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Tamarugite

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Tamarugit
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Tamarugit

Bergwerk West, Kamp-Lintfort, Deutschland; Flöz Prasident auf der 885m Sohle; 2 mm Bildbreite; Fund Nov. 2013

Collection: Jürgen Ingendahl
Copyright: Reinhard Selig
Contribution: Stefan 2017-02-18
Locality: Bergwerk West / Kamp-Lintfort / Wesel, Kreis / Düsseldorf, Bezirk / Nordrhein-Westfalen / Deutschland
Tamarugit
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Tamarugit

Größe: 6 x 4 cm, Fundort: Cerros Los Pintados, Provinz Iquique, I. Region (Tarapacá), Chile

Copyright: Luigi Chiappino
Contribution: thdun5 2010-10-27
Locality: Cerros Los Pintados / Iquique, Provinz / Tarapacá, Region (I. Region) / Chile
Tamarugit
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Tamarugit

Bergwerk West, Kamp-Lintfort, Deutschland; Flöz Prasident auf der 885m Sohle; 2.3 mm Bildbreite; Fund Nov. 2013

Collection: Jürgen Ingendahl
Copyright: Reinhard Selig
Contribution: Stefan 2017-02-18
Locality: Bergwerk West / Kamp-Lintfort / Wesel, Kreis / Düsseldorf, Bezirk / Nordrhein-Westfalen / Deutschland
Kröhnkit
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Kröhnkit

Bildbreite: 5 mm; Kröhnkit mit Tamarugit (farblos) und Jarosit (gelborange), Fundort: Mina La Vendida, Caracoles,Sierra Gorda, Chile

Collection: Harald Biecker
Copyright: Harald Biecker
Contribution: Harald Biecker 2017-12-10
Locality: La Vendida Mine / Caracoles / Sierra Gorda District / Tocopilla, Provinz / Antofagasta, Region (II. Region) / Chile
Tamarugit
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Tamarugit

Tamarugit xx; Insel Vulcano, Äolische Inseln, Messina, Sizilien, Italien; Bildbreite: 7,5 mm

Collection: chribiedav
Copyright: chribiedav
Contribution: chribiedav 2021-02-07
Locality: Vulcano, Insel / Äolische (Liparische) Inseln (Isole Eolie; Isole Lipari) / Messina, Provinz / Sizilien (Sicilia), Region / Italien
Tamarugit
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Tamarugit

Tamarugit xx; Insel Vulcano, Äolische Inseln, Messina, Sizilien, Italien; Bildbreite: 2,5 mm

Collection: chribiedav
Copyright: chribiedav
Contribution: chribiedav 2021-02-07
Locality: Vulcano, Insel / Äolische (Liparische) Inseln (Isole Eolie; Isole Lipari) / Messina, Provinz / Sizilien (Sicilia), Region / Italien

Collectors Summary

Color farblos
Streak color weiß
Hardness (Mohs) 3
Solubility +++ H2O
Crystal System monoklin, P21/a

Chemism

Chem­ical formula

NaAl(SO4)2·6H2O

Chem­ical com­po­si­tion

Aluminium, Natrium, Sauerstoff, Schwefel, Wasserstoff

Unit weight: 350.1896924 u; Number of atoms in the formula: 30

Info

Empirical formula:

NaAl(SO4)2·6H2O

Element

Symbol

Weight%

Atoms

Atoms%

Atom weight (u)

Sum weight (u)

Hydrogen

H

3.45

12

40.00

1.0079470

12.0953640

Oxygen

O

63.96

14

46.67

15.9994300

223.9920200

Sodium

Na

6.56

1

3.33

22.9897702

22.9897702

Aluminium

Al

7.70

1

3.33

26.9815382

26.9815382

Sulfur

S

18.31

2

6.67

32.0655000

64.1310000

Anal­y­sis wt%

Na2O : 9.04, Al2O3 : 14.48, SO3 : 45.66, H2O : 30.86 (Ref: Dana, 7th ed. 2)

Strunz 9th edi­tion incl. updates

7.CC.10

7: Sulfate (Selenate, Tellurate, Chromate, Molybdate, Wolframate)
C: Sulfate (Selenate, etc.) ohne weitere Anionen, mit H2O
C: Mit mittelgroßen und großen [Kationen]
10:Tamarugit-Gruppe

Lapis Clas­sifica­tion

VI/C.15-020

VI: SULFATE, CHROMATE, MOLYBDATE UND WOLFRAMATE
C: Wasserhaltige Sulfate, ohne fremde Anionen
15: Mittelgroße und sehr große Kationen

