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Unnamed (Tetragonal Pb Oxide Hydrate)

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About Unnamed (Tetragonal Pb Oxide Hydrate)Hide

Formula:
Pb3O2(OH)2
Formula originally written as 3PbO.H2O.
Colour:
Greyish white to creamy, colourless
Crystal System:
Tetragonal
Forms pseudo-octahedral crystals.
May be pseudomorphed by litharge.

Well-known as a synthetic compound.
Also known from three Pb-rich slags in Austria (Kolitsch et al., 2013, and Kolitsch, in preparation).


Physical Properties of Unnamed (Tetragonal Pb Oxide Hydrate)Hide

Colour:
Greyish white to creamy, colourless

Chemical Properties of Unnamed (Tetragonal Pb Oxide Hydrate)Hide

Formula:
Pb3O2(OH)2

Formula originally written as 3PbO.H2O.

Crystallography of Unnamed (Tetragonal Pb Oxide Hydrate)Hide

Crystal System:
Tetragonal
Class (H-M):
4 2m - Scalenohedral
Space Group:
P4 21c
Cell Parameters:
a = 8.0226 Å, c = 9.3183(4) Å
Ratio:
a:c = 1 : 1.162
Unit Cell V:
599.69 ų
Comment:
Pseudo-P4/mnc.

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Fluorite2 photos of Unnamed (Tetragonal Pb Oxide Hydrate) associated with Fluorite on mindat.org.
Calcite1 photo of Unnamed (Tetragonal Pb Oxide Hydrate) associated with Calcite on mindat.org.
Hydrocerussite1 photo of Unnamed (Tetragonal Pb Oxide Hydrate) associated with Hydrocerussite on mindat.org.
Litharge1 photo of Unnamed (Tetragonal Pb Oxide Hydrate) associated with Litharge on mindat.org.

Other InformationHide

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 Unnamed (Tetragonal Pb Oxide Hydrate)Hide

Reference List:
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Hill, R.J. (1985): Structure of Pb3O2(OH)2 by Rietveld analysis of neutron powder diffraction data. Acta Crystallographica, C41, 998-1003.
Rust S.A. (1991): The Minerals of Milltown Quarry, Ashover, Derbyshire. UK Journal of Mines & Minerals, No. 10, 14-19.
Rust, S. A. (1994): Seltene Mineralien aus dem Milltown-Steinbruch bei Ashover, Derbyshire, Großbritannien. Lapis, 19(12), 13-17; 58 (in German).
Kolitsch, U., Brandstätter, F., Schreiber, F., Fink, R. & Auer, C. (2013): Die Mineralogie der weltweit einzigartigen Schlacken von Waitschach, Kärnten. Annalen des Naturhistorischen Museums in Wien, Serie A, 115, 19-87 (in German).

Internet Links for Unnamed (Tetragonal Pb Oxide Hydrate)Hide

Localities for Unnamed (Tetragonal Pb Oxide Hydrate)Hide

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- This locality has map coordinates listed. - This locality has estimated coordinates. ⓘ - Click for further information on this occurrence. ? - Indicates mineral may be doubtful at this locality. - Good crystals or important locality for species. - World class for species or very significant. (TL) - Type Locality for a valid mineral species. (FRL) - First Recorded Locality for everything else (eg varieties). Struck out - Mineral was erroneously reported from this locality. Faded * - Never found at this locality but inferred to have existed at some point in the past (eg from pseudomorphs.)

All localities listed without proper references should be considered as questionable.
Austria
 
  • Carinthia
    • Friesach - Hüttenberg area
      • Hüttenberg
        • Waitschach
U. Kolitsch (2012): Crystal structure of a new lead nitrate chloride and further surprises from the Pb- and Ba-rich ancient slag at Maria Waitschach, Carinthia, Austria. M&M7, 7th Intern. Conf. on Mineralogy & Museums, Dresden, Germany, August 27-29, 2012; Program and Abstracts Volume, 90.; Kolitsch, U., Brandstätter, F., Schreiber, F., Fink, R. & Auer, C. (2013): Die Mineralogie der weltweit einzigartigen Schlacken von Waitschach, Kärnten. Annalen des Naturhistorischen Museums in Wien, Serie A, 115, 19-87 (in German).
France
 
  • Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
    • Loire
      • La Pacaudière
        • Le Crozet
Chollet, P. & Devouard, B. (2013): La mine de cuivre et de plomb des Rats, Le Crozet (Loire). Le Règne Minéral, 109, 7-46.
UK
 
  • England
    • Derbyshire
      • Ashover
        • Milltown
Rust S.A. (1991): The Minerals of Milltown Quarry, Ashover, Derbyshire. UK Journal of Mines & Minerals, No. 10, 14-19.; Rust, S. A. (1994): Seltene Mineralien aus dem Milltown-Steinbruch bei Ashover, Derbyshire, Großbritannien. Lapis, 19(12), 13-17; 58 (in German).; Nat Hist Museum London, S Rust collection
 
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