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Cobaltoblödite

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Formula:
Na2Co(SO4)2•4H2O
System:
Monoclinic
Member of:
This page provides mineralogical data about Cobaltoblödite.

Classification of Cobaltoblödite

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Type Occurrence of Cobaltoblödite

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
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 Data:
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:
Na2Co(SO4)2•4H2O
Essential elements:
All elements listed in formula:

Relationship of Cobaltoblödite to other Species

Member of:
Other Members of Group:
BlöditeNa2Mg(SO4)2 · 4H2O
ChangoiteNa2Zn(SO4)2 · 4H2O
ManganoblöditeNa2Mn(SO4)2·4H2O
NickelblöditeNa2(Ni,Mg)(SO4)2 · 4H2O

Other Names for Cobaltoblödite

Name in Other Languages:

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 Cobaltoblödite

Reference List:
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

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.
USA (TL)
 
  • 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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