Mindat Logo

Riomarinaite

This page is currently not sponsored. Click here to sponsor this page.



Formula:
Bi(SO
 
4
)(OH) · H
 
2
O
System:MonoclinicColour:light beige to light grey
Hardness:2 - 3
Name:for the type locality
This page provides mineralogical data about Riomarinaite.

Classification of Riomarinaite

IMA status:Approved 2000
Strunz 8th edition ID:6/0.0-
Nickel-Strunz 10th (pending) edition ID:7.DF.75

7 : SULFATES (selenates, tellurates, chromates, molybdates, wolframates)
D : Sulfates (selenates, etc.) with additional anions, with H2O
F : With large and medium-sized cations
mindat.org URL:http://www.mindat.org/min-27210.html
Please feel free to link to this page.

Type Occurrence of Riomarinaite

Type Locality:Falcacci stope (Le Cavacce), Rio Mine (Rio Marina Mine), Rio Marina, Elba Island, Livorno Province, Tuscany, Italy
General Appearance of Type Material:cavernous masses and coatings, rarely radiated aggregates of acicolar crystals
Year of Discovery:2000
Geological Setting of type material:alteration product of bismuthinite at very low pH values
Associated Minerals at type locality:
PyriteCosaliteCannoniteBismuthiniteBismoclite
Anglesite

Physical Properties of Riomarinaite

Lustre:Vitreous
Colour:light beige to light grey
Streak:white to light grey
Hardness (Mohs):2 - 3
Tenacity:Brittle
Fracture:Irregular/Uneven
Density (calculated):4.8 g/cm3

Crystallography of Riomarinaite

Crystal System:Monoclinic
Class (H-M):2/m - Prismatic
Cell Parameters:a = 6.0118Å, b = 13.3355Å, c = 6.4854Å
β = 112.906°
Ratio:a:b:c = 0.451 : 1 : 0.486
Unit Cell Volume:V 478.94 ų
Z:4

Chemical Properties of Riomarinaite

Formula:
Bi(SO
 
4
)(OH) · H
 
2
O
Simplified for copy/paste:Bi(SO4)(OH)·H2O
Essential elements:Bi, H, O, S
All elements listed in formula:Bi, H, O, S

Relationship of Riomarinaite to other Species

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz Grouping):

- +
7.DF.05Uklonskovite
NaMg(SO
 
4
)F · 2H
 
2
O
7.DF.10Kainite
KMg(SO
 
4
)Cl · 3H
 
2
O
7.DF.15Natrochalcite
NaCu
 
2
(SO
 
4
)
 
2
(OH) · 2H
 
2
O
7.DF.20Metasideronatrite
Na
 
2
Fe(SO
 
4
)
 
2
(OH) · H
 
2
O
7.DF.20Sideronatrite
Na
 
2
Fe(SO
 
4
)
 
2
(OH) · 3H
 
2
O
7.DF.25Despujolsite
Ca
 
3
Mn
4+
 
(SO
 
4
)
 
2
(OH)
 
6
· 3H
 
2
O
7.DF.25Fleischerite
Pb
 
3
Ge(SO
 
4
)
 
2
(OH)
 
6
· 3H
 
2
O
7.DF.25Schaurteite
Ca
 
3
Ge(SO
 
4
)
 
2
(OH)
 
6
· 4H
 
2
O
7.DF.25Mallestigite
Pb
 
3
Sb
5+
 
(SO
 
4
)(AsO
 
4
)(OH)
 
6
· 3H
 
2
O
7.DF.30Slavíkite
(H
 
3
O
+
 
)
 
3
Mg
 
6
Fe
 
15
(SO
 
4
)
 
21
(OH)
 
18
· 98H
 
2
O
7.DF.35Metavoltine
Na
 
6
K
 
2
FeFe
 
6
(SO
 
4
)
 
12
O
 
2
· 18H
 
2
O
7.DF.40Lannonite
Mg
 
2
Ca
 
4
Al
 
4
(SO
 
4
)
 
8
F
 
8
· 24H
 
2
O
7.DF.40Vlodavetsite
AlCa
 
2
(SO
 
4
)
 
2
F
 
2
Cl · 4H
 
2
O
7.DF.45Peretaite
Ca(SbO)
 
4
(SO
 
4
)
 
