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Kipushite

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Kipushit mit Pseudomalachit
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Kipushit mit Pseudomalachit

Bildbreite: 2,5 mm; Fundort: Kipushi, Provinz Katanga, Demokratische Republik Kongo

Copyright: Stephan Wolfsried
Contribution: Hg 2015-01-14
Locality: Kipushi Mine / Kipushi / Ober-Katanga (Haut-Katanga), Distrikt / Katanga (Shaba), Provinz / Demokratische Republik Kongo
Kipushit
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Kipushit

Bildbreite: 3 mm; Fundort: Kipushi, Provinz Katanga, Demokratische Republik Kongo

Copyright: Stephan Wolfsried
Contribution: Hg 2008-10-26
Locality: Kipushi Mine / Kipushi / Ober-Katanga (Haut-Katanga), Distrikt / Katanga (Shaba), Provinz / Demokratische Republik Kongo
Kipushit xx
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Kipushit xx

Fundort: Fuchsloch, Silberberg, Brixlegg, Tirol, Österreich; Bildbreite: 4 mm

Copyright: loismin
Contribution: loismin 2006-03-16
Locality: Fuchsloch / Silberberg / Geyer / Zimmermoos / Brixlegg / Kufstein, Bezirk / Tirol / Österreich
Kipushit
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Kipushit

Bildbreite: 12 mm, Fundort: Sa Duchessa, Oridda, Domusnovas, Carbonia-Iglesias, Sardinien (Sardegna), Italien

Copyright: Luigi Chiappino
Contribution: thdun5 2010-04-27
Locality: Sa Duchessa / Oridda / Domusnovas / Iglesias / Sud Sardegna, Provinz / Sardinien (Sardegna), Region / Italien
Kipushit
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Kipushit (SNr: A025638)

Spitztafelige grüne Kristalle mit farblosen Scholzit-Kristallen, BB = 2,9 mm, Fundort: Snowstorm Mine, Battle Mountain District, Lander County, Nevada, USA.

Collection: Lithothek der Münchener Micromounter
Copyright: Hannes Osterhammer
Contribution: Münchener Micromounter 2012-07-14
Locality: Snowstorm Mine / North Battle Mountain District / Lander Co. / Nevada / USA
Kipushit auf Hemimorphit
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Kipushit auf Hemimorphit

Fundort: Kipushi, Katanga, Kongo; Kleine blau-grüne Kriställchen von der Typlokalität; Größe: 3 x 1,5 x 1,5 cm

Copyright: mineraliensammlung.com
Contribution: skibbo 2013-02-03
Locality: Kipushi Mine / Kipushi / Ober-Katanga (Haut-Katanga), Distrikt / Katanga (Shaba), Provinz / Demokratische Republik Kongo

Collectors Summary

Color smaragdgrün, blaugrün
Streak color hellblau
Hardness (Mohs) 4
Solubility +++ Säuren
Crystal System monoklin, P21/c

Chemism

Chem­ical formula

(Cu,Zn)5Zn(PO4)2(OH)6·H2O

Chem­ical com­po­si­tion

Kupfer, Zink, Phosphor, Sauerstoff, Wasserstoff

Unit weight: 695.4723234 u; Number of atoms in the formula: 31

Info

Empirical formula:

(Cu0.75Zn0.25)5Zn(PO4)2(OH)6·H2O

Element

Symbol

Weight%

Atoms

Atoms%

Atom weight (u)

Sum weight (u)

Hydrogen

H

1.16

8

25.81

1.0079470

8.0635760

Oxygen

O

34.51

15

48.39

15.9994300

239.9914500

Phosphorus

P

8.91

2

6.45

30.9737612

61.9475224

Copper

Cu

34.26

3.75

12.10

63.5463000

238.2986250

Zinc

Zn

21.16

2.25

7.26

65.4094000

147.1711500

Anal­y­sis wt%

Ø CuO : 43.00, ZnO : 24.40, P2O5 : 20.90, H2O : 11.10 (Ref: Canadian Mineralogist 85)

Strunz 9th edi­tion incl. updates

8.DA.35

8: Phosphate, Arsenate, Vanadate
D: Phosphate, mit weiteren Anionen, mit H2O
A: Mit kleinen (und gelegentlich größeren) [Kationen]
35:Kipushit-Gruppe

Lapis Clas­sifica­tion

VII/D.19-010

VII: PHOSPHATE, ARSENATE UND VANADATE ("Phosphate" des Registers immer einschließlich isotyper Arsenate und Vanadate!)
D: Wasserhaltige Phosphate, mit fremden Anionen
19: Mittelgroße Kationen: Cu-Zn-Mn-Al-Fe

