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Goudeyite

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Formula:
AlCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
Al may be replaced by minor Y and other REE.
System:
Hexagonal
Colour:
blue-green, yellow-green
Hardness:
3 - 4
Member of:
Name:
In honor of Hatfield Goudey (1906–1985), American economic geologist, mineral collector and dealer in microscopic specimens, San Mateo, California, USA, who contributed to knowledge of the type locality.

Classification of Goudeyite

Approved
Approval Year:
1978
8.DL.15

8 : PHOSPHATES, ARSENATES, VANADATES
D : Phosphates, etc. with additional anions, with H2O
L : With large and medium-sized cations, (OH, etc.):RO4 = 2:1
42.5.1.3

42 : HYDRATED PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
5 : (AB)7(XO4)3Zq·xH2O
20.4.15

20 : Arsenates (also arsenates with phosphate, but without other anions)
4 : Arsenates of Group III metals (Al, rare earths)

Physical Properties of Goudeyite

Colour:
blue-green, yellow-green
Streak:
greenish white
Hardness (Mohs):
3 - 4

Optical Data of Goudeyite

Type:
Uniaxial (+)
RI values:
nω = 1.704 nε = 1.765
Max Birefringence:
δ = 0.061
Image shows birefringence interference colour range (at 30µm thickness) and does not take into account mineral colouration.
Surface Relief:
High

Chemical Properties of Goudeyite

Formula:
AlCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O

Al may be replaced by minor Y and other REE.
IMA Formula:
Cu62+Al(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
Elements listed in formula:

Crystallography of Goudeyite

Crystal System:
Hexagonal
Cell Parameters:
a = 13.47 Å, c = 5.9 Å
Ratio:
a:c = 1 : 0.438
Unit Cell Volume:
V 927.08 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)

Type Occurrence of Goudeyite

Relationship of Goudeyite to other Species

Member of:
Other Members of Group:
Agardite-(Ce)CeCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
Agardite-(Dy)(Dy,La)Cu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
Agardite-(La)LaCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
Agardite-(Nd)NdCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
Agardite-(Y)YCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
CalciopetersiteCaCu6(PO4)2(PO3OH)(OH)6 · 3H2O
MixiteBiCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
Petersite-(Ce)Cu6Ce(PO4)3(OH)6·3H2O
Petersite-(Y)(Y,Ce,Nd)Cu6(PO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
Plumboagardite(Pb,REE,Ca)Cu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
ZálesíiteCaCu6(AsO4)2(AsO3OH)(OH)6 · 3H2O
8.DL.05FoggiteCaAl(PO4)(OH)2 · H2O
8.DL.10CyriloviteNaFe33+(PO4)2(OH)4 · 2H2O
8.DL.10Millisite(Na,K)CaAl6(PO4)4(OH)9 · 3H2O
8.DL.10WarditeNaAl3(PO4)2(OH)4 · 2H2O
8.DL.15Agardite-(Nd)NdCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
8.DL.15Agardite-(Y)YCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
8.DL.15Agardite-(Ce)CeCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
8.DL.15Agardite-(La)LaCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
8.DL.15MixiteBiCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
8.DL.15Petersite-(Y)(Y,Ce,Nd)Cu6(PO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
8.DL.15ZálesíiteCaCu6(AsO4)2(AsO3OH)(OH)6 · 3H2O
8.DL.15Plumboagardite(Pb,REE,Ca)Cu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
8.DL.15CalciopetersiteCaCu6(PO4)2(PO3OH)(OH)6 · 3H2O
8.DL.20CheremnykhitePb3Zn3(VO4)2(TeO6)
8.DL.20DugganitePb3Zn3(AsO4)2(TeO6)
8.DL.20KuksitePb3Zn3(PO4)2(TeO6)
8.DL.20WallkilldelliteCa2Mn32+(AsO4)2(OH)4 · 9H2O
8.DL.20Wallkilldellite-(Fe)(Ca,Cu)4Fe62+(AsO4,SiO4)4(OH,O)8 · 18H2O
8.DL.25AngastoniteCaMgAl2(PO4)2(OH)4 · 7H2O
20.4.1MansfielditeAlAsO4 · 2H2O
20.4.2BulachiteAl2(AsO4)(OH)3 · 3H2O
20.4.3PharmacoalumiteKAl4(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6.5H2O
20.4.4LuetheiteCu2Al2(AsO4)2(OH)4
20.4.5ArsenogoyaziteSrAl3(AsO4)(AsO3OH)(OH)6
20.4.6ArsenocrandalliteCaAl3(AsO4)(AsO3OH)(OH)6
20.4.7Arsenoflorencite-(Ce)CeAl3(AsO4)2(OH)6
20.4.8Arsenoflorencite-(La)LaAl3(AsO4)2(OH)6
20.4.9Arsenoflorencite-(Nd)NdAl3(AsO4)2(OH)6
20.4.10Gerdtremmelite(Zn,Fe)(Al,Fe)2(AsO4)(OH)5
20.4.11Gasparite-(Ce)Ce(AsO4)
20.4.12Chernovite-(Y)Y(AsO4)
20.4.13Agardite-(Y)YCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
20.4.14Agardite-(La)LaCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
20.4.16Retzian-(Ce)Mn22+Ce(AsO4)(OH)4
20.4.17Retzian-(La)(Mn2+,Mg)2(La,Ce,Nd)(AsO4)(OH)4
20.4.18Retzian-(Nd)Mn22+(Nd,Ce,La)(AsO4)(OH)4

Other Names for Goudeyite

Name in Other Languages:
German:Goudeyit
Spanish:Goudeyita

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 Goudeyite

Reference List:
Wise, W. S. (1978): Parnauite and goudeyite, two new copper arsenate minerals from the Majuba Hill Mine, Pershing County, Nevada.: American Mineralogist: 63: 704-708.