2
(OH)
 
2
· 2H
 
2
O
7.DF.50Gordaite
NaZn
 
4
(SO
 
4
)(OH)
 
6
Cl · 6H
 
2
O
7.DF.55Clairite
(NH
 
4
)
 
2
Fe
 
3
(SO
 
4
)
 
4
(OH)
 
3
· 3H
 
2
O
7.DF.60Arzrunite
Cu
 
4
Pb
 
2
(SO
 
4
)(OH)
 
4
Cl
 
6
· 2H
 
2
O (?)
7.DF.65Elyite
Pb
 
4
Cu(SO
 
4
)O
 
2
(OH)
 
4
· H
 
2
O
7.DF.70Yecoraite
Fe
3+
3
Bi
 
5
(Te
6+
 
O
 
4
)
 
2
(Te
4+
 
O
 
3
)O
 
9
· 9H
 
2
O
7.DF.80Dukeite
Bi
3+
24
Cr
6+
8
O
 
57
(OH)
 
6
· 3H
 
2
O
7.DF.85Xocolatlite
Ca
 
2
Mn
4+
2
(Te
6+
 
O
 
6
)
 
2
· H
 
2
O

Other Names for Riomarinaite

Synonyms:
IMA2000-004
Other Languages:
German:Riomarinait
Russian:Риомаринаит
Simplified Chinese:瑞铋矾
Traditional Chinese:瑞鉍礬

Other Information

Fluorescence in UV light:none
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 Riomarinaite

Reference List:

- +
Rögner, P. (2005): Riomarinait, ein neues Wismutmineral vom Abbau Falcacci, Rio Marina, Elba (Italien). Aufschluss 56, 53-60.

Internet Links for Riomarinaite

Search Engines:
  • Look for Riomarinaite on Google
  • Look for Riomarinaite images on Google
  • External Links:
  • Look for Riomarinaite on Webmineral
  • Look for Riomarinaite on Athena Mineralogy
  • Look for Riomarinaite on Mineralien Atlas
  • Raman and XRD data at RRUFF project
  • American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database
  • Mineral Dealers:
  • Buy minerals from YourMineralCollection
  • Search for Riomarinaite on Well-Arranged Molecules
  • Find Riomarinaite on www.crystalclassics.co.uk
  • Fine and rare minerals from mintreasure.com
  • Buy RARE Minerals from Rocks of Africa
  • High-end worldwide specimens & outstanding customer service
  • The Arkenstone - Fine Minerals
  • Lapis Mineral Magazin
  • Fine minerals from bisbeeborn.com
  • Buy from David K Joyce minerals
  • rare and unusual minerals mainly crystallized
  • DAKOTA MATRIX offers Cabinet and Rare Species from Worldwide Localities.
  • Localities for Riomarinaite

    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.
    Germany
     
    • Bavaria
      • Lower Bavaria
        • Röhrnbach
    Habel, M. (2009): Der Granodioritbruch der Fa. Josef Uhrmann OHG, Steinerleinbach bei Röhrnbach. Mineralien-Welt 20 (2), 66-86.
    Italy
     
    • Tuscany
      • Livorno Province
        • Elba Island
          • Rio Marina
            • Rio Mine (Rio Marina Mine)
    Rögner, P. (2005) Aufschluss 56, 53-60; Senesi, F., Hanauer, M. & Rogner, P. (2013): I minerali di bismuto di Rio Marina, Isola d'Elba. Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 4/2013, 234-242
    Mineral and/or Locality  
    Search Google  
    Copyright © Jolyon Ralph and Ida Chau 1993-2014. Site Map. Locality, mineral & photograph data are the copyright of the individuals who submitted them. Site hosted & developed by Jolyon Ralph. Mindat.org is an online information resource dedicated to providing free mineralogical information to all. Mindat relies on the contributions of thousands of members and supporters. Mindat does not offer minerals for sale. If you would like to add information to improve the quality of our database, then click here to register.
    Current server date and time: October 20, 2014 10:13:18
    Mineral and Locality Search
    Mineral:
    and/or Locality:
    Options
    Fade toolbar when not in focusFix toolbar to bottom of page
    Hide Social Media Links
    Slideshow frame delay seconds