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Sassolite (Sassolin)

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Sassolin
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Sassolin

La Fossa Krater, Vulcano; Bildbreite 3,6 mm.

Collection: Guy Heinen
Copyright: Guy Heinen
Contribution: guyhein 2021-01-15
Locality: La Fossa Krater / Vulcano, Insel / Äolische (Liparische) Inseln (Isole Eolie; Isole Lipari) / Messina, Provinz / Sizilien (Sicilia), Region / Italien
Sassolin
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Sassolin

Bildbreite: 4 mm; Fundort Halde Anna, Alsdorf, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Deutschland

Copyright: Fred Kruijen
Contribution: Hg 2012-12-11
Locality: Anna / Alsdorf / Aachen, Städteregion / Köln, Bezirk / Nordrhein-Westfalen / Deutschland
Sassolin
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Sassolin

Bildbreite: 5 mm; Fundort Halde Anna, Alsdorf, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Deutschland

Copyright: Fred Kruijen
Contribution: Hg 2012-12-11
Locality: Anna / Alsdorf / Aachen, Städteregion / Köln, Bezirk / Nordrhein-Westfalen / Deutschland
Sassolin
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Sassolin

Bildbreite: 4 mm; Fundort Halde Anna, Alsdorf, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Deutschland

Copyright: Fred Kruijen
Contribution: Hg 2012-12-11
Locality: Anna / Alsdorf / Aachen, Städteregion / Köln, Bezirk / Nordrhein-Westfalen / Deutschland
Sassolin auf Kremersit
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Sassolin auf Kremersit

Halde Anna 1, Alsdorf, Bildbreite: 3 mm

Copyright: Frank de Wit
Contribution: bardenoki 2006-04-26
Locality: Anna / Alsdorf / Aachen, Städteregion / Köln, Bezirk / Nordrhein-Westfalen / Deutschland
Sassolin
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Sassolin

Bildbreite: 10 mm, Fundort: La Fossa, Vulkan Insel Eolie, Lipari, Messina, Sizilien, Italien.

Copyright: Luigi Chiappino
Contribution: thdun5 2010-04-18
Locality: La Fossa Krater / Vulcano, Insel / Äolische (Liparische) Inseln (Isole Eolie; Isole Lipari) / Messina, Provinz / Sizilien (Sicilia), Region / Italien

Collectors Summary

Color weiß, grau, gelb, braun
Streak color weiß
Lustre Perlglanz
Hardness (Mohs) 1
Cleavages vollkommen {001}, glimmerartig
Solubility +++ H2O
Crystal System triklin, P1

Chemism

Chem­ical formula

B(OH)3

Chem­ical com­po­si­tion

Bor, Sauerstoff, Wasserstoff

Unit weight: 61.833831 u; Number of atoms in the formula: 7

Info

Empirical formula:

B(OH)3

Element

Symbol

Weight%

Atoms

Atoms%

Atom weight (u)

Sum weight (u)

Hydrogen

H

4.89

3

42.86

1.0079470

3.0238410

Boron

B

17.49

1

14.29

10.8117000

10.8117000

Oxygen

O

77.62

3

42.86

15.9994300

47.9982900

Anal­y­sis wt%

B2O3 : 56.39, H2O : 43.61 (Ref: berechnet)

Strunz 9th edi­tion incl. updates

6.AA.05

6: Borate
A: Monoborate
A: BO3 ohne zusätzliche Anionen; 1(Δ)
05:Sassolin-Gruppe

Lapis Clas­sifica­tion

IV/F.01-010

IV: OXIDE
F: Hydroxide und oxidische Hydrate (wasserhaltige Oxide mit Schichtstruktur)

Clas­sifica­tion by Hölzel

6.AA.100

6: Borates
A: Monoborates
A: BO3, without additional anions - 1(P) - REM: P = planar trigonal anion
1: Sassolite-Group

