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Utahite

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Utahit
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Utahit (SNr: A026355)

Tafelige strahlige blaue Kristalle von der Typlokalität mit Cornwallit und Malachit, BB = <1 mm, Fundort: Centennial Eureka Mine, Tintic District, Juab Co., Utah, USA.

Collection: Lithothek der Münchener Micromounter
Copyright: Hannes Osterhammer
Contribution: Münchener Micromounter 2012-12-03
Locality: Centennial Eureka Mine / Eureka / Tintic District / Juab Co. / Utah / USA
Utahit
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Utahit (SNr: B004086)

Spießige blaue Kristalleauf Malachit und Quarz, BB = 3,8 mm; Fundort: Centennal Eureka Mine, Tintic District, Juab Co., Utah, USA.

Collection: Lithothek der Münchener Micromounter
Copyright: Bebo
Contribution: Münchener Micromounter 2013-04-02
Locality: Centennial Eureka Mine / Eureka / Tintic District / Juab Co. / Utah / USA
Utahit
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Utahit (SNr: A005664)

Tafelige mattblaue Kristalle mit Malachit, BB = 1 mm, Fundort: Centennial Eureka Mine, Tintic District, Juab Co., Utah, USA.

Collection: Lithothek der Münchener Micromounter
Copyright: Hannes Osterhammer
Contribution: Münchener Micromounter 2013-03-11
Locality: Centennial Eureka Mine / Eureka / Tintic District / Juab Co. / Utah / USA
Utahit
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Utahit (SNr: A029817)

Langtafelige blaugrüne Kristallbüschel mit Malachit und Quarz, BB = 2,8 mm; Fundort: Centennal Eureka Mine, Tintic District, Juab Co., Utah, USA.

Collection: Lithothek der Münchener Micromounter
Copyright: Hannes Osterhammer
Contribution: Münchener Micromounter 2013-06-21
Locality: Centennial Eureka Mine / Eureka / Tintic District / Juab Co. / Utah / USA
Utahit
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Utahit (SNr: A004896)

Blaue meißelförmige Kristalle von der Typlokalität; BB: 1,2 mm. Fundort: Centennial Eureka Mine, Tintic District, Juab Co., Utah, USA.

Collection: Lithothek der Münchener Micromounter
Copyright: Hannes Osterhammer
Contribution: Münchener Micromounter 2011-01-25
Locality: Centennial Eureka Mine / Eureka / Tintic District / Juab Co. / Utah / USA
Utahit
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Utahit (SNr: A005664)

Tafelige mattblaue Kristalle mit Malachit, BB = 1,7 mm, Fundort: Centennial Eureka Mine, Tintic District, Juab Co., Utah, USA.

Collection: Lithothek der Münchener Micromounter
Copyright: Hannes Osterhammer
Contribution: Münchener Micromounter 2013-03-11
Locality: Centennial Eureka Mine / Eureka / Tintic District / Juab Co. / Utah / USA

Collectors Summary

Color blass braun mit grün internen Reflektionen
Streak color blass blau
Hardness (Mohs) 4 - 5
Cleavages keine beobachtet
Fracture uneben für Einkristalle, Cluster neigen zum Bruch parallel zur Dehnung von Individuen, makroskopisch wurde weder Spaltung noch Bankungsfuge beobachtet
Crystal System triklin, P1

Chemism

Chem­ical formula

MgCu2+4Zn2Te6+3O14(OH)4∙6H2O

Chem­ical com­po­si­tion

Kupfer, Magnesium, Tellur, Zink, Sauerstoff, Wasserstoff

Unit weight: 1102.154912 u; Number of atoms in the formula: 35

Info

Empirical formula:

MgCu4Zn2Te3O14(OH)4∙6H2O

Element

Symbol

Weight%

Atoms

Atoms%

Atom weight (u)

Sum weight (u)

Hydrogen

H

0.55

6

17.14

1.0079470

6.0476820

Oxygen

O

27.58

19

54.29

15.9994300

303.9891700

Magnesium

Mg

2.21

1

2.86

24.3050600

24.3050600

Copper

Cu

23.06

4

11.43

63.5463000

254.1852000

Zinc

Zn

11.87

2

5.71

65.4094000

130.8188000

Tellurium

Te

34.73

3

8.57

127.6030000

382.8090000

Strunz 9th edi­tion incl. updates

7.DE.25

7: Sulfate (Selenate, Tellurate, Chromate, Molybdate, Wolframate)
D: Sulfate (Selenate, etc.) mit weitere Anionen, mit H2O
E: mit mittelgroßen Kationen; unklassifiziert
25:Utahit-Gruppe

