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Tiptopite

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Tiptopit auf Roscherit
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Tiptopit auf Roscherit
Fundort: Tip Top Mine, Fourmile, Custer Distrikt, Custer Co., South Dakota, USA; Bildbreite: 3 mm
Copyright: Christian Rewitzer; Contribution: Klinoklas
Location: USA/South Dakota/Custer Co./Custer District/Fourmile/Tip Top Mine
Mineral: Tiptopite
Image: 1196855398
Rating: 9 (votes: 2)
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Tiptopit auf Roscherit

Fundort: Tip Top Mine, Fourmile, Custer Distrikt, Custer Co., South Dakota, USA; Bildbreite: 3 mm

Copyright: Christian Rewitzer
Contribution: Klinoklas 2007-12-05
Locality: Tip Top Mine / Fourmile / Custer District / Custer Co. / South Dakota / USA
Pahasapait xx
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Pahasapait xx
in der Bildmitte ein gut ausgebildeter, aber schwer erkennbarer blaßrosa Pahasapaitkristall in reichhaltiger Paragenese mit nadlig weißem Tiptopit, beigefarbenem Montgomeryit, schneeweißem Englishit und hellbraunem Roscherit (beide oberer Bildrand) sowie einer schwarzen Fussel (rechts oben) von der TipTop Mine,Custer Co./South Dakota USA; Bildbreite 4,9 mm
Copyright: Haubi; Contribution: Haubi
Collection: Haubi
Location: USA/South Dakota/Custer Co./Custer District/Fourmile/Tip Top Mine
Mineral: Pahasapaite, Tiptopite
Image: 1572786415
Rating: 9 (votes: 1)
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Pahasapait xx

in der Bildmitte ein gut ausgebildeter, aber schwer erkennbarer blaßrosa Pahasapaitkristall in reichhaltiger Paragenese mit nadlig weißem Tiptopit, beigefarbenem Montgomeryit, schneeweißem Englishi...

Collection: Haubi
Copyright: Haubi
Contribution: Haubi 2019-11-03
Locality: Tip Top Mine / Fourmile / Custer District / Custer Co. / South Dakota / USA
Tiptopit mit Englishit
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Tiptopit mit Englishit
farbloser Tiptopit mit weißem Englishit; Bildbreite: 3 mm; Fundort: Tip Top Mine, Fourmile, Custer Distrikt, Custer Co., South Dakota, USA
Copyright: Stephan Wolfsried; Contribution: Hg
Location: USA/South Dakota/Custer Co./Custer District/Fourmile/Tip Top Mine
Mineral: Englishite, Tiptopite
Image: 1215290227
Rating: 6 (votes: 1)
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Tiptopit mit Englishit

farbloser Tiptopit mit weißem Englishit; Bildbreite: 3 mm; Fundort: Tip Top Mine, Fourmile, Custer Distrikt, Custer Co., South Dakota, USA

Copyright: Stephan Wolfsried
Contribution: Hg 2008-07-05
Locality: Tip Top Mine / Fourmile / Custer District / Custer Co. / South Dakota / USA
Tiptopit.
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Tiptopit.
mit Roscherit,Größe: 2,2 mm, Fundort: Tip Top Mine, Fourmile, Custer District, Custer Co., South Dakota .
Copyright: Martin Slama; Contribution: SENNAH
Collection: Martin Slama
Location: USA/South Dakota/Custer Co./Custer District/Fourmile/Tip Top Mine
Mineral: Tiptopite
Image: 1252412823
Rating: 4.5 (votes: 2)
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Tiptopit.

mit Roscherit,Größe: 2,2 mm, Fundort: Tip Top Mine, Fourmile, Custer District, Custer Co., South Dakota .

Collection: Martin Slama
Copyright: Martin Slama
Contribution: SENNAH 2009-09-08
Locality: Tip Top Mine / Fourmile / Custer District / Custer Co. / South Dakota / USA
Tiptopit
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Tiptopit
Bildbreite: 4 mm, Fundort: Tip Top Mine, Fourmile, Custer Distrikt, Custer Co., South Dakota, USA
Copyright: Luigi Chiappino; Contribution: thdun5
Location: USA/South Dakota/Custer Co./Custer District/Fourmile/Tip Top Mine
Mineral: Tiptopite
Image: 1271691075
Rating: 3.5 (votes: 2)
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Tiptopit

Bildbreite: 4 mm, Fundort: Tip Top Mine, Fourmile, Custer Distrikt, Custer Co., South Dakota, USA

Copyright: Luigi Chiappino
Contribution: thdun5 2010-04-19
Locality: Tip Top Mine / Fourmile / Custer District / Custer Co. / South Dakota / USA
Tiptopit.
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Tiptopit.
Größe: 3 mm,farblos, Roscherit, braun, Fundort: Tip Top Mine, Fourmile, Custer District, Custer Co., South Dakota ,USA.
Copyright: Martin Slama; Contribution: SENNAH
Collection: Martin Slama
Location: USA/South Dakota/Custer Co./Custer District/Fourmile/Tip Top Mine
Mineral: Tiptopite
Image: 1252930588
License: Usage for Mineralienatlas project only
Tiptopit.

Größe: 3 mm,farblos, Roscherit, braun, Fundort: Tip Top Mine, Fourmile, Custer District, Custer Co., South Dakota ,USA.

Collection: Martin Slama
Copyright: Martin Slama
Contribution: SENNAH 2009-09-14
Locality: Tip Top Mine / Fourmile / Custer District / Custer Co. / South Dakota / USA

Collectors Summary

Color farblos
Streak color weiß
Lustre Glasglanz
Hardness (Mohs) 3.5
Solubility ++ konz. HCl
Crystal System hexagonal, P63
Morphology Gestreckte, prismatische Kristalle bis 3 mm Länge und 0,1 mm Durchmesser in radialen Aggregaten.

