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Glaucophane

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Glaukophan
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Glaukophan
Bildbreite: 18 mm; Fundort: Oropa, Biella, Provinz, Piemont (Piemonte), Region, Italien
Copyright: Enrico Bonacina; Contribution: Hg
Location: Italien/Piemont (Piemonte), Region/Biella, Provinz/Oropa
Mineral: Glaucophane
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Glaukophan

Bildbreite: 18 mm; Fundort: Oropa, Biella, Provinz, Piemont (Piemonte), Region, Italien

Copyright: Enrico Bonacina
Contribution: Hg 2011-11-11
Locality: Oropa / Biella, Provinz / Piemont (Piemonte), Region / Italien
Glaukophan
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Glaukophan
Kristallgröße: 1 mm; Fundort: Rio Oremo, Chiavolino, Pollone, Provinz Biella, Region Piemont, Italien
Copyright: Luigi Mattei; Contribution: slugslayer
Location: Italien/Piemont (Piemonte), Region/Biella, Provinz/Pollone/Chiavolino/Rio Oremo
Mineral: Glaucophane
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Glaukophan

Kristallgröße: 1 mm; Fundort: Rio Oremo, Chiavolino, Pollone, Provinz Biella, Region Piemont, Italien

Copyright: Luigi Mattei
Contribution: slugslayer 2010-09-09
Locality: Rio Oremo / Chiavolino / Pollone / Biella, Provinz / Piemont (Piemonte), Region / Italien
Glaukophan
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Glaukophan
Massiver, olivgrauer Glaukophan mit winzigen Einschlüssen von Almandin. 7 cm breite Stufe von der Schachthalde 133, Niederschlag, Erzgebirge, Sachsen, Deutschland.
Copyright: raritätenjäger; Contribution: raritätenjäger
Collection: raritätenjäger
Location: Deutschland/Sachsen/Erzgebirgskreis/Annaberg, Revier/Bärenstein/Niederschlag/Grube Straßburger Glück
Mineral: Glaucophane
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Glaukophan

Massiver, olivgrauer Glaukophan mit winzigen Einschlüssen von Almandin. 7 cm breite Stufe von der Schachthalde 133, Niederschlag, Erzgebirge, Sachsen, Deutschland.

Collection: raritätenjäger
Copyright: raritätenjäger
Contribution: raritätenjäger 2010-09-08
Locality: Grube Straßburger Glück / Niederschlag / Bärenstein / Annaberg, Revier / Erzgebirgskreis / Sachsen / Deutschland
Glaukophan xx
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Glaukophan xx
Monte Mucrone Val d' Oropa Pollone Provinz Biella Piemont Italien. BB=8cm.
Copyright: pilzpirat; Contribution: pilzpirat
Collection: pilzpirat
Location: Italien/Piemont (Piemonte), Region/Biella, Provinz/Pollone
Mineral: Glaucophane
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Glaukophan xx

Monte Mucrone Val d' Oropa Pollone Provinz Biella Piemont Italien. BB=8cm.

Collection: pilzpirat
Copyright: pilzpirat
Contribution: pilzpirat 2011-06-04
Locality: Pollone / Biella, Provinz / Piemont (Piemonte), Region / Italien
Glaukophan xx (schwarz)
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Glaukophan xx (schwarz)
Monte Mucrone Oropa Biella Piemont Italien. BB=12mm.
Copyright: pilzpirat; Contribution: pilzpirat
Collection: pilzpirat
Location: Italien/Piemont (Piemonte), Region/Biella, Provinz/Oropa
Mineral: Glaucophane
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Glaukophan xx (schwarz)

Monte Mucrone Oropa Biella Piemont Italien. BB=12mm.

Collection: pilzpirat
Copyright: pilzpirat
Contribution: pilzpirat 2012-05-02
Locality: Oropa / Biella, Provinz / Piemont (Piemonte), Region / Italien
Glaukophan xx (Crossit)
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Glaukophan xx (Crossit)
Rigaus Abtenau Lammertal Salzburg Österreich. BB=15mm.
Copyright: pilzpirat; Contribution: pilzpirat
Collection: pilzpirat
Location: Österreich/Salzburg/Hallein, Bezirk (Tennengau)/Abtenau/Rigaus
Mineral: Glaucophane
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Glaukophan xx (Crossit)

Rigaus Abtenau Lammertal Salzburg Österreich. BB=15mm.

Collection: pilzpirat
Copyright: pilzpirat
Contribution: pilzpirat 2012-05-02
Locality: Rigaus / Abtenau / Hallein, Bezirk (Tennengau) / Salzburg / Österreich

Collectors Summary

Color lavendelblau, schwarz
Streak color blaugrau
Hardness (Mohs) 6
Solubility +++ HF, - HCl
Crystal System monoklin, C2/m

Chemism

Chem­ical formula

Na2(Mg,Fe2+)3Al2Si8O22(OH)2

Chem­ical com­po­si­tion

Aluminium, Eisen, Magnesium, Natrium, Silicium, Sauerstoff, Wasserstoff

Unit weight: 807.1993558 u; Number of atoms in the formula: 41

Info

Empirical formula:

