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Lishizhenite

Collectors Summary

Color hellviolett, gelblichbraun
Streak color weiß
Hardness (Mohs) 3.5
Cleavages nearly vollkommen {010} und unvollkommen {001}
Solubility +++ H2O, verändert sich schnell an der Luft -> matt -> gelblichbraun
Crystal System triklin, P1

Chemism

Chem­ical formula

ZnFe23+(SO4)4·14 H2O

Chem­ical com­po­si­tion

Eisen, Zink, Sauerstoff, Schwefel, Wasserstoff

Unit weight: 813.567216 u; Number of atoms in the formula: 65

Info

Empirical formula:

ZnFe2(SO4)4·14H2O

Element

Symbol

Weight%

Atoms

Atoms%

Atom weight (u)

Sum weight (u)

Hydrogen

H

3.47

28

43.08

1.0079470

28.2225160

Oxygen

O

59.00

30

46.15

15.9994300

479.9829000

Sulfur

S

15.77

4

6.15

32.0655000

128.2620000

Iron

Fe

13.73

2

3.08

55.8452000

111.6904000

Zinc

Zn

8.04

1

1.54

65.4094000

65.4094000

Anal­y­sis wt%

Ø ZnO : 8.17, MnO : 0.76, CaO : 2.25, Fe2O3 : 18.28, SO3 : 41.00, H2O : 29.20 (Ref: Acta Mineralogica Sinica 90)

Strunz 9th edi­tion incl. updates

7.CB.75

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

Lapis Clas­sifica­tion

VI/C.11-015

VI: SULFATE, CHROMATE, MOLYBDATE UND WOLFRAMATE
C: Wasserhaltige Sulfate, ohne fremde Anionen
11: Mittelgroße Kationen

Clas­sifica­tion by Hölzel

7.CC.430

7: SULFATES CHROMATES MOLYBDATES WOLFRAMATES
C: Sulfates (-Anions +Water)
C: Alunogen-Group

Dana 8th edi­tion

29.07.02.02

29: Hydrated Acid and Sulfates
07: Hydrated Acid and Sulfates where A (B)2 (XO4)4 · x(H2O)

IMA sta­tus

Anerkannt von der CNMNC

Min­eral sta­tus

anerkanntes Mineral

Optical Properties

Color

hellviolett, gelblichbraun

Streak color

weiß

max. Birefrin­gence

0.056

Birefringence chart\! Lishizhenite title=Birefringence chart Lishizhenite

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

1.522

RI value β

1.568

RI value γ / ε

1.578

Ri mean

1.556

2V angle

Biaxial (-) 47°

Crystallography

Crystal Sys­tem

triklin

Class (H-M)

1

Space Group number

2

Space Group

P1

Cell param­e­ters a (Å)

6.477

Cell param­e­ters b (Å)

15.298

Cell param­e­ters c (Å)

6.309

Cell param­e­ters a/b or c/a

0.423

Cell param­e­ters c/b

0.412

Cell param­e­ters α

90.20

Cell param­e­ters β

101.12

Cell param­e­ters γ

93.97

Z

1

Volumne (ų)

611.829

X-Ray Pow­der Diffrac­tion

5.07(70),
4.79(100),
4.11(30),
4.06(70),
3.98(40),
3.51(80),
3.05(20),
2.859(40)

XRD chart Lishizhenite

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

Crystals 3D

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Physical Properties

Hard­ness (Mohs)

3.5

VHN (Hard­ness Vick­ers)

130 (ungefähre Angabe abgeleitet aus der Mohshärte)

Density (g/cm³)

2.206 (gemessen)

2.208 ( ρ calc. Mineralienatlas )

Cleav­ages

nearly vollkommen {010} und unvollkommen {001}

Insta­bil­ity

+++ H2O, verändert sich schnell an der Luft -> matt -> gelblichbraun

Preface

Author (Name, Year)

Li & Chen, 1990

References

Acta Mineralogica Sinica (in Chinese) 10 (1990), 299

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

Römerite

Fe2+Fe23+(SO4)4·14H2O

triklin : 1 : P1

7.CB.75

Lishizhenite

ZnFe23+(SO4)4·14 H2O

triklin : 1 : P1

7.CB.75

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

Römerite

Fe2+Fe23+(SO4)4·14H2O

triklin : 1 : P1

VI/C.11-010

Lishizhenite

ZnFe23+(SO4)4·14 H2O

triklin : 1 : P1

VI/C.11-015

Ransomite

CuFe23+(SO4)4·6H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/c

VI/C.11-020

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

Ransomite

CuFe23+(SO4)4·6H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/c

7.CC.400

Römerite

Fe2+Fe23+(SO4)4·14H2O

triklin : 1 : P1

7.CC.420

Lishizhenite

ZnFe23+(SO4)4·14 H2O

triklin : 1 : P1

7.CC.430

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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IMA Number

IMA 1989-002

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