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Meierit als graublauer Einschluss in Gillespit; Gun Claim,Yukon,Kanada; BB: 3 mm.
Copyright: Rockhounder; Contribution: Rockhounder
Collection: Rockhounder
Location: Kanada/Yukon-Territorium/Watson Lake Mining District/Itsi Mt./Wilson Lake/Gun Claim
Mineral: Meierite
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Meierit  D

Meierit als graublauer Einschluss in Gillespit; Gun Claim,Yukon,Kanada; BB: 3 mm.

Collection: Rockhounder
Copyright: Rockhounder
Contribution: Rockhounder 2016-11-07
Locality: Gun Claim / Wilson Lake / Itsi Mt. / Watson Lake Mining District / Yukon-Territorium / Kanada

Collectors Summary

Streak color weiß
Lustre Glasglanz
Hardness (Mohs) ~5.5
Cleavages fehlt
Fracture spröde
Crystal System kubisch, Im3m

Chemism

Chemical formula

Ba44Si66Al30O192Cl25(OH)33

Additional chem. information

Bekanntes synthetisches Analog

Chemical composition

Aluminium, Barium, Chlor, Silicium, Sauerstoff, Wasserstoff

Unit weight: 13224.973927 u; Number of atoms in the formula: 423

Info

Empirical formula:

Ba44Si66Al30O192Cl25(OH)33

Element

Symbol

Weight%

Atoms

Atoms%

Atom weight (u)

Sum weight (u)

Hydrogen

H

0.25

33

7.80

1.0079470

33.2622510

Oxygen

O

27.22

225

53.19

15.9994300

3,599.8717500

Aluminium

Al

6.12

30

7.09

26.9815382

809.4461460

Silicon

Si

14.02

66

15.60

28.0855300

1,853.6449800

Chlorine

Cl

6.70

25

5.91

35.4532000

886.3300000

Barium

Ba

45.69

44

10.40

137.3277000

6,042.4188000

Strunz 9th edition incl. updates

9.GC.

9: Silikate (Germanate)
G: Gerüstsilikate (Tektosilikate) mit zeolithischem H2O; Familie der Zeolithe
C: Ketten doppelt verbundener vierer-Ringe

Lapis Classification

VIII/J.20-060

VIII: SILIKATE
J: Gerüstsilikate (mit Zeolithen)
20: Gerüstsilikate mit Zeolithstruktur

IMA status

Anerkannt von der CNMNC

Mineral status

anerkanntes Mineral

Optical Properties

Streak color

weiß

Diaphaneity (Transparency)

durchsichtig

Lustre

Glasglanz

Optical Data Luminescence

Luminescence

keine Fluoreszenz

Crystallography

Crystal System

kubisch

Class (H-M)

m3m

Space Group number

229

Space Group

Im3m

Cell parameters a (Å)

18.5502(4)

Cell parameters b (Å)

-

Cell parameters c (Å)

-

Cell parameters a/b or c/a

1

Cell parameters c/b

-

Cell parameters α

90°

Cell parameters β

90°

Cell parameters γ

90°

Z

1

Volume (ų)

6383.308

Crystal structure

aufgeklärt, siehe R.C. Peterson, Gunnar Färber, R. James Evans, Lee Groat, Laura MacNeil, Brian Joy, Barbara Lafuente, Thomas Witzke: Meierite, A New Barium Mineral With A KFI-Type Zeolite Framework From the Gun Claim, Yukon Canada. Can Mineral Vol. 54, Nr. 5 (2016) S. 1249-1259.

X-Ray Powder Diffraction

4.388(70), 3.288(34), 3.189(100), 3.016(72), 2.803(42), 2.629(31), 2.323(46), 2.287(59)

XRD chart Meierite

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

Physical Properties

Hardness (Mohs)

~5.5

Density (g/cm³)

3.50 ber.

3.44 ( ρ calc. Mineralienatlas )

Cleavages

fehlt

Fracture

spröde

(Co-)Type locality

(Co-)Type locality

Kanada/Yukon-Territorium/Watson Lake Mining District/Itsi Mt./Wilson Lake/Gun Claim

Type material

Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Collection number of type material

M56744

Paragenesis of type material

Körner bis 200 μm, eingeschlossen in große Gillespit-Kristalle

Preface

Name from

Benennung nach Professor Walter M. Meier (1926–2009), für seine Verdenste um die Erforschung der Zeolithe.

Author (Name, Year)

R.C. Peterson, Gunnar Färber, R. James Evans, Lee Groat, Laura MacNeil, Brian Joy, Barbara Lafuente, Thomas Witzke (2016)

References

Peterson, R.C., Färber, G., Groat, L., MacNeil, L., Evans, J., Joy, B. and Witzke, T. (2015) Meierite, IMA 2014-039. CNMNC Newsletter No. 23, February 2015, page 52; Mineralogical Magazine, 79, 51-58.
R.C. Peterson, Gunnar Färber, R. James Evans, Lee Groat, Laura MacNeil, Brian Joy, Barbara Lafuente, Thomas Witzke: Meierite, A New Barium Mineral With A KFI-Type Zeolite Framework From the Gun Claim, Yukon Canada. Can Mineral Vol. 54, Nr. 5 (2016) S. 1249-1259.

Other languages

German

Meierit

English

Meierite

CNMNC (IMA)-Number

IMA 2014-039

CNMNC symbol

Symbol

Mir

Locations with GPS information

IDs

GUSID (Global unique identifier short form) ua3rLfnmq0GZRVl8jQffog
GUID (Global unique identifier) 2DEBADB9-E6F9-41AB-9945-597C8D07DFA2
Database ID 7862