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Nickelboussingaultite

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Nickel-Boussingaultit
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Nickel-Boussingaultit

Blaugrüner, krustiger Nickel-Boussingaultit auf Gersdorffit vom Steinbruch Heimberg, Wolfshagen, Harz, Niedersachsen, Deutschland. Bildbreite: 3 mm.

Collection: raritätenjäger
Copyright: raritätenjäger
Contribution: raritätenjäger 2011-03-24
Locality: Steinbruch Am Heimberg / Wolfshagen im Harz / Langelsheim / Goslar, Landkreis / Niedersachsen / Deutschland
Nickelboussingaultit
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Nickelboussingaultit

Heimberg, Wolfshagen, Harz, Niedersachsen, Deutschland. Bildbreite 1,2 mm

Collection: Karl Klänhardt
Copyright: Ulrich Baumgärtl
Contribution: Ulrich Baumgärtl 2014-08-17
Locality: Steinbruch Am Heimberg / Wolfshagen im Harz / Langelsheim / Goslar, Landkreis / Niedersachsen / Deutschland
Nickelboussingaultit
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Nickelboussingaultit

Heimberg, Wolfshagen, Harz, Niedersachsen, Deutschland. Bildbreite 1,2 mm

Collection: Karl Klänhardt
Copyright: Ulrich Baumgärtl
Contribution: Ulrich Baumgärtl 2014-08-17
Locality: Steinbruch Am Heimberg / Wolfshagen im Harz / Langelsheim / Goslar, Landkreis / Niedersachsen / Deutschland

Collectors Summary

Color grünlichblau
Streak color grünlichweiß
Hardness (Mohs) 2.5
Solubility +++ H2O

Chemism

Chem­ical formula

(NH4)2(Ni,Mg)(SO4)2·6H2O

Chem­ical com­po­si­tion

Magnesium, Nickel, Sauerstoff, Schwefel, Stickstoff, Wasserstoff

Unit weight: 386.39173 u; Number of atoms in the formula: 39

Info

Empirical formula:

(NH4)2(Ni0.75Mg0.25)(SO4)2·6H2O

Element

Symbol

Weight%

Atoms

Atoms%

Atom weight (u)

Sum weight (u)

Hydrogen

H

5.22

20

51.28

1.0079470

20.1589400

Nitrogen

N

7.25

2

5.13

14.0067200

28.0134400

Oxygen

O

57.97

14

35.90

15.9994300

223.9920200

Magnesium

Mg

1.57

0.25

0.64

24.3050600

6.0762650

Sulfur

S

16.60

2

5.13

32.0655000

64.1310000

Nickel

Ni

11.39

0.75

1.92

58.6934200

44.0200650

Strunz 9th edi­tion incl. updates

7.CC.60

7: Sulfate (Selenate, Tellurate, Chromate, Molybdate, Wolframate)
C: Sulfate (Selenate, etc.) ohne weitere Anionen, mit H2O
C: Mit mittelgroßen und großen [Kationen]
60:Pikromerit-Gruppe

Lapis Clas­sifica­tion

VI/C.19-040

VI: SULFATE, CHROMATE, MOLYBDATE UND WOLFRAMATE
C: Wasserhaltige Sulfate, ohne fremde Anionen
19: Mittelgroße und sehr große Kationen; Pikromerit-Gruppe

Clas­sifica­tion by Hölzel

7.CD.340

7: SULFATES CHROMATES MOLYBDATES WOLFRAMATES
C: Sulfates (-Anions +Water)
D: Sulfates, C medium + large
3: Picromerite-Group

Dana 8th edi­tion

29.03.07.03

29: Hydrated Acid and Sulfates
03: Hydrated Acid and Sulfates where (A+)2 B (XO4)2 · x(H2O)
07: Mohrite Group (Ammonia bearing)

Optical Properties

Color

grünlichblau

Streak color

grünlichweiß

max. Birefrin­gence

0.011

Birefringence chart\! Nickelboussingaultite title=Birefringence chart Nickelboussingaultite

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

1.490

RI value β

1.494

RI value γ / ε

1.501

Ri mean

1.495

2V angle

Biaxial (+) 65°

Crystallography

Cell param­e­ters a (Å)

