Unnamed (Ba Thiosulphate Fluoride)
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Anthropogenic phase found in slag.
The crystal structure (Kampf, 2009) resembles that of grandreefite.
Classification of Unnamed (Ba Thiosulphate Fluoride)
|IMA status:||Not Approved|
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Crystallography of Unnamed (Ba Thiosulphate Fluoride)
|Class (H-M):||2/m - Prismatic|
|Cell Parameters:||a = 15.3172(5) Å, b = 4.5898(1) Å, c = 4.6320(2) Å|
β = 101.449(1)°
|Ratio:||a:b:c = 3.337 : 1 : 1.009|
|Unit Cell Volume:||V 319.17 Å³|
Chemical Properties of Unnamed (Ba Thiosulphate Fluoride)
|Simplified for copy/paste:||Ba2F2(S6+O3S2-)|
|Essential elements:||Ba, F, O, S|
|All elements listed in formula:||Ba, F, O, S|
|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 Unnamed (Ba Thiosulphate Fluoride)
Braithwaite, R.S.W., Kampf, A.R., Pritchard, R.G., Lamb, R.P.H. (1993): The occurrence of thiosulfates and other unstable sulfur species as natural weathering products of old smelting slags. Mineralogy and Petrology, 47, 255-261.
Kampf, A.R. (2009): The crystal structure of Ba2F2(S6+O3S2-), a natural thiosulphate weathering product of old smelting slags at the Surrender Mill, Yorkshire, UK. Mineralogical Magazine 73, 251-255.
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Localities for Unnamed (Ba Thiosulphate Fluoride)
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Locality Updated: Cabin Butte (Osborn Mesa), Leucite Hills District, Sweetwater Co., Wyoming, USAFrom James Cheshire, 1st Oct 2014 18:04:39