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Hoelite

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Formula:
C
 
14
H
 
8
O
 
2
System:Orthorhombic
Name:
Named after Adolf Hoel (1879–1964), Norwegian geologist and polar researcher. He led the expedition during which the mineral was found.
This page provides mineralogical data about Hoelite.

Classification of Hoelite

IMA status:Valid - first described prior to 1959 (pre-IMA) - "Grandfathered"
Strunz 8th edition ID:9/B.02-30
Nickel-Strunz 10th (pending) edition ID:10.CA.15

10 : ORGANIC COMPOUNDS
C : Miscellaneous Organic Minerals
A : Miscellaneous Organic Minerals
Dana 8th edition ID:50.4.2.1

50 : ORGANIC COMPOUNDS
4 : Miscellaneous
Hey's CIM Ref.:32.9

32 :
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Type Occurrence of Hoelite

Type Locality:Pyramiden Coal Mine, Spitsbergen, Svalbard, Norway
Year of Discovery:1922

Crystallography of Hoelite

Crystal System:Orthorhombic
X-Ray Powder Diffraction:
d-spacingIntensity
7.69 (95)
6.16 (50)
3.84 (35)
3.79 (10)
3.52 (100)
3.36 (80)
3.14 (14)

Chemical Properties of Hoelite

Formula:
C
 
14
H
 
8
O
 
2
Simplified for copy/paste:C14H8O2
Essential elements:C, H, O
All elements listed in formula:C, H, O

Relationship of Hoelite to other Species

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz Grouping):

- +
10.CA.05Refikite
C
 
20
H
 
32
O
 
2
10.CA.10Flagstaffite
C
 
10
H
 
22
O
 
3
10.CA.20Abelsonite
Ni(C
 
31
H
 
32
N
 
4
)
10.CA.25Kladnoite
C
 
6
H
 
4
(CO)
 
2
NH
10.CA.30Guanine
C
 
5
H
 
5
N
 
5
O
10.CA.30Tinnunculite
C
 
10
H
 
12
N
 
8
O
 
8
10.CA.35Urea
CO(NH
 
2
)
 
2
10.CA.40Uricite
C
 
5
H
 
4
N
 
4
O
 
3
Related Minerals - Hey's Index Grouping:

- +
32.1Evenkite
C
 
21
H
 
44
32.2 Fitchtelite
32.3Simonellite
C
 
19
H
 
24
32.4Kratochvílite
C
 
13
H
 
10
32.5Idrialite
C
 
22
H
 
14
32.6Carpathite
C
 
24
H
 
12
32.7Refikite
C
 
20
H
 
32
O
 
2
32.8Flagstaffite
C
 
10
H
 
22
O
 
3
32.10Kladnoite
C
 
6
H
 
4
(CO)
 
2
NH
32.11Acetamide
CH
 
3
CONH
 
2
32.12Guanine
C
 
5
H
 
5
N
 
5
O
32.13Urea
CO(NH
 
2
)
 
2
32.14Uricite
C
 
5
H
 
4
N
 
4
O
 
3
32.15Abelsonite
Ni(C
 
31
H
 
32
N
 
4
)

Other Names for Hoelite

Synonyms:
9,10-Anthraquinone
Other Languages:
German:9,10-Anthrachinon
Hoelit
Spanish:Hoelita

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 Hoelite

Reference List:

- +
Hintze, Ergb. I (1938): 222.

Jehlička, J. , Žáček, V., Edwards, H.G.M., Shcherbakova, E. and Moroz, T. (2007): Raman spectra of organic compounds kladnoite (C6H4(CO2)NH) and hoelite (C14H8O2) - rare sublimation products crystallising on self-ignited coal heaps. Spectrochimica Acta Part A, 68, 1053-1057.

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  • Localities for Hoelite

    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.
    Czech Republic
     
    • Bohemia (Böhmen; Boehmen)
      • Central Bohemia Region
    Zacek, V., Oplustil, S., Mayova, A. & Meyer, F. R. (1995): Die Mineralien von Kladno in Mittelböhmen, Tschechische Republik. Mineralien-Welt 6 (1), 13-30 (in German).
          • Libušin
    Hyrsl J., Korbel P.; Tschechien & Slowakei, Mineralien und Fundstellen. Bode Verlag, 2008. Page 268-273
      • Hradec Králové Region
        • Trutnov (Trautenau)
          • Radvanice
    Jirásek, J.: Thermal Changes of the Rocks in the Dump Pile of the Kateřina Colliery in Radvanice (Eastern Bohemia). Ostrava: VSB – Technical University of Ostrava, Institute of Geological Engineering - 541, 2001. 69 p.
    Germany
     
    • Saxony
      • Dresden
        • Freital
    Thalheim, K.; Reichel, W. & Witzke, T. (1991): Die Minerale des Döhlener Beckens.- Schriften des Staatlichen Museums für Mineralogie und Geologie zu Dresden, Nr. 3
    Norway
     
    • Svalbard
      • Spitsbergen
    Oftedahl, I (1929): Minerals from the burning coal seam at Mt.Pyramide, Spitsbergen. (part II of Werenskiold, W.and Oftedal, I: A burning coal seam at Mt.Pyramide, Spitsbergen.] in Hoel, A, Editor): Det norske Videnskaps-Akademi i Oslo, Resultater av de norske statsunderstøttede Spitsbergenekspeditioner (Skrifter om Svalbard og Ishavet), Vol I, No 3, 9-14 + Plate 1
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