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Hügelite

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About HügeliteHide

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Formula:
Pb2(UO2)3(AsO4)2O2 · 5H2O
Colour:
Brown, orange-yellow, yellowish brown
Lustre:
Adamantine, Greasy
Hardness:
2 - 3
Specific Gravity:
5.1
Crystal System:
Monoclinic
Name:
After Baron Friedrich von Hügel (1852–1925), Austrian-British theologian.
This page provides mineralogical data about Hügelite.


Classification of HügeliteHide

Approved, 'Grandfathered' (first described prior to 1959)
7/E.07-100
8.EC.15

8 : PHOSPHATES, ARSENATES, VANADATES
E : Uranyl phosphates and arsenates
C : UO2:RO4 = 3:2
42.4.5.2

42 : HYDRATED PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
4 : (AB)5(XO4)2Zq·xH2O
20.7.16

20 : Arsenates (also arsenates with phosphate, but without other anions)
7 : Arsenates of U

Physical Properties of HügeliteHide

Adamantine, Greasy
Transparency:
Transparent, Translucent
Colour:
Brown, orange-yellow, yellowish brown
Streak:
Light yellow
Hardness:
2 - 3 on Mohs scale
Tenacity:
Brittle
Cleavage:
Distinct/Good
Good on {100}
Probable on {110}
Fracture:
Conchoidal
Density:
5.1 g/cm3 (Measured)    5.8 g/cm3 (Calculated)

Optical Data of HügeliteHide

Type:
Biaxial (+)
RI values:
nα = 1.898 nγ = 1.915
2V:
Measured: 25°
Max Birefringence:
δ = 0.017
Image shows birefringence interference colour range (at 30µm thickness)
and does not take into account mineral colouration.
Surface Relief:
Moderate
Dispersion:
r > v extreme
Pleochroism:
Strong
Comments:
X= yellow
Y= yellow with orange tint
Z= colorless to pale yellow

Chemical Properties of HügeliteHide

Formula:
Pb2(UO2)3(AsO4)2O2 · 5H2O

Crystallography of HügeliteHide

Crystal System:
Monoclinic
Cell Parameters:
a = 8.13(20) Å, b = 17.27(20) Å, c = 7.01(20) Å
β = 109°
Ratio:
a:b:c = 0.471 : 1 : 0.406
Unit Cell V:
930.62 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)
Z:
2
Morphology:
Crystals prismatic [001], with {110}, {001} and {011}.

Type Occurrence of HügeliteHide

Geological Setting of Type Material:
Secondary mineral in hornstone breccia

Synonyms of HügeliteHide

Other Language Names for HügeliteHide

German:Hügelit
Spanish:Hügelita

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz GroupingHide

8.EC.05Françoisite-(Nd)(Nd,Ce,Sm)(UO2)3(PO4)2O(OH) · 6H2OMon.
8.EC.05PhuralumiteAl2(UO2)3(PO4)3(OH)2 · 13H2OMon.
8.EC.05UpaliteAl(UO2)3(PO4)2O(OH) · 7H2OMon.
8.EC.05Françoisite-(Ce)(Ce,Nd,Ca)(UO2)3(PO4)2O(OH) · 6H2OMon. 2/m : P21/b
8.EC.10ArsenuranyliteCa(UO2)4(AsO4)2(OH)4 · 6H2OOrth.
8.EC.10DewindtiteH2Pb3(UO2)2(PO4)4O4 · 12H2OOrth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Cmma
8.EC.10Kivuite(Th,Ca,Pb)(UO2)4(HPO4)2(OH)8 · 7H2O
8.EC.10Phosphuranylite(H3O)3KCa(UO2)7(PO4)4O4 · 8H2OOrth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Cmcm
8.EC.10YingjiangiteK2Ca(UO2)7(PO4)4(OH)6 · 6H2OOrth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Cmcm
8.EC.15DumontitePb2(UO2)3(PO4)2(OH)4 · 3H2OMon. 2/m : P21/m
8.EC.20MetavanmeersscheiteU6+(UO2)3(PO4)2(OH)6 · 2H2OOrth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Fddd
8.EC.20VanmeersscheiteU6+(UO2)3(PO4)2(OH)6 · 4H2OOrth.
8.EC.20ArsenovanmeersscheiteU6+(UO2)3(AsO4)2(OH)6 · 4H2OOrth. mm2 : Pmn21
8.EC.25AlthupiteAlTh(UO2)7(PO4)4(OH)5O2 · 15H2OTric. 1 : P1
8.EC.30MunditeAl(UO2)3(PO4)2(OH)3 · 5.5H2OOrth.
8.EC.35PhurcaliteCa2(UO2)3(PO4)2O2 · 7H2OOrth.
8.EC.40BergeniteCa2Ba4(UO2)9(PO4)6O6 · 16H2OMon. 2/m : P21/b

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

42.4.5.1DumontitePb2(UO2)3(PO4)2(OH)4 · 3H2OMon. 2/m : P21/m
42.4.5.3BergeniteCa2Ba4(UO2)9(PO4)6O6 · 16H2OMon. 2/m : P21/b

