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Tellurite

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Tellurit
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Tellurit

Bildbreite: 2 mm, Fundort: Bambolla Mine, Moctezuma, Sonora, Mexiko

Copyright: Christian Rewitzer
Contribution: thdun5 2010-09-07
Locality: Bambolla Mine (Moctezuma Mine) / Moctezuma / Moctezuma, Municipio / Sonora / Mexiko
Tellurit
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Tellurit (SNr: B001564)

Prismatischer goldgelber Kristall auf Quarz, Bb = 5 mm; Fundort: Bambolla Mine (Moctezuma Mine), Moctezuma, Sonora, Mexiko.

Collection: Lithothek der Münchener Micromounter
Copyright: Hannes Osterhammer
Contribution: Münchener Micromounter 2016-01-23
Locality: Bambolla Mine (Moctezuma Mine) / Moctezuma / Moctezuma, Municipio / Sonora / Mexiko
Tellurit
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Tellurit

Kristallgröße: 1,3 mm, Fundort: Bambolla Mine, Moctezuma, Sonora, Mexiko

Collection: Domenico Preite
Copyright: Enrico Bonacina
Contribution: thdun5 2010-09-07
Locality: Bambolla Mine (Moctezuma Mine) / Moctezuma / Moctezuma, Municipio / Sonora / Mexiko
Tellurit
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Tellurit (SNr: A025381)

Langprismatische goldgelbe Kristalle, BB = 3,8 mm. Fundort: Bambollita Mine, Moctezuma, Mun. de Moctezuma, Sonora, Mexiko.

Collection: Lithothek der Münchener Micromounter
Copyright: Bebo
Contribution: Münchener Micromounter 2013-08-27
Locality: Bambollita Mine / Moctezuma / Moctezuma, Municipio / Sonora / Mexiko
Tellurit
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Tellurit (SNr: A011225)

Langprismatische goldgelbe Kristalle, BB = 3,5 mm, Fundort: Bambolla Mine (Moctezuma Mine), Moctezuma, Sonora, Mexiko.

Collection: Lithothek der Münchener Micromounter
Copyright: Hannes Osterhammer
Contribution: Münchener Micromounter 2014-01-24
Locality: Bambolla Mine (Moctezuma Mine) / Moctezuma / Moctezuma, Municipio / Sonora / Mexiko
Tellurit
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Tellurit (SNr: A015965)

Prismatischer gelb-roter Kristall, BB = 3,8 mm, Fundort: Bambolla Mine (Moctezuma Mine), Moctezuma, Sonora, Mexiko.

Collection: Lithothek der Münchener Micromounter
Copyright: Bebo
Contribution: Münchener Micromounter 2014-05-02
Locality: Bambolla Mine (Moctezuma Mine) / Moctezuma / Moctezuma, Municipio / Sonora / Mexiko

Collectors Summary

Color gelborange, weiß, strohgelb
Streak color weiß
Hardness (Mohs) 2
Solubility +++ HCl, HNO3, Alkalien, + H2O
Crystal System orthorhombisch, Pbca

Chemism

Chem­ical formula

TeO2

Chem­ical com­po­si­tion

Tellur, Sauerstoff

Unit weight: 159.60186 u; Number of atoms in the formula: 3

Info

Empirical formula:

TeO2

Element

Symbol

Weight%

Atoms

Atoms%

Atom weight (u)

Sum weight (u)

Oxygen

O

20.05

2

66.67

15.9994300

31.9988600

Tellurium

Te

79.95

1

33.33

127.6030000

127.6030000

Strunz 9th edi­tion incl. updates

4.DE.20

4: Oxide, Hydroxide (Oxide, Hydroxide, V[5,6]-Vanadate, Arsenite, Antimonite, Bismutite, Sulfite, Selenite, Tellurite, Iodate)
D: Metall: Sauerstoff = 1:2 und vergleichbare
E: Mit mittelgroßen [Kationen]; Mit verschiedenen Polyedern
20:Tellurit-Gruppe

Lapis Clas­sifica­tion

IV/D.15-030

IV: OXIDE
D: Oxide mit Verhältnis Metall : Sauerstoff = 1:2 (MO2 und verwandte Verbindungen)

Clas­sifica­tion by Hölzel

4.DG.200

4: OXIDES
D: Dioxides
G: Brookite-Group

Dana 8th edi­tion

04.04.06.01

04: Oxide Minerals
04: Simple Oxides with a cation charge of 4+ (A++++ O2)

