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Rhomboclase

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Rhomboklas
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Rhomboklas

Rhomboklas (weiß) Jarosit (gelb); Bildbreite: 3 mm; Fundort: Schnepfenbusch Schacht, Nentershausen-; Bauhaus, Richelsdorfer Gebirge, Hessen,; Deutschland.

Collection: Steinkautz
Copyright: Steinkautz
Contribution: Steinkautz 2012-05-27
Locality: Grube Schnepfenbusch (Schnepfenbach) / Bauhaus / Nentershausen / Richelsdorfer Gebirge / Hersfeld-Rotenburg, Landkreis / Kassel, Bezirk / Hessen / Deutschland
RHOMBOKLAS mit Voltait
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RHOMBOKLAS mit Voltait (SNr: 02389.)

SDAG Wismut Absetzerhalde im Revier Ronneburg, Thüringen, (D) BB.: ca. 9mm

Collection: Daniel Neumann
Copyright: Daniel Neumann
Contribution: Neumann 2012-12-16
Locality: Absetzerhalde / Ronneburg / Greiz, Landkreis / Thüringen / Deutschland
Rhomboklas
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Rhomboklas

FO: Grube Clara / Oberwolfach; BB 4,5 mm

Copyright: Halden-Joerg
Contribution: Halden-Joerg 2020-04-29
Locality: Grube Clara / Oberwolfach / Ortenaukreis / Freiburg, Bezirk / Baden-Württemberg / Deutschland

Collectors Summary

Color bläulich, farblos, grünlich, grau, gelb
Streak color weiß
Hardness (Mohs) 2
Solubility +++ H2O
Crystal System orthorhombisch, Pnma

Chemism

Chem­ical formula

(H5O2)+Fe3+(SO4)2·2H2O

Chem­ical com­po­si­tion

Eisen, Sauerstoff, Schwefel, Wasserstoff

Unit weight: 321.040883 u; Number of atoms in the formula: 24

Info

Empirical formula:

(H5O2)+Fe(SO4)2·2H2O

Element

Symbol

Weight%

Atoms

Atoms%

Atom weight (u)

Sum weight (u)

Hydrogen

H

2.83

9

37.50

1.0079470

9.0715230

Oxygen

O

59.80

12

50.00

15.9994300

191.9931600

Sulfur

S

19.98

2

8.33

32.0655000

64.1310000

Iron

Fe

17.40

1

4.17

55.8452000

55.8452000

Anal­y­sis wt%

Fe2O3 : 24.54, SO3 : 49.27, H2O : 25.54 (Ref: Dana, 7th ed. 2)

Strunz 9th edi­tion incl. updates

7.CB.55

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

Lapis Clas­sifica­tion

VI/C.08-010

VI: SULFATE, CHROMATE, MOLYBDATE UND WOLFRAMATE
C: Wasserhaltige Sulfate, ohne fremde Anionen
8: Mittelgroße Kationen

Clas­sifica­tion by Hölzel

7.CC.300

7: SULFATES CHROMATES MOLYBDATES WOLFRAMATES
C: Sulfates (-Anions +Water)
C: Alunogen-Group

Dana 8th edi­tion

29.01.01.01

29: Hydrated Acid and Sulfates
01: Hydrated Acid and Sulfates (Hydrated, Acid)

IMA sta­tus

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

Min­eral sta­tus

anerkanntes Mineral

Optical Properties

Color

bläulich, farblos, grünlich, grau, gelb

Streak color

weiß

Diaphane­ity (Trans­parency)

transparent

max. Birefrin­gence

0.104

Birefringence chart\! Rhomboclase title=Birefringence chart Rhomboclase

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

1.534

RI value β

1.553

RI value γ / ε

1.638

Ri mean

1.575

2V angle

Biaxial (+) 27°

Crystallography

Crystal Sys­tem

orthorhombisch

Class (H-M)

mmm

Space Group number

62

Space Group

Pnma

Cell param­e­ters a (Å)

9.687

Cell param­e­ters b (Å)

18.204

Cell param­e­ters c (Å)

5.425

Cell param­e­ters a/b or c/a

0.532

Cell param­e­ters c/b

0.298

Cell param­e­ters α

90°

Cell param­e­ters β

90°

Cell param­e­ters γ

90°

Z

4

Volumne (ų)

956.656

X-Ray Pow­der Diffrac­tion

9.10(100),
4.73(50),
4.05(70),
3.33(80),
3.28(80),
3.11(50),
2.287(30)

XRD chart Rhomboclase

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)

2.23

2.229 ( ρ calc. Mineralienatlas )

Insta­bil­ity

+++ H2O

Preface

Author (Name, Year)

Krenner, 1891

References

Handbook of Mineralogy (Anthony et al.), 5 (2003), 591

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

Rhomboclase

(H5O2)+Fe3+(SO4)2·2H2O

orthorhombisch : mmm : Pnma

7.CB.55

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

Rhomboclase

(H5O2)+Fe3+(SO4)2·2H2O

orthorhombisch : mmm : Pnma

VI/C.08-010

Lausenite

Fe23+(SO4)3·6H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/m

VI/C.08-020

Kornelite

Fe23+(SO4)3·7H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/n

VI/C.08-030

Aluminocoquimbite

Al2Fe2(SO4)6(H2O)12·6H2O

trigonal : 3m : P31c

VI/C.08-035

Coquimbite

AlFe3(SO4)6(H2O)12·6H2O

trigonal : 3m : P31c

VI/C.08-040

Paracoquimbite

Fe4(SO4)6(H2O)12·6H2O

trigonal : 3 : R3

VI/C.08-050

Quenstedtite

Fe23+(SO4)3·10 H2O

triklin : 1 : P1

VI/C.08-060

Alunogen

Al2(SO4)3·17H2O

triklin : 1 : P1

VI/C.08-070

'Meta-alunogen'

Al4(SO4)6·27H2O

VI/C.08-080

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

Rhomboclase

(H5O2)+Fe3+(SO4)2·2H2O

orthorhombisch : mmm : Pnma

7.CC.300

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

Rhomboclase

(H5O2)+Fe3+(SO4)2·2H2O

orthorhombisch : mmm : Pnma

29.01.01.01

Matteuccite

NaHSO4·H2O

monoklin : m : Aa

29.01.02.01

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Simplified Chinese

板铁矾

Alternative Name

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