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Mozartite

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Mozartit
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Mozartit

Größe: 1,2 mm; Fundort: Grube Cerchiara, Vara-Tal, Ligurien, Italien

Copyright: Enrico Bonacina
Contribution: Hg 2011-01-19
Locality: Cerchiara Mine / Vara-Tal / La Spezia, Provinz / Ligurien (Liguria), Region / Italien
Mozartit
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Mozartit

Bildbreite: 4 mm; Fundort: Grube Cerchiara, Vara-Tal, Ligurien, Italien

Copyright: Leonardus
Contribution: slugslayer 2008-08-28
Locality: Cerchiara Mine / Vara-Tal / La Spezia, Provinz / Ligurien (Liguria), Region / Italien
Mozartit, Baryt, Hausmannit
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Mozartit, Baryt, Hausmannit (SNr: KMF-Moza-5-1-1)

Diese etwa 11 mm x 8 mm große Stufe zeigt schiefwinklige, keilförmige, braunrote Mozartitkristalle neben farblosem Baryt und metallisch glänzenden Hausmannitkristallen.

Collection: Klaus Schäfer
Copyright: Klaus Schäfer
Contribution: Klaus Schäfer 2022-01-15
Locality: Wessel's Mine (Wessels Mine) / Hotazel / Kalahari Manganese Field / Nordkap (Northern Cape), Provinz / Südafrika

Collectors Summary

Color dunkelrot, rötlichbraun
Streak color rot
Cleavages keine
Fracture muschelig
Crystal System orthorhombisch, P212121

Chemism

Chem­ical formula

CaMn3+[OH|SiO4]

Chem­ical com­po­si­tion

Calcium, Mangan, Silicium, Sauerstoff, Wasserstoff

Unit weight: 204.1070769 u; Number of atoms in the formula: 9

Info

Empirical formula:

CaMn[OHSiO4]

Element

Symbol

Weight%

Atoms

Atoms%

Atom weight (u)

Sum weight (u)

Hydrogen

H

0.49

1

11.11

1.0079470

1.0079470

Oxygen

O

39.19

5

55.56

15.9994300

79.9971500

Silicon

Si

13.76

1

11.11

28.0855300

28.0855300

Calcium

Ca

19.64

1

11.11

40.0784000

40.0784000

Manganese

Mn

26.92

1

11.11

54.9380499

54.9380499

Strunz 9th edi­tion incl. updates

9.AG.60

9: Silikate (Germanate)
A: Inselsilikate (Nesosilikate)
G: Insel(Neso)silikate mit zusätzlichem Anionen; Kationen in meist [6] und > [6] Koordination
60:Vuagnatit-Gruppe

Lapis Clas­sifica­tion

VIII/B.23-015

VIII: SILIKATE
B: Inselsilikate mit tetraederfremden Anionen
23: Kationen mit Koordinationszahlen zwischen [8] und [12]

Clas­sifica­tion by Hölzel

9.AI.410

9: SILICATES
A: Nesosilicates
I: Nesosilicates with OH
4: C small + large without REE's

Dana 8th edi­tion

52.04.02.01

52: Nesosilicates Nesosilicate Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O
04: Nesosilicates Nesosilicate Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] and/or > [6] coordination
02: Vuagnatite group

IMA sta­tus

Anerkannt von der CNMNC

Min­eral sta­tus

anerkanntes Mineral

Optical Properties

Color

dunkelrot, rötlichbraun

Streak color

rot

Diaphane­ity (Trans­parency)

transparent

max. Birefrin­gence

0.080

Birefringence chart\! Mozartite title=Birefringence chart Mozartite

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

1.840

RI value β

1.855

RI value γ / ε

1.920

Ri mean

1.871

2V angle

Biaxial (+) 50°

Crystallography

Crystal Sys­tem

orthorhombisch

Class (H-M)

222

Space Group number

19

Space Group

P212121

Cell param­e­ters a (Å)

5.837

Cell param­e­ters b (Å)

7.229

Cell param­e­ters c (Å)

8.690

Cell param­e­ters a/b or c/a

0.807

Cell param­e­ters c/b

1.202

Cell param­e­ters α

90°

Cell param­e­ters β

90°

Cell param­e­ters γ

90°

Z

4

Volumne (ų)

366.68

X-Ray Pow­der Diffrac­tion

5.555(90),
3.612(40),
3.072(70),
2.689(70),
2.584(100),
2.508(40),
2.442(30),
1.564(50)

XRD chart Mozartite

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)

3.64

3.697 ( ρ calc. Mineralienatlas )

Cleav­ages

keine

Frac­ture

muschelig

Tenac­ity

spröde

Preface

Name from

nach dem Musiker und Komponisten Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756–1791)

Author (Name, Year)

Basso & Lucchetti & Zefiro & Palenzona, 1993

References

Canadian Mineralogist 31 (1993), 331

Other languages

German

Mozartit

Spanish

Mozartita

English

Mozartite

French

Mozartite

Russian

Моцартит

Japanese

モーツァルト石

CNMNC (IMA)-Number

IMA 1991-016

CNMNC symbol

Symbol

Moz

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German pages

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English pages

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Russian pages

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German pages

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