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|Name:||After the Greek name of the ancient fire god Adranos (Latin: Adranus) who,according to legend, lived under Mount Etna before being driven out by Hephaestus (Latin: Vulcan). Adranos was worshipped all over Sicily, but particularly in the town of Adranus, now named Adrano.|
The Al analogue of Adranosite-(Fe).
Classification of Adranosite-(Al)
|IMA status:||Approved 2008|
|Dana 8th edition ID:||30.4.5.|
30 : ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
4 : Miscellaneous
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Type Occurrence of Adranosite-(Al)
|Type Locality:||La Fossa crater, Vulcano Island, Lipari, Eolie Islands (Aeolian Islands), Messina Province, Sicily, Italy|
Crystallography of Adranosite-(Al)
|Class (H-M):||4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m) - Ditetragonal Dipyramidal|
|Cell Parameters:||a = 18.118(3) Å, c = 11.320(3) Å|
|Ratio:||a:c = 1 : 0.625|
|Unit Cell Volume:||V 3,715.92 Å³ (Calculated from Unit Cell)|
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Chemical Properties of Adranosite-(Al)
|Simplified for copy/paste:||(NH4)4NaAl2(SO4)4Cl(OH)2|
|Essential elements:||Al, Cl, H, N, Na, O, S|
|All elements listed in formula:||Al, Cl, H, N, Na, O, S|
Other Names for Adranosite-(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 Adranosite-(Al)
Ciriotti, M.E., Fascio, L. & Pasero, M. (2009) Italian Type Minerals. Edizioni Plus, Università di Pisa, Pisa, Italy, 357 pp.
Demartin, F., Gramaccioli, C.M., Campostrini, I. (2010) Adranosite, (NH4)4NaAl2(SO4)Cl(OH)2, a new ammonium sulfate chloride from La Fossa crater, Vulcano, Aeolian Islands, Italy. Canadian Mineralogist, 48, 315-321.
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Localities for Adranosite-(Al)
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.
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