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Chrysothallite

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Formula:
K
 
6
Cu
 
6
Tl
3+
 
Cl
 
17
(OH)
 
4
·H
 
2
O
System:Tetragonal
This page provides mineralogical data about Chrysothallite.

Classification of Chrysothallite

IMA status:Approved
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Type Occurrence of Chrysothallite

Co-type Localities:Pyatno fumarole (Spot), Second scoria cone, Northern Breakthrough (North Breach), Great Fissure eruption (Main Fracture), Tolbachik volcano, Kamchatka Oblast', Far-Eastern Region, Russia
Tenoritovaya fumarole (Tenorite), Second scoria cone, Northern Breakthrough (North Breach), Great Fissure eruption (Main Fracture), Tolbachik volcano, Kamchatka Oblast', Far-Eastern Region, Russia
Place of Conservation of Type Material:Type material is deposited in the collections of the collections of the Fersman Mineralogical Museum of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia, registration number 4384/1

Crystallography of Chrysothallite

Crystal System:Tetragonal
Class (H-M):4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m) - Ditetragonal Dipyramidal
Space Group:I4/mmm
Space Group Setting:I4/mmm
Cell Parameters:a = 11.3689(7) Å, c = 26.207(2) Å
Ratio:a:c = 1 : 2.305
Unit Cell Volume:V 3,387.30 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)
X-Ray Powder Diffraction:
d-spacingIntensity
13.20(44)
6.88(100)
5.16(30)
4.027(26)
3.471(28)
3.153(30)
3.075(47)
2.771(38)
Comments:From Type Description.

Chemical Properties of Chrysothallite

Formula:
K
 
6
Cu
 
6
Tl
3+
 
Cl
 
17
(OH)
 
4
·H
 
2
O
Simplified for copy/paste:K6Cu6Tl3+Cl17(OH)4·H2O
Essential elements:Cl, Cu, H, K, O, Tl
All elements listed in formula:Cl, Cu, H, K, O, Tl

Other Names for Chrysothallite

Synonyms:
IMA2013-008
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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 Chrysothallite

Reference List:

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Pekov, I.V., Zubkova, N.V., Belakovskiy, D.I., Vigasina, M.F., Sidorov, E.G. and Pushcharovsky, D.Y. (2013) Chrysothallite, IMA 2013-008. CNMNC Newsletter No. 16, August 2013, page 2702; Mineralogical Magazine, 77, 2695-2709.

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  • Localities for Chrysothallite

    The 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. ? 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.
    Russia
     
    • Far-Eastern Region
      • Kamchatka Oblast'
        • Tolbachik volcano
          • Great Fissure eruption (Main Fracture)
            • Northern Breakthrough (North Breach)
              • Second scoria cone
    Pekov, I.V., Zubkova, N.V., Belakovskiy, D.I., Vigasina, M.F., Sidorov, E.G. and Pushcharovsky, D.Y. (2013) Chrysothallite, IMA 2013-008. CNMNC Newsletter No. 16, August 2013, page 2702; Mineralogical Magazine, 77, 2695-2709.
    Pekov, I.V., Zubkova, N.V., Belakovskiy, D.I., Vigasina, M.F., Sidorov, E.G. and Pushcharovsky, D.Y. (2013) Chrysothallite, IMA 2013-008. CNMNC Newsletter No. 16, August 2013, page 2702; Mineralogical Magazine, 77, 2695-2709.
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