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Sanguite

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Red sanguite on chlorothionite. Photo taken through a sealed class ampule. Specimen has been analyzed; Glavnaya Tenoritovaya fumarole (Major Tenorite), Second scoria cone, Northern Breakthrough (North Breach), Great Fissure eruption (Main Fracture), Tolbachik volcano, Kamchatka Oblast', Far-Eastern Region, Russia; Field of View: 1.2 mm
Copyright: Brent Thorne; Contribution: Stefan
Location: Russland/Ferner Osten, Föderationskreis/Kamtschatka, Krai/Tolbachik-Vulkan/Große Spalteneruption (Great Fissure)/nördlicher Bruch/zweiter Schlackenkegel/Glavnaya Tenoritovaya-Fumarole
Mineral: Sanguite
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Sanguit

Red sanguite on chlorothionite. Photo taken through a sealed class ampule. Specimen has been analyzed; Glavnaya Tenoritovaya fumarole (Major Tenorite), Second scoria cone, Northern Breakthrough (No...

Copyright: Brent Thorne
Contribution: Stefan 2016-07-18
Locality: Glavnaya Tenoritovaya-Fumarole / zweiter Schlackenkegel / nördlicher Bruch / Große Spalteneruption (Great Fissure) / Tolbachik-Vulkan / Kamtschatka, Krai / Ferner Osten, Föderationskreis / Russland

Collectors Summary

Color leuchtend rot, blutrot, und leicht veränderte Proben sind dunkelrot bis bräunlich rot
Lustre Glasglanz
Hardness (Mohs) 3
Cleavages vollkommen (010)
Fracture treppenartig
Crystal System monoklin, P21/c
Morphology Sanguit formt prismatische Kristalle bis zu 1 mm Länge und bis zu 0,2 mm Dicke, in der Regel in Gruppen, dichten Klustern kombiniert oder Krusten in mehrere Dutzend cm2.

Chemism

Chemical formula

KCuCl3

Chemical composition

Chlor, Kupfer, Kalium

Unit weight: 209.00421 u; Number of atoms in the formula: 5

Info

Empirical formula:

KCuCl3

Element

Symbol

Weight%

Atoms

Atoms%

Atom weight (u)

Sum weight (u)

Chlorine

Cl

50.89

3

60.00

35.4532000

106.3596000

Potassium

K

18.71

1

20.00

39.0983100

39.0983100

Copper

Cu

30.40

1

20.00

63.5463000

63.5463000

Strunz 9th edition incl. updates

3.AA.55

3: Halide (Fluoride, Chloride, Bromide, Iodide)
A: Einfache Halogenide ohne H2O
A: M:X = 1:1 und 2:3
55:Challacolloit-Gruppe

Lapis Classification

III/D.02-009

III: HALOGENIDE (Fluoride, Chloride, Bromide, Jodide)
D: Oxihalogenide
2: Oxihalogenide mit Mg-Mn-Cu-Zn-Sn

IMA status

anerkannt - CNMNC Newsletter No. 16, August 2013

Mineral status

anerkanntes Mineral

Optical Properties

Color

leuchtend rot, blutrot, und leicht veränderte Proben sind dunkelrot bis bräunlich rot

Diaphaneity (Transparency)

transparent

Lustre

Glasglanz

max. Birefringence

0.247

Birefringence chart\! Sanguite title=Birefringence chart Sanguite

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

α = 1.653(3)

RI value β

β = 1.780(6)

RI value γ / ε

γ = 1.900(8)

Ri mean

1.778

2V angle

Biaxial (-) 85(5)° (gemessen)

Crystallography

Crystal System

monoklin

Class (H-M)

2/m

Space Group number

14

Space Group

P21/c

Cell parameters a (Å)

4.0281

Cell parameters b (Å)

13.7906

Cell parameters c (Å)

8.7335

Cell parameters a/b or c/a

0.292

Cell parameters c/b

0.633

Cell parameters α

90°

Cell parameters β

97.137°

Cell parameters γ

90°

Z

4

Volume (ų)

481.386

Crystal structure

NH4CdCl3 Strukturtyp, Struktur bestimmt

X-Ray Powder Diffraction

7.36(78), 6.92(100), 3.684(69), 3.146(64), 3.068(63), 2.857(73), 2.709(82), 2.574(56)

XRD chart Sanguite

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

Morphology

Sanguit formt prismatische Kristalle bis zu 1 mm Länge und bis zu 0,2 mm Dicke, in der Regel in Gruppen, dichten Klustern kombiniert oder Krusten in mehrere Dutzend cm2.

Crystal Structure 3D

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Physical Properties

Hardness (Mohs)

3

Density (g/cm³)

2.885 (berechnet) 2.86(1), (gemessen)

2.884 ( ρ calc. Mineralienatlas )

Cleavages

vollkommen (010)

Fracture

treppenartig

Tenacity

spröde

(Co-)Type locality

(Co-)Type locality

Russland/Ferner Osten, Föderationskreis/Kamtschatka, Krai/Tolbachik-Vulkan/Große Spalteneruption (Great Fissure)/nördlicher Bruch/zweiter Schlackenkegel/Glavnaya Tenoritovaya-Fumarole

Type material

Fersman Mineralogical Museum of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Moskau, Russland

Collection number of type material

4363/1

Paragenesis of type material

Belloit, Avdoninit, Eriochalcit, Sylvit, Halit, Carnallit, Mitscherlichit, Chrysothallit, Romanorlovit, Mellizinkalit, Gips, Chlorothionit, Kainit, Sellait, und früher Hämatit, Tenorit, Chalcocyanit

Preface

Associations

Belloit, Chlorothionit

Name from

lat. sanguis für Blut; nach der blutroten Farbe

Author (Name, Year)

Igor V. Pekov, Natalia V. Zubkova, Dmitriy I. Belakovskiy, Inna S. Lykova, Marina F. Vigasina, Evgeny G. Sidorov and Dmitry Y. Pushcharovsky (2013)

Collector information

an feuchter Luft äußerst instabil und zerfließend

References

Pekov, I.V., Zubkova, N.V., Belakovskiy, D.I., Lykova, I.S., Vigasina, M.F., Sidorov, E.G. and Pushcharovsky, D.Y. (2013) Sanguite, IMA 2013-002. CNMNC Newsletter No. 16, August 2013, page 2701; Mineralogical Magazine, 77, 2695-2709.

Pekov, I.V., Zubkova, N.V., Belakovskiy, D.I., Lykova, I.S., Yapaskurt, V.O., Vigasina, M.F., Sidorov, E.G., Pushcharovsky, D.Yu. - Sanguite, KCuCl3, A New Mineral From the Tolbachik Volcano, Kamchatka, Russia. Canadian Mineralogist, 53, 633-641 (2015).

Other languages

German

Sanguit

English

Sanguite

Russian

Сангвит

CNMNC (IMA)-Number

IMA 2013-002

CNMNC symbol

Symbol

Sgu

Locations with GPS information

IDs

GUSID (Global unique identifier short form) ni7fXs5QM0qhbROrRcsgpA
GUID (Global unique identifier) 5EDF2E9E-50CE-4A33-A16D-13AB45CB20A4
Database ID 7613