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Graulichite-(Ce)

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Formula:
CeFe
3+
3
(AsO
 
4
)
 
2
(OH)
 
6
System:TrigonalColour:Light-green to brownish
Member of:Dussertite Group > Alunite Supergroup
Name:for Jean-Marie Graulich (1920-2001), mining engineer and honorary Director of the Geological Survey of Belgium


The Fe-dominant analogue of arsenoflorencite-(Ce).

Classification of Graulichite-(Ce)

IMA status:Approved 2002
Strunz 8th edition ID:7/B.36-152
Nickel-Strunz 10th (pending) edition ID:8.BL.13

8 : PHOSPHATES, ARSENATES, VANADATES
B : Phosphates, etc., with additional anions, without H2O
L : With medium-sized and large cations, (OH, etc.):RO4 = 3:1
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Type Occurrence of Graulichite-(Ce)

Type Locality:Hourt quarry, Grand Halleux, Vielsalm, Stavelot Massif, Luxembourg Province, Belgium

Physical Properties of Graulichite-(Ce)

Lustre:Resinous
Diaphaneity (Transparency):Transparent
Colour:Light-green to brownish
Cleavage:None Observed
Fracture:Irregular/Uneven
Density (calculated):4.42 g/cm3

Crystallography of Graulichite-(Ce)

Crystal System:Trigonal
Class (H-M):3m (3 2/m) - Hexagonal Scalenohedral
Space Group:R3m {R3 2/m}
Cell Parameters:a = 7.26Å, c = 16.77Å
Ratio:a:c = 1 : 2.31
Unit Cell Volume:V 765.49 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)
Z:3
X-Ray Powder Diffraction:
d-spacingIntensity
5.906 (25)
3.636 (40)
3.052 (100)
2.792 (30)
2.239 (35)
1.817(35)

Optical Data of Graulichite-(Ce)

Type:Uniaxial (-)

Chemical Properties of Graulichite-(Ce)

Formula:
CeFe
3+
3
(AsO
 
4
)
 
2
(OH)
 
6
Simplified for copy/paste:CeFe3+3(AsO4)2(OH)6
Essential elements:As, Ce, Fe, H, O
All elements listed in formula:As, Ce, Fe, H, O

Relationship of Graulichite-(Ce) to other Species

Member of:Dussertite Group > Alunite Supergroup
Other Members of Group:

- +
Arsenocrandallite
CaAl
 
3
(AsO
 
4
)
 
2
(OH)
 
5
· H
 
2
O
Arsenoflorencite-(Ce)
CeAl
 
3
(AsO
 
4
)
 
2
(OH)
 
6
Arsenoflorencite-(La)
(La,Ce,Nd)(Al,Fe
3+
 
)
 
3
(AsO
 
4
,PO
 
4
)
 
2
(OH)
 
6
Arsenoflorencite-(Nd)
NdAl
 
3
(AsO
 
4
)
 
2
(OH)
 
6
Arsenogorceixite
BaAl
 
3
(AsO
 
4
)
 
2
(OH)
 
5
· H
 
2
O
Arsenogoyazite
SrAl
 
3
(AsO
 
4
)
 
2
(OH)
 
5
· H
 
2
O
Arsenowaylandite
BiAl
 
3
(AsO
 
4
)
 
2
(OH)
 
6
Dussertite
BaFe
3+
3
(AsO
 
4
)
 
2
(OH)
 
5
Philipsbornite
PbAl
 
3
(AsO
 
4
)
 
2
(OH)
 
5
· H
 
2
O
Segnitite
PbFe
3+
3
(AsO
 
4
)
 
2
(OH,H
 
2
O)
 
6
Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz Grouping):

- +
8.BL.05Beudantite
PbFe
 
3
(AsO
 
4
)(SO
 
4
)(OH)
 
6
8.BL.05Corkite
PbFe
 
3
(PO
 
4
)(SO
 
4
)(OH)
 
6
8.BL.05Hidalgoite
PbAl
 
3
(AsO
 
4
)(SO
 
4
)(OH)
 
6
8.BL.05Hinsdalite
PbAl
 
3
(PO
 
4
)(SO
 
4
)(OH)
 
6
8.BL.05Kemmlitzite
(Sr,Ce)Al
 
3
(AsO
 
4
)(SO
 
4
)(OH)
 
6
8.BL.05Svanbergite
SrAl
 
3
(PO
 
4
)(SO
 
4
)(OH)
 
6
8.BL.05Woodhouseite
CaAl
 
3
(PO
 
4
)(SO
 
4
)(OH)
 
6
8.BL.05Gallobeudantite
PbGa
 
3
(AsO
 
4
)(SO
 
4
)(OH)
 
6
8.BL.10Arsenogoyazite
SrAl
 
3
(AsO
 
4
)
 
2
(OH)
 
5
· H
 
2
O
8.BL.10Arsenogorceixite
BaAl
 
3
(AsO
 
4
)
 
2
(OH)
 
5
· H
 
2
O
8.BL.10Arsenocrandallite
CaAl
 
3
(AsO
 
4
)
 