Related Minerals - Hey's Chemical Index of Minerals GroupingHide

20.7.1Trögerite(H3O)(UO2)(AsO4) · 3H2OTet. 4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m) : P4/nmm
20.7.2Natrouranospinite(Na2,Ca)(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 5H2OTet. 4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m) : P4/nmm
20.7.3AbernathyiteK(UO2)(AsO4) · 3H2OTet. 4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m) : P4/ncc
20.7.4MetazeuneriteCu(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 8H2OTet. 4/m : P42/n
20.7.5ZeuneriteCu(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 12H2OTet. 4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m) : I4/mmm
20.7.6MetanováčekiteMg(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 8H2OTet. 4/m : P4/n
20.7.7Nováčekite-IMg(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 12H2OTric. 1 : P1
20.7.8ArsenuranyliteCa(UO2)4(AsO4)2(OH)4 · 6H2OOrth.
20.7.9MetauranospiniteCa(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 8H2OTet. 4/m : P42/n
20.7.10UranospiniteCa(UO2)(AsO4)2 · 10H2OTet. 4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m) : P4/nmm
20.7.11MetaheinrichiteBa(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 8H2OTet. 4mm
20.7.12HeinrichiteBa(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 10H2OMon. 2/m
20.7.13MetalodèviteZn(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 10H2OTet.
20.7.14ArsenuranospathiteAl[(UO2)(AsO4)]2F(H2O)20Orth. mm2 : Pnn2
20.7.15HallimonditePb2(UO2)(AsO4)2 · nH2O, 0 ≤ n ≤ 0.5Tric. 1 : P1
20.7.17AsselbornitePb(BiO)3(UO2)4(AsO4)2(OH)7·4H2OIso.
20.7.18MetakahleriteFe2+(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 8H2OTric. 1 : P1
20.7.19KahleriteFe(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 12H2OTet. 4/m : P42/n
20.7.20MetakirchheimeriteCo(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 8H2OTric. 1 : P1

Other InformationHide

Health Risks:
Radioactive

References for HügeliteHide

Reference List:
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Dürrfeld, V. (1913) Uber Krystalle eines wasserhaltigen Blei-Zink-Vanadinits von Reichenbach bei Lahr (Schwarzwald) [On a crystal of water-bearing lead zinc vanadate from Reichenbach near Lahr]. Zeitschrift fur Kristallographie: 51: 278-279.
Dürrfeld, V. (1914) Uber einige bemerkenswerte Mineralvorkommen des neues wasserhaltiges (Schwarzwald). 4. Hügelit, ein neues wasserhaltigen Blei-Zink-Vanadinits von Reichenbach bei Lahr [On the remarkable mineral occurrences of Kinzigtales. 4. Hügelite, a new water-bearing lead zinc vanadate from Reichenbach near Lahr]. Zeitschrift fur Kristallographie: 53: 182-183.
Palache, C., Berman, H., Frondel, C. (1951) The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II. John Wiley and Sons, Inc., New York, 7th edition, revised and enlarged, 1124 pp.: 815.
Walenta, K., Wimmenauer, W. (1961) Der Mineralbestand des Michaelganges im Weiler bei Lahr (Schwarzwald). Jahreshefte des Geologischen Landesamtes in Baden-Württemberg: 4: 7-37.
Fleischer, M. (1962) New mineral names. American Mineralogist: 47: 414-420.
Walenta, K. (1979) Hügelite. Tschermaks Mineralogische und Petrographische Mitteilungen: 26: 11-19.
Piret, P., Piret-Meunier, J. (1988) New crystal-structure determination of dumontite Pbr[(UO2)3O2(PO4)2]*5H2O. Bull. Mineral.: lll: 439-442.
Jambor, J.L., Burke, E.A.J. (1989) New mineral names. American Mineralogist: 74: 1399-1404. (see dumontite)
Locock, A.J., Burns, P.C. (2003) The structure of hügelite, an arsenate of the phosphuranylite group, and its relationship to dumontite. Mineralogical Magazine: 67: 1109-1120.
Jambor, J.L., Roberts, A.C. (2004) New mineral names. American Mineralogist: 89: 894-897.
Burns, P.C. (2005) U6+ minerals and inorganic compounds: insights into an expanded structural hierarchy of crystal structures. Canadian Mineralogist: 43: 1839-1894.

Internet Links for HügeliteHide

Localities for HügeliteHide

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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.
France
 
  • Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
    • Allier
      • Ébreuil
        • Échassières
Uwe Kolitsch (to be published; SXRD analysis of specimens from several collectors)
Uwe Kolitsch (to be published; SXRD analysis of specimens from several collectors)
Germany
 
  • Baden-Württemberg
    • Black Forest
      • Lahr
A.J. Locock, P.C. Burns (2003) The structure of hügelite, an arsenate of the phosphuranylite group, and its relationship to dumontite. Mineralogical Magazine, 67, 1109–1120.
        • Reichenbach
          • Weiler
Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 815; Walenta, K. (1979): Hügelite. Tschermaks Mineral. Petrogr. Mitt. 26, 11-19; Am Min 74 (1989), 1403; Mineralogical Magazine, 2003, 67, 1109–1120; Walenta: "Die Mineralien des Schwarzwaldes", Weise (1992)
  • Rhineland-Palatinate
    • Hunsrück
      • Birkenfeld
        • Ellweiler
Aufschluss 69/(7+8), Lapis 79/(7+8)
  • Saxony
    • Erzgebirge
      • Freiberg District
        • Freiberg
In the collection of Brent Thorne. Acquired from Joy Desor.
    • Vogtland
      • Oelsnitz
Gröbner, J. and Kolitsch, U. (2007): The minerals of the uranium prospect at Tirpersdorf, Vogtland. Lapis 32, 37-42; 58. (in German)
Italy
 
  • Trentino-Alto Adige (Trentino-Südtirol)
    • Trento Province
      • Giudicarie Valleys
        • Chiese Valley
          • Condino
Campostrini, I., Demartin, F., & Gramaccioli, C. M. (2006). Rio Giulis. Minerali secondari del giacimento uranifero presso Condino, Trento. Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 30(3), 152-165.
Russia
 
  • Eastern-Siberian Region
    • Transbaikalia (Zabaykalye)
      • Chitinskaya Oblast'
        • Krasnokamensk
Pavel M. Kartashov analytical data (2012)
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