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Wherryite

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Wherryit
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Wherryit

hellgrün; FO: Rawhide Mine, Artillery Peak, Mohave Co., Arizona, USA; Größe: 34x22 mm

Collection: rtbstone
Copyright: rtbstone
Contribution: rtbstone 2008-02-24
Locality: Rawhide Mine / Rawhide Wash / Artillery Peak / Mohave Co. / Arizona / USA
Wherryit
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Wherryit (SNr: 09.085)

orangegelbe Wherryit-Kristalle, Bildbreite: 4 mm, Fundort: Mammoth-Saint Anthony Mine, Tiger, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA

Collection: thdun5
Copyright: thdun5
Contribution: thdun5 2013-02-18
Locality: Mammoth-Saint Anthony Mine / St. Anthony Deposit / Tiger / Mammoth District / Pinal Co. / Arizona / USA
Wherryit
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Wherryit (SNr: A000076)

krustig, hellgrün, von der Mammoth St. Anthony Mine bei Tiger, Pinal Co, Arizona, USA; BB = 6,0 mm

Collection: Lithothek der Münchener Micromounter
Copyright: Peter Köhlen
Contribution: Münchener Micromounter 2016-05-02
Locality: Mammoth-Saint Anthony Mine / St. Anthony Deposit / Tiger / Mammoth District / Pinal Co. / Arizona / USA

Collectors Summary

Color gelbgrün, hellgrün, hellgelb
Solubility + HCl, HNO3
Crystal System monoklin, C2/m

Chemism

Chem­ical formula

Pb7Cu2(SO4)4(SiO4)2(OH)2

Chem­ical com­po­si­tion

Blei, Kupfer, Silicium, Sauerstoff, Schwefel, Wasserstoff

Unit weight: 2179.996734 u; Number of atoms in the formula: 43

Info

Empirical formula:

Pb7Cu2(SO4)4(SiO4)2(OH)2

Element

Symbol

Weight%

Atoms

Atoms%

Atom weight (u)

Sum weight (u)

Hydrogen

H

0.09

2

4.65

1.0079470

2.0158940

Oxygen

O

19.08

26

60.47

15.9994300

415.9851800

Silicon

Si

2.58

2

4.65

28.0855300

56.1710600

Sulfur

S

5.88

4

9.30

32.0655000

128.2620000

Copper

Cu

5.83

2

4.65

63.5463000

127.0926000

Lead

Pb

66.54

7

16.28

207.2100000

1,450.4700000

Anal­y­sis wt%

PbO : 71.67, CuO : 7.30, SO3 : 14.69, SiO2 : 5.51, H2O : 0.83 (Ref: berechnet)

Strunz 9th edi­tion incl. updates

7.BC.55

7: Sulfate (Selenate, Tellurate, Chromate, Molybdate, Wolframate)
B: Sulfate (Selenate, etc.) mit weitere Anionen, ohne H2O
C: Mit mittelgroßen und großen [Kationen]
55:Wherryit-Gruppe

Lapis Clas­sifica­tion

VIII/B.28-025

VIII: SILIKATE
B: Inselsilikate mit tetraederfremden Anionen
28: Kationen mit Koordinationszahlen zwischen [8] und [12]; Inselsilikate mit [SO4] 2--, [CrO4] 2- und [PO4] 3--Gruppen

Clas­sifica­tion by Hölzel

7.BA.380

7: SULFATES CHROMATES MOLYBDATES WOLFRAMATES
B: Sulfates (+Anions -Water)
A: Sulfates, C medium, medium + large
3: With Cu + Pb

Dana 8th edi­tion

32.03.03.01

32: Compound Sulfates
03: Compound Sulfates (anhydrous) with poly-anionic formula

IMA sta­tus

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

Min­eral sta­tus

anerkanntes Mineral

Optical Properties

Color

gelbgrün, hellgrün, hellgelb

Diaphane­ity (Trans­parency)

transparent bis durchscheinend

max. Birefrin­gence

0.082

Birefringence chart\! Wherryite title=Birefringence chart Wherryite

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

1.942

RI value β

2.010

RI value γ / ε

2.024

Ri mean

1.992

2V angle

Biaxial (-) 50°c

Crystallography

Crystal Sys­tem

monoklin

Class (H-M)

2/m

Space Group number

12

Space Group

C2/m

Cell param­e­ters a (Å)

20.789

Cell param­e­ters b (Å)

5.787

Cell param­e­ters c (Å)

9.142

Cell param­e­ters a/b or c/a

3.592

Cell param­e­ters c/b

1.580

Cell param­e­ters α

90°

Cell param­e­ters β

91.23

Cell param­e­ters γ

90°

Z

2

Volumne (ų)

1099.584

X-Ray Pow­der Diffrac­tion

4.78(30),
4.57(40),
3.22(20),
3.16(100),
3.06(40),
2.90(20),
2.75(50),
1.882(40)

XRD chart Wherryite

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

Density (g/cm³)

6.45

6.584 ( ρ calc. Mineralienatlas )

Insta­bil­ity

+ HCl, HNO3

Preface

Author (Name, Year)

Fahey & Daggett & Gordon, 1950

References

Canadian Mineralogist 32 (1994), 373

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

Wherryite

Pb7Cu2(SO4)4(SiO4)2(OH)2

monoklin : 2/m : C2/m

7.BC.55

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

Iranite

Pb10Cu(CrO4)6(SiO4)2(F,OH)2

triklin : 1, 1 : P1, P1

VIII/B.28-010

Hemihedrite

ZnPb10(CrO4)6(SiO4)2(OH)2

triklin : 1, 1 : P1, P1

VIII/B.28-020

Wherryite

Pb7Cu2(SO4)4(SiO4)2(OH)2

monoklin : 2/m : C2/m

VIII/B.28-025

Macquartite

Pb3Cu(CrO4)(SiO3)(OH)4·2(H2O)

monoklin : 2/m : C2/m

VIII/B.28-030

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

Linarite

PbCu(SO4)(OH)2

monoklin : 2/m : P21/m

7.BA.320

Schmiederite

Pb2Cu22+(Se4+O3)(Se6+O4)(OH)4

monoklin : 2/m : P21/m

7.BA.330

Munakataite

Pb2Cu2(Se4+O3)(SO4)(OH)4

monoklin : 2/m : P21/m

7.BA.335

Chenite

Pb4Cu(SO4)2(OH)6

triklin : 1 : P1

7.BA.350

Caledonite

Pb5Cu2(CO3)(SO4)3(OH)6

orthorhombisch : mm2 : Pmn21

7.BA.370

Wherryite

Pb7Cu2(SO4)4(SiO4)2(OH)2

monoklin : 2/m : C2/m

7.BA.380

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

Hanksite

KNa22(SO4)9(CO3)2Cl

hexagonal : 6/m : P63/m

32.03.01.01

Caledonite

Pb5Cu2(CO3)(SO4)3(OH)6

orthorhombisch : mm2 : Pmn21

32.03.02.01

Wherryite

Pb7Cu2(SO4)4(SiO4)2(OH)2

monoklin : 2/m : C2/m

32.03.03.01

Hauckite

(Mg,Mn2+)24Zn18Fe33+(SO4)4(CO3)2(OH)81

32.03.04.01

Philolithite

Pb12O6Mn7(SO4)(CO3)4Cl4(OH)12

tetragonal : 4/mmm : P42/nnm

32.03.04.02

Heidornite

Na2Ca3B5O8(SO4)2Cl(OH)2

monoklin : 2/m : C2/c

32.03.05.01

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