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Melanterite

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Melanterit
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Melanterit

Grünliche Melanterit xx als 3,8 cm breite Stufe aus der Grube Rammelsberg, Goslar, Harz, Niedersachsen, Deutschland.

Collection: raritätenjäger
Copyright: raritätenjäger
Contribution: raritätenjäger 2015-06-10
Locality: Rammelsberg / Goslar / Goslar, Landkreis / Niedersachsen / Deutschland
Melanterit
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Melanterit

Bildbreite: 8,5 mm.

Collection: Jens Urban
Copyright: Matthias Reinhardt
Contribution: Matthias Reinhardt 2020-12-07
Locality: Grube Uranus / Kleinrückerswalde / Annaberg-Buchholz / Annaberg, Revier / Erzgebirgskreis / Sachsen / Deutschland
Sinterbildung
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Sinterbildung

im Rathtiefster Stollen (Wasserlösungsstollen, 12.Jh.)

Copyright: Haldenschreck
Contribution: Mineralienatlas 2008-06-16
Locality: Rammelsberg / Goslar / Goslar, Landkreis / Niedersachsen / Deutschland
Melanterit xx ??
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Melanterit xx ??

FO: Grube Clara/Schwarzwald; Bildbreite ca. 3,2mm

Collection: Reinhard Motzigemba
Copyright: etalon
Contribution: etalon 2016-10-16
Locality: Grube Clara / Oberwolfach / Ortenaukreis / Freiburg, Bezirk / Baden-Württemberg / Deutschland
Melanterit
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Melanterit

FO: Ehrenfriedersdorf, Grube Sauberg; Bildbreite ca. 1,7mm

Collection: etalon
Copyright: etalon
Contribution: etalon 2016-01-18
Locality: Grube Sauberg / Ehrenfriedersdorf / Erzgebirgskreis / Sachsen / Deutschland
Melanterit
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Melanterit

Größe: 3,89 mm; Fundort: Cava del Ferro (Trimpello), Fornovolasco, Vergemoli, Apuanische Alpen, Lucca, Toskana (Toscana), Italien

Copyright: Matteo Chinellato
Contribution: Hg 2009-04-22
Locality: Cava del Ferro (Trimpello) / Fornovolasco / Vergemoli / Apuanische Alpen / Lucca, Provinz / Toskana (Toscana) / Italien

Collectors Summary

Color grün, gelbgrün, bräunlichschwarz, bläulichgrün, grünlichweiß
Streak color weiß
Hardness (Mohs) 2
Solubility +++ H2O
Crystal System monoklin, P21/c

Chemism

Chem­ical formula

Fe2+SO4·7H2O

Chem­ical com­po­si­tion

Eisen, Sauerstoff, Schwefel, Wasserstoff

Unit weight: 278.015688 u; Number of atoms in the formula: 27

Info

Empirical formula:

FeSO4·7H2O

Element

Symbol

Weight%

Atoms

Atoms%

Atom weight (u)

Sum weight (u)

Hydrogen

H

5.08

14

51.85

1.0079470

14.1112580

Oxygen

O

63.30

11

40.74

15.9994300

175.9937300

Sulfur

S

11.53

1

3.70

32.0655000

32.0655000

Iron

Fe

20.09

1

3.70

55.8452000

55.8452000

Anal­y­sis wt%

FeO : 22.27, MgO : 1.87, SO3 : 29.19, H2O : 45.79 (Ref: Dana, 7th ed. 2)

Strunz 9th edi­tion incl. updates

7.CB.35

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

Lapis Clas­sifica­tion

VI/C.06-010

VI: SULFATE, CHROMATE, MOLYBDATE UND WOLFRAMATE
C: Wasserhaltige Sulfate, ohne fremde Anionen
6: Mittelgroße Kationen; Melanterit-Gruppe

Clas­sifica­tion by Hölzel

7.CB.430

7: SULFATES CHROMATES MOLYBDATES WOLFRAMATES
C: Sulfates (-Anions +Water)
B: Vitriol-Group, Mg,Fe,Co,Ni,Mn,Cu,Zn-Sulfates with 4 to 7 Water
4: Epsomite-Group

Dana 8th edi­tion

29.06.10.01

29: Hydrated Acid and Sulfates
06: Hydrated Acid and Sulfates where A XO4 · x(H2O)
10: Melanterite Group (Heptahydrates, Monoclinic: P21/c)

IMA sta­tus

Erstbeschreibung vor CNMNC-Gründung (1959), als Mineral meist anerkannt

Min­eral sta­tus

anerkanntes Mineral

Optical Properties

Color

grün, gelbgrün, bräunlichschwarz, bläulichgrün, grünlichweiß

Streak color

weiß

Diaphane­ity (Trans­parency)

teilweise transparent bis durchscheinend

max. Birefrin­gence

0.015

Birefringence chart\! Melanterite title=Birefringence chart Melanterite

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

1.471s

RI value β

1.478

RI value γ / ε

1.486

Ri mean

1.478

2V angle

Biaxial (+) 85°

Optical Data Luminescence

Lumi­nes­cence

keine Fluoreszenz bekannt

Crystallography

Crystal Sys­tem

monoklin

Class (H-M)

2/m

Space Group number

14

Space Group

P21/c

Cell param­e­ters a (Å)

14.08

Cell param­e­ters b (Å)

6.51

Cell param­e­ters c (Å)

11.05

Cell param­e­ters a/b or c/a

2.163

Cell param­e­ters c/b

1.697

Cell param­e­ters α

90°

Cell param­e­ters β

105.60

Cell param­e­ters γ

90°

Z

4

Volumne (ų)

975.541

Kristall struc­ture

Daniela Mauro, Cristian Biagioni, Marco Pasero: Crystal-chemistry of sulfates from Apuan Alps (Tuscany, Italy). I. Crystal structure and hydrogen bond system of melanterite, Fe(H2O)6(SO4)•H2O. Periodico di Mineralogia Vol 87, No 1 (2018) S. 89-96.

