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Georgeite

Blue georgeite with green malachite on a tremolite matrix. FOV 1.5mm. Brent Thorne specimen and photograph. Carr Boyd Rocks Ni mine (Carr Boyd Ni mine), Menangina Station, Menzies Shire, Western Au...

Copyright: Brent Thorne
Contribution: Stefan 2018-04-17
Locality: Carr Boyd Rocks Mine / Goongarie / Kalgoorlie-Boulder City / Goldfields-Esperance, Region / Western Australia / Australien

Collectors Summary

Color hellblau
Streak color hellblau
Hardness (Mohs) 1.5
Solubility +++ Säuren, - H2O
Crystal System amorph,

Chemism

Chem­ical formula

Cu52+(CO3)3(OH)4·6H2O

Chem­ical com­po­si­tion

Kupfer, Kohlenstoff, Sauerstoff, Wasserstoff

Unit weight: 673.880162 u; Number of atoms in the formula: 43

Info

Empirical formula:

Cu5(CO3)3(OH)4·6H2O

Element

Symbol

Weight%

Atoms

Atoms%

Atom weight (u)

Sum weight (u)

Hydrogen

H

2.39

16

37.21

1.0079470

16.1271520

Carbon

C

5.35

3

6.98

12.0107800

36.0323400

Oxygen

O

45.11

19

44.19

15.9994300

303.9891700

Copper

Cu

47.15

5

11.63

63.5463000

317.7315000

Anal­y­sis wt%

CuO : 71.00, CO2 : 20.10, H2O : 9.50 (Ref: Mineralogical Magazine 91)

Strunz 9th edi­tion incl. updates

5.BA.10

5: Carbonate (Carbonate, Nitrate)
B: Carbonate mit weitere Anionen, ohne H2O
A: Mit [Cu], [Co], [Ni], [Zn], [Mg], [Mn]
10:Malachit-Gruppe

Lapis Clas­sifica­tion

V/C.01-025

V: NITRATE, CARBONATE UND BORATE
C: Wasserfreie Carbonate, mit fremden Anionen
1: Azurit-Rosasit-Reihe

Clas­sifica­tion by Hölzel

5.BA.205

5: CARBONATES NITRATES ARSENITES SULFITES SELENITES TELLURITES IODATES
B: Carbonates (+Anions -Water)
A: With small-medium cations, V=2
2: Malachite-Group

Dana 8th edi­tion

16a.03.03.01

16a: Carbonates - Hydroxyl or Halogen
03: Carbonates - Hydroxyl or Halogen where (A B)2 (XO3) Zq

IMA sta­tus

Neudefinition von der CNMNC anerkannt

Min­eral sta­tus

anerkanntes Mineral

Optical Properties

Color

hellblau

Streak color

hellblau

Diaphane­ity (Trans­parency)

transparent bis teilweise opak

RI value α / ω / n

1.593

Ri mean

1.593

2V angle

Isotropisch

Crystallography

Crystal Sys­tem

amorph

Cell param­e­ters a (Å)

-

Cell param­e­ters b (Å)

-

Cell param­e­ters c (Å)

-

Cell param­e­ters a/b or c/a

-

Cell param­e­ters c/b

-

Cell param­e­ters α

-

Cell param­e­ters β

-

Cell param­e­ters γ

-

Z

-

Volumne (ų)

-

Physical Properties

Hard­ness (Mohs)

1.5

VHN (Hard­ness Vick­ers)

18 (ungefähre Angabe abgeleitet aus der Mohshärte)

Density (g/cm³)

2.55

Insta­bil­ity

+++ Säuren, - H2O

Preface

Name from

George Herbert Payne, ehem. Chef der Min. Abt. der WA Government Chemical Laboratories

Author (Name, Year)

Bridge & Just & Hey, 1979

References

Mineralogical Magazine 55 (1991), 163

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

Rosasite

(Cu,Zn)2(CO3)(OH)2

monoklin : 2/m : P21/a

5.BA.10

Georgeite

Cu52+(CO3)3(OH)4·6H2O

amorph

5.BA.10

Kolwezite

CuCo(CO3)(OH)2

triklin : 1, 1 : P1, P1

5.BA.10

Malachite

Cu2(CO3)(OH)2

monoklin : 2/m : P21/a

5.BA.10

Chukanovite

Fe2(CO3)(OH)2

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

5.BA.10

Nullaginite

Ni2(CO3)(OH)2

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

5.BA.10

Pokrovskite

Mg2(CO3)(OH)2·0.5H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/a

5.BA.10

'Zincrosasite'