Chemism

Chemical formula

K2(Na,Ca)2Li3Be6(PO4)6(OH)2·H2O

Chemical composition

Beryllium, Calcium, Lithium, Natrium, Kalium, Phosphor, Sauerstoff, Wasserstoff

Unit weight: 829.4761343 u; Number of atoms in the formula: 50

Info

Empirical formula:

K2(Na0.75Ca0.25)2Li3Be6(PO4)6(OH)2·H2O

Element

Symbol

Weight%

Atoms

Atoms%

Atom weight (u)

Sum weight (u)

Hydrogen

H

0.49

4

8.00

1.0079470

4.0317880

Lithium

Li

2.51

3

6.00

6.9412000

20.8236000

Beryllium

Be

6.52

6

12.00

9.0121823

54.0730938

Oxygen

O

52.08

27

54.00

15.9994300

431.9846100

Sodium

Na

4.16

1.5

3.00

22.9897702

34.4846553

Phosphorus

P

22.40

6

12.00

30.9737612

185.8425672

Potassium

K

9.43

2

4.00

39.0983100

78.1966200

Calcium

Ca

2.42

0.5

1.00

40.0784000

20.0392000

Analysis wt%

Li2O : 4.50, Na2O : 6.10, K2O : 9.90, BeO : 15.10, CaO : 4.30, P2O5 : 55.10, H2O : 3.40 (Ref: Canadian Mineralogist 85)

Strunz 9th edition incl. updates

8.DA.25

8: Phosphate, Arsenate, Vanadate
D: Phosphate, mit weiteren Anionen, mit H2O
A: Mit kleinen (und gelegentlich größeren) [Kationen]
25:Tiptopit-Gruppe

Lapis Classification

VII/D.02-010

VII: PHOSPHATE, ARSENATE UND VANADATE ("Phosphate" des Registers immer einschließlich isotyper Arsenate und Vanadate!)
D: Wasserhaltige Phosphate, mit fremden Anionen
2: Vorwiegend kleine Kationen: Be-Li

Classification by Hölzel

8.CA.210

8: PHOSPHATES ARSENATES VANADATES
C: Phosphates (-Anions +Water)
A: Phosphates, C small

Hey's Chemical Index of Minerals

19.03.10

19: Phosphates
03: Phosphates of Be and Mg

Dana 8th edition

42.06.11.01

42: Hydrated Phosphates, etc., Containing Hydroxyl or Halogen
06: Hydrated Phosphates, etc., Containing Hydroxyl or Halogen where (AB)2 (XO4) Zq · x(H2O)

IMA status

anerkannt 1983

Mineral status

anerkanntes Mineral

IMA Classification

IMA Classification

Cancrinit–Sodalit supergroup  ⇒ Cancrinite Group

Optical Properties

Color

farblos

Streak color

weiß

Diaphaneity (Transparency)

transparent bis durchscheinend

Lustre

Glasglanz

max. Birefringence

0.008

Birefringence chart\! Tiptopite title=Birefringence chart Tiptopite

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

1.551

RI value γ / ε

1.559

Ri mean

1.554

2V angle

Uniaxial (+)

Crystallography

Crystal System

hexagonal

Class (H-M)

6

Space Group number

173

Space Group

P63

Cell parameters a (Å)

11.655

Cell parameters b (Å)

-

Cell parameters c (Å)

4.692

Cell parameters a/b or c/a

0.403

Cell parameters c/b

-

Cell parameters α

90°

Cell parameters β

90°

Cell parameters γ

120°

Z

1

Volumne (ų)

551.967

Kristall structure

Zeolith-ähnliche Struktur ohne Si-Al; Beryllophosphat-Zeolith

X-Ray Powder Diffraction

2.966 (10), 2.525 (9), 2.348 (7), 2.223 (6), 3.364 (5), 2.077 (5), 3.808 (4)

Morphology

Gestreckte, prismatische Kristalle bis 3 mm Länge und 0,1 mm Durchmesser in radialen Aggregaten.

Crystals 3D

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Crystal Structure 3D

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Physical Properties

Hardness (Mohs)

3.5

VHN (Hardness Vickers)

130 (ungefähre Angabe abgeleitet aus der Mohshärte)

Density (g/cm³)

2.65

2.495 ( ρ calc. Mineralienatlas )

Radioactivity

Die Radioaktivität von Tiptopit ist kaum nachweisbar.

Instability

++ konz. HCl

(Co-)Type locality

(Co-)Type locality

USA/South Dakota/Custer Co./Custer District/Fourmile/Tip Top Mine

Type material

Das Typmaterial befindet sich im Kanadischen Museum für Natur in Ottawa, im Geologiemuseum der Bergbauschule Süd Dakota in Rapid City und im naturhistorischen Museum von Washington DC.

Preface

Occurrences

Auf Rissen in Beryll und Quarz.

Associations

Roscherit, Montgomeryit, Hurlbutit, Fransoletit, Robertsit andere Phosphate

Rareness

sehr selten

Name from

Benannt nach der Typlokalität >> Tip Top Mine

Author (Name, Year)

Grice & Peacor & Robinson & Van Velthuizen & Roberts & Campbell & Dunn

References

Canadian Mineralogist 23 (1985), 43

IMA group assignments



 
 
 
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(Na,K)6Ca2(Si6Al6O24)Cl2(CO3)
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(Na,Ca,K)7-8(Si,Al)12O24(Cl,SO4,CO3)2-3
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P63

 
 
 
 
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Na5K2Ca[Al6Si6O24](S5)2-(SH)-
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P31c

 
 
 
K2(Na,Ca)2Li3Be6(PO4)6(OH)2·H2O
hexagonal
P63

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