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Hydrodresserite

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About HydrodresseriteHide

Formula:
BaAl2(CO3)2(OH)4 · 3H2O
Hardness:
3 - 4
Crystal System:
Triclinic
Name:
Named in 1977 by John Leslie Jambor, Ann Phyllis Sabina [Stenson], and Bozidar Darko Sturman in allusion to it being a fully hydrated equivalent of dresserite.
Isostructural with:
This page provides mineralogical data about Hydrodresserite.


Classification of HydrodresseriteHide

Approved
Approval Year:
1976
5.DB.15

5 : CARBONATES (NITRATES)
D : Carbonates with additional anions, with H2O
B : With large and medium-sized cations
16b.2.2.1

16b : HYDRATED CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
2 : AmBn(XO3)pZqxH2O & with (m+n):p = 3:2
11.7.13

11 : Carbonates
7 : Carbonates of Al

Physical Properties of HydrodresseriteHide

Hardness:
3 - 4 on Mohs scale

Optical Data of HydrodresseriteHide

Type:
Biaxial (-)
RI values:
nα = 1.501 nβ = 1.594 nγ = 1.595
2V:
Measured: 17° , Calculated: 10°
Max Birefringence:
δ = 0.094
Image shows birefringence interference colour range (at 30µm thickness)
and does not take into account mineral colouration.
Surface Relief:
Moderate
Dispersion:
relatively strong

Chemical Properties of HydrodresseriteHide

Formula:
BaAl2(CO3)2(OH)4 · 3H2O

Crystallography of HydrodresseriteHide

Crystal System:
Triclinic
Cell Parameters:
a = 9.79 Å, b = 10.42 Å, c = 5.62 Å
α = 96.05°, β = 92.2°, γ = 115.71°
Ratio:
a:b:c = 0.94 : 1 : 0.539
Unit Cell V:
511.40 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)

Type Occurrence of HydrodresseriteHide

Synonyms of HydrodresseriteHide

Other Language Names for HydrodresseriteHide

Relationship of Hydrodresserite to other SpeciesHide

Other Members of this group:
AlumohydrocalciteCaAl2(CO3)2(OH)4 · 4H2OTric. 1 : P1
DresseriteBaAl2(CO3)2(OH)4 · H2OOrth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
DundasitePbAl2(CO3)2(OH)4 · H2OOrth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
KochsándoriteCaAl2(CO3)2(OH)4 · H2OOrth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pnma
PetterditePbCr3+2(CO3)2(OH)4 · H2OOrth.
StrontiodresseriteSrAl2(CO3)2(OH)4 · H2OOrth.
Unnamed (Ca-analogue of Petterdite)CaCr3+2(CO3)2(OH)4 · H2O

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Weloganite1 photo of Hydrodresserite associated with Weloganite on mindat.org.

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz GroupingHide

5.DB.05AlumohydrocalciteCaAl2(CO3)2(OH)4 · 4H2OTric. 1 : P1
5.DB.05NasledovitePbMn3Al4(CO3)4(SO4)O5 · 5H2O
5.DB.05Para-alumohydrocalciteCaAl2(CO3)2(OH)4 · 6H2O
5.DB.05UM1977-02-CO:AlCaHCa6Al2(CO3)3O6 · 32H2O
5.DB.10DresseriteBaAl2(CO3)2(OH)4 · H2OOrth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
5.DB.10DundasitePbAl2(CO3)2(OH)4 · H2OOrth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
5.DB.10MontroyaliteSr4Al8(CO3)3(OH,F)26 · 10-11H2O
5.DB.10StrontiodresseriteSrAl2(CO3)2(OH)4 · H2OOrth.
5.DB.10PetterditePbCr3+2(CO3)2(OH)4 · H2OOrth.
5.DB.10KochsándoriteCaAl2(CO3)2(OH)4 · H2OOrth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pnma
5.DB.20Schuilingite-(Nd)PbCu(Nd,Gd,Sm,Y)(CO3)3(OH) · 1.5H2O
5.DB.25SergeeviteCa2Mg11(CO3)9(HCO3)4(OH)4•6H2O
5.DB.30SzymańskiiteHg16(Ni,Mg)6(CO3)12(OH)12(H3O)8•3H2OHex.

Related Minerals - Hey's Chemical Index of Minerals GroupingHide

11.7.1ScarbroiteAl5(CO3)(OH)13 · 5H2OHex.
11.7.2HydroscarbroiteAl14(CO3)3(OH)36 · nH2OTric.
11.7.3DawsoniteNaAlCO3(OH)2Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Imma
11.7.4HydrotalciteMg6Al2(OH)16[CO3] · 4H2OTrig. 3m (3 2/m) : R3m
11.7.5Hydrotalcite-2HMg6Al2(CO3)(OH)16 · 4H2OHex. 6/mmm (6/m 2/m 2/m) : P63/mmc
11.7.6IndigiriteMg2Al2(CO3)4(OH)2 · 15H2O
11.7.7AlumohydrocalciteCaAl2(CO3)2(OH)4 · 4H2OTric. 1 : P1
11.7.8Para-alumohydrocalciteCaAl2(CO3)2(OH)4 · 6H2O
11.7.9TunisiteNaCa2Al4(CO3)4(OH)8ClTet. 4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m) : P4/nmm
11.7.10WermlanditeMg7Al2(OH)18[Ca(H2O)6][SO4]2 · 6H2OTrig. 3m (3 2/m) : P3c1
11.7.11MontroyaliteSr4Al8(CO3)3(OH,F)26 · 10-11H2O
11.7.12DresseriteBaAl2(CO3)2(OH)4 · H2OOrth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
11.7.14StrontiodresseriteSrAl2(CO3)2(OH)4 · H2OOrth.

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 HydrodresseriteHide

Reference List:
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JAMBOR, J.L., SABINA, A.P., and STURMAN,B.D. (1977) Hydrodresserite, a new Ba-Al carbonate from a silicocarbonatite sill, Montreal Island, Quebec. Canadian Mineralogist, 15, 399-404.
TARASSOFF, P., HORVÁTH, L. and PFENNINGER-HORVÁTH, E. (2006) Famous mineral localities: the Francon quarry, Montréal, Québec. Mineralogical Record, 37, 5-60.

Internet Links for HydrodresseriteHide

Localities for HydrodresseriteHide

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Locality ListHide

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All localities listed without proper references should be considered as questionable.
Canada (TL)
 
  • Québec
    • Montréal
JAMBOR, J.L., SABINA, A.P., and STURMAN,B.D. (1977) Hydrodresserite, a new Ba-Al carbonate from a silicocarbonatite sill, Montreal Island, Quebec. Canadian Mineralogist, 15, 399-404. TARASSOFF, P., HORVÁTH, L. and PFENNINGER-HORVÁTH, E. (2006) Famous mineral localities: the Francon quarry, Montréal, Québec. Mineralogical Record, 37, 5-60.
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