Na2(Mg0.75Fe0.25)3Al2Si8O22(OH)2

Element

Symbol

Weight%

Atoms

Atoms%

Atom weight (u)

Sum weight (u)

Hydrogen

H

0.25

2

4.88

1.0079470

2.0158940

Oxygen

O

47.57

24

58.54

15.9994300

383.9863200

Sodium

Na

5.70

2

4.88

22.9897702

45.9795404

Magnesium

Mg

6.77

2.25

5.49

24.3050600

54.6863850

Aluminium

Al

6.69

2

4.88

26.9815382

53.9630764

Silicon

Si

27.84

8

19.51

28.0855300

224.6842400

Iron

Fe

5.19

0.75

1.83

55.8452000

41.8839000

Anal­y­sis wt%

SiO2 : 58.04, TiO2 : 0.66, Al2O3 : 10.31, Fe2O3 : 2.89, FeO : 6.12, MgO : 11.71, CaO : 1.37, Na2O : 6.97, H2O : 1.98 (Ref: American Mineralogist 68)

Strunz 9th edi­tion incl. updates

9.DE.25

9: Silikate (Germanate)
D: Ketten- und Bandsilikate (Inosilikate)
E: Ketten- und Bandsilikate mit 2-periodischen Doppelketten, Si4O11; Amphibol-Familie, Klinoamphibole
25:Amphibole: Alkali

Lapis Clas­sifica­tion

VIII/F.08-010

VIII: SILIKATE
F: Ketten- und Bandsilikate
8: Zweierbänder [Si4O11] 6-; Amphibol-Gruppe; Alkali-Amphibole

Clas­sifica­tion by Hölzel

9.DJ.100

9: SILICATES
D: Inosilicates; ~[Si2O6]4--...2-Chain
J: Amphiboles; Sodic Amphiboles
1: Glaucophane-Group

Dana 8th edi­tion

66.01.03c.01

66: Inosilicates Inosilicate Double-Width Unbranched Chains, W=2
01: Inosilicates Inosilicate Double-Width Unbranched Chains, W=2 with P=2 amphibole configuration
03c: Group 4, the sodic amphiboles

IMA sta­tus

Neudefinition von der CNMNC anerkannt

Min­eral sta­tus

anerkanntes Mineral

IMA Classification

IMA Classification

Amphibole supergroup  ⇒ (OH,F,Cl)-dominant amphiboles  ⇒ Sodium Amphiboles  ⇒ Glaucophane (Gln) amphiboles

Optical Properties

Color

lavendelblau, schwarz

Streak color

blaugrau

max. Birefrin­gence

0.020

Birefringence chart\! Glaucophane title=Birefringence chart Glaucophane

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

1.610

RI value β

1.626

RI value γ / ε

1.630

Ri mean

1.622

2V angle

Biaxial (-) 25°!!

Crystallography

Crystal Sys­tem

monoklin

Class (H-M)

2/m

Space Group number

12

Space Group

C2/m

Cell param­e­ters a (Å)

9.541

Cell param­e­ters b (Å)

17.740

Cell param­e­ters c (Å)

5.295

Cell param­e­ters a/b or c/a

0.538

Cell param­e­ters c/b

0.298

Cell param­e­ters α

90°

Cell param­e­ters β

103.67

Cell param­e­ters γ

90°

Z

2

Volumne (ų)

870.83

X-Ray Pow­der Diffrac­tion

8.23(100),
4.463(20),
4.448(30),
3.842(20),
3.047(50),
2.692(60),
2.522(30),
2.243(20)

XRD chart Glaucophane

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)

6

VHN (Hard­ness Vick­ers)

730 (ungefähre Angabe abgeleitet aus der Mohshärte)

Density (g/cm³)

3.12 (gemessen)

3.078 ( ρ calc. Mineralienatlas )

Insta­bil­ity

+++ HF, - HCl

Preface

Author (Name, Year)

Hausmann, 1845

References

Canadian Mineralogist 41 (2003), 1355

IMA group assignments



 
 
 
 
 
 


 
 
 
 
 
Na2(Fe2+,Mg)3Al2Si8O22(OH)2
monoklin
C2/m

 
 
 
 
 
Na2(Mg,Fe2+)3Al2Si8O22(OH)2
monoklin
C2/m

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Other languages

Dutch

Glaucofaan

Spanish

Glaucofana

Italian

Glaucofane

Portuguese

Glaucofânio

English

Glaucophane

French

Glaucophane

Finnish

Glaukofaani

Polish

Glaukofan

Lithuanian

Glaukofanas

Hungarian

Glaukofán

German

Glaukophan

Russian

Глаукофан

Serbian (Cyrillic Script)

Глаукофан

Ukrainian

Глаукофан

Hebrew

גלאוקופן

Simplified Chinese

蓝闪石

Japanese

藍閃石

Alternative Name

English

Antiglaucophane

German

Antiglaukophan

German

Gastaldit

Spanish

Gastaldita

English

Gastaldite

Glaukofán

László 90 (1995)

English

Pseudoglaucophane

German

Pseudoglaukophan

CNMNC symbol

Symbol

Gln

Rock part of

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Hint

- Essential mineral - Important for the classification of the rock.
- Accessory or non-essential mineral - this minerals are common, sometimes major part of, but are not always present.

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