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Zincobotryogen

Collectors Summary

Color leuchtend orangerot
Lustre Glasglanz, Fettglanz
Hardness (Mohs) 2.5
Solubility +++ Säuren, - kalte H2O
Crystal System monoklin, P21/n

Chemism

Chem­ical formula

ZnFe3+(SO4)2(OH)·7H2O

Chem­ical com­po­si­tion

Eisen, Zink, Sauerstoff, Schwefel, Wasserstoff

Unit weight: 456.495685 u; Number of atoms in the formula: 35

Info

Empirical formula:

ZnFe(SO4)2(OH)·7H2O

Element

Symbol

Weight%

Atoms

Atoms%

Atom weight (u)

Sum weight (u)

Hydrogen

H

3.31

15

42.86

1.0079470

15.1192050

Oxygen

O

56.08

16

45.71

15.9994300

255.9908800

Sulfur

S

14.05

2

5.71

32.0655000

64.1310000

Iron

Fe

12.23

1

2.86

55.8452000

55.8452000

Zinc

Zn

14.33

1

2.86

65.4094000

65.4094000

Anal­y­sis wt%

SO3 : 36.03, Fe2O3 : 18.34, MgO : 2.50, FeO : 0.85, MnO : 1.75, ZnO : 11.75, H2O : 29.35 (Ref: American Mineralogist 64)

Strunz 9th edi­tion incl. updates

7.DC.25

7: Sulfate (Selenate, Tellurate, Chromate, Molybdate, Wolframate)
D: Sulfate (Selenate, etc.) mit weitere Anionen, mit H2O
C: mit mittelgroßen Kationen; Ketten von kantenverknüpften Oktaedern
25:Botryogen-Gruppe

Lapis Clas­sifica­tion

VI/D.10-020

VI: SULFATE, CHROMATE, MOLYBDATE UND WOLFRAMATE
D: Wasserhaltige Sulfate, mit fremden Anionen
10: Mittelgroße Kationen; Copiapit-Gruppe

Clas­sifica­tion by Hölzel

7.DC.410

7: SULFATES CHROMATES MOLYBDATES WOLFRAMATES
D: Sulfates (+Anions +Water)
C: Copiapite-Group

Hey's Chem­ical Index of Min­er­als

25.05.16

25: Sulphates
05: Sulphates of Zn and Hg

Dana 8th edi­tion

31.09.06.02

31: Hydrated Sulfates Containing Hydroxyl or Halogen
09: Hydrated Sulfates Containing Hydroxyl or Halogen where (A+ B++) (XO4) Zq·x(H2O)
06: Botryogen Group

IMA sta­tus

anerkannt März 2016 - CNMNC Newsletter No. 30, April 2016

Min­eral sta­tus

anerkanntes Mineral

Optical Properties

Color

leuchtend orangerot

Diaphane­ity (Trans­parency)

durchscheinend

Lus­tre

Glasglanz, Fettglanz

max. Birefrin­gence

0.045

Birefringence chart\! Zincobotryogen title=Birefringence chart Zincobotryogen

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

1.542

RI value β

1.551

RI value γ / ε

1.587

Ri mean

1.560

2V angle

Biaxial (+) 54.1° (berechnet)

Ori­enta­tion

Z ‖ b und X ∧ c 

Pleochro­ism

X = farblos, Y = hell gelb, Z = gelb

Crystallography

Crystal Sys­tem

monoklin

Class (H-M)

2/m

Space Group number

14

Space Group

P21/n

Cell param­e­ters a (Å)

10.504(2)

Cell param­e­ters b (Å)

17.801(4)

Cell param­e­ters c (Å)

7.126(1)

Cell param­e­ters a/b or c/a

0.590

Cell param­e­ters c/b

0.400

Cell param­e­ters α

90°

Cell param­e­ters β

100.08(3)°

Cell param­e­ters γ

90°

Z

4

Volumne (ų)

1311.865

Kristall struc­ture

Zn-Aanalog von Botryogen; Struktur bestimmt

X-Ray Pow­der Diffrac­tion

8.92(100),
6.32(77),
5.56(23),
5.14(45),
4.08(22),
3.76(20),
3.21(31),
3.03(34)

XRD chart Zincobotryogen

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

Crystal Structure 3D

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Physical Properties

Hard­ness (Mohs)

2.5

VHN (Hard­ness Vick­ers)

53 (ungefähre Angabe abgeleitet aus der Mohshärte)

Density (g/cm³)

2.2 (gemessen) 2.3 (berechnet)

2.311 ( ρ calc. Mineralienatlas )

Insta­bil­ity

+++ Säuren, - kalte H2O

(Co-)Type locality

(Co-)Type locality

China/Qinghai, Provinz/Haixi Autonomie-Gebiet/Nord Qaidam UHP-Gebiet/Da Qaidam/Xitieshan/Xitieshan Pb-Zn-Lagerstätte

Type mate­r­ial

Mineralogische Sammlung des Museum of the Institute of Geology and Geophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, P.O.Box 9825, Beijing 100029, China, Registrierungsnummer KDX067

Col­lec­tion number of type mate­r­ial

KDX067

Preface

Name from

der Zusammensetzung Zink (Zinc) und der Nähe zu Botryogen

Author (Name, Year)

Zhuming Yang, Gerald Giester, Qian Mao, Yuguang Ma, Di Zhang and He Li (2016)

References

Fortschritte der Mineralogie 39 (1961), 84.

