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Agaite

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Formula:
Pb
 
3
CuTeO
 
5
(OH)
 
2
(CO
 
3
)
System:Orthorhombic
This page provides mineralogical data about Agaite.

Classification of Agaite

IMA status:Approved
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Type Occurrence of Agaite

Type Locality:Aga Mine, Otto Mountain, Baker, San Bernardino Co., California, USA
Place of Conservation of Type Material:Mineral Sciences Department, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, Los Angeles, California, USA, catalogue number 63590

Crystallography of Agaite

Crystal System:Orthorhombic
Class (H-M):mm2 - Pyramidal
Space Group:Pca21
Space Group Setting:Pca21
Cell Parameters:a = 10.6522(7) Å, b = 9.1630(5) Å, c = 9.6011(7) Å
Ratio:a:b:c = 1.163 : 1 : 1.048
Unit Cell Volume:V 937.13 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)
X-Ray Powder Diffraction:
d-spacingIntensity
4.26 (28)
4.165 (14)
3.303 (100)
2.747 (68)
2.571 (14)
2.081 (21)
2.031 (17)
1.747 (40)

Chemical Properties of Agaite

Formula:
Pb
 
3
CuTeO
 
5
(OH)
 
2
(CO
 
3
)
Simplified for copy/paste:Pb3CuTeO5(OH)2(CO3)
Essential elements:C, Cu, H, O, Pb, Te
All elements listed in formula:C, Cu, H, O, Pb, Te

Other Names for Agaite

Synonyms:
IMA2011-115
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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 Agaite

Reference List:

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Kampf, A.R., Mills, S.J., Housley, R.M., Marty, J. (2012) Agaite, IMA 2011-115. CNMNC Newsletter No. 13, June 2012, page 812; Mineralogical Magazine, 76, 807-817.

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  • Localities for Agaite

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    USA
     
    • California
      • San Bernardino Co.
        • Baker
          • Otto Mountain
    Kampf, A.R., Mills, S.J., Housley, R.M., Marty, J. (2012) Agaite, IMA 2011-115. CNMNC Newsletter No. 13, June 2012, page 812; Mineralogical Magazine, 76, 807-817.
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