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Dypingite

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Formula:
Mg
 
5
(CO
 
3
)
 
4
(OH)
 
2
· 5H
 
2
O
Colour:White
Name:Named in 1970 by Gunnar Raade after the type locality, the Dypingdal Serpentine-magnesite deposit, Snarum, Modum, Buskerud, Norway
This page provides mineralogical data about Dypingite.

Classification of Dypingite

IMA status:Approved 1970
Strunz 8th edition ID:5/E.01-20
Strunz 9th edition ID:5.D0.
Nickel-Strunz 10th (pending) edition ID:5.DA.05

5 : CARBONATES (NITRATES)
D : Carbonates with additional anions, with H2O
A : With medium-sized cations
Dana 8th edition ID:16b.7.2.1

16b : HYDRATED CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
7 : Miscellaneous
Hey's CIM Ref.:11.3.9

11 : Carbonates
3 : Carbonates of Mg
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Type Occurrence of Dypingite

Type Locality:Dypingdal Serpentine-magnesite deposit, Snarum, Modum, Buskerud, Norway
General Appearance of Type Material:Globular aggregates often showing a radiating structure, occurring as a thin surface alteration product on serpentine, resembling hydromagnesite
Place of Conservation of Type Material:Natural History Museum, Oslo, Norway.
Year of Discovery:1961
Geological Setting of type material:Serpentine-magnesite-deposit in Precambrian rocks
Associated Minerals at type locality:
Serpentine GroupHydrotalcite

Physical Properties of Dypingite

Lustre:Pearly
Colour:White
X-Ray Powder Diffraction:
d-spacingIntensity
10.6(100)
5.86(60)
2.53(50)
2.17(50)

Optical Data of Dypingite

Type:Biaxial (+)
RI values: nα = 1.508 nβ = 1.510 nγ = 1.516
Maximum Birefringence:δ = 0.008

Chart shows birefringence interference colour range (at 30µm thickness) and does not take into account mineral colouration.
Surface Relief:Low
Dispersion:none

Chemical Properties of Dypingite

Formula:
Mg
 
5
(CO
 
3
)
 
4
(OH)
 
2
· 5H
 
2
O
Simplified for copy/paste:Mg5(CO3)4(OH)2·5H2O
Essential elements:C, H, Mg, O
All elements listed in formula:C, H, Mg, O

Relationship of Dypingite to other Species

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz Grouping):

- +
5.DA.05Giorgiosite
Mg
 
5
(CO
 
3
)
 
4
(OH)
 
2
· 5-6H
 
2
O
5.DA.05Hydromagnesite
Mg
 
5
(CO
 
3
)
 
4
(OH)
 
2
· 4H
 
2
O
5.DA.05Widgiemoolthalite
Ni
 
5
(CO
 
3
)
 
4
(OH)
 
2
· 5H
 
2
O
5.DA.05UM1986-10-CO:ClHMgMnZn
Mg
 
5
(Zn,Mn)
 
3
(CO
 
3
)
 
2
(OH,Cl)
 
12
· H
 
2
O
5.DA.05UM1987-01-CO:HMgS
Mg
 
4
(CO
 
3
)
 
2
(OH)
 
2
· 6H
 
2
O ?
5.DA.10Artinite
Mg
 
2
(CO
 
3
)(OH)
 
2
· 3H
 
2
O
5.DA.10Indigirite
Mg
 
2
Al
 
2
(CO
 
3
)
 
4
(OH)
 
2
· 15H
 
2
O
5.DA.10Chlorartinite
Mg
 
2
(CO
 
3
)(OH)Cl · 2H
 
2
O
5.DA.15Otwayite
Ni
 
2
(CO
 
3
)(OH)
 
2
· H
 
2
O
5.DA.15Zaratite
Ni
 
3
(CO
 
3
)(OH)
 
4
· 4H
 
2
O
5.DA.20Kambaldaite
NaNi
 
4
(CO
 
3
)
 
3
(OH)
 
