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Plumbogummite Group

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Member of:Alunite Supergroup


A subgroup of the Alunite Supergroup.

Comprises phosphate members of Ca, Sr, Ba and Pb (note, however, that Pb members are sometimes assigned to the Beudantite Subgroup of mixed sulphate-phosphates/arsenates).

Classification of Plumbogummite Group

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Relationship of Plumbogummite Group to other Species

Member of:Alunite Supergroup
Other Members of Group:

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Group Members:
Benauite
SrFe
3+
3
(HPO
 
4
,PO
 
4
)
 
2
(OH)
 
6
Crandallite
CaAl
 
3
(PO
 
4
)
 
2
(OH)
 
5
· H
 
2
O
Eylettersite
(Th,Pb)Al
 
3
(PO
 
4
,SiO
 
4
)
 
2
(OH)
 
6
Florencite-(Ce)
CeAl
 
3
(PO
 
4
)
 
2
(OH)
 
6
Florencite-(La)
LaAl
 
3
(PO
 
4
)
 
2
(OH)
 
6
Florencite-(Nd)
(Nd,La,Ce)Al
 
3
(PO
 
4
)
 
2
(OH)
 
6
Florencite-(Sm)
(Sm,Nd)Al
 
3
(PO
 
4
)
 
2
(OH)
 
6
Galloplumbogummite
Pb(Ga,Al,Ge)
 
3
(PO
 
4
)
 
2
(OH)
 
5
· H
 
2
O
Gorceixite
BaAl
 
3
(PO
 
4
)
 
2
(OH)
 
5
· H
 
2
O
Goyazite
SrAl
 
3
(PO
 
4
)
 
2
(OH)
 
5
· H
 
2
O
Kintoreite
PbFe
3+
3
(PO
 
4
)
 
2
(OH,H
 
2
O)
 
6
Kintoreite-2c
PbFe
3+
3
(PO
 
4
)
 
2
(OH,H
 
2
O)
 
6
Plumbogummite
PbAl
 
3
(PO
 
4
)
 
2
(OH)
 
5
· H
 
2
O
Springcreekite
BaV
3+
3
(PO
 
4
)
 
2
(OH,H
 
2
O)
 
6
Waylandite
BiAl
 
3
(PO
 
4
)
 
2
(OH)
 
6
Zaïrite
Bi(Fe
3+
 
,Al)
 
3
(PO
 
4
)
 
2
(OH)
 
6
Minerals chemically related to group:
Perhamite
Ca
 
3
Al
 
7.7
Si
 
3
P
 
4
O
 
23.5
(OH)
 
14.1
· 8H
 
2
O

Other Names for Plumbogummite Group

Synonyms:
Crandallite GroupFlorencite GroupPlumbogummite Subgroup
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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 Plumbogummite Group

Reference List:

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Bayliss, P., Kolitsch, U., Nickel, E.H., Pring, A. (2010): Alunite supergroup: recommended nomenclature. Mineralogical Magazine, 74, 919-927.

Grey, I. E. Shanks, F. L. Wilson, N. C. Mumme, W. G. and Birch, W. D. (2011): Carbon incorporation in plumbogummite-group minerals. Mineral. Mag. 75, 145-158.

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