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Sanderite

Collectors Summary

Color weiß
Streak color weiß
Solubility +++ H2O

Chemism

Chem­ical formula

MgSO4·2H2O

Chem­ical com­po­si­tion

Magnesium, Sauerstoff, Schwefel, Wasserstoff

Unit weight: 156.398928 u; Number of atoms in the formula: 12

Info

Empirical formula:

MgSO4·2H2O

Element

Symbol

Weight%

Atoms

Atoms%

Atom weight (u)

Sum weight (u)

Hydrogen

H

2.58

4

33.33

1.0079470

4.0317880

Oxygen

O

61.38

6

50.00

15.9994300

95.9965800

Magnesium

Mg

15.54

1

8.33

24.3050600

24.3050600

Sulfur

S

20.50

1

8.33

32.0655000

32.0655000

Anal­y­sis wt%

MgO : 25.77, SO3 : 51.19, H2O : 23.04 (Ref: berechnet)

Strunz 9th edi­tion incl. updates

7.CB.20

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

Lapis Clas­sifica­tion

VI/C.01-070

VI: SULFATE, CHROMATE, MOLYBDATE UND WOLFRAMATE
C: Wasserhaltige Sulfate, ohne fremde Anionen
1: Mittelgroße Kationen; Kieserit-Gruppe

Clas­sifica­tion by Hölzel

7.CA.200

7: SULFATES CHROMATES MOLYBDATES WOLFRAMATES
C: Sulfates (-Anions +Water)
A: Sulfates, C medium

IMA sta­tus

Nicht ausreichend charakterisiert

Min­eral sta­tus

Mineralstatus fragwürdig

Optical Properties

Color

weiß

Streak color

weiß

RI value α / ω / n

1.488

Ri mean

1.488

2V angle

Biaxial

Crystallography

Cell param­e­ters a (Å)

8.893

Cell param­e­ters b (Å)

8.488

Cell param­e­ters c (Å)

12.440

Cell param­e­ters a/b or c/a

1.048

Cell param­e­ters c/b

1.466

Cell param­e­ters α

90°

Cell param­e­ters β

90°

Cell param­e­ters γ

90°

Z

8

Volumne (ų)

939.0

X-Ray Pow­der Diffrac­tion

6.72(10),
5.49(10),
4.41(100),
4.04(30),
3.15(40),
2.91(20),
2.81(40),
2.69(10)

XRD chart Sanderite

Calculated from d-spacing and intensity at 0.1541838 nm (Cu)

Crystal Structure 3D

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Physical Properties

Density (g/cm³)

2.21 (berechnet)

2.212 ( ρ calc. Mineralienatlas )

Insta­bil­ity

+++ H2O

Preface

Author (Name, Year)

Berdesinski, 1952

References

American Mineralogist 37 (1952), 1072.

Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte (1952), 28.

Kali und Steinsalz 4 (1967), 326.

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

'Sanderite'

MgSO4·2H2O

7.CB.20

Belogubite

CuZn(SO4)2·10H2O

triklin : 1 : P1

7.CB.20

Jôkokuite

MnSO4·5H2O

triklin : 1 : P1

7.CB.20

Siderotil

Fe(SO4)·5H2O

triklin : 1 : P1

7.CB.20

Chalcanthite

CuSO4·5H2O

triklin : 1 : P1

7.CB.20

Pentahydrite

MgSO4·5H2O

triklin : 1 : P1

7.CB.20

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

Kieserite

MgSO4·H2O

monoklin : 2/m : C2/c

VI/C.01-010

Szomolnokite

Fe2+SO4·H2O

monoklin : 2/m : C2/c

VI/C.01-020

Szmikite

MnSO4·H2O

monoklin : 2/m : C2/c

VI/C.01-030

Cobaltkieserite

Co[SO4]·H2O

monoklin : 2/m : C2/c

VI/C.01-035

Dwornikite

(Ni,Fe2+)SO4·H2O

monoklin : 2/m : C2/c

VI/C.01-040

Poitevinite

Cu(SO4)·H2O

triklin : 1 : P1

VI/C.01-050

Gunningite

(Zn,Mn)SO4·H2O

monoklin : 2/m : C2/c

VI/C.01-060

'Sanderite'

MgSO4·2H2O

VI/C.01-070

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

'Sanderite'

MgSO4·2H2O

7.CA.200

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