American Mineralogist 46 (1961), 1517 (Zusammenfassung).

American Mineralogist 49 (1964), 1776.

USA National Bureau of Standards Monograph 20 (1983), 67.

Yang Hexiong and Eu Pingqiu (1988): Crystal structure of zincobotryogen. Kuangwu Xuebao [Acta Mineralogica Sinica] 8(1), 1-12 (in chinesisch mit englischer Zusammenfassung).

Yang, Z., Giester, G., Mao, Q., Ma, Y., Zhang, D. and Li, H. (2016) Zincobotryogen, IMA 2015-107. CNMNC Newsletter No. 30, April 2016, page 409; Mineralogical Magazine, 80, 407–413.

Zhuming Yang, Gerald Giester, Qian Mao, Yuguang Ma, Di Zhang, He Li - Zincobotryogen, ZnFe3+(SO4)2(OH)⋅7H2O: validation as a mineral species and new data - Mineralogy and Petrology, June 2017, Volume 111, Issue 3, pp 363–372

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

Botryogen

MgFe3+(SO4)2(OH)·7H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/n

7.DC.25

Zincobotryogen

ZnFe3+(SO4)2(OH)·7H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/n

7.DC.25

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

Botryogen

MgFe3+(SO4)2(OH)·7H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/n

VI/D.10-010

Zincobotryogen

ZnFe3+(SO4)2(OH)·7H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/n

VI/D.10-020

Calciocopiapite

CaFe43+(SO4)6(OH)2·19 H2O

triklin : 1 : P1

VI/D.10-030

Magnesiocopiapite

MgFe43+(SO4)6(OH)2·20H2O

triklin : 1 : P1

VI/D.10-040

Copiapite

Fe2+Fe43+(SO4)6(OH)2·20H2O

triklin : 1 : P1

VI/D.10-050

Cuprocopiapite

CuFe43+(SO4)6(OH)2·20H2O

triklin : 1 : P1

VI/D.10-060

Zincocopiapite

ZnFe43+(SO4)6(OH)2·18H2O

triklin : 1 : P1

VI/D.10-070

Aluminocopiapite

(Al,Mg)Fe3+4(SO4)6(OH,O)2·20H2O

triklin : 1 : P1

VI/D.10-080

Ferricopiapite

Fe2-33+Fe43+(SO4)6(OH)2·20H2O

triklin : 1 : P1

VI/D.10-090

Guildite

CuFe3+(SO4)2(OH)·4H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/m

VI/D.10-100

Chaidamuite

(Zn,Fe2+)Fe3+OH(SO4)2·4H2O

triklin : 1 : P1

VI/D.10-110

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

Botryogen

MgFe3+(SO4)2(OH)·7H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/n

7.DC.400

Zincobotryogen

ZnFe3+(SO4)2(OH)·7H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/n

7.DC.410

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

Butlerite

Fe3+(SO4)(OH)·2H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/m

31.09.01.01

Parabutlerite

Fe3+(SO4)(OH)·2H2O

orthorhombisch : mmm : Pmnb

31.09.02.01

Amarantite

Fe3+2O(SO4)2(H2O)4·3H2O

triklin : 1 : P1

31.09.03.01

Hohmannite

Fe23+(SO4)2(OH)2·7H2O

triklin : 1 : P1

31.09.04.01

Metahohmannite

Fe23+(SO4)2(OH)2·3H2O

triklin : 1 : P1

31.09.05.01

Botryogen

MgFe3+(SO4)2(OH)·7H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/n

31.09.06.01

Zincobotryogen

ZnFe3+(SO4)2(OH)·7H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/n

31.09.06.02

Xitieshanite

Fe3+(SO4)Cl·6H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/a

31.09.06.03

Guildite

CuFe3+(SO4)2(OH)·4H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/m

31.09.07.01

Chaidamuite

(Zn,Fe2+)Fe3+OH(SO4)2·4H2O

triklin : 1 : P1

31.09.07.02

Aubertite

CuAl(SO4)2Cl·14H2O

triklin : 1 : P1

31.09.08.01

Svyazhinite

(Mg,Mn)(Al,Fe3+)(SO4)2F·14 H2O

triklin : 1, 1 : P1, P1

31.09.08.02

Magnesioaubertite

(Mg,Cu)Al(SO4)2Cl·14 H2O

triklin : P1 : 1

31.09.08.03

Wilcoxite

MgAl(SO4)2F·18H2O

triklin : 1, 1 : P1, P1

31.09.09.01

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

Zincocopiapite

ZnFe43+(SO4)6(OH)2·18H2O

triklin : 1 : P1

25.05.14

Zincmelanterite

(Zn,Fe2+)[SO4]·7H2O

25.05.15

Zincobotryogen

ZnFe3+(SO4)2(OH)·7H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/n

25.05.16

Other languages

Spanish

Cincobotriógeno

German

Zincobotryogen

French

Zincobotryogen

English

Zincobotryogen

Russian

Цинкоботриоген

Simplified Chinese

锌赤铁矾

Alternative Name

German

Zinkbotryogen

Karl Hugo Strunz, Christel Tennyson: Mineralogische Tabellen. 8. Auflage, 1982, S. 295

IMA Number

IMA 2015-107

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