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Mammothite

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Mammothit
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Mammothit

Bildbreite: 1,5 mm; Fundort: Legraina, Sounion, Schlackenfundstellen, Lavrion (Laurion)-Gebiet, Attika (Attikí, Attica), Griechenland

Copyright: Stephan Wolfsried
Contribution: Hg 2010-02-15
Locality: Legraina / Sounion / Schlackenfundstellen / Lavrion (Laurion), Bergbaudistrikt / Attika (Attikí, Attica) / Griechenland
Mammothit
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Mammothit

Bildbreite: 1,5 mm; Fundort: Charakas (Schlackenfundstelle), Laurion, Attika, Griechenland

Copyright: Fritz Schreiber
Contribution: Hg 2013-07-05
Locality: Charakas / Sounion / Schlackenfundstellen / Lavrion (Laurion), Bergbaudistrikt / Attika (Attikí, Attica) / Griechenland
Mammothit
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Mammothit

teils nadelig, teils nadelige xx zu Kugeln verwachsen; Stufengröße: 3 mm; Fundort: Strand von Pacha Limani / Laurion / Griechenland

Copyright: geni
Contribution: Mineralienatlas 2004-08-31
Locality: Lavrion (Laurion), Bergbaudistrikt / Attika (Attikí, Attica) / Griechenland
Mammothit
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Mammothit (SNr: A003719)

Fo.: Sounion Beach, Sounion, Lavrion, Attika, Griechenland, nadelige, blaue XX auf Schlacke, BB 3,0mm

Collection: Lithothek der Münchener Micromounter
Copyright: Hannes Osterhammer
Contribution: Münchener Micromounter 2009-08-21
Locality: Strand Sounion / Sounion / Schlackenfundstellen / Lavrion (Laurion), Bergbaudistrikt / Attika (Attikí, Attica) / Griechenland
Mammothit
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Mammothit (SNr: A010122)

Feinkristalline hellblaue Kristalle überkrusten andere nicht bestimmte Mineralien, Mammothit Bestimmung nicht sicher, BB = <1 mm, Fundort: Passa Limani (Schlackenfundstelle), Lavrion, Attika, Griec...

Collection: Lithothek der Münchener Micromounter
Copyright: Hannes Osterhammer
Contribution: Münchener Micromounter 2012-04-24
Locality: Passa Limani / Schlackenfundstellen / Lavrion (Laurion), Bergbaudistrikt / Attika (Attikí, Attica) / Griechenland
Mammothit
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Mammothit (SNr: A010323)

Stängelige nadelige hellblaue Kristalle mit blaßgelben tafeligen Nealit, BB = 3,1 mm, Fundort: Passa Limani (Schlackenfundstelle), Lavrion, Attika,

Collection: Lithothek der Münchener Micromounter
Copyright: geni
Contribution: Münchener Micromounter 2012-04-25
Locality: Passa Limani / Schlackenfundstellen / Lavrion (Laurion), Bergbaudistrikt / Attika (Attikí, Attica) / Griechenland

Collectors Summary

Color leuchtend blau, grünblau, blassblau
Streak color blass blau
Cleavages {010} deutlich
Solubility ++ verdünnte HCl
Crystal System monoklin, C2

Chemism

Chem­ical formula

Pb6Cu4AlSb5+O2(SO4)2Cl4(OH)16

Chem­ical com­po­si­tion

Aluminium, Antimon, Blei, Chlor, Kupfer, Sauerstoff, Schwefel, Wasserstoff

Unit weight: 2284.2429702 u; Number of atoms in the formula: 60

Info

Empirical formula:

Pb6Cu4AlSbO2(SO4)2Cl4(OH)16

Element

Symbol

Weight%

Atoms

Atoms%

Atom weight (u)

Sum weight (u)

Hydrogen

H

0.71

16

26.67

1.0079470

16.1271520

Oxygen

O

18.21

26

43.33

15.9994300

415.9851800

Aluminium

Al

1.18

1

1.67

26.9815382

26.9815382

Sulfur

S

2.81

2

3.33

32.0655000

64.1310000

Chlorine

Cl

6.21

4

6.67

35.4532000

141.8128000

Copper

Cu

11.13

4

6.67

63.5463000

254.1852000

Antimony

Sb

5.33

1

1.67

121.7601000

121.7601000

Lead

Pb

54.43

6

10.00

207.2100000

1,243.2600000

Strunz 9th edi­tion incl. updates

7.BC.60

7: Sulfate (Selenate, Tellurate, Chromate, Molybdate, Wolframate)
B: Sulfate (Selenate, etc.) mit weitere Anionen, ohne H2O
C: Mit mittelgroßen und großen [Kationen]
60:Mammothit-Gruppe

Lapis Clas­sifica­tion

VI/B.10-050

VI: SULFATE, CHROMATE, MOLYBDATE UND WOLFRAMATE
B: Wasserfreie Sulfate, mit fremden Anionen
10: Mittelgroße Kationen vorwiegend

Clas­sifica­tion by Hölzel

7.DD.800

7: SULFATES CHROMATES MOLYBDATES WOLFRAMATES
D: Sulfates (+Anions +Water)
D: Sulfate-Hydrotalcites