(Zn,Cu)2(CO3)(OH)2

5.BA.10

Mcguinnessite

(Mg,Cu)2(CO3)(OH)2

monoklin : 2/m : P2a, P21/a

5.BA.10

Glaukosphaerite

(Cu,Ni)2(CO3)(OH)2

monoklin : 2/m : P21/a

5.BA.10

Parádsasvárite

Zn2(CO3)(OH)2

monoklin : 2/m : P21/a

5.BA.10

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

Azurite

Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2

monoklin : 2/m : P21/c

V/C.01-010

Malachite

Cu2(CO3)(OH)2

monoklin : 2/m : P21/a

V/C.01-020

Georgeite

Cu52+(CO3)3(OH)4·6H2O

amorph

V/C.01-025

Chukanovite

Fe2(CO3)(OH)2

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

V/C.01-027

Pokrovskite

Mg2(CO3)(OH)2·0.5H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/a

V/C.01-030

Mcguinnessite

(Mg,Cu)2(CO3)(OH)2

monoklin : 2/m : P2a, P21/a

V/C.01-040

Kolwezite

CuCo(CO3)(OH)2

triklin : 1, 1 : P1, P1

V/C.01-050

Glaukosphaerite

(Cu,Ni)2(CO3)(OH)2

monoklin : 2/m : P21/a

V/C.01-060

Nullaginite

Ni2(CO3)(OH)2

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

V/C.01-070

Rosasite

(Cu,Zn)2(CO3)(OH)2

monoklin : 2/m : P21/a

V/C.01-080

'Zincrosasite'

(Zn,Cu)2(CO3)(OH)2

V/C.01-090

Hydrozincite

Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6

monoklin : 2/m : C2/m

V/C.01-100

Brianyoungite

Zn3[(OH)4|(CO3,SO4)]

V/C.01-105

Aurichalcite

(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6

monoklin : 2/m : P21/m

V/C.01-110

Loseyite

(Mn,Zn)7(CO3)2(OH)10

monoklin : 2/m : A2/a

V/C.01-120

Sclarite

(Zn,Mg,Mn2+)4Zn3(CO3)2(OH)10

monoklin : 2/m : A2/a

V/C.01-130

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

Malachite

Cu2(CO3)(OH)2

monoklin : 2/m : P21/a

5.BA.200

Georgeite

Cu52+(CO3)3(OH)4·6H2O

amorph

5.BA.205

Glaukosphaerite

(Cu,Ni)2(CO3)(OH)2

monoklin : 2/m : P21/a

5.BA.210

Rosasite

(Cu,Zn)2(CO3)(OH)2

monoklin : 2/m : P21/a

5.BA.220

'Zincrosasite'

(Zn,Cu)2(CO3)(OH)2

5.BA.230

Pokrovskite

Mg2(CO3)(OH)2·0.5H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/a

5.BA.250

Mcguinnessite

(Mg,Cu)2(CO3)(OH)2

monoklin : 2/m : P2a, P21/a

5.BA.255

Nullaginite

Ni2(CO3)(OH)2

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

5.BA.260

Chukanovite

Fe2(CO3)(OH)2

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

5.BA.270

Kolwezite

CuCo(CO3)(OH)2

triklin : 1, 1 : P1, P1

5.BA.290

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

Rosasite

(Cu,Zn)2(CO3)(OH)2

monoklin : 2/m : P21/a

16a.03.01.01

Malachite

Cu2(CO3)(OH)2

monoklin : 2/m : P21/a

16a.03.01.01

Glaukosphaerite

(Cu,Ni)2(CO3)(OH)2

monoklin : 2/m : P21/a

16a.03.01.02

Kolwezite

CuCo(CO3)(OH)2

triklin : 1, 1 : P1, P1

16a.03.01.03

Mcguinnessite

(Mg,Cu)2(CO3)(OH)2

monoklin : 2/m : P2a, P21/a

16a.03.01.05

Chukanovite

Fe2(CO3)(OH)2

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

16a.03.02.02

Nullaginite

Ni2(CO3)(OH)2

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

16a.03.02.02

Pokrovskite

Mg2(CO3)(OH)2·0.5H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/a

16a.03.02.03

Georgeite

Cu52+(CO3)3(OH)4·6H2O

amorph

16a.03.03.01

Phosgenite

Pb2(CO3)Cl2

tetragonal : 4/mmm : P4/mbm

16a.03.04.01

Bismutite

Bi2(CO3)O2

orthorhombisch : mmm : Immm

16a.03.05.01

Brenkite

Ca2(CO3)F2

orthorhombisch : mmm : Pbcn

16a.03.06.01

Kettnerite

CaBi(CO3)OF

orthorhombisch : mmm : Pmmn

16a.03.07.01

Dawsonite

NaAl(CO3)(OH)2

orthorhombisch : mmm : Imam

16a.03.08.01

Northupite

Na3Mg(CO3)2Cl

kubisch : m3 : Fd3

16a.03.09.01

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