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Hentschelite

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Formula:
CuFe3+2(PO4)2(OH)2
Hardness:
Crystal System:
Monoclinic
Member of:
This page provides mineralogical data about Hentschelite.


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Classification of HentscheliteHide

Approved
Approval Year:
1985
8.BB.40

8 : PHOSPHATES, ARSENATES, VANADATES
B : Phosphates, etc., with additional anions, without H2O
B : With only medium-sized cations, (OH, etc.):RO4 about 1:1
41.10.1.3

41 : ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
10 : (AB)3(XO4)2Zq
19.2.11

19 : Phosphates
2 : Phosphates of Cu

Physical Properties of HentscheliteHide

Hardness:
3½ on Mohs scale

Optical Data of HentscheliteHide

Type:
Biaxial (+)
RI values:
nα = 1.843 nβ = 1.848 nγ = 1.945
2V:
Measured: 60° to 70°, Calculated: 28°
Max Birefringence:
δ = 0.102
Image shows birefringence interference colour range (at 30µm thickness)
and does not take into account mineral colouration.
Surface Relief:
Very High
Dispersion:
relatively strong

Chemical Properties of HentscheliteHide

Formula:
CuFe3+2(PO4)2(OH)2
Common Impurities:
Al,As

Crystallography of HentscheliteHide

Crystal System:
Monoclinic
Cell Parameters:
a = 6.98 Å, b = 7.78 Å, c = 7.26 Å
β = 117.68°
Ratio:
a:b:c = 0.897 : 1 : 0.933
Unit Cell V:
349.13 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)

Type Occurrence of HentscheliteHide

Synonyms of HentscheliteHide

Other Language Names for HentscheliteHide

Relationship of Hentschelite to other SpeciesHide

Member of:
Other Members of this group:
BarbosaliteFe2+Fe3+2(PO4)2(OH)2Mon. 2/m : P21/b
Lazulite(Mg,Fe2+)Al2(PO4)2(OH)2Mon. 2/m : P21/b
ScorzaliteFe2+Al2(PO4)2(OH)2Mon. 2/m : P21/b
WilhelmkleiniteZnFe3+2(AsO4)2(OH)2Mon.

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Quartz4 photos of Hentschelite associated with Quartz on mindat.org.
Malachite4 photos of Hentschelite associated with Malachite on mindat.org.
Pseudomalachite3 photos of Hentschelite associated with Pseudomalachite on mindat.org.
Cloncurryite1 photo of Hentschelite associated with Cloncurryite on mindat.org.
Cuprite1 photo of Hentschelite associated with Cuprite on mindat.org.
Strengite1 photo of Hentschelite associated with Strengite on mindat.org.
Cryptomelane1 photo of Hentschelite associated with Cryptomelane on mindat.org.
Zwieselite1 photo of Hentschelite associated with Zwieselite on mindat.org.

