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Zinclipscombite

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Formula:
ZnFe23+(PO4)2(OH)2
System:
Tetragonal
Colour:
dark green to brown
Lustre:
Vitreous
Hardness:
5
Name:
Named as the zinc analogue of Lipscombite
Lipscombite Group

The zinc analogue of Lipscombite.


Classification of Zinclipscombite

Approved
Approval Year:
2006
8.BB.90

8 : PHOSPHATES, ARSENATES, VANADATES
B : Phosphates, etc., with additional anions, without H2O
B : With only medium-sized cations, (OH, etc.):RO4 about 1:1
41.10.2.2

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

Physical Properties of Zinclipscombite

Vitreous
Diaphaneity (Transparency):
Translucent
Colour:
dark green to brown
Streak:
light green to beige
Hardness (Mohs):
5
Hardness Data:
Measured
Density:
3.65 g/cm3 (Measured)    

Chemical Properties of Zinclipscombite

Formula:
ZnFe23+(PO4)2(OH)2
Elements listed in formula:

Crystallography of Zinclipscombite

Crystal System:
Tetragonal
Class (H-M):
4 2 2 - Trapezohedral
Space Group:
P43 21 2
Cell Parameters:
a = 7.242 Å, c = 13.125 Å
Ratio:
a:c = 1 : 1.812
Unit Cell Volume:
V 688.4 ų
Z:
4
Morphology:
fibrous spheres
X-Ray Powder Diffraction Data:
d-spacingIntensity
4.79 (80)
3.32 (100)
3.21 (60)
2.602 (45)
2.299 (40)
2.049 (40)
1.663 (45)
1.605 (50)

Type Occurrence of Zinclipscombite

Associated Minerals at Type Locality:

Relationship of Zinclipscombite to other Species

8.BB.XArsenowagneriteMg2AsO4F
8.BB.05AmblygoniteLiAlPO4F
8.BB.05MontebrasiteLiAlPO4(OH)
8.BB.05TavoriteLiFe3+PO4(OH)
8.BB.10Triplite(Mn2+,Fe2+)2PO4(F,OH)
8.BB.10ZwieseliteFe2+Mn2+PO4F
8.BB.15SarkiniteMn22+AsO4(OH)
8.BB.15TriploiditeMn22+(PO4)(OH)
8.BB.15WagneriteMg2PO4F
8.BB.15WolfeiteFe22+PO4(OH)
8.BB.15StanĕkiteFe3+Mn2+O(PO4)
8.BB.15JoosteiteMn2+Mn3+O(PO4)
8.BB.15HydroxylwagneriteMg2PO4(OH)
8.BB.20HoltedahliteMg12(PO3OH,CO3)(PO4)5(OH,O)6
8.BB.20Satterlyite(Fe2+,Mg,Fe3+)12(PO3OH)(PO4)5(OH,O)6
8.BB.25AlthausiteMg4(PO4)2(OH,O)(F,◻)
8.BB.30AdamiteZn2AsO4(OH)
8.BB.30EveiteMn22+AsO4(OH)
8.BB.30LibetheniteCu2PO4(OH)
8.BB.30OliveniteCu2AsO4(OH)
8.BB.30ZincolibetheniteCuZnPO4OH
8.BB.30ZincoliveniteCuZnAsO4(OH)
8.BB.30AuriacusiteFe3+Cu2+AsO4O
8.BB.35ParadamiteZn2AsO4(OH)
8.BB.35TarbuttiteZn2(PO4)(OH)
8.BB.40BarbosaliteFe2+Fe23+(PO4)2(OH)2
8.BB.40HentscheliteCuFe23+(PO4)2(OH)2
8.BB.40LazuliteMgAl2(PO4)2(OH)2
8.BB.40ScorzaliteFe2+Al2(PO4)2(OH)2
8.BB.40WilhelmkleiniteZnFe23+(AsO4)2(OH)2
8.BB.45TrolleiteAl4(PO4)3(OH)3
8.BB.50NamibiteCu(BiO)2VO4(OH)
8.BB.55Phosphoellenbergerite(Mg,◻)2Mg12(PO4,PO3OH)6(PO3OH,CO3)2(OH)6
8.BB.60UrusoviteCuAlO(AsO4)
8.BB.65TheoparacelsiteCu3(OH)2As2O7
8.BB.70TuraniteCu52+(VO4)2(OH)4
8.BB.75StoiberiteCu5O2(VO4)2
8.BB.80FingeriteCu11O2(VO4)6
8.BB.85AverieviteCu5O2(VO4)2 · CuCl2
8.BB.90LipscombiteFe2+Fe23+(PO4)2(OH)2
8.BB.90RichelliteCaFe23+(PO4)2(OH,F)2

Other Names for Zinclipscombite

Name in Other Languages:

Other Information

IR Spectrum:
IR spectrum - strong bands at 1068, 1047 and 1022 cm-1
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 Zinclipscombite

Reference List:
Chukanov, N.V., I.V. Pekov, S. Möckel, A.E. Zadov & V.T. Dubinchuk (2006) Zinclipscombite ZnFe3+2(PO4)2(OH)2 – a new mineral, Proceedings of the Russian Mineralogical Society, 135(6), 13–18.

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Localities for Zinclipscombite

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.
(TL) indicates type locality for a valid mineral species. (FRL) indicates first recorded locality for everything else. ? indicates mineral may be doubtful at this locality. All other localities listed without reference should be considered as uncertain and unproven until references can be found.
USA (TL)
 
  • Nevada
    • Humboldt Co.
      • Iron Point District
        • Valmy
Proceedings of the Russian Mineralogical Society, 135(6), 2006, pp 13–18.
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