Dana 8th edi­tion

24.03.01.01

24: Borates - Anhydrous
03: Borates - Anhydrous where (A)m (B)n [XO3]p

IMA sta­tus

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

Min­eral sta­tus

anerkanntes Mineral

Optical Properties

Color

weiß, grau, gelb, braun

Streak color

weiß

Diaphane­ity (Trans­parency)

transparent, durchscheinend

Lus­tre

Perlglanz

max. Birefrin­gence

0.122

Birefringence chart\! Sassolite title=Birefringence chart Sassolite

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

1.337 - 1.347

RI value β

1.456 - 1.457

RI value γ / ε

1.459 - 1.468

Ri mean

1.419

2V angle

Biaxial (-) 14° - 17°

Ori­enta­tion

X = c, Y = b, Z = a

Optical Data Luminescence

Lumi­nes­cence

fluoreszierend

Color LW-UV (365nm)

 

blau

Color SW-UV (254nm)

 

blau

After­glow (Per­sistant Lumi­nes­cence)

keine Daten

Crystallography

Crystal Sys­tem

triklin

Class (H-M)

1

Space Group number

2

Space Group

P1

Cell param­e­ters a (Å)

7.039

Cell param­e­ters b (Å)

7.053

Cell param­e­ters c (Å)

6.578

Cell param­e­ters a/b or c/a

0.998

Cell param­e­ters c/b

0.933

Cell param­e­ters α

92.58

Cell param­e­ters β

101.17

Cell param­e­ters γ

119.83

Z

4

Volumne (ų)

274.074

X-Ray Pow­der Diffrac­tion

6.05(30),
5.91(20),
4.21(10),
3.181(100),
3.142(10),
3.028(10),
2.957(10),
2.921(10)

XRD chart Sassolite

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)

1

Density (g/cm³)

1.562 (berechnet) 1.46 – 1.50 (gemessen)

1.498 ( ρ calc. Mineralienatlas )

Cleav­ages

vollkommen {001}, glimmerartig

Tenac­ity

flexibel

Insta­bil­ity

+++ H2O

Chem­ical Prop­er­ties and Tests

schmeckt sauer, leicht salzig und bitter

Preface

Name from

Typlokalität bei Sasso, Italien.

Author (Name, Year)

Karsten, 1800

Addi­tional Informa­tion

Vorsicht: Mineral ist wasserlöslich!

References

Handbook of Mineralogy (Anthony et al.), 5 (2003), 612

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

Sassolite

B(OH)3

triklin : 1 : P1

6.AA.05

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

Sassolite

B(OH)3

triklin : 1 : P1

IV/F.01-010

Behoite

Be(OH)2

orthorhombisch : 222 : P212121

IV/F.01-020

Clinobehoite

Be(OH)2

monoklin : 2 : P21

IV/F.01-030

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

Sassolite

B(OH)3

triklin : 1 : P1

6.AA.100

Sibirskite

CaH(BO3)

monoklin : 2/m : P21/a

6.AA.130

Jacquesdietrichite

Cu2[BO(OH)2](OH)3

orthorhombisch : mmm : Pnma

6.AA.160

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

Sassolite

B(OH)3

triklin : 1 : P1

24.03.01.01

Kotoite

Mg3B2O6

orthorhombisch : mmm : Pnmn

24.03.02.01

Jimboite

Mn3B2O6

orthorhombisch : mmm : Pnmn

24.03.02.02

Nordenskiöldine

CaSnB2O6

trigonal : 3 : R3

24.03.03.01

Tusionite

MnSn4+(BO3)2

trigonal : 3 : R3

24.03.03.02

Peprossiite-(Ce)

(Ce,La)(Al3O)0.66B4O10

hexagonal : 6m2 : P62m

24.03.04.01

Takedaite

Ca3[BO3]2

trigonal : 3m : R3c

24.03.05.01

Other languages

Dutch

Sassoliet

German

Sassolin

Spanish

Sassolina / Sassolita

English

Sassolite

French

Sassolite

Russian

Сассолин

Alternative Name

Acide boracique

Acide borique

Acido borico

Acidum boracis

Boric Acid

English

Boricacid

German

Borsäure

Native Boracic Acid

Native Sedative Salt

Sal sedativum

Italian

Sale sedativo naturale

Sassolit

Sassolita

vulgo sal sedativum

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