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Meyerhofferite (Meyerhofferit)

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Meyerhofferit
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Meyerhofferit
Größe: 40x27 mm; Fundort: Mount Blanco Mine, Black Mts, Furnace Creek, Death Valley, Inyo Co., Kalifornien, USA
Copyright: Rock Currier; Contribution: slugslayer
Collection: Jim Minette
Location: USA/Kalifornien (California)/Inyo Co./Death Valley National Park/Furnace Creek District/Black Mts/Mount Blanco Mine
Mineral: Meyerhofferite
Image: 1322169354
Rating: 9.5 (votes: 2)
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Meyerhofferit

Größe: 40x27 mm; Fundort: Mount Blanco Mine, Black Mts, Furnace Creek, Death Valley, Inyo Co., Kalifornien, USA

Collection: Jim Minette
Copyright: Rock Currier
Contribution: slugslayer 2011-11-24
Locality: Mount Blanco Mine / Black Mts / Furnace Creek District / Death Valley National Park / Inyo Co. / Kalifornien (California) / USA
Meyerhofferit
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Meyerhofferit
Bildbreite: 4 mm; Fundort Mount Blanco mine, Black Mts, Furnace Creek, Death Valley, Inyo Co., California, USA
Copyright: Stephan Wolfsried; Contribution: Hg
Location: USA/Kalifornien (California)/Inyo Co./Death Valley National Park/Furnace Creek District/Black Mts/Mount Blanco Mine
Mineral: Meyerhofferite
Image: 1166000585
Rating: 9 (votes: 1)
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Meyerhofferit

Bildbreite: 4 mm; Fundort Mount Blanco mine, Black Mts, Furnace Creek, Death Valley, Inyo Co., California, USA

Copyright: Stephan Wolfsried
Contribution: Hg 2006-12-13
Locality: Mount Blanco Mine / Black Mts / Furnace Creek District / Death Valley National Park / Inyo Co. / Kalifornien (California) / USA
Inyoit mit Meyerhofferit
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Inyoit mit Meyerhofferit
Größe: 95x77x45 mm; Fundort: Monte Azul Lagerstätte, Sijes, Salta, Argentinien
Copyright: Rob Lavinsky; Contribution: slugslayer
Location: Argentinien/Salta, Provinz/Sijes/Monte Azul
Mineral: Inyoite, Meyerhofferite
Image: 1248877870
Rating: 7.5 (votes: 2)
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Inyoit mit Meyerhofferit

Größe: 95x77x45 mm; Fundort: Monte Azul Lagerstätte, Sijes, Salta, Argentinien

Copyright: Rob Lavinsky
Contribution: slugslayer 2009-07-29
Locality: Monte Azul / Sijes / Salta, Provinz / Argentinien
MEYERHOFFERIT in Inyoit
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MEYERHOFFERIT in Inyoit
Mount Blanco Mine im Death Vally National Park, Kalifornien, USA BB.: ca. 3mm
Copyright: Daniel Neumann; Contribution: Neumann
Collection: Daniel Neumann, Collection number: 00702.a
Location: USA/Kalifornien (California)/Inyo Co./Death Valley National Park/Furnace Creek District/Black Mts/Mount Blanco Mine
Mineral: Meyerhofferite
Image: 1349732308
Rating: 8 (votes: 1)
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MEYERHOFFERIT in Inyoit (SNr: 00702.a)

Mount Blanco Mine im Death Vally National Park, Kalifornien, USA BB.: ca. 3mm

Collection: Daniel Neumann
Copyright: Daniel Neumann
Contribution: Neumann 2012-10-08
Locality: Mount Blanco Mine / Black Mts / Furnace Creek District / Death Valley National Park / Inyo Co. / Kalifornien (California) / USA
Meyerhofferit
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Meyerhofferit
Meyerhofferit, Günevi Mine, Bigadiç, Balikesir Prov., Marmara Region, Türkei, 60 x 45 x x20 mm
Copyright: Embarak; Contribution: Embarak
Collection: Embarak
Location: Türkei/Marmararegion/Balikesir, Provinz/Bigadiç, Landkreis/Bigadiç/Günevi Mine
Mineral: Meyerhofferite
Image: 1515358653
Rating: 8 (votes: 1)
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Meyerhofferit

Meyerhofferit, Günevi Mine, Bigadiç, Balikesir Prov., Marmara Region, Türkei, 60 x 45 x x20 mm

Collection: Embarak
Copyright: Embarak
Contribution: Embarak 2018-01-07
Locality: Günevi Mine / Bigadiç / Bigadiç, Landkreis / Balikesir, Provinz / Marmararegion / Türkei
Meyerhofferit
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Meyerhofferit
Größe: 30x26 mm; Fundort: Mount Blanco Mine, Black Mts, Furnace Creek, Death Valley, Inyo Co., Kalifornien, USA
Copyright: John Sobolewski; Contribution: slugslayer
Location: USA/Kalifornien (California)/Inyo Co./Death Valley National Park/Furnace Creek District/Black Mts/Mount Blanco Mine
Mineral: Meyerhofferite
Image: 1159210685
Rating: 7 (votes: 1)
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Meyerhofferit

