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Cobaltoblödite

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Formula:
Na
 
2
Co(SO
 
4
)
 
2
•4H
 
2
O
System:Monoclinic
Member of:Blödite Group
This page provides mineralogical data about Cobaltoblödite.

Classification of Cobaltoblödite

IMA status:Approved
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Type Occurrence of Cobaltoblödite

Type Locality:Blue Lizard Mine, Chocolate Drop, Red Canyon, White Canyon District, San Juan Co., Utah, USA
Place of Conservation of Type Material:Fersman Mineralogical Museum of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia, registration number 4271/1, and Museum Victoria, Melbourne, Australia, catalogue number M52196
Geological Setting of type material:Blue Lizard mine, Red Canyon, White Canyon District, San Juan County, Utah

Crystallography of Cobaltoblödite

Crystal System:Monoclinic
Class (H-M):2/m - Prismatic
Space Group:P21/b {P1 1 21/b} {P21/c} {P1 21/c 1} {P21/a}
Cell Parameters:a = 11.147Å, b = 8.268Å, c = 5.5396Å
β = 100.517°
Ratio:a:b:c = 1.348 : 1 : 0.67
Unit Cell Volume:V 501.97 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)
X-Ray Powder Diffraction:
d-spacingIntensity
4.551(80)
4.269(50)
3.795(18)
3.339(43)
3.290(100)
3.258(58)
2.644(21)
2.296(22)
Comments:From Type Description.

Chemical Properties of Cobaltoblödite

Formula:
Na
 
2
Co(SO
 
4
)
 
2
•4H
 
2
O
Simplified for copy/paste:Na2Co(SO4)2•4H2O
Essential elements:Co, H, Na, O, S
All elements listed in formula:Co, H, Na, O, S

Relationship of Cobaltoblödite to other Species

Member of:Blödite Group
Other Members of Group:

- +
Blödite
Na
 
2
Mg(SO
 
4
)
 
2
· 4H
 
2
O
Changoite
Na
 
2
Zn(SO
 
4
)
 
2
· 4H
 
2
O
Manganoblödite
Na
 
2
Mn(SO
 
4
)
 
2
·4H
 
2
O
Nickelblödite
Na
 
2
(Ni,Mg)(SO
 
4
)
 
2
· 4H
 
2
O

Other Names for Cobaltoblödite

Synonyms:
IMA2012-059
Other Languages:

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 Cobaltoblödite

Reference List:

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Kasatkin, A.V., Nestola, F., Pla´sˇil, J., Marty, J., Belakovskiy, D.I., Agakhanov, A.A., Mills, S.J., Lanza, A., Favaro, M. and Bianchin, S. (2013) Cobaltoblödite, IMA 2012- 059. CNMNC Newsletter No. 15, February 2013, page 5; Mineralogical Magazine, 77, 1-12.

A.V. Kasatkin, F. Nestola, J. Plášil, J. Marty, D.I. Belakovskiy, A.A. Agakhanov, S.J. Mills, D. Pedron, A. Lanza, M. Favaro, S. Bianchin, I.S. Lykova, V. Goliáš, W.D. Birch (2013): Manganoblödite, Na2Mn(SO4)2•4H2O, and cobaltoblödite, Na2Co(S4O)2•4H2O: two new members of the blödite group from the Blue Lizard mine, San Juan County, Utah, USA. Mineral. Mag. 77, 367-383.

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  • Localities for Cobaltoblödite

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    USA
     
    • Utah
      • San Juan Co.
        • White Canyon District
          • Red Canyon
            • Chocolate Drop
    Kasatkin, A.V., Nestola, F., Pla´sˇil, J., Marty, J., Belakovskiy, D.I., Agakhanov, A.A., Mills, S.J., Lanza, A., Favaro, M. and Bianchin, S. (2013) Cobaltoblödite, IMA 2012- 059. CNMNC Newsletter No. 15, February 2013, page 5; Mineralogical Magazine, 77, 1-12.
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