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nadeliger hellblauer Serpierit
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nadeliger hellblauer Serpierit (SNr: B006096)

Österreich/Salzburg/Zell am See, Bezirk (Pinzgau)/Leogang/Schwarzleo, Revier/Herrenstollen, BB = 2,4 mm

Collection: Lithothek der Münchener Micromounter
Copyright: Hannes Osterhammer
Contribution: Münchener Micromounter 2019-03-27
Locality: Herrenstollen / Schwarzleo, Bergbaurevier / Leogang / Zell am See, Bezirk (Pinzgau) / Salzburg / Österreich
Serpierit
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Serpierit

Größe: 1,69 mm; Fundort: Torrebelvicino, Vicenza, Venetien (Veneto), Italien

Copyright: Matteo Chinellato
Contribution: Hg 2014-12-03
Locality: Torrebelvicino / Vicenza, Provinz / Venetien (Veneto), Region / Italien
Serpierit
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Serpierit

Fundort: Letmathe, Sauerland, Deutschland, Bildbreite ca. 2,0 cm. Serpierit auf Schlacke in typischer Ausbildung von der ehemaligen Schlackenhalde Genna.

Collection: kraukl
Copyright: kraukl
Contribution: kraukl 2013-02-12
Locality: Genna Zinkhütte / Letmathe / Iserlohn / Märkischer Kreis / Arnsberg, Bezirk / Nordrhein-Westfalen / Deutschland
Serpierit
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Serpierit

Bildbreite: 5 mm; Fundort: Jean Baptist Mine, Kamariza, Lavrion, Griechenland

Copyright: Fritz Schreiber
Contribution: Hg 2009-06-07
Locality: Jean Baptist Mine / Kamariza / Lavrion (Laurion), Bergbaudistrikt / Attika (Attikí, Attica) / Griechenland
Serpierit
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Serpierit

Bildbreite: 2 mm; Fundort: Pallières Mines, Saint-Félix-de-Pallières, Anduze, Gard, Languedoc-Roussillon, Frankreich

Copyright: Jean-Marc Johannet
Contribution: Hg 2009-08-04
Locality: Pallières Mines / Saint-Félix-de-Pallières / Lasalle / Gard, Département / Okzitanien (Occitanie), Region / Frankreich
Serpierit
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Serpierit (SNr: A022363)

Hellblaue spitzblättrige Kristalle, BB 6,6 mm. Fundort: Eckardthütte, Mansfelder Land, Sachsen-Anhalt, Deutschland.

Collection: Lithothek der Münchener Micromounter
Copyright: Hannes Osterhammer
Contribution: Münchener Micromounter 2011-04-14
Locality: Eckardthütte / Leimbach / Mansfeld-Lutherstadt / Mansfeld, Stadt / Mansfeld-Südharz, Landkreis / Sachsen-Anhalt / Deutschland

Collectors Summary

Color himmelblau
Streak color grünlichweiß
Hardness (Mohs) 3.75
Solubility +++ Säuren
Crystal System monoklin, C2/c

Chemism

Chem­ical formula

Ca(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6·3H2O

Chem­ical com­po­si­tion

Calcium, Kupfer, Zink, Sauerstoff, Schwefel, Wasserstoff

Unit weight: 644.343374 u; Number of atoms in the formula: 36

Info

Empirical formula:

Ca(Cu0.75Zn0.25)4(SO4)2(OH)6·3H2O

Element

Symbol

Weight%

Atoms

Atoms%

Atom weight (u)

Sum weight (u)

Hydrogen

H

1.88

12

33.33

1.0079470

12.0953640

Oxygen

O

42.21

17

47.22

15.9994300

271.9903100

Sulfur

S

9.95

2

5.56

32.0655000

64.1310000

Calcium

Ca

6.22

1

2.78

40.0784000

40.0784000

Copper

Cu

29.59

3

8.33

63.5463000

190.6389000

Zinc

Zn

10.15

1

2.78

65.4094000

65.4094000

Anal­y­sis wt%

CaO : 10.85, CuO : 31.42, ZnO : 16.79, SO3 : 24.46, H2O : 16.85 (Ref: AttiAcad.Lincei,67)

Strunz 9th edi­tion incl. updates

7.DD.30

7: Sulfate (Selenate, Tellurate, Chromate, Molybdate, Wolframate)
D: Sulfate (Selenate, etc.) mit weitere Anionen, mit H2O
D: mit mittelgroßen Kationen; Lagen von kantenverknüpften Oktaedern
30:Devillin-Gruppe

Lapis Clas­sifica­tion

VI/D.19-020

VI: SULFATE, CHROMATE, MOLYBDATE UND WOLFRAMATE
D: Wasserhaltige Sulfate, mit fremden Anionen
19: Mittelgroße und sehr große Kationen

Clas­sifica­tion by Hölzel

7.DJ.110

7: SULFATES CHROMATES MOLYBDATES WOLFRAMATES
D: Sulfates (+Anions +Water)
J: Serpierite-Group

Dana 8th edi­tion

31.06.02.01

31: Hydrated Sulfates Containing Hydroxyl or Halogen
06: Hydrated Sulfates Containing Hydroxyl or Halogen where (A+ B++)5 (XO4)2 Zq·x(H2O)

IMA sta­tus

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

Min­eral sta­tus

anerkanntes Mineral

Optical Properties

Color

himmelblau

Streak color

grünlichweiß

Diaphane­ity (Trans­parency)

transparent

max. Birefrin­gence

0.065

Birefringence chart\! Serpierite title=Birefringence chart Serpierite

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

1.583

RI value β

1.641

RI value γ / ε

1.648

Ri mean

1.624

2V angle

Biaxial (-) 37°c

Crystallography

Crystal Sys­tem

monoklin

Class (H-M)