Größe: 30x26 mm; Fundort: Mount Blanco Mine, Black Mts, Furnace Creek, Death Valley, Inyo Co., Kalifornien, USA

Copyright: John Sobolewski
Contribution: slugslayer 2006-09-25
Locality: Mount Blanco Mine / Black Mts / Furnace Creek District / Death Valley National Park / Inyo Co. / Kalifornien (California) / USA

Collectors Summary

Color farblos, weiß
Streak color weiß
Lustre Glasglanz, Seidenglanz
Hardness (Mohs) 2
Cleavages volkommen {010}, in Spuren {100}, {110}
Solubility +++ Säuren, + H2O
Crystal System triklin, P1

Chemism

Chemical formula

CaB3O3(OH)5·H2O

Chemical composition

Calcium, Bor, Sauerstoff, Wasserstoff

Unit weight: 223.563999 u; Number of atoms in the formula: 20

Info

Empirical formula:

CaB3O3(OH)5·H2O

Element

Symbol

Weight%

Atoms

Atoms%

Atom weight (u)

Sum weight (u)

Hydrogen

H

3.16

7

35.00

1.0079470

7.0556290

Boron

B

14.51

3

15.00

10.8117000

32.4351000

Oxygen

O

64.41

9

45.00

15.9994300

143.9948700

Calcium

Ca

17.93

1

5.00

40.0784000

40.0784000

Analysis wt%

CaO : 26.06, B2O3 : 44.39, H2O : 27.98 (Ref: Att.Tosc.Pisa,58)

Strunz 9th edition incl. updates

6.CA.30

6: Borate
C: Triborate
A: Insel (Neso)-Triborate
30:Meyerhofferit-Gruppe

Lapis Classification

V/H.06-040

V: NITRATE, CARBONATE UND BORATE
H: Gruppenborate
6: Planare und tetraedrische Gruppen [B3O5] 1- bis [B6O10] 2-

Classification by Hölzel

6.CA.250

6: Borates
C: Triborates
A: Nesotriborates
2: Inderite-Group - 3(P+2T)

Dana 8th edition

26.03.02.01

26: Hydrated Borates Containing Hydroxyl or Halogen
03: Hydrated Borates Containing Hydroxyl or Halogen

IMA status

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

Mineral status

anerkanntes Mineral

Optical Properties

Color

farblos, weiß

Streak color

weiß

Diaphaneity (Transparency)

transparent bis durchscheinend

Lustre

Glasglanz, Seidenglanz

max. Birefringence

0.060

Birefringence chart\! Meyerhofferite title=Birefringence chart Meyerhofferite

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

1.500

RI value β

1.535

RI value γ / ε

1.560

Ri mean

1.532

2V angle

Biaxial (-) 78°

Dispersion

r > v

Optical Data Luminescence

Color LW-UV (365nm)

 

gelblich weiß

Color SW-UV (254nm)

 

gelblich weiß

LW-UV Other Colors

 

bläulich weiß

SW-UV Other Colors

 

bläulich weiß

Afterglow (Persistant Luminescence)

keine Daten

Crystallography

Crystal System

triklin

Class (H-M)

1

Space Group number

2

Space Group

P1

Cell parameters a (Å)

6.617

Cell parameters b (Å)

8.323

Cell parameters c (Å)

6.494

Cell parameters a/b or c/a

0.795

Cell parameters c/b

0.780

Cell parameters α

90.55

Cell parameters β

101.88

Cell parameters γ

86.62

Z

2

Volumne (ų)

349.376

X-Ray Powder Diffraction

8.39(100),
6.51(100),
5.03(50),
3.30(30),
3.17(100),
2.540(50),
2.520(50),
2.149(20)

XRD chart Meyerhofferite

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)

2.12 (gemessen) 2.125 (berechnet)

2.125 ( ρ calc. Mineralienatlas )

Cleavages

volkommen {010}, in Spuren {100}, {110}

Radioactivity

keine

Instability

+++ Säuren, + H2O

(Co-)Type locality

(Co-)Type locality

USA/Kalifornien (California)/Inyo Co./Death Valley National Park/Furnace Creek District/Black Mts/Mount Blanco Mine

Type material

Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA

National Museum of Natural History, Washington, USA

Collection number of type material

134572 (Harvard), 134572 (Washington)

Preface

Occurrences

Typischerweise eine kleinere Komponente von sedimentären oder Seeboden Boratlagerstetten.

Associations

Inyoit, Colemanit, Hydroboracit, Ulexit

Name from

Wilhelm Meyerhoffer (1864–1906), einem deutschen Chemiker der zuerst das Mineral synthetisierte

Author (Name, Year)

Schaller, 1914

References

Handbook of Mineralogy (Anthony et al.), 5 (2003), 451

Burns, P.C. and F.C. Hawthorne - Hydrogen bonding in meyerhofferite: an X-ray and structure energy study. Can. Mineral., 31 (1993), 305–312.

Other languages

German

Meyerhofferit

Spanish

Meyerhofferita

French

Meyerhofferite

English

Meyerhofferite

Russian

Мейергофферит

CNMNC symbol

Symbol

Mhf

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