Dana 8th edi­tion

30.01.14.01

30: Anhydrous Sulfates Containing Hydroxyl or Halogen
01: Anhydrous Sulfates Containing Hydroxyl or Halogen where (A B)m (XO4)p Zq where m:p>2:1

IMA sta­tus

Anerkannt von der CNMNC

Min­eral sta­tus

anerkanntes Mineral

Optical Properties

Color

leuchtend blau, grünblau, blassblau

Streak color

blass blau

max. Birefrin­gence

0.060

Birefringence chart\! Mammothite title=Birefringence chart Mammothite

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

1.868

RI value β

1.892

RI value γ / ε

1.928

Ri mean

1.896

2V angle

Biaxial (+) 80°

Optical Data Luminescence

Color LW-UV (365nm)

 

gelb

After­glow (Per­sistant Lumi­nes­cence)

keine Daten

Crystallography

Crystal Sys­tem

monoklin

Class (H-M)

2

Space Group number

5

Space Group

C2

Cell param­e­ters a (Å)

18.959(4)

Cell param­e­ters b (Å)

7.3398(19)

Cell param­e­ters c (Å)

11.363(3)

Cell param­e­ters a/b or c/a

2.583

Cell param­e­ters c/b

1.548

Cell param­e­ters α

90°

Cell param­e­ters β

112.428(9)°

Cell param­e­ters γ

90°

Z

2

Volumne (ų)

1461.617

X-Ray Pow­der Diffrac­tion

10.43(60),
6.67(90),
6.08(60),
5.24(30),
4.72(80),
3.05(90),
2.896(100),
2.274(40)

XRD chart Mammothite

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

Density (g/cm³)

5.25

5.19 ( ρ calc. Mineralienatlas )

Cleav­ages

{010} deutlich

Insta­bil­ity

++ verdünnte HCl

(Co-)Type locality

(Co-)Type locality

USA/Arizona/Pinal Co./Mammoth District/Tiger/St. Anthony Deposit/Mammoth-Saint Anthony Mine

Type mate­r­ial

Geowissenschaftliche Sammlungen des GZG, Göttingen

Col­lec­tion number of type mate­r­ial

6.4.45.1

Preface

Author (Name, Year)

Peacor & Dunn & Schnorrer-Köhler & Bideaux, 1985

References

Mineralogical Record 16 (1985), 117

Grice, J.D. & Cooper, M.A. - Mammothite: A Pb-Sb-Cu-Al oxy-hydroxide-sulfate — hydrogen atom determination lowers space group symmetry. Canadian Mineralogist 52 (2015), 687-698.

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

Mammothite

Pb6Cu4AlSb5+O2(SO4)2Cl4(OH)16

monoklin : 2 : C2

7.BC.60

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

Caledonite

Pb5Cu2(CO3)(SO4)3(OH)6

orthorhombisch : mm2 : Pmn21

VI/B.10-005

Linarite

PbCu(SO4)(OH)2

monoklin : 2/m : P21/m

VI/B.10-010

Schmiederite

Pb2Cu22+(Se4+O3)(Se6+O4)(OH)4

monoklin : 2/m : P21/m

VI/B.10-020

Munakataite

Pb2Cu2(Se4+O3)(SO4)(OH)4

monoklin : 2/m : P21/m

VI/B.10-025

Chenite

Pb4Cu(SO4)2(OH)6

triklin : 1 : P1

VI/B.10-030

Elyite

CuPb4O2SO4(OH)4·H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/c

VI/B.10-040

Mammothite

Pb6Cu4AlSb5+O2(SO4)2Cl4(OH)16

monoklin : 2 : C2

VI/B.10-050

Grandviewite

Cu3Al9(SO4)2(OH)29

VI/B.10-060

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

Mammothite

Pb6Cu4AlSb5+O2(SO4)2Cl4(OH)16

monoklin : 2 : C2

7.DD.800

Kuzelite

Ca4Al2[SO4|(OH)12]·6H2O

trigonal : 3, 3 : R3, R3

7.DD.830

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

D'Ansite

Na21MgCl3(SO4)10

kubisch : 43m : I43d

30.01.10.01

Chlorothionite

K2Cu(SO4)Cl2

orthorhombisch : mmm : Pnma

30.01.11.01

Antlerite

Cu3(SO4)(OH)4

orthorhombisch : mmm : Pnma

30.01.12.01

Schuetteite

Hg3(SO4)O2

trigonal : 32 : P3121

30.01.13.01

Mammothite

Pb6Cu4AlSb5+O2(SO4)2Cl4(OH)16

monoklin : 2 : C2

30.01.14.01

Ye'elimite

Ca4Al6O12(SO4)

kubisch : 432 : I4132

30.01.15.01

Chenite

Pb4Cu(SO4)2(OH)6

triklin : 1 : P1

30.01.16.01

Nabokoite

Cu72+Te4+O4(SO4)5·KCl

tetragonal : 4/mmm : P4/ncc

30.01.17.01

Atlasovite

KCu62+Fe3+Bi3+[O4|Cl|(SO4)5]

tetragonal : 4/mmm : P4/ncc

30.01.17.02

Coquandite

Sb3+6+xO8+x(SO4)(OH)x·(H2O)1-x {x = 0.3}

triklin : 1 : P1

30.01.18.01

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IMA Number

IMA 1983-076a

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