3
· 3H
 
2
O
5.DA.25Callaghanite
Cu
 
2
Mg
 
2
(CO
 
3
)(OH)
 
6
· 2H
 
2
O
5.DA.30Claraite
(Cu,Zn)
 
3
(CO
 
3
)(OH)
 
4
· 4H
 
2
O
5.DA.35Hydroscarbroite
Al
 
14
(CO
 
3
)
 
3
(OH)
 
36
· nH
 
2
O
5.DA.35Scarbroite
Al
 
5
(CO
 
3
)(OH)
 
13
· 5H
 
2
O
5.DA.40Caresite
Fe
2+
4
Al
 
2
(OH)
 
12
[CO
 
3
] · 3H
 
2
O
5.DA.40Quintinite
Mg
 
4
Al
 
2
(OH)
 
12
[CO
 
3
] · 3H
 
2
O
5.DA.40Charmarite
Mn
2+
4
Al
 
2
(OH)
 
12
[CO
 
3
] · 3H
 
2
O
5.DA.45Stichtite-2H
Mg
 
6
(Cr,Al)
 
2
(CO
 
3
)(OH)
 
16
· 4H
 
2
O
5.DA.45Brugnatellite
Mg
 
6
Fe
3+
 
(CO
 
3
)(OH)
 
13
· 4H
 
2
O
5.DA.45Chlormagaluminite
Mg
 
4
Al
 
2
(OH)
 
12
Cl
 
2
· 3H
 
2
O
5.DA.45Hydrotalcite-2H
Mg
 
6
Al
 
2
(CO
 
3
)(OH)
 
16
· 4H
 
2
O
5.DA.45Pyroaurite-2H
Mg
 
6
Fe
3+
2
(CO
 
3
)(OH)
 
16
· 4H
 
2
O
5.DA.45Zaccagnaite
Zn
 
4
Al
 
2
(OH)
 
12
[CO
 
3
] · 3H
 
2
O
5.DA.50Comblainite
Ni
 
4
Co
 
2
(OH)
 
12
[CO
 
3
] · 3H
 
2
O
5.DA.50Desautelsite
Mg
 
6
Mn
3+
2
(OH)
 
16
[CO
 
3
] · 4H
 
2
O
5.DA.50Hydrotalcite
Mg
 
6
Al
 
2
(OH)
 
16
[CO
 
3
] · 4H
 
2
O
5.DA.50Pyroaurite
Mg
 
6
Fe
3+
2
(OH)
 
16
[CO
 
3
] · 4H
 
2
O
5.DA.50Reevesite
Ni
 
6
Fe
3+
2
(OH)
 
16
(CO
 
3
) · 4H
 
2
O
5.DA.50Stichtite
Mg
 
6
Cr
 
2
(OH)
 
16
[CO
 
3
] · 4H
 
2
O
5.DA.50Takovite
Ni
 
6
Al
 
2
(OH)
 
16
[CO
 
3
] · 4H
 
2
O
5.DA.50UM1998-10-CO:CoHNi
Co
 
6
Fe
 
2
(CO
 
3
)(OH)
 
16
· 4H
 
2
O ?
5.DA.55Coalingite
Mg
 
10
Fe
3+
2
(OH)
 
24
[CO
 
3
] · 2H
 
2
O
Related Minerals - Hey's Index Grouping:

- +
11.3.1Magnesite
MgCO
 
3
11.3.2Barringtonite
MgCO
 
3
· 2H
 
2
O
11.3.3Nesquehonite
MgCO
 
3
· 3H
 
2
O
11.3.4Lansfordite
MgCO
 
3
· 5H
 
2
O
11.3.5Pokrovskite
Mg
 
2
(CO
 
3
)(OH)
 
2
11.3.6Artinite
Mg
 
2
(CO
 
3
)(OH)
 
2
· 3H
 
2
O
11.3.7Hydromagnesite
Mg
 
5
(CO
 
3
)
 
4
(OH)
 
2
· 4H
 
2
O
11.3.8Giorgiosite
Mg
 
5
(CO
 
3
)
 
