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Spangolite

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Spangolith
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Spangolith

hexagonaler Kristall mit hellblauem Cyanotrichit; Größe: 0,5 mm; Fundort: Madonna di Fucinaia, Campiglia Marittima, Provinz Livorno, Toskana, Italien

Copyright: Matteo Chinellato
Contribution: Hg 2011-10-03
Locality: Madonna di Fucinaia / Campiglia Marittima / Livorno, Provinz / Toskana (Toscana) / Italien
Spangolith
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Spangolith

Größe: 1,81 mm; Fundort: Madonna di Fucinaia, Campiglia Marittima, Provinz Livorno, Toskana, Italien

Copyright: Matteo Chinellato
Contribution: Hg 2011-10-03
Locality: Madonna di Fucinaia / Campiglia Marittima / Livorno, Provinz / Toskana (Toscana) / Italien
Spangolit
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Spangolit

BB: 1 mm. Fundort Mex-Tex Mine, Bingham, Hansonburg District, Socorro Co., New Mexico, USA

Collection: Philippe Roth
Copyright: Matthias Reinhardt
Contribution: Matthias Reinhardt 2014-11-09
Locality: Mex-Tex Mine / Bingham / Hansonburg District / Socorro Co. / New Mexico / USA
Spangolith
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Spangolith

Bildbreite: 2,5 mm; Fundort: Blanchard Mine, New Mexico, USA

Copyright: Christian Rewitzer
Contribution: Hg 2010-02-08
Locality: Blanchard Mine / Bingham / Hansonburg District / Socorro Co. / New Mexico / USA
Spangolith
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Spangolith

Größe: 1,2 mm; Fundort: San Silvestro Mine, San Vincenzo, Massa Marittima, Grosseto, Provinz, Toskana (Toscana), Italien

Collection: Domenico Preite
Copyright: Matteo Chinellato
Contribution: Hg 2012-07-19
Locality: Rocca San Silvestro / Campiglia Marittima / Livorno, Provinz / Toskana (Toscana) / Italien
Spangolith
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Spangolith

Mex Tex Mine, Bingham, New Mexico, USA. BB 2,0mm

Collection: Mabu
Copyright: Mabu
Contribution: Mabu 2013-11-22
Locality: Mex-Tex Mine / Bingham / Hansonburg District / Socorro Co. / New Mexico / USA

Collectors Summary

Color blaugrün, grün, dunkelgrün, smaragdgrün
Streak color hellgrün
Hardness (Mohs) 3
Cleavages {0001} vollkommen, {1011} deutlich
Solubility +++ Säuren, - H2O
Crystal System trigonal, P31c

Chemism

Chem­ical formula

Cu6Al(SO4)(OH)12Cl·3H2O

Chem­ical com­po­si­tion

Aluminium, Chlor, Kupfer, Sauerstoff, Schwefel, Wasserstoff

Unit weight: 797.9102542 u; Number of atoms in the formula: 46

Info

Empirical formula:

Cu6Al(SO4)(OH)12Cl·3H2O

Element

Symbol

Weight%

Atoms

Atoms%

Atom weight (u)

Sum weight (u)

Hydrogen

H

2.27

18

39.13

1.0079470

18.1430460

Oxygen

O

38.10

19

41.30

15.9994300

303.9891700

Aluminium

Al

3.38

1

2.17

26.9815382

26.9815382

Sulfur

S

4.02

1

2.17

32.0655000

32.0655000

Chlorine

Cl

4.44

1

2.17

35.4532000

35.4532000

Copper

Cu

47.78

6

13.04

63.5463000

381.2778000

Anal­y­sis wt%

CuO : 59.51, Al2O3 : 6.60, SO3 : 10.11, Cl : 4.11, H2O : 20.41 (Ref: Dana, 7th ed. 2)

Strunz 9th edi­tion incl. updates

7.DD.15

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

Lapis Clas­sifica­tion

VI/D.08-010

VI: SULFATE, CHROMATE, MOLYBDATE UND WOLFRAMATE
D: Wasserhaltige Sulfate, mit fremden Anionen
8: Mittelgroße Kationen

Clas­sifica­tion by Hölzel

7.DD.200

7: SULFATES CHROMATES MOLYBDATES WOLFRAMATES
D: Sulfates (+Anions +Water)
D: Sulfate-Hydrotalcites

Dana 8th edi­tion

31.01.05.01

31: Hydrated Sulfates Containing Hydroxyl or Halogen
01: Hydrated Sulfates Containing Hydroxyl or Halogen where (A+ B++)m (XO4)p Zq·x(H2O), where m:p>6:1

IMA sta­tus

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

Min­eral sta­tus

anerkanntes Mineral

Optical Properties

Color

blaugrün, grün, dunkelgrün, smaragdgrün

Streak color

hellgrün

Diaphane­ity (Trans­parency)

transparent bis durchscheinend

max. Birefrin­gence

0.051

Birefringence chart\! Spangolite title=Birefringence chart Spangolite

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

1.684

RI value γ / ε

1.633

Ri mean

1.667

2V angle

Uniaxial (-)

Optical Data Luminescence

Lumi­nes­cence

keine Fluoreszenz bekannt

Crystallography

Crystal Sys­tem

trigonal

Class (H-M)

3m

Space Group number

159

Space Group

P31c

Cell param­e­ters a (Å)

8.254

Cell param­e­ters b (Å)

-

Cell param­e­ters c (Å)

14.354

Cell param­e­ters a/b or c/a

1.739

Cell param­e­ters c/b

-

Z

2

Volumne (ų)