IMA sta­tus

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

Min­eral sta­tus

anerkanntes Mineral

Optical Properties

Color

gelborange, weiß, strohgelb

Streak color

weiß

Diaphane­ity (Trans­parency)

teilweise durchscheinend bis opak

max. Birefrin­gence

0.35

Birefringence chart\! Tellurite title=Birefringence chart Tellurite

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

2.00

RI value β

2.18

RI value γ / ε

2.35

Ri mean

2.177

2V angle

Biaxial (+) 90°~

Optical Data Luminescence

Lumi­nes­cence

keine Fluoreszenz bekannt

Crystallography

Crystal Sys­tem

orthorhombisch

Class (H-M)

mmm

Space Group number

61

Space Group

Pbca

Cell param­e­ters a (Å)

5.607

Cell param­e­ters b (Å)

12.034

Cell param­e­ters c (Å)

5.463

Cell param­e­ters a/b or c/a

0.466

Cell param­e­ters c/b

0.454

Cell param­e­ters α

90°

Cell param­e­ters β

90°

Cell param­e­ters γ

90°

Z

8

Volumne (ų)

368.614

X-Ray Pow­der Diffrac­tion

3.723(90),
3.280(100),
3.008(50),
2.800(20),
2.730(40),
2.298(20),
2.050(20),
1.930(20)

XRD chart Tellurite

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)

2

VHN (Hard­ness Vick­ers)

32 (ungefähre Angabe abgeleitet aus der Mohshärte)

Density (g/cm³)

5.9

5.751 ( ρ calc. Mineralienatlas )

Insta­bil­ity

+++ HCl, HNO3, Alkalien, + H2O

(Co-)Type locality

(Co-)Type locality

Rumänien/Alba, Kreis/Zlatna/Fata Baii (Facebanya)

Preface

Author (Name, Year)

Haidinger, 1845

References

Handbook of Mineralogy (Anthony et al.), 3 (1997), 555

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

Tellurite

TeO2

orthorhombisch : mmm : Pbca

4.DE.20

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

Brookite

TiO2

orthorhombisch : mmm : Pbca

IV/D.15-010

Srilankite

(Ti,Zr)O2

orthorhombisch : mmm : Pbcn

IV/D.15-020

Carmichaelite

(Ti,Cr,Fe)(O,OH)2

monoklin : 2/m : P21/c

IV/D.15-025

Tellurite

TeO2

orthorhombisch : mmm : Pbca

IV/D.15-030

Scrutinyite

alpha-PbO2

orthorhombisch : mmm : Pbcn

IV/D.15-040

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

Tellurite

TeO2

orthorhombisch : mmm : Pbca

4.DG.200

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

Rutile

TiO2

tetragonal : 4/mmm : P42/mnm

04.04.01.01

Pyrolusite

MnO2

tetragonal : 4/mmm : P42/mnm

04.04.01.04

Cassiterite

SnO2

tetragonal : 4/mmm : P42/mnm

04.04.01.05

Plattnerite

PbO2

tetragonal : 4/mmm : P42/mnm

04.04.01.06

Argutite

GeO2

tetragonal : 4/mmm : P42/mnm

04.04.01.07

Stishovite

SiO2

tetragonal : 4/mmm : P42/mnm

04.04.01.09

Downeyite

SeO2

tetragonal : 4/mmm : P42/mbc

04.04.03.01

Paratellurite

TeO2

tetragonal : 422 : P43212

04.04.03.02

Anatase

TiO2

tetragonal : 4/mmm : I41/amd

04.04.04.01

Brookite

TiO2

orthorhombisch : mmm : Pbca

04.04.05.01

Tellurite

TeO2

orthorhombisch : mmm : Pbca

04.04.06.01

Scrutinyite

alpha-PbO2

orthorhombisch : mmm : Pbcn

04.04.06.02

Ramsdellite

MnO2

orthorhombisch : mmm : Pbnm

04.04.07.01

Nsutite

(gamma-MnO2)Mnx2+Mn1-x4+O2-2x(OH)2x

04.04.08.01

Alternative Name

Acide tellurique

Tellurige Sure

Tellurige Säure

Tellurita

Tellurocker

Japanese

テルル石

CNMNC symbol

Symbol

Tlr

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