4
(OH)
 
2
· 5-6H
 
2
O
11.3.10Eitelite
Na
 
2
Mg(CO
 
3
)
 
2
11.3.11Mcguinnessite
(Mg,Cu)
 
2
(CO
 
3
)(OH)
 
2

Other Names for Dypingite

Synonyms:
IMA1970-011Yoshikawaite
Other Languages:
German:Dypingit
Spanish:Dypingita

Other Information

Fluorescence in UV light:Light blue (both LW and SW)
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 Dypingite

Reference List:

- +
Raade, G. (1970) Dypingite, a new hydrous bascic carbonate of magnesium, from Norway. American Mineralogist, 55, 1457-1465.

Canterford, J.H., G. Tsambourakis, and B. Lambert (1984) Some observations on the properties of dypingite, Mg5(CO3)4(OH)2•5H2O and related minerals. Mineral. Mag., 48, 437–442.

Raade, G. (2012) Dypingite, my first new mineral-forty-two years later. Norsk Bergverksmuseum Skrifter. 49, 53-63

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  • Localities for Dypingite

    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.
    Antarctica
     
    • Eastern Antarctica
      • Princess Elizabeth Land
        • Ingrid Christensen Coast
    Gore, D.B., Creagh, D.C., Burgess, J.S., Colhoun, E.A. Spate, A.P. & Baird, A.S. (1996): Composition, distribution and origin of surficial salts in the Vestfold Hills, East Antartica. Antarctic Science. 8, 73-84
    Australia
     
    • Tasmania
      • Heazlewood district
    Anderson, P., Bottrill, R. & Davidson, P. (2002): Famous mineral localities: The Lord Brassey mine, Tasmania. Mineralogical Record 33, 321-332
    Austria
     
    • Carinthia
      • Hohe Tauern
        • Reißeck group
          • Gmünd
    Niedermayr, G., Praetzel, I. (1995): Mineralien Kärntens. Naturwiss. Verein für Kärnten, 1995, 232p.
            • Radlgraben
    Niedermayr, G., Praetzel, I. (1995): Mineralien Kärntens. Naturwiss. Verein für Kärnten, 1995, 232p
    • Lower Austria
      • Waldviertel
        • Persenbeug-Gottsdorf
          • Loja
    Löffler, E. & Kolitsch, U. (2011): Die Mineralien der Loja bei Persenbeug, Niederösterreich (II). Mineralien-Welt. 22 (4): 51-62
    • Salzburg
      • Hohe Tauern
        • Stubach valley
    Strasser, A. (1989): Die Minerale Salzburgs. Salzburg. 346p
    • Styria
      • Fischbacher Alpen
        • St. Jakob-Breitenau
          • Eibegggraben
    Bojar, H.-P. & Postl, W. (2005)
      • Leoben
    R. Exel: Die Mineralien und Erzlagerstätten Österreichs (1993)
    Belgium
     
    • Liège Province
      • Verviers
        • Plombières-Vieille Montagne District (Plombières-Altenberg)
          • Plombières (Bleyberg)
    van Tassel, R., (1979): Minéraux artificiels ou de néoformation à Plombières et Sclaigneaux, Belgique, Bulletin de la Societe Belge de Géologie, 88 (4), 273-279
    • Namur Province
      • Andenne
    van Tassel, R., (1979): Minéraux artificiels ou de néoformation à Plombières et Sclaigneaux, Belgique, Bulletin de la Societe Belge de Géologie, 88 (4), 273-279
    Canada
     
    • Yukon Territory
      • Dawson Mining District
    MinRec 23:4-47
    Robinson, G.W., Van Velthuizen, J., Ansell, H.G. & Sturman, B.D. (1992): Mineralogy of the Rapid Creek and Big Fish River area, Yukon Territory. Mineralogical Record 23, 1-47.
    France
     
