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Mooreite

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Locality: Sterling Hill / Ogdensburg / Franklin Mining District / Sussex Co. / New Jersey / USA

Collectors Summary

Color farblos, weiß
Streak color weiß
Hardness (Mohs) 3
Cleavages {010} vollkommen
Solubility +++ Säuren
Crystal System monoklin, P21/a

Chemism

Chem­ical formula

(Mg,Zn,Mn)15(SO4)2(OH)26·8H2O

Chem­ical com­po­si­tion

Magnesium, Mangan, Zink, Sauerstoff, Schwefel, Wasserstoff

Unit weight: 1373.93574885 u; Number of atoms in the formula: 101

Info

Empirical formula:

(Mg0.6Zn0.3Mn0.1)15(SO4)2(OH)26·8H2O

Element

Symbol

Weight%

Atoms

Atoms%

Atom weight (u)

Sum weight (u)

Hydrogen

H

3.08

42

41.58

1.0079470

42.3337740

Oxygen

O

48.91

42

41.58

15.9994300

671.9760600

Magnesium

Mg

15.92

9

8.91

24.3050600

218.7455400

Sulfur

S

4.67

2

1.98

32.0655000

64.1310000

Manganese

Mn

6.00

1.5

1.49

54.9380499

82.4070749

Zinc

Zn

21.42

4.5

4.46

65.4094000

294.3423000

Strunz 9th edi­tion incl. updates

7.DD.45

7: Sulfate (Selenate, Tellurate, Chromate, Molybdate, Wolframate)
D: Sulfate (Selenate, etc.) mit weitere Anionen, mit H2O
D: mit mittelgroßen Kationen; Lagen von kantenverknüpften Oktaedern
45:Mooreit-Gruppe

Lapis Clas­sifica­tion

VI/D.04-010

VI: SULFATE, CHROMATE, MOLYBDATE UND WOLFRAMATE
D: Wasserhaltige Sulfate, mit fremden Anionen
4: Mittelgroße Kationen

Clas­sifica­tion by Hölzel

7.DD.720

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

Dana 8th edi­tion

31.01.03.01

31: Hydrated Sulfates Containing Hydroxyl or Halogen
01: Hydrated Sulfates Containing Hydroxyl or Halogen where (A+ B++)m (XO4)p Zq·x(H2O), where m:p>6:1

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

max. Birefrin­gence

0.014

Birefringence chart\! Mooreite title=Birefringence chart Mooreite

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

1.533

RI value β

1.545

RI value γ / ε

1.547

Ri mean

1.542

2V angle

Biaxial (-) 50°~

Optical Data Luminescence

Lumi­nes­cence

keine Fluoreszenz bekannt

Crystallography

Crystal Sys­tem

monoklin

Class (H-M)

2/m

Space Group number

14

Space Group

P21/a

Cell param­e­ters a (Å)

11.147

Cell param­e­ters b (Å)

20.350

Cell param­e­ters c (Å)

8.202

Cell param­e­ters a/b or c/a

0.548

Cell param­e­ters c/b

0.403

Cell param­e­ters α

90°

Cell param­e­ters β

92.68

Cell param­e­ters γ

90°

Z

2

Volumne (ų)

1858.519

X-Ray Pow­der Diffrac­tion

10.1(80),
5.08(100),
3.452(50),
2.667(40),
2.379(80),
1.732(50),
1.619(60),
1.525(40)

XRD chart Mooreite

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)

3

Density (g/cm³)

2.47

2.455 ( ρ calc. Mineralienatlas )

Cleav­ages

{010} vollkommen

Insta­bil­ity

+++ Säuren

Preface

Author (Name, Year)

Bauer & Berman, 1929

References

Handbook of Mineralogy (Anthony et al.), 5 (2003), 469

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

Mooreite

(Mg,Zn,Mn)15(SO4)2(OH)26·8H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/a

7.DD.45

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

Mooreite

(Mg,Zn,Mn)15(SO4)2(OH)26·8H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/a

VI/D.04-010

Torreyite

(Mg,Mn)9Zn4(SO4)2(OH)22·8H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/a

VI/D.04-020

Lawsonbauerite

(Mn,Mg)9Zn4(SO4)2(OH)22·8H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/c

VI/D.04-030

Hauckite

(Mg,Mn2+)24Zn18Fe33+(SO4)4(CO3)2(OH)81

VI/D.04-050

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

Chalcoalumite

CuAl4(SO4)(OH)12·3H2O

monoklin : 2 : P21

7.DD.700

Mooreite

(Mg,Zn,Mn)15(SO4)2(OH)26·8H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/a

7.DD.720

Torreyite

(Mg,Mn)9Zn4(SO4)2(OH)22·8H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/a

7.DD.750

Lawsonbauerite

(Mn,Mg)9Zn4(SO4)2(OH)22·8H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/c

7.DD.760

Thérèsemagnanite

NaCo4(SO4)(OH)6Cl·6H2O

trigonal : 3 : P3

7.DD.770

Guarinoite

(Zn,Co,Ni)6(SO4)(OH,Cl)10·5H2O

7.DD.780

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

Connellite

Cu36(SO4)(OH)62Cl8·6H2O

hexagonal : 6/mmm : P63/mmc

31.01.01.01

Mooreite

(Mg,Zn,Mn)15(SO4)2(OH)26·8H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/a

31.01.03.01

Torreyite

(Mg,Mn)9Zn4(SO4)2(OH)22·8H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/a

31.01.04.01

Lawsonbauerite

(Mn,Mg)9Zn4(SO4)2(OH)22·8H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/c

31.01.04.02

Spangolite

Cu6Al(SO4)(OH)12Cl·3H2O

trigonal : 3m : P31c

31.01.05.01

Bechererite

Zn7Cu[(OH)13|SiO(OH)3|SO4]

trigonal : 3, 3 : P3, P3

31.01.06.02

Pseudojohannite

Cu6.5(UO2)8O8(SO4)4(OH)5·25H2O

triklin : 1 : P1

31.01.07.01

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