2/m

Space Group number

15

Space Group

C2/c

Cell param­e­ters a (Å)

22.188

Cell param­e­ters b (Å)

6.250

Cell param­e­ters c (Å)

21.853

Cell param­e­ters a/b or c/a

3.550

Cell param­e­ters c/b

3.496

Cell param­e­ters α

90°

Cell param­e­ters β

113.37

Cell param­e­ters γ

90°

Z

8

Volumne (ų)

2781.853

X-Ray Pow­der Diffrac­tion

10.22(100),
5.09(80),
4.744(50),
3.386(80),
3.170(50)

XRD chart Serpierite

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)

3.75

VHN (Hard­ness Vick­ers)

160 (ungefähre Angabe abgeleitet aus der Mohshärte)

Density (g/cm³)

3.07

3.077 ( ρ calc. Mineralienatlas )

Insta­bil­ity

+++ Säuren

Preface

Occurrences

Ein sekundäres Mineral in der Oxidationszone von hydrothermalen Cu-Zn-Lagerstätten

Name from

dem Serpieri-Schacht in Lavrion

Author (Name, Year)

Des Cloizeaux, 1881

Dan­ger of confu­sion

Devillin, Orthoserpierit

References

Krause, W. & Täuber, H. (1992): Zum Kenntnisstand der Minerale Serpierit, Orthoserpierit und Devillin. Aufschluss 43, 1-25.

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

Devilline

CaCu4(SO4)2(OH)6·3H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/c

7.DD.30

Serpierite

Ca(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6·3H2O

monoklin : 2/m : C2/c

7.DD.30

Campigliaite

Mn2+Cu4[(OH)6|(SO4)2]·4H2O

monoklin : 2 : C2

7.DD.30

Edwardsite

Cu3Cd2(SO4)2(OH)6·4H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/C

7.DD.30

Aldridgeite

(Cd,Ca)(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6·3H2O

monoklin : 2/m : C2/c

7.DD.30

Lautenthalite

PbCu42+(OH)6(SO4)2·3H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/c

7.DD.30

Niedermayrite

CdCu4[(OH)6|(SO4)2]·4H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/m

7.DD.30

Orthoserpierite

Ca(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6·3H2O

orthorhombisch : mm2 : Pca21

7.DD.30

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

Campigliaite

Mn2+Cu4[(OH)6|(SO4)2]·4H2O

monoklin : 2 : C2

VI/D.19-002

Edwardsite

Cu3Cd2(SO4)2(OH)6·4H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/C

VI/D.19-004

Niedermayrite

CdCu4[(OH)6|(SO4)2]·4H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/m

VI/D.19-005

Kobyashevite

Cu5(SO4)2(OH)6·4H2O

triklin : 1 : P1

VI/D.19-008

Devilline

CaCu4(SO4)2(OH)6·3H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/c

VI/D.19-010

Aldridgeite

(Cd,Ca)(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6·3H2O

monoklin : 2/m : C2/c

VI/D.19-015

Serpierite

Ca(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6·3H2O

monoklin : 2/m : C2/c

VI/D.19-020

Orthoserpierite

Ca(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6·3H2O

orthorhombisch : mm2 : Pca21

VI/D.19-030

Lautenthalite

PbCu42+(OH)6(SO4)2·3H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/c

VI/D.19-032

'Arzrunite'

Cu4Pb2SO4O2Cl6·4H2O

VI/D.19-035

Tatarskite

Ca6Mg2(SO4)2(CO3)2Cl4(OH)4·7H2O

VI/D.19-040

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

Devilline

CaCu4(SO4)2(OH)6·3H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/c

7.DJ.100

Serpierite

Ca(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6·3H2O

monoklin : 2/m : C2/c

7.DJ.110

Aldridgeite

(Cd,Ca)(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6·3H2O

monoklin : 2/m : C2/c

7.DJ.120

Lautenthalite

PbCu42+(OH)6(SO4)2·3H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/c

7.DJ.140

Elyite

CuPb4O2SO4(OH)4·H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/c

7.DJ.150

Gordaite

NaZn4[Cl(OH)6|SO4]·6H2O

trigonal : 3 : P3

7.DJ.170

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

Devilline

CaCu4(SO4)2(OH)6·3H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/c

31.06.01.01

Lautenthalite

PbCu42+(OH)6(SO4)2·3H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/c

31.06.01.02

Serpierite

Ca(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6·3H2O

monoklin : 2/m : C2/c

31.06.02.01

Ktenasite

ZnCu4(SO4)2(OH)6·6H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/c

31.06.03.01

Christelite

Zn3Cu2[(OH)6|(SO4)2]·4H2O

triklin : 1 : P1

31.06.03.02

Peretaite

CaSb43+O4(OH)2(SO4)2·2H2O

monoklin : 2/m : C2/c

31.06.04.01

Campigliaite

Mn2+Cu4[(OH)6|(SO4)2]·4H2O

monoklin : 2 : C2

31.06.06.01

Niedermayrite

CdCu4[(OH)6|(SO4)2]·4H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/m

31.06.06.02

Orthoserpierite

Ca(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6·3H2O

orthorhombisch : mm2 : Pca21

31.06.07.01

Rabejacite

Ca2[(UO2)4O4(SO4)2](H2O)8

triklin : 1 : P1

31.06.08.01

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Japanese

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