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|Name:||Name first proposed in 1973, based on relationship to other species of the Pumpellyite Group. Species approved in 2005.|
Classification of Pumpellyite-(Al)
|IMA status:||Approved 2005|
|Strunz 8th edition ID:||8/C.24-52|
|Nickel-Strunz 10th (pending) edition ID:||9.BG.20|
9 : SILICATES (Germanates)
B : Sorosilicates
G : Sorosilicates with mixed SiO4 and Si2O7 groups; cations in octahedral  and greater coordination
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Type Occurrence of Pumpellyite-(Al)
|Type Locality:||La Flèche quarry, Bertrix, Luxembourg Province, Belgium|
Crystallography of Pumpellyite-(Al)
Chemical Properties of Pumpellyite-(Al)
|Simplified for copy/paste:||Ca2(Al,Fe2+,Mg)Al2(Si2O7)(SiO4)(OH,O)2·H2O|
|Essential elements:||Al, Ca, H, O, Si|
|All elements listed in formula:||Al, Ca, Fe, H, Mg, O, Si|
Relationship of Pumpellyite-(Al) to other Species
|Member of:||Pumpellyite Group|
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Other Names for Pumpellyite-(Al)
|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 Pumpellyite-(Al)
Passaglia, E. & Gottardi, G. (1973): Crystal chemistry and nomenclature of pumpellyites and julgoldites. Canadian Mineralogist, 12, 219-223.
Akira, Y. and Takeo, M. (1985) Crystal structure refinement and crystal chemistry of pumpellyite. Am. Mineral. 70, 1011-1019.
Hatert, F., M. Pasero, N. Perchiazzi, T. Theye (2007) Pumpellyite-(Al), a new mineral from Bertrix, Belgian Ardennes. European J. Mineralogy 19, 247-252. [abstract: Am. Min. 93, 252 (2008)]
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Localities for Pumpellyite-(Al)
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(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.
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Locality Updated: Deer Butte, Leucite Hills District, Sweetwater Co., Wyoming, USAFrom James Cheshire, 1st Oct 2014 04:10:05