9.21

Cell param­e­ters b (Å)

12.46

Cell param­e­ters c (Å)

12.50

Cell param­e­ters a/b or c/a

0.739

Cell param­e­ters c/b

1.003

Cell param­e­ters α

90°

Cell param­e­ters β

106.87

Cell param­e­ters γ

90°

Z

4

Volumne (ų)

1372.7

Crystal Structure 3D

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Physical Properties

Hard­ness (Mohs)

2.5

VHN (Hard­ness Vick­ers)

53 (ungefähre Angabe abgeleitet aus der Mohshärte)

Density (g/cm³)

1.85 (berechnet)

1.87 ( ρ calc. Mineralienatlas )

Insta­bil­ity

+++ H2O

References

Tidying up mineral names: an IMA-CNMNC scheme for suffixes, hyphens and diacritical marks: Mineral. Record, 39 (2008), 131-135

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

Mohrite

(NH4)2Fe2+(SO4)2·6H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/a

7.CC.60

Konyaite

Na2Mg(SO4)2·5H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/c

7.CC.60

Picromerite

K2Mg(SO4)2·6H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/a

7.CC.60

Cyanochroite

K2Cu(SO4)·6H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/c

7.CC.60

Boussingaultite

(NH4)2Mg(SO4)2·6H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/a

7.CC.60

Katerinopoulosite

(NH4)2Zn(SO4)2·6H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/a

7.CC.60

Nickelpicromerite

K2Ni(SO4)2·6H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/c

7.CC.60

'Nickelboussingaultite'

(NH4)2(Ni,Mg)(SO4)2·6H2O

7.CC.60

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

Picromerite

K2Mg(SO4)2·6H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/a

VI/C.19-010

Cyanochroite

K2Cu(SO4)·6H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/c

VI/C.19-020

Boussingaultite

(NH4)2Mg(SO4)2·6H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/a

VI/C.19-030

'Nickelboussingaultite'

(NH4)2(Ni,Mg)(SO4)2·6H2O

VI/C.19-040

Mohrite

(NH4)2Fe2+(SO4)2·6H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/a

VI/C.19-050

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

Picromerite

K2Mg(SO4)2·6H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/a

7.CD.300

Boussingaultite

(NH4)2Mg(SO4)2·6H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/a

7.CD.310

Cyanochroite

K2Cu(SO4)·6H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/c

7.CD.320

Mohrite

(NH4)2Fe2+(SO4)2·6H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/a

7.CD.330

'Nickelboussingaultite'

(NH4)2(Ni,Mg)(SO4)2·6H2O

7.CD.340

Amarillite

NaFe3+(SO4)2·6H2O

monoklin : 2/m : C2/c

7.CD.370

Tamarugite

NaAl(SO4)2·6H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/a

7.CD.375

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

Syngenite

K2Ca(SO4)2·H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/m

29.03.01.01

Koktaite

(NH4)2Ca(SO4)2·H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/m

29.03.01.02

Kröhnkite

Na2Cu(SO4)2· 2H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/c

29.03.02.01

Blödite

Na2Mg(SO4)2·4H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/a

29.03.03.01

Nickelblödite

Na2(Ni,Mg)(SO4)2·4H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/a

29.03.03.02

Leonite

K2Mg(SO4)2·4H2O

monoklin : 2/m : C2/m

29.03.03.03

Mereiterite

K2Fe2+[SO4]2·4H2O

monoklin : 2/m : C2/m

29.03.03.04

Changoite

Na2Zn[SO4]2·4H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/a

29.03.03.05

Konyaite

Na2Mg(SO4)2·5H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/c

29.03.05.01

Picromerite

K2Mg(SO4)2·6H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/a

29.03.06.01

Cyanochroite

K2Cu(SO4)·6H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/c

29.03.06.02

Mohrite

(NH4)2Fe2+(SO4)2·6H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/a

29.03.07.01

Boussingaultite

(NH4)2Mg(SO4)2·6H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/a

29.03.07.02

'Nickelboussingaultite'

(NH4)2(Ni,Mg)(SO4)2·6H2O

29.03.07.03

Mosesite

Hg2N(Cl,SO4,MoO4,CO3)·H2O

kubisch : 43m : F43m

29.03.08.01

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