Clas­sifica­tion by Hölzel

8.DB.300

8: PHOSPHATES ARSENATES VANADATES
D: Phosphates (+Anions +Water)
B: Valency: 2, C medium

Dana 8th edi­tion

42.02.04.01

42: Hydrated Phosphates, etc., Containing Hydroxyl or Halogen
02: Hydrated Phosphates, etc., Containing Hydroxyl or Halogen where (AB)3 (XO4) Zq · x(H2O)
04: Kipushite Group

IMA sta­tus

Anerkannt von der CNMNC

Min­eral sta­tus

anerkanntes Mineral

Optical Properties

Color

smaragdgrün, blaugrün

Streak color

hellblau

Diaphane­ity (Trans­parency)

transparent bis durchscheinend

max. Birefrin­gence

0.047

Birefringence chart\! Kipushite title=Birefringence chart Kipushite

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

1.693

RI value β

1.738

RI value γ / ε

1.740

Ri mean

1.724

2V angle

Biaxial (-) 23°c

Crystallography

Crystal Sys­tem

monoklin

Class (H-M)

2/m

Space Group number

14

Space Group

P21/c

Cell param­e­ters a (Å)

12.197

Cell param­e­ters b (Å)

9.156

Cell param­e­ters c (Å)

10.667

Cell param­e­ters a/b or c/a

1.332

Cell param­e­ters c/b

1.165

Cell param­e­ters α

90°

Cell param­e­ters β

95.77

Cell param­e­ters γ

90°

Z

4

Volumne (ų)

1185.21

X-Ray Pow­der Diffrac­tion

12.2(50),
6.06(40),
4.03(100),
3.386(40),
2.970(60),
2.654(40),
2.554(90),
1.531(60)

XRD chart Kipushite

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)

4

VHN (Hard­ness Vick­ers)

190 (ungefähre Angabe abgeleitet aus der Mohshärte)

Density (g/cm³)

3.8

3.897 ( ρ calc. Mineralienatlas )

Insta­bil­ity

+++ Säuren

Chem­ical Prop­er­ties and Tests

Justyna Ciesielczuk, Janusz Janeczek, Mateusz Dulski, Tomasz Krzykawski: Pseudomalachite–cornwallite and kipushite–philipsburgite solid solutions: chemical composition and Raman spectroscopy. Eur. J. Mineral. Vol. 28 (2016) S. 555-569.

Preface

Asso­cia­tions

Rosasit, Arsendescloizit

Author (Name, Year)

Piret & Deliens & Piret-Meunier, 1985

References

Canadian Mineralogist 23 (1985), 35

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

Kipushite

(Cu,Zn)5Zn(PO4)2(OH)6·H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/c

8.DA.35

Philipsburgite

Cu5Zn(AsO4)(PO4)(OH)6⋅H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/c

8.DA.35

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

Kipushite

(Cu,Zn)5Zn(PO4)2(OH)6·H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/c

VII/D.19-010

Philipsburgite

Cu5Zn(AsO4)(PO4)(OH)6⋅H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/c

VII/D.19-020

Veszelyite

(Cu,Zn)3(PO4)(OH)3·2H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/a

VII/D.19-030

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

Kipushite

(Cu,Zn)5Zn(PO4)2(OH)6·H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/c

8.DB.300

Philipsburgite

Cu5Zn(AsO4)(PO4)(OH)6⋅H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/c

8.DB.310

Veszelyite

(Cu,Zn)3(PO4)(OH)3·2H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/a

8.DB.340

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

Liroconite

Cu2Al(AsO4)(OH)4·4H2O

monoklin : 2/m : I2/a

42.02.01.01

Ranunculite

HAl(UO2)PO4(OH)3·4H2O

42.02.02.01

Veszelyite

(Cu,Zn)3(PO4)(OH)3·2H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/a

42.02.03.01

Kipushite

(Cu,Zn)5Zn(PO4)2(OH)6·H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/c

42.02.04.01

Philipsburgite

Cu5Zn(AsO4)(PO4)(OH)6⋅H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/c

42.02.04.02

Phosphogartrellite

Pb(Cu,Fe3+)2[PO4,AsO4]2·2(H2O,OH)

triklin : 1, 1 : P1, P1

42.02.05.01

Radovanite

Cu2Fe3+[AsO2(OH)2|(AsO4)2]·H2O

orthorhombisch : mmm : Pnma

42.02.06.01

Alternative Name

Kipushite (of Piret et al.)

CNMNC (IMA)-Number

IMA 1983-046

CNMNC symbol

Symbol

Kip

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