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Tinsleyite (Tin)

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P-XRD and EDS confirmed (Joy Desor mineralanalytik); Cerro Mejillones, Mejillones Peninsula, Antofagasta Province, Antofagasta Region, Chile; Bildbreite ca. 5 mm
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Location: Chile/Antofagasta, Region (II. Region)/Antofagasta, Provinz/Mejillones/Mejillones, Halbinsel/Cerro Mejillones
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P-XRD and EDS confirmed (Joy Desor mineralanalytik); Cerro Mejillones, Mejillones Peninsula, Antofagasta Province, Antofagasta Region, Chile; Bildbreite ca. 5 mm

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Locality: Cerro Mejillones / Mejillones, Halbinsel / Mejillones / Antofagasta, Provinz / Antofagasta, Region (II. Region) / Chile
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Bildbreite: 3 mm; Fundort Steinbruch Bendada, Sabugal, Portugal
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Location: Portugal/Guarda, Distrikt/Sabugal/Bendada/Bendada Minen
Mineral: Tinsleyite
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Bildbreite: 3 mm; Fundort Steinbruch Bendada, Sabugal, Portugal

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Contribution: Hg 2006-11-28
Locality: Bendada Minen / Bendada / Sabugal / Guarda, Distrikt / Portugal
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Kristallgröße: 0,7 mm, Fundort: Tip Top Mine, Fourmile, Custer Distrikt, Custer Co., South Dakota, USA
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Location: USA/South Dakota/Custer Co./Custer District/Fourmile/Tip Top Mine
Mineral: Tinsleyite
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Kristallgröße: 0,7 mm, Fundort: Tip Top Mine, Fourmile, Custer Distrikt, Custer Co., South Dakota, USA

Copyright: Jason B. Smith
Contribution: thdun5 2010-06-05
Locality: Tip Top Mine / Fourmile / Custer District / Custer Co. / South Dakota / USA
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Bildbreite: 4 mm, Fundort: Tom's Phosphate Quarry, Kapunda, South Australia, Australien
Copyright: Luigi Chiappino; Contribution: thdun5
Location: Australien/South Australia/Mt. Lofty Ranges/Kapunda/Tom's Phosphate Quarry
Mineral: Tinsleyite
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Bildbreite: 4 mm, Fundort: Tom's Phosphate Quarry, Kapunda, South Australia, Australien

Copyright: Luigi Chiappino
Contribution: thdun5 2010-04-20
Locality: Tom's Phosphate Quarry / Kapunda / Mt. Lofty Ranges / South Australia / Australien

Collectors Summary

Color dunkelrot
Streak color rosa
Hardness (Mohs) 5
Solubility +++ HCl
Crystal System monoklin, P21/n

Chemism

Chem­ical formula

KAl2(PO4)2(OH)·2H2O

Chem­ical com­po­si­tion

Aluminium, Kalium, Phosphor, Sauerstoff, Wasserstoff

Unit weight: 336.0423738 u; Number of atoms in the formula: 21

Info

Empirical formula:

KAl2(PO4)2(OH)·2H2O

Element

Symbol

Weight%

Atoms

Atoms%

Atom weight (u)

Sum weight (u)

Hydrogen

H

1.50

5

23.81

1.0079470

5.0397350

Oxygen

O

52.37

11

52.38

15.9994300

175.9937300

Aluminium

Al

16.06

2

9.52

26.9815382

53.9630764

Phosphorus

P

18.43

2

9.52

30.9737612

61.9475224

Potassium

K

11.63

1

4.76

39.0983100

39.0983100

Strunz 9th edi­tion incl. updates

8.DH.10

8: Phosphate, Arsenate, Vanadate
D: Phosphate, mit weiteren Anionen, mit H2O
H: Mit großen und mittelgroßen [Kationen], (OH, etc.):RO4 < 1:1
10:Leukophosphit-Gruppe

Lapis Clas­sifica­tion

VII/D.27-010

VII: PHOSPHATE, ARSENATE UND VANADATE ("Phosphate" des Registers immer einschließlich isotyper Arsenate und Vanadate!)
D: Wasserhaltige Phosphate, mit fremden Anionen
27: Mittelgroße und sehr große Kationen: Al-Mg und Ca-Na-K

Clas­sifica­tion by Hölzel

8.DI.350

8: PHOSPHATES ARSENATES VANADATES
D: Phosphates (+Anions +Water)
I: C large, V=1(2) - C small-medium, V=2,3,4
3: C small-medium, V=3 - XO4/OH=2 Leucophosphit-Group

Dana 8th edi­tion

42.11.06.02

42: Hydrated Phosphates, etc., Containing Hydroxyl or Halogen
11: Hydrated Phosphates, etc., Containing Hydroxyl or Halogen where (AB)4 (XO4)3 Zq · x(H2O)
06: Leucophosphite Group

IMA sta­tus

Anerkannt von der CNMNC

Min­eral sta­tus

anerkanntes Mineral

Optical Properties

Color

dunkelrot

Streak color

rosa

Diaphane­ity (Trans­parency)

durchscheinend

max. Birefrin­gence

0.013

Birefringence chart\! Tinsleyite title=Birefringence chart Tinsleyite

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

1.591

RI value β

1.597

RI value γ / ε

1.604

Ri mean

1.597

2V angle

Biaxial (+) 86°

Crystallography

Crystal Sys­tem

monoklin

Class (H-M)

2/m

Space Group number

14

Space Group

P21/n

Cell param­e­ters a (Å)

9.602

Cell param­e­ters b (Å)

9.532

Cell param­e­ters c (Å)

9.543

Cell param­e­ters a/b or c/a

1.007

Cell param­e­ters c/b

1.001

Cell param­e­ters α

90°

Cell param­e­ters β

103.17

Cell param­e­ters γ

90°

Z

4

Volumne (ų)

850.462

X-Ray Pow­der Diffrac­tion

6.68(100),
5.91(80),
4.157(50),
3.723(50),
3.006(70),
2.836(50),
2.773(50),
2.616(60)

XRD chart Tinsleyite

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)

5

VHN (Hard­ness Vick­ers)

390 (ungefähre Angabe abgeleitet aus der Mohshärte)

Density (g/cm³)

2.69

2.624 ( ρ calc. Mineralienatlas )

Insta­bil­ity

+++ HCl

Preface

Name from

Franck C. Tinsley

Author (Name, Year)

Dunn & Rouse & Campbell & Roberts, 1984

References

American Mineralogist 69 (1984), 374

Other languages

German

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Spanish

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French

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English

Tinsleyite

Russian

Тинслейит

Japanese

チンスレイアイト

CNMNC (IMA)-Number

IMA 1983-004

CNMNC symbol

Symbol

Tin

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German pages

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English pages

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Russian pages

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