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Sultanat Tschair, Susurluk, Balikesir, Marmara Region, Türkei. Bildbreite 1,3 mm

Collection: Ulrich Baumgärtl
Copyright: Ulrich Baumgärtl
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Locality: Sultançayırı Mine / Sultançayırı (Sultan Tschair) / Susurluk / Balikesir, Provinz / Marmararegion / Türkei

Collectors Summary

Color schneeweiß
Streak color weiß
Solubility +++ HCl, + heißes H2O, stabil an der Luft
Crystal System monoklin,

Chemism

Chemical formula

Ca4B10O19·20H2O

Chemical composition

Calcium, Bor, Sauerstoff, Wasserstoff

Unit weight: 932.72625 u; Number of atoms in the formula: 93

Info

Empirical formula:

Ca4B10O19·20H2O

Element

Symbol

Weight%

Atoms

Atoms%

Atom weight (u)

Sum weight (u)

Hydrogen

H

4.32

40

43.01

1.0079470

40.3178800

Boron

B

11.59

10

10.75

10.8117000

108.1170000

Oxygen

O

66.90

39

41.94

15.9994300

623.9777700

Calcium

Ca

17.19

4

4.30

40.0784000

160.3136000

Analysis wt%

CaO : 24.05, B2O3 : 37.32, H2O : 38.63 (Ref: berechnet)

Strunz 9th edition incl. updates

6.EB.20

6: Borate
E: Pentaborate
B: Ketten- und Band(Ino)-Pentaborate
20:Tertschit-Gruppe

Lapis Classification

V/H.16-020

V: NITRATE, CARBONATE UND BORATE
H: Gruppenborate
16: Planare und tetraedrische Gruppen [B3O5] 1- bis [B6O10] 2-

Classification by Hölzel

6.EB.400

6: Borates
E: Pentaborates
B: Inopentaborates
4: Unclassified

IMA status

Status fragwürdig

Optical Properties

Color

schneeweiß

Streak color

weiß

max. Birefringence

0.015

Birefringence chart\! Tertschite title=Birefringence chart Tertschite

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

1.502

RI value γ / ε

1.517

Ri mean

1.51

2V angle

Biaxial

Optical Data Luminescence

Color LW-UV (365nm)

 

violett

Color SW-UV (254nm)

 

weiß

Afterglow (Persistant Luminescence)

keine Daten

Crystallography

Crystal System

monoklin

Cell parameters α

90°

Cell parameters β

nd

Cell parameters γ

90°

X-Ray Powder Diffraction

14.9(90),
10.5(100),
4.80(10),
4.16(10),
3.116(10),
2.836(20),
2.675(20),
2.356(10)

XRD chart Tertschite

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

Physical Properties

Density (g/cm³)

1.946 (berechnet)

Instability

+++ HCl, + heißes H2O, stabil an der Luft

Preface

Name from

Der Name ehrt Hermann Tertsch (1880-1962), Professor der Mineralogie der Universität von Wien (Österreich)

Author (Name, Year)

Meixner, 1953

References

Fortschritte der Mineralogie 31 (1953), 39

American Mineralogist 39 (1954) 849

Meixner, H. - Der Karinthin 18 (1952), 144-146

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German

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English

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French

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CNMNC symbol

Symbol

Trt

IDs

GUSID (Global unique identifier short form) 0XAUYSuzdUiJL8B3SYoj-A
GUID (Global unique identifier) 611470D1-B32B-4875-892F-C077498A23F8
Database ID 3800