X-Ray Pow­der Diffrac­tion

5.49(10),
4.90(100),
4.87(50),
4.028(10),
3.776(60),
3.732(20),
3.291(20),
3.209(10)

XRD chart Melanterite

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)

2

VHN (Hard­ness Vick­ers)

32 (ungefähre Angabe abgeleitet aus der Mohshärte)

Density (g/cm³)

1.89 - 1.9 / Durchschnittlich = 1.89

1.893 ( ρ calc. Mineralienatlas )

Insta­bil­ity

+++ H2O

Preface

Author (Name, Year)

Haidinger, 1850

Rel­evance, Usage

Zur Herstellung von Farben (z.B. Berliner Blau) für Wolle und Leder sowie für Tinte und andere Zwecke.

Addi­tional Informa­tion

das Mineral ist gut in Wasser löslich

References

Handbook of Mineralogy (Anthony et al.), 5 (2003), 438

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

Boothite

(Cu,Mg)(SO4)·7H2O

7.CB.35

Alpersite

(Mg)SO4·7H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/c

7.CB.35

Bieberite

CoSO4·7 H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/c

7.CB.35

Mallardite

Mn2+SO4·7H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/c

7.CB.35

Melanterite

Fe2+SO4·7H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/c

7.CB.35

Zincmelanterite

(Zn,Fe2+)[SO4]·7H2O

7.CB.35

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

Alpersite

(Mg)SO4·7H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/c

VI/C.06-005

Melanterite

Fe2+SO4·7H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/c

VI/C.06-010

Mallardite

Mn2+SO4·7H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/c

VI/C.06-020

Bieberite

CoSO4·7 H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/c

VI/C.06-030

Boothite

(Cu,Mg)(SO4)·7H2O

VI/C.06-040

Zincmelanterite

(Zn,Fe2+)[SO4]·7H2O

VI/C.06-050

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

Epsomite

MgSO4·7H2O

orthorhombisch : 222 : P212121

7.CB.400

Alpersite

(Mg)SO4·7H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/c

7.CB.405

Boothite

(Cu,Mg)(SO4)·7H2O

7.CB.410

Goslarite

ZnSO4·7H2O

orthorhombisch : 222 : P212121

7.CB.420

Zincmelanterite

(Zn,Fe2+)[SO4]·7H2O

7.CB.425

Melanterite

Fe2+SO4·7H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/c

7.CB.430

Morenosite

NiSO4·7H2O

orthorhombisch : 222 : P212121

7.CB.440

Bieberite

CoSO4·7 H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/c

7.CB.450

Mallardite

Mn2+SO4·7H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/c

7.CB.460

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

Melanterite

Fe2+SO4·7H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/c

29.06.10.01

Boothite

(Cu,Mg)(SO4)·7H2O

29.06.10.02

Zincmelanterite

(Zn,Fe2+)[SO4]·7H2O

29.06.10.03

Bieberite

CoSO4·7 H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/c

29.06.10.04

Mallardite

Mn2+SO4·7H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/c

29.06.10.05

Alpersite

(Mg)SO4·7H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/c

29.06.10.06

Epsomite

MgSO4·7H2O

orthorhombisch : 222 : P212121

29.06.11.01

Goslarite

ZnSO4·7H2O

orthorhombisch : 222 : P212121

29.06.11.02

Morenosite

NiSO4·7H2O

orthorhombisch : 222 : P212121

29.06.11.03

Minasragrite

V4+[O|SO4]·5H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/c

29.06.12.01

Bobjonesite

(V4+O)[SO4]·3H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/n

29.06.12.02

Anorthominasragrite

V4+[O|SO4]·5H2O

triklin : 1 : P1

29.06.12.03

Stanleyite

V4+[O|SO4]·6H2O

29.06.13.01

Orthominasragrite

V4+[O|SO4]·5H2O

orthorhombisch : mm2 : Pmn21

29.06.13.02

Varieties

Cuprian Melanterite

Names

Aceche

de Fourestier 1 (1999)

Other languages

German

Melanterit

Spanish

Melanterita

French

Melanterite

English

Melanterite

Russian

Мелантерит

Simplified Chinese

水绿矾

Japanese

緑礬

Alternative Name

Alcaparossa Verde

Atramentum

Latin

Atramentum sutorium viride

Latin

Atramentum viride

English

Calingastite

English

Copperas

German

Cuprojarosit

Spanish

Cuprojarosita

Cuprojarosite

German

Cuprokirovit

Spanish

Cuprokirovita

Cuprokirovite

Eisenvitriol

French

Fer sulfaté

Green Vitriol

Iron Vitriol

Kupferwasser

German

Kuprojarosit

Czech

Kuprojarošit

German

Luckit

Spanish

Luckita

Luckite

German

Luckyit

Spanish

Luckyita

Luckyite

Magnesian Melanterite

Manganoan Melanterite

Latin

Melanteria

Melantherite

French

Mélantérie

Sulphate of Iron

Italian

Vitrolo verde

Greek

Мελαυτηρία

Greek

Хάλκαυθου

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