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz GroupingHide

8.BB.XArsenowagneriteMg2(AsO4)FMon. 2/m : P21/b
8.BB.05AmblygoniteLiAl(PO4)FTric. 1 : P1
8.BB.05MontebrasiteLiAl(PO4)(OH)Tric. 1 : P1
8.BB.05TavoriteLiFe3+(PO4)(OH)Tric. 1 : P1
8.BB.10Triplite(Mn2+,Fe2+)2(PO4)(F,OH)Mon. 2/m
8.BB.10Zwieselite(Fe2+,Mn2+)2(PO4)FMon. 2/m : P21/b
8.BB.15SarkiniteMn2+2(AsO4)(OH)Mon. 2/m : P2/m
8.BB.15Triploidite(Mn2+,Fe2+)2(PO4)(OH)Mon. 2/m : P2/b
8.BB.15Wagnerite(Mg,Fe2+)2(PO4)FMon. 2/m : P21/b
8.BB.15Wolfeite(Fe2+,Mn2+)2(PO4)(OH)Mon. 2/m : P21/b
8.BB.15Stanĕkite(Mn2+,Fe2+,Mg)Fe3+(PO4)OMon.
8.BB.15JoosteiteMn2+(Mn3+,Fe3+)(PO4)OMon. 2/m
8.BB.15HydroxylwagneriteMg2(PO4)(OH)Mon. 2/m : P21/b
8.BB.20HoltedahliteMg2(PO4)(OH)Trig. 3m : P3 1m
8.BB.20Satterlyite(Fe2+,Mg,Fe)12(PO4)5(PO3OH)(OH,O)6Trig. 3m (3 2/m) : P3 1m
8.BB.25AlthausiteMg4(PO4)2(OH,O)(F,☐)Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pnma
8.BB.30AdamiteZn2(AsO4)(OH)Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pnnm
8.BB.30EveiteMn2+2(AsO4)(OH)Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pnnm
8.BB.30LibetheniteCu2(PO4)(OH)Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pnnm
8.BB.30OliveniteCu2(AsO4)(OH)Mon. 2/m : P21/m
8.BB.30ZincolibetheniteCuZn(PO4)(OH)Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pnnm
8.BB.30ZincoliveniteCuZn(AsO4)(OH)Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pnnm
8.BB.30AuriacusiteFe3+Cu2+(AsO4)OOrth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pnnm
8.BB.35ParadamiteZn2(AsO4)(OH)Tric. 1 : P1
8.BB.35TarbuttiteZn2(PO4)(OH)Tric. 1 : P1
8.BB.40BarbosaliteFe2+Fe3+2(PO4)2(OH)2Mon. 2/m : P21/b
8.BB.40Lazulite(Mg,Fe2+)Al2(PO4)2(OH)2Mon. 2/m : P21/b
8.BB.40ScorzaliteFe2+Al2(PO4)2(OH)2Mon. 2/m : P21/b
8.BB.40WilhelmkleiniteZnFe3+2(AsO4)2(OH)2Mon.
8.BB.45TrolleiteAl4(PO4)3(OH)3Mon. 2/m : B2/b
8.BB.50NamibiteCu(BiO)2(VO4)(OH)Tric. 1 : P1
8.BB.55Phosphoellenbergerite(Mg,◻)2Mg12(PO4,PO3OH)6(PO3OH,CO3)2(OH)6Hex.
8.BB.60UrusoviteCuAl(AsO4)OMon.
8.BB.65TheoparacelsiteCu3(As2O7)(OH)2Orth.
8.BB.70TuraniteCu5(VO4)2(OH)4Tric. 1 : P1
8.BB.75StoiberiteCu5(VO4)2O2Mon.
8.BB.80FingeriteCu11(VO4)6O2Tric. 1 : P1
8.BB.85AverieviteCu6(VO4)2O2Cl2Trig.
8.BB.90LipscombiteFe2+Fe3+2(PO4)2(OH)2Tet.
8.BB.90RichelliteCaFe3+2(PO4)2(OH,F)2Amor.
8.BB.90ZinclipscombiteZnFe3+2(PO4)2(OH)2Tet. 4 2 2 : P43 21 2

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

41.10.1.1Lazulite(Mg,Fe2+)Al2(PO4)2(OH)2Mon. 2/m : P21/b
41.10.1.2ScorzaliteFe2+Al2(PO4)2(OH)2Mon. 2/m : P21/b
41.10.1.4BarbosaliteFe2+Fe3+2(PO4)2(OH)2Mon. 2/m : P21/b

Related Minerals - Hey's Chemical Index of Minerals GroupingHide

19.2.1LibetheniteCu2(PO4)(OH)Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pnnm
19.2.2CornetiteCu3(PO4)(OH)3Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pbca
19.2.3ReichenbachiteCu5(PO4)2(OH)4Mon. 2/m
19.2.4LudjibaiteCu5(PO4)2(OH)4Tric. 1 : P1
19.2.5PseudomalachiteCu5(PO4)2(OH)4Mon. 2/m : P21/b
19.2.6NissoniteCu2Mg2(PO4)2(OH)2 · 5H2OMon.
19.2.7ZapataliteCu3Al4(PO4)3(OH)9 · 4H2OTet.
19.2.8TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2OTric. 1 : P1
19.2.9SieleckiiteCu3Al4(PO4)2(OH)12 · 2H2OTric.
19.2.10PlaneriteAl6(PO4)2(HPO4)2(OH)8 · 4 H2OTric. 1 : P1
19.2.13ChalcosideriteCuFe3+6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2OTric. 1 : P1
19.2.14Phosphofibrite(H2O,K)3.5Fe8(PO4)6(OH)7 · 5H2OMon. 2/m

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 HentscheliteHide

Reference List:
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Sieber, N.H.W., Tillmanns, E. and Medenbach, O. (1987) Hentschelite, CuFe2(PO4)2(OH)2, a new member of the lazulite group, and reichenbachite, Cu5(PO4)2(OH)4, a polymorph of pseudomalachite, two new copper phosphate minerals from Reichenbach, Germany. American Mineralogist 72, 404-408.
Sieber, N.H.W., Tillmanns, E. and Hofmeister, W. (1987) Structure of hentschelite, CuFe2(PO4)2(OH)2, a new member of the lazulite group. Acta Crystallographica: C43, 1855-1857.

