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Adranosite-(Al)

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Formula:
(NH4)4NaAl2(SO4)4Cl(OH)2
System:
Tetragonal
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)

Approved 2008
30.4.5.

30 : ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
4 : Miscellaneous
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Type Occurrence of Adranosite-(Al)

Crystallography of Adranosite-(Al)

Crystal System:
Tetragonal
Class (H-M):
4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m) - Ditetragonal Dipyramidal
Space Group:
I41/acd
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 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)
X-Ray Powder Diffraction Data:
d-spacingIntensity
6.398 (80)
4.530 (86)
3.202 (47)
3.020 (65)
2.980 (100)
2.739 (36)
2.265 (87)
1.902 (44)

Chemical Properties of Adranosite-(Al)

Formula:
(NH4)4NaAl2(SO4)4Cl(OH)2
Essential elements:
All elements listed in formula:

Other Names for Adranosite-(Al)

Name in Other Languages:
German:Adranosit

Other Information

Health Risks:
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)

Reference List:
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.

Internet Links for Adranosite-(Al)

Localities for Adranosite-(Al)

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 for a valid mineral species. (FRL) indicates first recorded locality for everything else. ? 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
 
  • North Rhine-Westphalia
    • Aachen
      • Alsdorf
Collection and analyses Thomas Witzke
Hungary
 
  • Baranya Co.
    • Mecsek Mts
      • Pécs
Szabó, D., Lovász, A., Weiszburg, T., Szakáll, S., Kristály, F. (2015): Ammonioalunite and adranosite-Al. New mineral species from the burning coal dumps of Pécs-Vasas, Hungary. Poster session presented at: 6th Mineral Sciences in the Carpathians Conference; 2015 May 16-19; Veszprém, Hungary.
Italy (TL)
 
  • Sicily
    • Messina Province
      • Eolie Islands (Aeolian Islands)
        • Lipari
          • Vulcano Island
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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