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Sussexite

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Sussexit mit Zinkit
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Sussexit mit Zinkit
Franklin Mining Distrikt/New Jersey USA; Größe ca.4 x 2 cm
Copyright: Haubi; Contribution: Haubi
Collection: Haubi
Location: USA/New Jersey/Sussex Co./Franklin Mining District/Franklin
Mineral: Sussexite
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Sussexit mit Zinkit

Franklin Mining Distrikt/New Jersey USA; Größe ca.4 x 2 cm

Collection: Haubi
Copyright: Haubi
Contribution: Haubi 2012-03-05
Locality: Franklin / Franklin Mining District / Sussex Co. / New Jersey / USA
faseriger, leicht rosa Sussexit
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faseriger, leicht rosa Sussexit
Fundort: Franklin Mine, Franklin, Franklin Mining District, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA; Größe: 6.9 x 2.0 x 1.7 cm
Copyright: Rob Lavinsky; Contribution: slugslayer
Location: USA/New Jersey/Sussex Co./Franklin Mining District/Franklin/Franklin Mine
Mineral: Sussexite
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faseriger, leicht rosa Sussexit

Fundort: Franklin Mine, Franklin, Franklin Mining District, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA; Größe: 6.9 x 2.0 x 1.7 cm

Copyright: Rob Lavinsky
Contribution: slugslayer 2008-06-26
Locality: Franklin Mine / Franklin / Franklin Mining District / Sussex Co. / New Jersey / USA
Sussexit
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Sussexit
Größe: 16 x 10 x 3 cm, Fundort: Sterling Mine, Franklin, New Jersey, USA
Copyright: Public Domain; Contribution: thdun5
Location: USA/New Jersey/Sussex Co./Franklin Mining District/Ogdensburg/Sterling Hill/Sterling Mine
Mineral: Sussexite
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Sussexit

Größe: 16 x 10 x 3 cm, Fundort: Sterling Mine, Franklin, New Jersey, USA

Copyright: Public Domain
Contribution: thdun5 2010-05-23
Locality: Sterling Mine / Sterling Hill / Ogdensburg / Franklin Mining District / Sussex Co. / New Jersey / USA
Sussexit
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Sussexit
Größe: 61x28 mm; Fundort: Franklin Mine, Franklin, Franklin Mining District, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA
Copyright: John Sobolewski; Contribution: slugslayer
Location: USA/New Jersey/Sussex Co./Franklin Mining District/Franklin/Franklin Mine
Mineral: Sussexite
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Sussexit

Größe: 61x28 mm; Fundort: Franklin Mine, Franklin, Franklin Mining District, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA

Copyright: John Sobolewski
Contribution: slugslayer 2010-06-14
Locality: Franklin Mine / Franklin / Franklin Mining District / Sussex Co. / New Jersey / USA
Sussexit
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Sussexit
Größe: 2,97 mm; Fundort: Miniera Valgraveglia (Miniera Gambatesa), Reppia, Val Graveglia, Ne, Genova, Ligurien (Liguria), Italien
Copyright: Matteo Chinellato; Contribution: Hg
Location: Italien/Ligurien (Liguria), Region/Genua (Genova), Metropolitanstadt/Ne/Val Graveglia/Reppia/Miniera Gambatesa
Mineral: Sussexite
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Sussexit

Größe: 2,97 mm; Fundort: Miniera Valgraveglia (Miniera Gambatesa), Reppia, Val Graveglia, Ne, Genova, Ligurien (Liguria), Italien

Copyright: Matteo Chinellato
Contribution: Hg 2011-10-16
Locality: Miniera Gambatesa / Reppia / Val Graveglia / Ne / Genua (Genova), Metropolitanstadt / Ligurien (Liguria), Region / Italien

Collectors Summary

Color weiß, rosa, strohgelb
Streak color weiß
Hardness (Mohs) 3.25
Solubility ++ Säuren
Crystal System monoklin, P21/c

Chemism

Chemical formula

MnBO2(OH)

Chemical composition

Mangan, Bor, Sauerstoff, Wasserstoff

Unit weight: 114.7559869 u; Number of atoms in the formula: 6

Info

Empirical formula:

MnBO2(OH)

Element

Symbol

Weight%

Atoms

Atoms%

Atom weight (u)

Sum weight (u)

Hydrogen

H

0.88

1

16.67

1.0079470

1.0079470

Boron

B

9.42

1

16.67

10.8117000

10.8117000

Oxygen

O

41.83

3

50.00

15.9994300

47.9982900

Manganese

Mn

47.87

1

16.67

54.9380499

54.9380499

Analysis wt%

MgO : 14.57, MnO : 40.42, B2O3 : 33.24, H2O : 8.91, SiO2 : 0.89 (Ref: American Mineralogist 34)

Strunz 9th edition incl. updates

6.BA.15

6: Borate
B: Diborate
A: Insel (Neso)-Diborate mit Doppel-Triangeln B2(O,OH)5;2(2Δ); 2(2Δ) + OH, etc.
15:Szaibelyit-Gruppe

Lapis Classification

V/H.02-020

V: NITRATE, CARBONATE UND BORATE
H: Gruppenborate
2: Planare Gruppen [B2O5] 4- bis [B2O7] 8-

Classification by Hölzel

6.BA.230

6: Borates
B: Diborates
A: Nesodiborates with double triangles B2(O,OH)5 - 2(2P) - 2(2P)+OH, etc.
2: Szaibelyite-Group (homeotypes)

Dana 8th edition

25.02.01.01

25: Anhydrous Borates Containing Hydroxyl or Halogen
02: Anhydrous Borates Containing Hydroxyl or Halogen

IMA status

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

Mineral status

anerkanntes Mineral

Optical Properties

Color

weiß, rosa, strohgelb

Streak color

weiß

Diaphaneity (Transparency)

durchscheinend

max. Birefringence

0.062

Birefringence chart\! Sussexite title=Birefringence chart Sussexite

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

1.670

RI value β

1.728

RI value γ / ε

1.732

Ri mean

1.710

2V angle

Biaxial (-) 25°

Optical Data Luminescence

Luminescence

keine Fluoreszenz bekannt

Crystallography

Crystal System

monoklin

Class (H-M)

2/m

Space Group number

14

Space Group

P21/c

Cell parameters a (Å)

3.287

Cell parameters b (Å)

10.718

Cell parameters c (Å)

12.866

Cell parameters a/b or c/a

0.307

Cell parameters c/b

1.200

Cell parameters α

90°

Cell parameters β

94.75

Cell parameters γ

90°

Z

8

Volume (ų)

451.713

X-Ray Powder Diffraction

6.43(100),
3.34(60),
2.773(70),
2.741(50),
2.694(50),
2.632(60),
2.494(60),
2.415(50)

XRD chart Sussexite

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

Crystal Structure 3D

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Physical Properties

Hardness (Mohs)

3.25

VHN (Hardness Vickers)

108 (ungefähre Angabe abgeleitet aus der Mohshärte)

Density (g/cm³)

3.12

3.375 ( ρ calc. Mineralienatlas )

Instability

++ Säuren

Preface

Author (Name, Year)

Brush, 1868

References

Handbook of Mineralogy (Anthony et al.), 5 (2003), 677

Other languages

German

Sussexit

Spanish

Sussexita

English

Sussexite

French

Sussexite

Russian

Суссексит

CNMNC symbol

Symbol

Ssx

Locations with GPS information

IDs

GUSID (Global unique identifier short form) QW3R_XJ3D0WdVr7Wh2Lzdw
GUID (Global unique identifier) FDD16D41-7772-450F-9D56-BED68762F377
Database ID 3702