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Matteuccite

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Raffaele Vittorio Matteucci
Formula:
NaHSO4 · H2O
Crystal System:
Monoclinic
Name:
Named in 1952 by Guido Carobbi, Curzio Cipriani in honor of (Raffaele) Vittorio Matteucci (1846, Ripe, Italy – 16 July 1909, Naples, Italy), volcanologist and fourth Director of the Vesuvius Observatory.
This page provides mineralogical data about Matteuccite.


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Classification of MatteucciteHide

Approved, 'Grandfathered' (first described prior to 1959)
First Published:
1952
7.CD.05

7 : SULFATES (selenates, tellurates, chromates, molybdates, wolframates)
C : Sulfates (selenates, etc.) without additional anions, with H2O
D : With only large cations
29.1.2.1

29 : HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
1 : Hydrated Acid Sulfates
25.1.2

25 : Sulphates
1 : Sulphates of the alkali metals and ammonium

Optical Data of MatteucciteHide

Type:
Biaxial (-)
RI values:
nα = 1.430 nβ = 1.460 nγ = 1.480
2V:
Measured: 86° , Calculated: 76°
Max Birefringence:
δ = 0.050
Image shows birefringence interference colour range (at 30µm thickness)
and does not take into account mineral colouration.
Surface Relief:
Moderate
Dispersion:
none

Chemical Properties of MatteucciteHide

Formula:
NaHSO4 · H2O
IMA Formula:
NaH(SO4) · H2O

Crystallography of MatteucciteHide

Crystal System:
Monoclinic

Type Occurrence of MatteucciteHide

Other Language Names for MatteucciteHide

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz GroupingHide

7.CD.Campostriniite(Bi3+,Na)3(NH4,K)2Na2(SO4)6·H2OMon. 2/m : B2/b
7.CD.10MirabiliteNa2SO4 · 10H2OMon. 2/m
7.CD.15Lecontite(NH4,K)NaSO4 · 2H2OOrth. 2 2 2 : P21 21 21
7.CD.20HydroglauberiteNa10Ca3(SO4)8 · 6H2OMon.
7.CD.25EugsteriteNa4Ca(SO4)3 · 2H2OMon.
7.CD.30GörgeyiteK2Ca5(SO4)6 · H2OMon.
7.CD.35Koktaite(NH4)2Ca(SO4)2 · H2OMon.
7.CD.35SyngeniteK2Ca(SO4)2 · H2OMon. 2/m : P21/m
7.CD.40GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2OMon. 2/m
7.CD.45BassaniteCaSO4 · 0.5H2OMon. 2 : B2
7.CD.50Zircosulfate(Zr,Ti)(SO4)2 · 4H2OOrth.
7.CD.55SchieffelinitePb10Te6+6O20(OH)14(SO4)(H2O)5Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Cmcm
7.CD.60MontaniteBi2(TeO6) · 2H2O
7.CD.65OmongwaiteNa2Ca5(SO4)6 · 3H2OMon. 2 : B2

Related Minerals - Hey's Chemical Index of Minerals GroupingHide

25.1.1ThénarditeNa2SO4Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Fddd
25.1.3MirabiliteNa2SO4 · 10H2OMon. 2/m
25.1.4ArcaniteK2SO4Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
25.1.5MercalliteKHSO4Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
25.1.6MiseniteK8H6(SO4)7Mon.
25.1.7Aphthitalite(K,Na)3Na(SO4)2Trig.
25.1.8Mascagnite(NH4)2SO4Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pnma
25.1.9Letovicite(NH4)3H(SO4)2Tric.
25.1.10Ammonioalunite(NH4)Al3(SO4)2(OH)6Trig.

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 MatteucciteHide

Reference List:
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Carobbi, G., Cipriani, C. (1952) Matteuccite: nuovo minerale vesuviano. Rendiconti della Società Mineralogica Italiana: 8: 54. (in Italian)
Carobbi, G., Cipriani, C. (1952) Ralstonite e bisolfato sodico (matteuccite) fra i prodotti delle fumarole vesuviane. Rendiconti dell’Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei, Serie VIII: 12: 23-29. (in Italian)
Fleischer, M. (1954) New mineral names. American Mineralogist: 39: 848-852.
Pringle, G.E., Broadbent, T.A. (1965) X-ray structure analysis of sodium hydrogen sulphate monohydrate. Acta Crystallographica: 19: 426-432.
Grimvall, S. (1971) The crystal structure of NaHSO4·H2O. Acta Chemica Scandinavica: 25: 3213-3219.

Internet Links for MatteucciteHide

Localities for MatteucciteHide

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.
Italy (TL)
 
  • Campania
    • Naples Province
      • Somma-Vesuvius Complex
[Accad.Lincei.Rend.Cl.Sci.fis.mat.nat., Roma (1952) ser.8, 12, 23-29; Lapis 1994:5 p.13-23,58 ; Russo, M., Punzo, I. (2004): I minerali del Somma-Vesuvio, AMI]
Russia
 
  • Kamchatka Krai
Bortnikova, S. B., Bessonova, E. P., Gavrilenko, G. M., Vernikovskaya, I. V., Bortnikova, S. P., & Palchik, N. A. (2008). HYDROGEOCHEMISTRY OF THERMAL SOURCES, MUTNOVSKY VOLCANO, SOUTH KAMCHATKA (RUSSIA). In Proceedings of the 33rd workshop on geothermal reservoir engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, SGP-TR-185.
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