Clas­sifica­tion by Hölzel

7.CD.375

7: SULFATES CHROMATES MOLYBDATES WOLFRAMATES
C: Sulfates (-Anions +Water)
D: Sulfates, C medium + large
3: Picromerite-Group

Dana 8th edi­tion

29.05.03.01

29: Hydrated Acid and Sulfates
05: Hydrated Acid and Sulfates where A B (XO4)2 · x(H2O)

IMA sta­tus

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

Min­eral sta­tus

anerkanntes Mineral

Optical Properties

Color

farblos

Streak color

weiß

Diaphane­ity (Trans­parency)

transparent

max. Birefrin­gence

0.013

Birefringence chart\! Tamarugite title=Birefringence chart Tamarugite

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

1.484

RI value β

1.486

RI value γ / ε

1.497

Ri mean

1.489

2V angle

Biaxial (+) 60°~

Crystallography

Crystal Sys­tem

monoklin

Class (H-M)

2/m

Space Group number

14

Space Group

P21/a

Cell param­e­ters a (Å)

7.353

Cell param­e­ters b (Å)

25.225

Cell param­e­ters c (Å)

6.097

Cell param­e­ters a/b or c/a

0.291

Cell param­e­ters c/b

0.242

Cell param­e­ters α

90°

Cell param­e­ters β

94.20

Cell param­e­ters γ

90°

Z

4

Volumne (ų)

1127.831

X-Ray Pow­der Diffrac­tion

12.60(40),
4.23(60),
4.21(100),
4.16(10),
3.967(30),
3.651(90),
3.155(40),
2.901(40)

XRD chart Tamarugite

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

VHN (Hard­ness Vick­ers)

83 (ungefähre Angabe abgeleitet aus der Mohshärte)

Density (g/cm³)

2.06

2.062 ( ρ calc. Mineralienatlas )

Insta­bil­ity

+++ H2O

Preface

Author (Name, Year)

Domeyko, 1883

References

Handbook of Mineralogy (Anthony et al.), 5 (2003), 692

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

Amarillite

NaFe3+(SO4)2·6H2O

monoklin : 2/m : C2/c

7.CC.10

Tamarugite

NaAl(SO4)2·6H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/a

7.CC.10

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

Krausite

KFe3+(SO4)2·H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/m

VI/C.15-010

Tamarugite

NaAl(SO4)2·6H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/a

VI/C.15-020

Amarillite

NaFe3+(SO4)2·6H2O

monoklin : 2/m : C2/c

VI/C.15-030

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

Picromerite

K2Mg(SO4)2·6H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/a

7.CD.300

Boussingaultite

(NH4)2Mg(SO4)2·6H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/a

7.CD.310

Cyanochroite

K2Cu(SO4)·6H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/c

7.CD.320

Mohrite

(NH4)2Fe2+(SO4)2·6H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/a

7.CD.330

'Nickelboussingaultite'

(NH4)2(Ni,Mg)(SO4)2·6H2O

7.CD.340

Amarillite

NaFe3+(SO4)2·6H2O

monoklin : 2/m : C2/c

7.CD.370

Tamarugite

NaAl(SO4)2·6H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/a

7.CD.375

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

Krausite

KFe3+(SO4)2·H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/m

29.05.01.01

Goldichite

KFe3+(SO4)2·4H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/c

29.05.02.01

Tamarugite

NaAl(SO4)2·6H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/a

29.05.03.01

Amarillite

NaFe3+(SO4)2·6H2O

monoklin : 2/m : C2/c

29.05.03.02

Mendozite

NaAl(SO4)2·11H2O

monoklin : 2/m : C2/c

29.05.04.01

Alum-(K)

KAl(SO4)2·12H2O

kubisch : m3 : Pa3

29.05.05.01

Alum-(Na)

NaAl(SO4)2·12H2O

kubisch : m3 : Pa3

29.05.05.02

Tschermigite

(NH4)Al(SO4)2·12H2O

kubisch : m3 : Pa3

29.05.05.03

Lonecreekite

(NH4)(Fe3+,Al)(SO4)2·12H2O

kubisch : m3 : Pa3

29.05.05.04

Lanmuchangite

TlAl[SO4]2·12H2O

kubisch : m3 : Pa3

29.05.05.05

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Russian

Тамаругит

Simplified Chinese

斜钠明矾

Alternative Name

Simplified Chinese

三斜钠明矾

Simplified Chinese

三斜钠茂

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