    • Alsace
      • Haut-Rhin
    Wittern, Journée: "Mineralien finden in den Vogesen", von Loga (Cologne), 1997
    • Auvergne
      • Cantal
        • Cantal Mts
          • Salers
            • Saint-Projet-de-Salers
    Oustrière et al. 1980, cited in Raade, G. (2012): Dypingite, my first new mineral-forty-two years later. Norsk Bergverksmuseum Skrifter. 49, 53-63
    Germany
     
    • North Rhine-Westphalia
      • Ruhr Coal Mining area
        • Marl
          • Marl-Hüls
    P Haas collection
      • Sauerland
        • Iserlohn
          • Letmathe
    Blaß, G. & Graf, H.W. (1994): Neufunde von bekannten Fundorten (IX). Mineralien-Welt, 5 (1), 18-21.
      • Siegerland
        • Eiserfeld
    Henrich, M. (2008): Neues von der Grube Eisenzecher Zug. Mineralien-Welt 19 (5), 16-25.
    • Rhineland-Palatinate
      • Lahn valley
        • Bad Ems District
          • Braubach
    Schnorrer-Köhler, G. & David, W. (1991): Die Blei- und Silberhütte Braubach und ihre Haldenminerale. Lapis, 16 (1), 38-49; 58 (in German).
    Lapis, 16 (1), 38-53+58.
    • Saxony-Anhalt
      • Mansfeld Basin
        • Hettstedt
    Knoll, H. (2004): Die "Gottesbelohnungs-Hütte" in Hettstedt, Sachsen-Anhalt, und ihre Schlackenneubildungen. Mineralien-Welt 15 (2), 18-33
    • Thuringia
      • Gera
        • Ronneburg U deposit
    T. Witzke & F. Rüger: Lapis 1998(7/8), 26-64
      • Saalfeld
        • Garnsdorf
    F. Rüger, L. Senf & T. Witzke: Lapis 1995 (1), 15-26
    Greece
     
    • Attikí Prefecture (Attica; Attika)
      • Lavrion District (Laurion; Laurium)
        • Lavrion District Mines
          • Lavrion (Laurion; Laurium)
    Blaß, G., Fabritz, K. H., Mühlbauer, W. and Prachar, I. (1998): Immer wieder Neues aus Lavrion. Mineralien-Welt 9 (2), 46-48 (in German).
          • Sounion area
    Blaß, G., Fabritz, K. H., Mühlbauer, W. and Prachar, I. (1998): Immer wieder Neues aus Lavrion. Mineralien-Welt 9 (2), 46-48 (in German).
    No reference listed
    Hungary
     
    • Heves Co.
      • Mátra Mtns
        • Recsk
    Szakáll & Gatter: Hun. Min.Spec., 1993; Sánoor Szakáll, Mária Foldvári, Gábor Papp, Péter Kovács-pálffy, Árpád Kovács (1997) Secondary Sulphate Minerals From Hungary. Acta Mineralogica-petrographica, Szeged, Xxxviii, Supplementum, 7-63.
    Italy
     
    • Emilia-Romagna
      • Parma Province
        • Berceto
          • Corchia mine
    Adorni F., Guelfi F. (1997) - La miniera di Fe e Cu di Corchia, Berceto, Appennino Parmense. - Riv. Min. It. N 3, 217-250.
    • Liguria
      • Genova Province
        • Genova
          • Borzoli
    M.E. Ciriotti, 2006
    • Piedmont
      • Torino Province
        • Canavese District
          • Léssolo
            • Cálea
    Campostrini, I. (2001): Le miniere di Brosso. Monografie XXIX. Museo Regionale di Scienze Naturali, Ed., Torino, 185 pp.
    • Sardinia
      • Nuoro Province
        • Gadoni
    Stara, P., Rizzo, R., Sabelli, C., Ibba, A. (1999): I minerali di Funtana Raminosa. Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 1/1999, 10-27.
    • Tuscany
      • Livorno Province
        • Campiglia Marittima
          • Temperino
    Biagioni, C., Orlandi, P., Cerri, M., Pistolesi, M., Rapaccini, S. & Santucci, A. (2013). Temperino e Lanzi. Le paragenesi secondarie dello skarn. Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 1/2013, 40-55.
    • Veneto
      • Belluno Province
        • Auronzo di Cadore
    Ara, D., Sanna, L., Rossi, A., Galli, E., & De Waele, J. (2013). Minerali secondari in ambiente sotterraneo: la miniera dell’Argentiera (Sardegna nord-occidentale).
    Japan
     