846.901

X-Ray Pow­der Diffrac­tion

7.07(100),
3.59(80),
2.54(70),
2.36(50),
2.17(40),
1.98(60),
1.80(70),
1.56(40)

XRD chart Spangolite

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

Density (g/cm³)

3.1

3.129 ( ρ calc. Mineralienatlas )

Cleav­ages

{0001} vollkommen, {1011} deutlich

Insta­bil­ity

+++ Säuren, - H2O

(Co-)Type locality

(Co-)Type locality

USA/Arizona/Cochise Co./Tombstone District

Preface

Name from

Norman Spang (1842-1922), US-amerikanischer Mineraliensammler

Author (Name, Year)

Penfield, 1890

References

Handbook of Mineralogy (Anthony et al.), 5 (2003), 659

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

Spangolite

Cu6Al(SO4)(OH)12Cl·3H2O

trigonal : 3m : P31c

7.DD.15

Llantenesite

Cu6Al[SeO4](OH)12Cl·3H2O

trigonal : 3m : P31c

7.DD.15

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

Bechererite

Zn7Cu[(OH)13|SiO(OH)3|SO4]

trigonal : 3, 3 : P3, P3

VI/D.08-005

Spangolite

Cu6Al(SO4)(OH)12Cl·3H2O

trigonal : 3m : P31c

VI/D.08-010

Cyanotrichite

Cu4Al2(SO4)(OH)12·2H2O

monoklin : 2/m : C2/m

VI/D.08-020

Carbonatecyanotrichite

Cu42+Al2(CO3,SO4)(OH)12·2H2O

VI/D.08-030

Camérolaite

Cu4Al2[HSbO4,SO4]OH10(CO3)·2H2O

monoklin : 2, 2/m : P21, P21/m

VI/D.08-035

Woodwardite

(Cu0.75Al0.25)(SO4)0.125(OH)2·0.3H2O

VI/D.08-040

Hydrowoodwardite

(Cu1-xAlx)(SO4)x/2(OH)2·nH2O {x<0.5}{n>3x/2}

trigonal : 3m : R3m

VI/D.08-042

'Zincowoodwardite'

VI/D.08-045

Chalcoalumite

CuAl4(SO4)(OH)12·3H2O

monoklin : 2 : P21

VI/D.08-050

Kyrgyzstanite

ZnAl4(SO4)(OH)12·3H2O

VI/D.08-055

'Nickelalumite'

(Ni,Cu)Al4[(SO4),(NO3)2](OH)12·3H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/n

VI/D.08-060

Mbobomkulite

(Ni,Cu)Al4[(NO3)2,(SO4)](OH)12·3H2O

VI/D.08-070

Hydrombobomkulite

(Ni,Cu)Al4[(NO3)2,(SO4)](OH)12·13-14H2O

VI/D.08-080

Carrboydite

(Ni,Al)9(SO4)2(OH)18·10H2O

VI/D.08-090

'Zincaluminite'

Zn6Al6(SO4)2(OH)26·5H2O

VI/D.08-100

Glaucocerinite

(Zn1-xAlx)(SO4)x/2(OH)2·nH2O {x<0.5}{n>3x/2}

VI/D.08-110

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

Spangolite

Cu6Al(SO4)(OH)12Cl·3H2O

trigonal : 3m : P31c

7.DD.200

Bechererite

Zn7Cu[(OH)13|SiO(OH)3|SO4]

trigonal : 3, 3 : P3, P3

7.DD.210

Glaucocerinite

(Zn1-xAlx)(SO4)x/2(OH)2·nH2O {x<0.5}{n>3x/2}

7.DD.230

Hydrowoodwardite

(Cu1-xAlx)(SO4)x/2(OH)2·nH2O {x<0.5}{n>3x/2}

trigonal : 3m : R3m

7.DD.235

'Natroglaucocerinite'

NaZn5Al3[(OH)16|(SO4)2]·6H2O

trigonal : 3 : P3

7.DD.240

Zincowoodwardit-1R

[Zn1-xAlx(OH)2][(SO4)x/2·nH2O] {x = 0.32-0.50}

7.DD.250

'Zincowoodwardite-3R'

[Zn1-xAlx(OH)2][(SO4)x/2·nH2O {x=0.32-0.50}

trigonal : 3 : R3

7.DD.255

Shigaite

NaMn62+Al3[(OH)18|(SO4)2]·12H2O

trigonal : 3 : R3

7.DD.270

Nikischerite

NaFe62+Al3[(OH)18|(SO4)2]·12H2O

trigonal : 3 : R3

7.DD.275

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

Connellite

Cu36(SO4)(OH)62Cl8·6H2O

hexagonal : 6/mmm : P63/mmc

31.01.01.01

Mooreite

(Mg,Zn,Mn)15(SO4)2(OH)26·8H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/a

31.01.03.01

Torreyite

(Mg,Mn)9Zn4(SO4)2(OH)22·8H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/a

31.01.04.01

Lawsonbauerite

(Mn,Mg)9Zn4(SO4)2(OH)22·8H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/c

31.01.04.02

Spangolite

Cu6Al(SO4)(OH)12Cl·3H2O

trigonal : 3m : P31c

31.01.05.01

Bechererite

Zn7Cu[(OH)13|SiO(OH)3|SO4]

trigonal : 3, 3 : P3, P3

31.01.06.02

Pseudojohannite

Cu6.5(UO2)8O8(SO4)4(OH)5·25H2O

triklin : 1 : P1

31.01.07.01

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Russian

Спанголит

Traditional Chinese

氯銅鋁礬

Simplified Chinese

氯铜铝矾

Alternative Name

German

Spangolit

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