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Cobaltzippeite

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About CobaltzippeiteHide

Formula:
Co(UO2)2(SO4)O2 · 3.5H2O
Hardness:
2
Specific Gravity:
4.948 (Calculated)
Crystal System:
Monoclinic
Member of:
Name:
In allusion to its composition, with dominant cobalt, and its relationship to Zippeite.
This page provides mineralogical data about Cobaltzippeite.


Classification of CobaltzippeiteHide

Approved
7.EC.05

7 : SULFATES (selenates, tellurates, chromates, molybdates, wolframates)
E : Uranyl sulfates
C : With medium-sized and large cations
31.10.4.6

31 : HYDRATED SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
10 : Miscellaneous
25.12.2

25 : Sulphates
12 : Sulphates of Co and Ni

Pronounciation of CobaltzippeiteHide

Pronounciation:
PlayRecorded byCountry
Jolyon & Katya RalphUnited Kingdom

Physical Properties of CobaltzippeiteHide

Hardness:
Density:
4.948 g/cm3 (Calculated)

Optical Data of CobaltzippeiteHide

Type:
Biaxial (-)
RI values:
nα = 1.747 nβ = 1.779 nγ = 1.840
Max Birefringence:
δ = 0.093
Image shows birefringence interference colour range (at 30µm thickness)
and does not take into account mineral colouration.
Surface Relief:
Very High
Dispersion:
r > v

Chemical Properties of CobaltzippeiteHide

Formula:
Co(UO2)2(SO4)O2 · 3.5H2O

Crystallography of CobaltzippeiteHide

Crystal System:
Monoclinic
Class (H-M):
2/m - Prismatic
Space Group:
B2/m
Setting:
C2/m
Cell Parameters:
a = 8.650(4) Å, b = 14.252(9) Å, c = 17.742(10) Å
β = 104.092(19)°
Ratio:
a:b:c = 0.607 : 1 : 1.245
Unit Cell V:
2,121.41 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)

Type Occurrence of CobaltzippeiteHide

Synonyms of CobaltzippeiteHide

Other Language Names for CobaltzippeiteHide

Relationship of Cobaltzippeite to other SpeciesHide

Member of:
Other Members of this group:
Ammoniozippeite(NH4)2[(UO2)2(SO4)O2]·H2OOrth.
MagnesiozippeiteMg(UO2)2(SO4)O2 · 3.5H2OMon. 2/m : B2/m
NatrozippeiteNa5(UO2)8(SO4)4O5(OH)3 · 12H2OMon. 2/m : P21/m
NickelzippeiteNi2(UO2)6(SO4)3(OH)10 · 16H2O Mon.
PlavnoiteK0.8Mn0.6[(UO2)2O2(SO4)]·3.5H2OMon. 2/m : B2/m
PseudojohanniteCu3(OH)2[(UO2)4(SO4)2]· 12H2OTric.
Sejkoraite-(Y)Y2(UO2)8(SO4)4O6(OH)2 · 26H2OTric. 1 : P1
ZinczippeiteZn(UO2)2(SO4)O2 · 3.5H2OMon. 2/m : B2/m
ZippeiteK3(UO2)4(SO4)2O3(OH) · 3H2OMon. 2 : B2

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz GroupingHide

7.EC.AdolfpateraiteK(UO2)(SO4)(OH)(H2O)Mon. 2/m : P21/b
7.EC.05MagnesiozippeiteMg(UO2)2(SO4)O2 · 3.5H2OMon. 2/m : B2/m
7.EC.05NickelzippeiteNi2(UO2)6(SO4)3(OH)10 · 16H2O Mon.
7.EC.05NatrozippeiteNa5(UO2)8(SO4)4O5(OH)3 · 12H2OMon. 2/m : P21/m
7.EC.05ZinczippeiteZn(UO2)2(SO4)O2 · 3.5H2OMon. 2/m : B2/m
7.EC.05ZippeiteK3(UO2)4(SO4)2O3(OH) · 3H2OMon. 2 : B2
7.EC.10RabejaciteCa(UO2)4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 6H2OOrth.
7.EC.15MarécottiteMg3(UO2)8(SO4)4O6(OH)2 · 28H2OTric. 1 : P1
7.EC.15Sejkoraite-(Y)Y2(UO2)8(SO4)4O6(OH)2 · 26H2OTric. 1 : P1
7.EC.20PseudojohanniteCu3(OH)2[(UO2)4(SO4)2]· 12H2OTric.

Related Minerals - Dana Grouping (8th Ed.)Hide

31.10.4.1ZippeiteK3(UO2)4(SO4)2O3(OH) · 3H2OMon. 2 : B2
31.10.4.2NatrozippeiteNa5(UO2)8(SO4)4O5(OH)3 · 12H2OMon. 2/m : P21/m
31.10.4.3MagnesiozippeiteMg(UO2)2(SO4)O2 · 3.5H2OMon. 2/m : B2/m
31.10.4.4NickelzippeiteNi2(UO2)6(SO4)3(OH)10 · 16H2O Mon.
31.10.4.5ZinczippeiteZn(UO2)2(SO4)O2 · 3.5H2OMon. 2/m : B2/m

Related Minerals - Hey's Chemical Index of Minerals GroupingHide

25.12.1BieberiteCoSO4 · 7H2OMon. 2/m : P2/m
25.12.3Aplowite(Co,Mn,Ni)SO4 · 4H2OMon. 2/m
25.12.4Moorhouseite(Co,Ni,Mn)SO4 · 6H2OMon.
25.12.5RetgersiteNiSO4 · 6H2OTet. 4 2 2 : P41 21 2
25.12.6MorenositeNiSO4 · 7H2OOrth. 2 2 2 : P21 21 21
25.12.7NickelblöditeNa2(Ni,Mg)(SO4)2 · 4H2O
25.12.8Nickelboussingaultite(NH4)2Ni(SO4)2 · 6H2O
25.12.9NickelzippeiteNi2(UO2)6(SO4)3(OH)10 · 16H2O Mon.
25.12.10Dwornikite(Ni,Fe)SO4 · H2OMon. 2/m : B2/b
25.12.11Honessite(Ni1-xFe3+x)(OH)2[SO4]x/2 · nH2OTrig.
25.12.12Hydrohonessite(Ni1-xFe3+x)(OH)2(SO4)x/2 · nH2OHex.
25.12.13Nickelhexahydrite(Ni,Mg,Fe)SO4 · 6H2OMon.

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 CobaltzippeiteHide

Reference List:
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Canadian Mineralogist: 14: 429-436.
Burns, P.C., Deely, K.M., and Hayden, L.A. (2003): The crystals chemistry of the Zippeite group. Canadian Mineralogist 41(3), 687-706.
Burns, P.C. (2005) U 6+ minerals and inorganic compounds: insights into an expanded structural hierarchy of crystal structures. Canadian Mineralogist 43, 1839-1894.

Internet Links for CobaltzippeiteHide

Localities for CobaltzippeiteHide

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Locality ListHide

- 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.
Czech Republic
 
  • Karlovy Vary Region
    • Krušné Hory Mts (Erzgebirge)
Jakub Plasil
USA (TL)
 
  • Utah
    • San Juan Co.
      • White Canyon District
        • White Canyon
R&M 53:2 pp 68-71
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