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Anorthominasragrite

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About AnorthominasragriteHide

Formula:
(V4+O)(SO4) · 5H2O
Colour:
blueish green
Lustre:
Vitreous
Hardness:
1
Specific Gravity:
2.12
Crystal System:
Triclinic
Name:
Named for being the triclinic (anortho is Greek for "not right angle") polymorph of minasragrite.
This page provides mineralogical data about Anorthominasragrite.


Classification of AnorthominasragriteHide

Approved
Approval Year:
2001
7.DB.20

7 : SULFATES (selenates, tellurates, chromates, molybdates, wolframates)
D : Sulfates (selenates, etc.) with additional anions, with H2O
B : With only medium-sized cations; insular octahedra and finite units

Physical Properties of AnorthominasragriteHide

Vitreous
Colour:
blueish green
Streak:
pale blue
Hardness:
Cleavage:
None Observed
Density:
2.12 g/cm3 (Measured)    

Chemical Properties of AnorthominasragriteHide

Formula:
(V4+O)(SO4) · 5H2O
IMA Formula:
V4+O(SO4) · 5H2O

Crystallography of AnorthominasragriteHide

Crystal System:
Triclinic
Class (H-M):
1 - Pinacoidal
Space Group:
P1
Cell Parameters:
a = 7.548 Å, b = 7.805 Å, c = 7.821 Å
α = 79.03°, β = 71.94°, γ = 65.31°
Ratio:
a:b:c = 0.967 : 1 : 1.002
Unit Cell V:
397.02 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)

X-Ray Powder DiffractionHide

Powder Diffraction Data:
d-spacingIntensity
7.05 (80)
6.61 (100)
4.11 (80)
3.71 (80)

Type Occurrence of AnorthominasragriteHide

General Appearance of Type Material:
microcrystalline crusts and efflorescences
Geological Setting of Type Material:
in cracks of coal-clad silicified wood, embedded in a triassic conglomerate
Associated Minerals at Type Locality:

Other Language Names for AnorthominasragriteHide

Simplified Chinese:三斜钒矾
Traditional Chinese:三斜釩礬

Relationship of Anorthominasragrite to other SpeciesHide

Other Members of this group:
Minasragrite(V4+O)(SO4) · 5H2OMon. 2/m
Orthominasragrite(V4+O)(SO4) · 5H2OOrth. mm2 : Pmn21

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Szomolnokite1 photo of Anorthominasragrite associated with Szomolnokite on mindat.org.
Orthominasragrite1 photo of Anorthominasragrite associated with Orthominasragrite on mindat.org.

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz GroupingHide

7.DB.05AubertiteCuAl(SO4)2Cl · 14H2OTric. 1
7.DB.05Magnesioaubertite(Mg,Cu)Al(SO4)2Cl · 14H2O
7.DB.05Svyazhinite(Mg,Mn2+,Ca)(Al,Fe3+)(SO4)2F · 14H2OTric.
7.DB.10KhademiteAl(SO4)F · 5H2OOrth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
7.DB.10RostiteAl(SO4)(OH) · 5H2OOrth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
7.DB.15JurbaniteAl(SO4)(OH) · 5H2OMon.
7.DB.20Minasragrite(V4+O)(SO4) · 5H2OMon. 2/m
7.DB.20Orthominasragrite(V4+O)(SO4) · 5H2OOrth. mm2 : Pmn21
7.DB.25Bobjonesite(V4+O)(SO4) · 3H2OMon. 2/m
7.DB.30AmarantiteFe3+2(SO4)2O · 7H2OTric. 1
7.DB.30HohmanniteFe3+2(SO4)2O · 8H2OTric. 1
7.DB.30MetahohmanniteFe3+2(SO4)2O · 4H2OTric. 1 : P1
7.DB.35AluminocopiapiteAl2/3Fe3+4(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2OTric. 1 : P1
7.DB.35CalciocopiapiteCaFe4(SO4)6(OH)2 · 10H2OTric. 1 : P1
7.DB.35CopiapiteFe2+Fe3+4(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2OTric. 1 : P1
7.DB.35CuprocopiapiteCuFe4(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2OTric. 1 : P1
7.DB.35FerricopiapiteFe5(SO4)6O(OH) · 20H2OTric. 1 : P1
7.DB.35MagnesiocopiapiteMgFe3+4(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2OTric. 1 : P1
7.DB.35ZincocopiapiteZnFe3+4(SO4)6(OH)2 · 18H2OTric.

Fluorescence of AnorthominasragriteHide

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 AnorthominasragriteHide

Reference List:
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Cooper, M.A., et al (2003): Can. Mineral. 41: 949-979.

Internet Links for AnorthominasragriteHide

Localities for AnorthominasragriteHide

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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.
USA (TL)
 
  • Utah
    • Emery Co.
      • San Rafael District (San Rafael Swell)
        • Temple Mountain
Lapis 28(12), 46 (2003)
Patrick Haynes
Mineral and/or Locality  
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