Internet Links for Goudeyite

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Localities for Goudeyite

This 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.
Brazil
 
  • Goiás
    • Monte Alegre de Goiás
Márcia Abrahão Moura, Nilson Francisquini Botelho and Fábio Carvalho de Mendonça (2007): The indium-rich sulfides and rare arsenates of the Sn–In-mineralized Mangabeira A-type granite, Central Brazil. Canadian Mineralogist 45, 485-496.
Chile
 
  • Atacama Region
    • Copiapó Province
      • Tierra Amarilla
        • Pampa Larga district
Dr. Bob Jenkins collection; Kampf, A. R., Mills, S. J., Housley, R. M., Rossman, G. R., Nash, B. P., Dini, M., & Jenkins, R. A. (2013). Joteite, Ca2CuAl [AsO4][AsO3 (OH)] 2 (OH) 2· 5H2O, a new arsenate with a sheet structure and unconnected acid arsenate groups. Mineralogical Magazine, 77(6), 2811-2823.; Kampf, A. R., Mills, S. J., Nash, B. P., Dini, M., & Molina Donoso, A. A. (2015). Tapiaite, Ca5Al2 (AsO4) 4 (OH) 4· 12H2O, a new mineral from the Jote mine, Tierra Amarilla, Chile. Mineralogical Magazine, 79(2), 345-354.
Dakota Matrix Mineral catalogue 2010
Czech Republic
 
  • Bohemia (Böhmen; Boehmen)
    • Karlovy Vary Region
      • Krušné Hory Mts (Erzgebirge)
Jakub Plasil
France
 
  • Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
    • Rhône
      • Beaujeu
        • Les Ardillats
Favreau G., Legris J-R., Dardillac M. (1996), La Verrière (Rhône): Histoire et Minéralogie, Le Cahier des Micromonteurs, n°3, pp:3-28
      • Le Bois d'Oingt
        • Chessy-les-Mines
  • Occitanie
    • Aveyron
      • Lunel
  • Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
    • Var
      • Le Pradet
http://www.mine-capgaronne.fr/site/Mineraux/ListeMineraux.html
Germany
 
  • Rhineland-Palatinate
    • Westerwald
      • Linz am Rhein
        • Rheinbreitbach
Weiss: "Mineralienfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Greece
 
  • Attikí Prefecture (Attica; Attika)
    • Lavrion District (Laurion; Laurium)
      • Lavrion District Mines
        • Agios Konstantinos [St Constantine] (Kamariza)
          • Kamariza Mines (Kamareza Mines)
No reference listed
            • Hilarion area
Branko Rieck
Italy
 
  • Piedmont
    • Verbano-Cusio-Ossola Province
      • Ossola Valley
        • Antigorio Valley
          • Devero Valley
            • Baceno
              • Devero Alp
Guastoni, A. (2009): Monte Cervandone. Recenti novità mineralogiche. Rivista Mineralogica Italiana 2009 (1), 38-48.
Guastoni A. (2009): Monte Cervandone. Recenti novità mineralogiche. Riv. Mineral. Ital., 33, 1 (1-2009), 38-48.
  • Sardinia
    • Cagliari Province
      • Muravera
Stara, P., Rizzo, R., Brizzi G., (1993): Sarrabus Miniere e Minerali. Edito a cura dell'EMSA e "varie associazioni mineralogiche", 208 pp.
  • Trentino-Alto Adige (Trentino-Südtirol)
    • Trento Province
      • Canal San Bovo
        • Vanoi Valley
          • Pralongo
Conedera M., Bursi Gandolfi N., Ferretti P., Gualtieri A., Rocchetti I. (2016): Miniera di Pralongo. Una mineralizzazione cuprifera presso Canal San Bovo (Valle del Vanoi, Trento): Riv. Mineral. Ital., 50, 2 (2-2016), 90-119.
      • Fiemme Valley
        • Predazzo
Vecchi, F., Rocchetti, I. & Gentile, P. (2013): Die Mineralien des Granits von Predazzo, Provinz Trient, Italien. Mineralien-Welt, 24(6), 98-117 (in German).
Japan
 
  • Chugoku Region
    • Hiroshima Prefecture
      • Inland Sea (Setonaikai)
        • Ikuchi Island
Royal Ontario Museum specimen (obtained november 1982 from Hori Mineralogy, Tokyo)
South Africa
 
  • Limpopo Province
    • Sekhukhune District
      • Marble Hall
        • Stavoren - Mutue tin field
Rick Turner collection
USA (TL)
 
  • Nevada
    • Pershing Co.
      • Antelope District
NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada; American Mineralogist, Volume 63, pages 704-708, 1978
Natural History Museum Vienna collection
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