2
(OH)
 
5
· H
 
2
O
8.BL.10Benauite
SrFe
3+
3
(HPO
 
4
,PO
 
4
)
 
2
(OH)
 
6
8.BL.10Crandallite
CaAl
 
3
(PO
 
4
)
 
2
(OH)
 
5
· H
 
2
O
8.BL.10Dussertite
BaFe
3+
3
(AsO
 
4
)
 
2
(OH)
 
5
8.BL.10Eylettersite
(Th,Pb)Al
 
3
(PO
 
4
,SiO
 
4
)
 
2
(OH)
 
6
8.BL.10Gorceixite
BaAl
 
3
(PO
 
4
)
 
2
(OH)
 
5
· H
 
2
O
8.BL.10Goyazite
SrAl
 
3
(PO
 
4
)
 
2
(OH)
 
5
· H
 
2
O
8.BL.10Kintoreite
PbFe
 
3
(PO
 
4
)(PO
 
3
OH)(OH)
 
6
8.BL.10Philipsbornite
PbAl
 
3
(AsO
 
4
)
 
2
(OH)
 
5
· H
 
2
O
8.BL.10Plumbogummite
PbAl
 
3
(PO
 
4
)
 
2
(OH)
 
5
· H
 
2
O
8.BL.10Segnitite
PbFe
3+
3
(AsO
 
4
)
 
2
(OH,H
 
2
O)
 
6
8.BL.10Springcreekite
BaV
3+
3
(PO
 
4
)
 
2
(OH,H
 
2
O)
 
6
8.BL.13Arsenoflorencite-(La)
(La,Ce,Nd)(Al,Fe
3+
 
)
 
3
(AsO
 
4
,PO
 
4
)
 
2
(OH)
 
6
8.BL.13Arsenoflorencite-(Nd)
NdAl
 
3
(AsO
 
4
)
 
2
(OH)
 
6
8.BL.13Arsenoflorencite-(Ce)
CeAl
 
3
(AsO
 
4
)
 
2
(OH)
 
6
8.BL.13Florencite-(Ce)
CeAl
 
3
(PO
 
4
)
 
2
(OH)
 
6
8.BL.13Florencite-(La)
LaAl
 
3
(PO
 
4
)
 
2
(OH)
 
6
8.BL.13Florencite-(Nd)
(Nd,La,Ce)Al
 
3
(PO
 
4
)
 
2
(OH)
 
6
8.BL.13Waylandite
BiAl
 
3
(PO
 
4
)
 
2
(OH)
 
6
8.BL.13Zaïrite
Bi(Fe
3+
 
,Al)
 
3
(PO
 
4
)
 
2
(OH)
 
6
8.BL.13Arsenowaylandite
BiAl
 
3
(AsO
 
4
)
 
2
(OH)
 
6
8.BL.13Florencite-(Sm)
(Sm,Nd)Al
 
3
(PO
 
4
)
 
2
(OH)
 
6
8.BL.15Viitaniemiite
Na(Ca,Mn
2+
 
)Al(PO
 
4
)(F,OH)
 
3
8.BL.25Pattersonite
PbFe
3+
3
(PO
 
4
)
 
2
(OH)
 
5
· H
 
2
O

Other Names for Graulichite-(Ce)

Synonyms:
IMA2002-001
Other Languages:
German:Graulichit-(Ce)
Russian:Граулихит-(Ce)
Simplified Chinese:羟砷铈铁石
Traditional Chinese:羥砷鈰鐵石

Other Information

Health Warning:No information on health risks for this material has been entered into the database. You should always treat mineral specimens with care.

References for Graulichite-(Ce)

Reference List:

- +
Hatert, F., P. Lefevre, M. Pasero & A-M. Fransolet (2003) Graulichite-(Ce), a new arsenate mineral from the Stavelot Massif, Belgium.: European Journal of Mineralogy: 15: 733-739.
Walenta, K., Birch, B. & Theye, T. (2006): Graulichit-(Ce) von der Grube Clara bei Oberwolfach im mittleren Schwarzwald. Der Aufschluss 57, 67-70.

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  • Localities for Graulichite-(Ce)

    The map shows a selection of localities that have latitude and longitude coordinates recorded. Click on the symbol to view information about a locality. The symbol next to localities in the list can be used to jump to that position on the map.
    (TL) indicates type locality. ? indicates mineral may be doubtful at this locality. All other localities listed without reference should be considered as uncertain and unproven until references can be found.
    Belgium
     
    • Luxembourg Province
      • Stavelot Massif
        • Vielsalm
          • Grand Halleux
    EJM 15 (2003), 733
    Germany
     
    • Baden-Württemberg
      • Black Forest
        • Wolfach
          • Oberwolfach
            • Rankach valley
    Walenta, K., Birch, B. & Theye, T. (2006): Graulichit-(Ce) von der Grube Clara bei Oberwolfach im mittleren Schwarzwald. Der Aufschluss 57, 67-70. (in German)
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