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Dietrichite

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weiße nadelige Kristalle von Dietrichit neben gelbem Zinkocopiapit, Muzhijevo, Berehove, Berehivskyi, Zakarpattia, Ukraine; BB 1 cm, analysiert

Copyright: MinTreasure.com (Carsten Slotta)
Contribution: openpit 2020-05-19
Locality: Muzhievo Goldlagerstätte / Berehowe / Berehowe, Rajon / Transkarpatien, Oblast / Ukraine

Collectors Summary

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

Chemism

Chem­ical formula

(Zn,Fe2+,Mn)Al2(SO4)4·22H2O

Chem­ical com­po­si­tion

Aluminium, Eisen, Mangan, Zink, Sauerstoff, Schwefel, Wasserstoff

Unit weight: 896.04608939 u; Number of atoms in the formula: 89

Info

Empirical formula:

(Zn0.6Fe0.3Mn0.1)Al2(SO4)4·22H2O

Element

Symbol

Weight%

Atoms

Atoms%

Atom weight (u)

Sum weight (u)

Hydrogen

H

4.95

44

49.44

1.0079470

44.3496680

Oxygen

O

67.85

38

42.70

15.9994300

607.9783400

Aluminium

Al

6.02

2

2.25

26.9815382

53.9630764

Sulfur

S

14.31

4

4.49

32.0655000

128.2620000

Manganese

Mn

0.61

0.1

0.11

54.9380499

5.4938050

Iron

Fe

1.87

0.3

0.34

55.8452000

16.7535600

Zinc

Zn

4.38

0.6

0.67

65.4094000

39.2456400

Anal­y­sis wt%

FeO : 3.11, MnO : 1.74, ZnO : 3.70, Al2O3 : 10.92, SO3 : 35.94, H2O : 44.38 (Ref: Dana, 7th ed. 2)

Strunz 9th edi­tion incl. updates

7.CB.85

7: Sulfate (Selenate, Tellurate, Chromate, Molybdate, Wolframate)
C: Sulfate (Selenate, etc.) ohne weitere Anionen, mit H2O
B: Mit ausschließlich mittelgroßen Kationen
85:Halotrichit-Gruppe

Lapis Clas­sifica­tion

VI/C.12-040

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

Clas­sifica­tion by Hölzel

7.CD.210

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

Dana 8th edi­tion

29.07.03.04

29: Hydrated Acid and Sulfates
07: Hydrated Acid and Sulfates where A (B)2 (XO4)4 · x(H2O)
03: Halotrichite Group (Monoclinic with 22 H2O)

IMA sta­tus

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

Min­eral sta­tus

anerkanntes Mineral

Optical Properties

Color

bräunlichgelb, grauweiß

Streak color

weiß

Diaphane­ity (Trans­parency)

transparent

max. Birefrin­gence

0.013

Birefringence chart\! Dietrichite title=Birefringence chart Dietrichite

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

1.475

RI value β

1.480

RI value γ / ε

1.488

Ri mean

1.481

2V angle

Biaxial (+) 70°

Crystallography

Crystal Sys­tem

monoklin

Class (H-M)

2/m

Space Group number

14

Space Group

P21/c

Cell param­e­ters a (Å)

6.240

Cell param­e­ters b (Å)

24.434

Cell param­e­ters c (Å)

21.379

Cell param­e­ters a/b or c/a

0.255

Cell param­e­ters c/b

0.875

Cell param­e­ters α

90°

Cell param­e­ters β

100.10

Cell param­e­ters γ

90°

Z

4

Volumne (ų)

3209.103

X-Ray Pow­der Diffrac­tion

4.99(30),
4.84(40),
4.33(100),
4.20(20),
4.15(30),
3.52(100),
2.737(20),
1.877(30)

XRD chart Dietrichite

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)

1.8

1.855 ( ρ calc. Mineralienatlas )

Insta­bil­ity

+++ H2O

Preface

Author (Name, Year)

von Schröckinger, 1878

References

Handbook of Mineralogy (Anthony et al.), 5 (2003), 186

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

Apjohnite

MnAl2(SO4)4·22H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/c

7.CB.85

Bílinite

Fe2+Fe23+(SO4)4·22H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/c

7.CB.85

Wupatkiite

(Co,Mg)Al2[SO4]4·22H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/c

7.CB.85

Dietrichite

(Zn,Fe2+,Mn)Al2(SO4)4·22H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/c

7.CB.85

Halotrichite

Fe2+Al2(SO4)4·22H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/c

7.CB.85

Pickeringite

MgAl2(SO4)4·22H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/c

7.CB.85

'Redingtonite'

(Fe2+,Mg,Ni)(Cr,Al)2(SO4)4·22H2O

7.CB.85

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

Pickeringite

MgAl2(SO4)4·22H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/c

VI/C.12-010

Wupatkiite

(Co,Mg)Al2[SO4]4·22H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/c

VI/C.12-012

Halotrichite

Fe2+Al2(SO4)4·22H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/c

VI/C.12-020

Apjohnite

MnAl2(SO4)4·22H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/c

VI/C.12-030

Dietrichite

(Zn,Fe2+,Mn)Al2(SO4)4·22H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/c

VI/C.12-040

'Redingtonite'

(Fe2+,Mg,Ni)(Cr,Al)2(SO4)4·22H2O

VI/C.12-050

Bílinite

Fe2+Fe23+(SO4)4·22H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/c

VI/C.12-060

'Caichengyunite'

(Fe2+)3Al2(SO4)6·30 H2O

VI/C.12-070

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

Pickeringite

MgAl2(SO4)4·22H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/c

7.CD.200

Dietrichite

(Zn,Fe2+,Mn)Al2(SO4)4·22H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/c

7.CD.210

Halotrichite

Fe2+Al2(SO4)4·22H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/c

7.CD.220

Wupatkiite

(Co,Mg)Al2[SO4]4·22H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/c

7.CD.225

Apjohnite

MnAl2(SO4)4·22H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/c

7.CD.230

Bílinite

Fe2+Fe23+(SO4)4·22H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/c

7.CD.240

'Redingtonite'

(Fe2+,Mg,Ni)(Cr,Al)2(SO4)4·22H2O

7.CD.250

Mendozite

NaAl(SO4)2·11H2O

monoklin : 2/m : C2/c

7.CD.280

Kalinite

KAl(SO4)2·11 H2O

monoklin : 2/m : C2/c

7.CD.285

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

Ransomite

CuFe23+(SO4)4·6H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/c

29.07.01.01

Römerite

Fe2+Fe23+(SO4)4·14H2O

triklin : 1 : P1

29.07.02.01

Lishizhenite

ZnFe23+(SO4)4·14 H2O

triklin : 1 : P1

29.07.02.02

Pickeringite

MgAl2(SO4)4·22H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/c

29.07.03.01

Halotrichite

Fe2+Al2(SO4)4·22H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/c

29.07.03.02

Apjohnite

MnAl2(SO4)4·22H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/c

29.07.03.03

Dietrichite

(Zn,Fe2+,Mn)Al2(SO4)4·22H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/c

29.07.03.04

Bílinite

Fe2+Fe23+(SO4)4·22H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/c

29.07.03.05

Wupatkiite

(Co,Mg)Al2[SO4]4·22H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/c

29.07.03.07

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