Internet Links for HentscheliteHide

Localities for HentscheliteHide

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.

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.
Argentina
 
  • Córdoba
    • Punilla Department
Kampf, A.R., F. Colombo, W.B. Simmons Jr., A. Falster, J.W. Nizamoff (2010): Galliskiite, Ca4Al2(PO4)2F8 x 5H2O, a new mineral from the Gigante granitic pegmatite, Cordoba province, Argentina. American Mineralogist. 95, 392-96
      • Tanti
Dina, H. (1993). Hentschelita en Cerro Blanco, Tanti, Córdoba. Informacion Tecnologica, 48(3-4), 277-282.
Rocks & Min. (2007) 82:234; Demartin F, Gay H D, Gramaccioli C M, Pilati T (1997) Benyacarite, a new titanium-bearing phosphate mineral species from Cerro Blanco, Argentina. The Canadian Mineralogist 35, 707-712
Australia
 
  • Queensland
    • Cloncurry Shire
      • Cloncurry
  • South Australia
    • Flinders Ranges
      • South Flinders Ranges
        • Wilmington
Mineralogical Magazine 63, 735-741
Brazil
 
  • Minas Gerais
    • Iron Quadrangle
      • Igarapé
        • Itatiaiuçu hills
Luiz Alberto Dias Menezes,Fo.
Czech Republic
 
  • Bohemia (Böhmen; Boehmen)
    • Karlovy Vary Region
      • Horní Slavkov (Schlaggenwald)
        • Krásno (Schönfeld)
Sejkora, J., Ondruš, P., Fikar, M., Veselovský, F., Mach, Z., Gabašová, A., Skoda, R. & Beran, P. (2006): Supergene minerals at the Huber stock and Schnöd stock deposits, Krásno ore District, the Slavkovský les area, Czech Republic. Journal of the Czech Geological Society 51, 57-101.
France
 
  • Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
    • Allier
      • Ébreuil
        • Échassières
Mario Mebus collection (SXRD-analysed by Uwe Kolitsch)
Uwe Kolitsch (SXRD + SEM-EDS); to be published
  • Nouvelle-Aquitaine
    • Haute-Vienne
      • Bessines-sur-Gartempe
http://perso.wanadoo.fr/jeldemine/listes%20mineraux.html
Germany
 
  • Hesse
    • Odenwald
      • Lautertal (Odenwald)
        • Gadernheim
No reference listed
        • Raidelbach
          • Katzenstein
Sieber et al.: Amer. Min. 72, 404-408 (1987)
        • Reichenbach
          • Hohenstein
Lapis 25(2), 13-30 (2000)
No reference listed
Lapis, 12 (10), 23-32+58.
Poland
 
  • Świętokrzyskie
    • Świętokrzyskie Mts (Holy Cross Mts)
      • Kielce District
        • Chęciny
Bzowska, G., Karwowski, Ł., Juzaszek, A. (2003): New phosphate and arsenate minerals from Miedzianka near Chęciny (Holy Cross Mts). Mineralogical Society of Poland - Special Papers, Vol. 23
Portugal
 
  • Guarda District
    • Sabugal
      • Bendada
Schnorrer-Köhler (1991), Mineral Occurrences.
UK
 
  • England
    • Cornwall
      • Liskeard District
        • Linkinhorne
          • Liskeard
            • Minions
Goley, P. and Williams R. (1995) Cornish Mineral Reference Manual. Endsleigh Publications
      • St Austell District
        • Treverbyn
          • Stenalees
Elton, N. J. (1998): Barbosalite, frondelite and other phosphates from Gunheath China Clay Pit, St Austell, Cornwall, England. Journal of the Russell Society 7, 15-18.
USA
 
  • Nevada
    • Humboldt Co.
      • Iron Point District
        • Valmy
Dr. William S. Wise presentation to Northwest Micro Mineral Study Group on 1 May 2004, Update on Mineralogy of the Silver Coin Mine, Iron Point District, Edna Mountains, Humboldt Co., Nevada
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