    • Honshu Island
      • Chubu Region
        • Aichi prefecture
          • Shinshiro city
          • Yoshikawa
    Suzuki, J. & Ito, M. (1973): A new magnesium carbonate hydrate mineral, Mg5(CO3)4(OH)2•8H2O, from Yoshikawa, Aichi Prefecture, Japan. J. Japan. Assoc. Min. Petr. Econ. Geol., 68, 353–361.
    Norway
     
    • Buskerud
      • Modum
        • Snarum
    Raade, G.(1970): Dypingite, a new hydrous bascic carbonate of magnesium, from Norway. American Mineralogist. 55, 1457-1465; Raade, G. (2012): Dypingite, my first new mineral-forty-two years later. Norsk Bergverksmuseum Skrifter. 49, 53-63
    • Sogn og Fjordane
      • Fjaler
        • Hellevika
    Raade, G. (1993): Giorgsite, dypingite and nesquehonite from Sunnfjord. In: Interne notater 1990-1993, Mineralogisk-Geologisk Museum- Universitetet i Oslo. Utgitt av Geologisk Museums Venner 1993, p. 188-189. [Not officially published]
    • Sør-Trøndelag
      • Røros
    XRD at Natural History Museum, Oslo, Norway on specimen collected by Knut Eldjarn in 1973
    Romania
     
    • Bihor Co.
    Ionescu,C. & Ghergari, L (1999): Dypingite; product of the brucite alteration in the Budureasa-Pietroasa area (Bihor Mts., Romania). Romanian Journal of Mineralogy. 79 (Suppl. 1), 41
    Russia
     
    • Far-Eastern Region
      • Kamchatka Oblast'
        • Tolbachik volcano
          • Great Fissure eruption (Main Fracture)
    • Urals Region
      • Southern Urals
        • Chelyabinsk Oblast'
    Cesnokov, B., Kotrly, M. and Nisanbajev, T. (1998): Brennende Abraumhalden und Aufschlüsse im Tscheljabinsker Kohlenbecken - eine reiche Mineralienküche. Mineralien-Welt, 9 (3), 54-63 (in German).
    UK
     
    • England
      • Cumbria
        • North and Western Region (Cumberland)
          • North Pennines
    Green, D.I. & Young, B. (2006): Hydromagnesite and dypingite from the Northern Pennine Orefield, northern England. Proceedings of the Yorkshire Geological Society. 56, 151-154
    • Scotland
      • Shetland Islands
        • Unst
          • Baltasound-Haroldswick area
    Handbook of Mineralogy
    USA
     
    • California
      • San Benito Co.
        • Diablo Range
          • New Idria District
            • Picacho Peak
              • Clear Creek area
    www.benitoitemine.com/ Cisneros, S.L.; Witkowski, R.E. & Oswald, D.L. (1977): Artinite from San Benito County, California. Mineralogical Record 8, 457-460
              • Northeast of Picacho Peak
    Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 199, 201.
    • Colorado
      • Jefferson Co.
        • Clear Creek pegmatite Province
          • Robinson Gulch pegmatite
    Cobban et al., 1997, Minerals of Colorado.
    • Nevada
      • Nye Co.
        • Gabbs District
    Martin Jensen collection
    • New Jersey
      • Sussex Co.
        • Franklin Mining District
          • Franklin
            • Franklin Mine
    FOMS Millsite Committee (1986) (circa), List of Mineral Species Found on the Franklin Mill Site, Franklin-Ogdensburg Mineralogical Society (unpublished).
          • Ogdensburg
            • Sterling Hill
    Dunn(1995):Pt4:620.
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