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Kerolite

Collectors Summary

Hardness (Mohs) 2 - 2.5

Chemism

Chem­ical formula

(Mg,Ni)3Si4O10(OH)2·H2O

Addi­tional chem. informa­tion

Ungeordnete Varietät von Talc; wird auch als Mixtur aus Serpentin und Saponit angesehen

Chem­ical com­po­si­tion

Magnesium, Nickel, Silicium, Sauerstoff, Wasserstoff

Unit weight: 423.072948 u; Number of atoms in the formula: 24

Info

Empirical formula:

(Mg0.75Ni0.25)3Si4O10(OH)2·H2O

Element

Symbol

Weight%

Atoms

Atoms%

Atom weight (u)

Sum weight (u)

Hydrogen

H

0.95

4

16.67

1.0079470

4.0317880

Oxygen

O

49.16

13

54.17

15.9994300

207.9925900

Magnesium

Mg

12.93

2.25

9.38

24.3050600

54.6863850

Silicon

Si

26.55

4

16.67

28.0855300

112.3421200

Nickel

Ni

10.40

0.75

3.13

58.6934200

44.0200650

Strunz 9th edi­tion incl. updates

9.EC.45

9: Silikate (Germanate)
E: Schichtsilikate (Phyllosilikate)
C: Schichtsilikate (Phyllosilikate) mit Glimmer Tafeln, zusammengesetzt aus tetrahedralen oder octahedralen Netzen
45:Saponit-Gruppe

IMA sta­tus

zweifelhaft

Optical Data Luminescence

Color LW-UV (365nm)

 

weiß

Color SW-UV (254nm)

 

weiß

After­glow (Per­sistant Lumi­nes­cence)

keine Daten

Crystallography

X-Ray Pow­der Diffrac­tion

10.0(60),
4.83(20),
4.54(100),
3.19(50),
2.55(50),
2.28(20),
1.522(50),
1.314(20)

XRD chart Kerolite

Calculated from d-spacing and intensity at 0.1541838 nm (Cu)

Physical Properties

Hard­ness (Mohs)

2 - 2.5

Preface

Author (Name, Year)

Breithaupt, 1823

References

American Mineralogist 50 (1965), 2111.

Mineralogical Magazine 41 (1977), 443.

Mineralogical Magazine 36, 1145.

American Mineralogist (1979): 64: 617.

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

'Kerolite'

(Mg,Ni)3Si4O10(OH)2·H2O

9.EC.45

'Spadaite'

MgSiO2(OH)2·H2O

9.EC.45

Sauconite

Na0.3Zn3(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2·4H2O

9.EC.45

'Stevensite'

(Ca|2)0.3Mg3Si4O10(OH)2

9.EC.45

Zincsilite

Zn3Si4O10(OH)2·4H2O

9.EC.45

Ferrosaponite

Ca0.3(Fe2+,Mg,Fe3+)3[(OH)2|(Si,Al)Si3O10]·4H2O

9.EC.45

Other languages

German

Kerolit

Spanish

Kerolita

English

Kerolite

French

Kerolite

Alternative Name

German

Cerolit

Spanish

Cerolita

Cerolite

Hydrosilicite (of Kuh)

German

Kerolith

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