preface

Author (Name, Year)

Larsen & Vassar, 1925

References

Handbook of Mineralogy (Anthony et al.), 5 (2003), 128

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

Chalcoalumite

CuAl4(SO4)(OH)12·3H2O

monoklin : 2 : P21

7.DD.75

Kyrgyzstanite

ZnAl4(SO4)(OH)12·3H2O

7.DD.75

'Nickelalumite'

(Ni,Cu)Al4[(SO4),(NO3)2](OH)12·3H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/n

7.DD.75

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

Bechererite

Zn7Cu[(OH)13|SiO(OH)3|SO4]

trigonal : 3, 3 : P3, P3

VI/D.08-005

Spangolite

Cu6Al(SO4)(OH)12Cl·3H2O

trigonal : 3m : P31c

VI/D.08-010

Cyanotrichite

Cu4Al2(SO4)(OH)12·2H2O

monoklin : 2/m : C2/m

VI/D.08-020

Carbonatecyanotrichite

Cu42+Al2(CO3,SO4)(OH)12·2H2O

VI/D.08-030

Camérolaite

Cu4Al2[HSbO4,SO4]OH10(CO3)·2H2O

monoklin : 2, 2/m : P21, P21/m

VI/D.08-035

Woodwardite

(Cu0.75Al0.25)(SO4)0.125(OH)2·0.3H2O

VI/D.08-040

Hydrowoodwardite

(Cu1-xAlx)(SO4)x/2(OH)2·nH2O {x<0.5}{n>3x/2}

trigonal : 3m : R3m

VI/D.08-042

'Zincowoodwardite'

VI/D.08-045

Chalcoalumite

CuAl4(SO4)(OH)12·3H2O

monoklin : 2 : P21

VI/D.08-050

Kyrgyzstanite

ZnAl4(SO4)(OH)12·3H2O

VI/D.08-055

'Nickelalumite'

(Ni,Cu)Al4[(SO4),(NO3)2](OH)12·3H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/n

VI/D.08-060

Mbobomkulite

(Ni,Cu)Al4[(NO3)2,(SO4)](OH)12·3H2O

VI/D.08-070

Hydrombobomkulite

(Ni,Cu)Al4[(NO3)2,(SO4)](OH)12·13-14H2O

VI/D.08-080

Carrboydite

(Ni,Al)9(SO4)2(OH)18·10H2O

VI/D.08-090

'Zincaluminite'

Zn6Al6(SO4)2(OH)26·5H2O

VI/D.08-100

Glaucocerinite

(Zn1-xAlx)(SO4)x/2(OH)2·nH2O {x<0.5}{n>3x/2}

VI/D.08-110

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

Chalcoalumite

CuAl4(SO4)(OH)12·3H2O

monoklin : 2 : P21

7.DD.700

Mooreite

(Mg,Zn,Mn)15(SO4)2(OH)26·8H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/a

7.DD.720

Torreyite

(Mg,Mn)9Zn4(SO4)2(OH)22·8H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/a

7.DD.750

Lawsonbauerite

(Mn,Mg)9Zn4(SO4)2(OH)22·8H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/c

7.DD.760

Thérèsemagnanite

NaCo4(SO4)(OH)6Cl·6H2O

trigonal : 3 : P3

7.DD.770

Guarinoite

(Zn,Co,Ni)6(SO4)(OH,Cl)10·5H2O

7.DD.780

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

Chalcoalumite

CuAl4(SO4)(OH)12·3H2O

monoklin : 2 : P21

31.03.01.01

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Alternative Name

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