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Edoylerite

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Ed Oyler
Formula:
Hg32+(Cr6+O4)S2
System:
Monoclinic
Colour:
Canary yellow to ...
Name:
To honor Edward H. Oyler (1915–2004), American mineral collector specializing in mercury minerals.
This page provides mineralogical data about Edoylerite.


Classification of Edoylerite

Approved
Approval Year:
1987
7.FB.25

7 : SULFATES (selenates, tellurates, chromates, molybdates, wolframates)
F : Chromates
B : With additional O,V, S, Cl
Dana 7th ed.:
35.4.4.1
35.4.4.1

35 : ANHYDROUS CHROMATES
4 : Miscellaneous

Type Occurrence of Edoylerite

Physical Properties of Edoylerite

Colour:
Canary yellow to orangish yellow.

Crystallography of Edoylerite

Crystal System:
Monoclinic
Cell Parameters:
a = 7.52Å, b = 14.81Å, c = 7.44Å
β = 118.72°
Ratio:
a:b:c = 0.508 : 1 : 0.502
Unit Cell Volume:
V 726.67 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)

Chemical Properties of Edoylerite

Formula:
Hg32+(Cr6+O4)S2
Elements listed in formula:

Relationship of Edoylerite to other Species

7.FB.05PhoenicochroitePb2O(CrO4)
7.FB.10SantanaitePb11CrO16
7.FB.15WattersiteHg41+Hg2+O2(CrO4)
7.FB.20DeanesmithiteHg21+Hg32+S2OCrO4

Other Names for Edoylerite

Name in Other Languages:

Other Information

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

References for Edoylerite

Reference List:
New Minerals (1997), New Minerals 1990-1994.

Mineralogical Record: 24: 471-475.

Canadian Mineralogist: 37: 113-118.

Internet Links for Edoylerite

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Localities for Edoylerite

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 for a valid mineral species. (FRL) indicates first recorded locality for everything else. ? 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.
USA (TL)
 
  • California
    • San Benito Co.
      • Diablo Range
        • New Idria District
          • Picacho Peak
Mineralogical Record (1993): 24(6): 471-480; Dunning, Hadley, Cooper, Magnasco collections
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