Lapis Clas­sifica­tion

IV/K.15-019

IV: OXIDE
K: Sulfite, Selenite, Tellurite
15: Tellurate mit [Te6+O6] 6--Gruppen und verwandte Strukturen

Clas­sifica­tion by Hölzel

7.KD.100

7: SULFATES CHROMATES MOLYBDATES WOLFRAMATES
K: Tellurates
D: Tellurates (+Anions +Water)

Dana 8th edi­tion

33.02.08.01

33: Selenates and Tellurates
02: Selenates and Tellurates as A+ (B++)m XO6 Zq · x(H2O) where x can equal 0

IMA sta­tus

Anerkannt von der CNMNC

Min­eral sta­tus

anerkanntes Mineral

Optical Properties

Color

blass braun mit grün internen Reflektionen

Streak color

blass blau

Diaphane­ity (Trans­parency)

durchscheinend

RI value α / ω / n

1.84

RI value γ / ε

1.90

Ri mean

1.87~

2V angle

b ?

Crystallography

Crystal Sys­tem

triklin

Class (H-M)

1

Space Group number

2

Space Group

P1

Cell param­e­ters a (Å)

5.6831(4)

Cell param­e­ters b (Å)

8.7793(6)

Cell param­e­ters c (Å)

9.9818(9)

Cell param­e­ters a/b or c/a

0.647

Cell param­e­ters c/b

1.137

Cell param­e­ters α

95.415(7)

Cell param­e­ters β

104.129(7)

Cell param­e­ters γ

90.098(6)

Z

1

Volumne (ų)

480.649

Kristall struc­ture

fehlte in der Erstbeschreibung. Im Zuge der Neudefinition aufgeklärt, siehe Owen P. Missen, Stuart J. Mills, Michael S. Rumsey, Malcolm E. Back, Veronica E. Di Cecco, William D. Birch, John Spratt: The crystal structure and redefinition of utahite. Mineralogy and Petrology Volume 115, Issue 4 (2021) S. 477–486.

X-Ray Pow­der Diffrac­tion

9.64(100),
8.74(50),
6.86(40),
6.17(40),
4.841(100),
3.822(40),
2.747(60),
2.600(40)

XRD chart Utahite

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

Crystals 3D

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Physical Properties

Hard­ness (Mohs)

4 - 5

VHN (Hard­ness Vick­ers)

280 (ungefähre Angabe abgeleitet aus der Mohshärte)

Density (g/cm³)

5.33

3.807 ( ρ calc. Mineralienatlas )

Cleav­ages

keine beobachtet

Frac­ture

uneben für Einkristalle, Cluster neigen zum Bruch parallel zur Dehnung von Individuen, makroskopisch wurde weder Spaltung noch Bankungsfuge beobachtet

Tenac­ity

spröde

Chem­ical Prop­er­ties and Tests

Raman-Spektrum ist veröffentlicht, Owen P. Missen, Stuart J. Mills, Michael S. Rumsey, Malcolm E. Back, Veronica E. Di Cecco, William D. Birch, John Spratt: The crystal structure and redefinition of utahite. Mineralogy and Petrology Volume 115, Issue 4 (2021) S. 477–486.

Preface

Author (Name, Year)

Roberts & Stirling & Criddle & Jensen & Moffatt & Wilson, 1997

References

Mineralogical Record 28 (1997), 175

IMA Commission on New Minerals, Nomenclature and Classification (CNMNC) – Newsletter 56 - Nomenclature/classification proposals approved in July 2020

Owen P. Missen, Stuart J. Mills, Michael S. Rumsey, Malcolm E. Back, Veronica E. Di Cecco, William D. Birch, John Spratt: The crystal structure and redefinition of utahite. Mineralogy and Petrology Volume 115, Issue 4 (2021) S. 477–486.

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French

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CNMNC (IMA)-Number

IMA 1995-039

CNMNC symbol

Symbol

Uta

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