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Zinclipscombite

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Formula:
ZnFe3+2(PO4)2(OH)2
Colour:
dark green to brown
Lustre:
Vitreous
Hardness:
5
Specific Gravity:
3.65
Crystal System:
Tetragonal
Name:
Named as the zinc analogue of Lipscombite
Lipscombite Group

The zinc analogue of Lipscombite.


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Classification of ZinclipscombiteHide

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 ZinclipscombiteHide

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

Chemical Properties of ZinclipscombiteHide

Formula:
ZnFe3+2(PO4)2(OH)2

Crystallography of ZinclipscombiteHide

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 V:
688.4 ų
Z:
4
Morphology:
fibrous spheres

X-Ray Powder DiffractionHide

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 ZinclipscombiteHide

Synonyms of ZinclipscombiteHide

Other Language Names for ZinclipscombiteHide

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Phosphofibrite2 photos of Zinclipscombite associated with Phosphofibrite on mindat.org.
Leucophosphite2 photos of Zinclipscombite associated with Leucophosphite on mindat.org.
Limonite1 photo of Zinclipscombite associated with Limonite on mindat.org.
Quartz1 photo of Zinclipscombite associated with Quartz on mindat.org.

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz GroupingHide

8.BB.XArsenowagneriteMg2(AsO4)FMon. 2/m : P21/b
8.BB.05AmblygoniteLiAl(PO4)FTric. 1 : P1
8.BB.05MontebrasiteLiAl(PO4)(OH)Tric. 1 : P1
8.BB.05TavoriteLiFe3+(PO4)(OH)Tric. 1 : P1
8.BB.10Triplite(Mn2+,Fe2+)2(PO4)(F,OH)Mon. 2/m
8.BB.10Zwieselite(Fe2+,Mn2+)2(PO4)FMon. 2/m : P21/b
8.BB.15SarkiniteMn2+2(AsO4)(OH)Mon. 2/m : P2/m
8.BB.15Triploidite(Mn2+,Fe2+)2(PO4)(OH)Mon. 2/m : P2/b
8.BB.15Wagnerite(Mg,Fe2+)2(PO4)FMon. 2/m : P21/b
8.BB.15Wolfeite(Fe2+,Mn2+)2(PO4)(OH)Mon. 2/m : P21/b
8.BB.15Stanĕkite(Mn2+,Fe2+,Mg)Fe3+(PO4)OMon.
8.BB.15JoosteiteMn2+(Mn3+,Fe3+)(PO4)OMon. 2/m
8.BB.15HydroxylwagneriteMg2(PO4)(OH)Mon. 2/m : P21/b
8.BB.20HoltedahliteMg2(PO4)(OH)Trig. 3m : P3 1m
8.BB.20Satterlyite(Fe2+,Mg,Fe)12(PO4)5(PO3OH)(OH,O)6Trig. 3m (3 2/m) : P3 1m
8.BB.25AlthausiteMg4(PO4)2(OH,O)(F,☐)Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pnma
8.BB.30AdamiteZn2(AsO4)(OH)Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pnnm
8.BB.30EveiteMn2+2(AsO4)(OH)Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pnnm
8.BB.30LibetheniteCu2(PO4)(OH)Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pnnm
8.BB.30OliveniteCu2(AsO4)(OH)Mon. 2/m : P21/m
8.BB.30ZincolibetheniteCuZn(PO4)(OH)Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pnnm
8.BB.30ZincoliveniteCuZn(AsO4)(OH)Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pnnm
8.BB.30AuriacusiteFe3+Cu2+(AsO4)OOrth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pnnm
8.BB.35ParadamiteZn2(AsO4)(OH)Tric. 1 : P1
8.BB.35TarbuttiteZn2(PO4)(OH)Tric. 1 : P1
8.BB.40BarbosaliteFe2+Fe3+2(PO4)2(OH)2Mon. 2/m : P21/b
8.BB.40HentscheliteCuFe3+2(PO4)2(OH)2Mon.
8.BB.40Lazulite(Mg,Fe2+)Al2(PO4)2(OH)2Mon. 2/m : P21/b
8.BB.40ScorzaliteFe2+Al2(PO4)2(OH)2Mon. 2/m : P21/b
8.BB.40WilhelmkleiniteZnFe3+2(AsO4)2(OH)2Mon.
8.BB.45TrolleiteAl4(PO4)3(OH)3Mon. 2/m : B2/b
8.BB.50NamibiteCu(BiO)2(VO4)(OH)Tric. 1 : P1
8.BB.55Phosphoellenbergerite(Mg,◻)2Mg12(PO4,PO3OH)6(PO3OH,CO3)2(OH)6Hex.
8.BB.60UrusoviteCuAl(AsO4)OMon.
8.BB.65TheoparacelsiteCu3(As2O7)(OH)2Orth.
8.BB.70TuraniteCu5(VO4)2(OH)4Tric. 1 : P1
8.BB.75StoiberiteCu5(VO4)2O2Mon.
8.BB.80FingeriteCu11(VO4)6O2Tric. 1 : P1
8.BB.85AverieviteCu6(VO4)2O2Cl2Trig.
8.BB.90LipscombiteFe2+Fe3+2(PO4)2(OH)2Tet.
8.BB.90RichelliteCaFe3+2(PO4)2(OH,F)2Amor.

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

41.10.2.1LipscombiteFe2+Fe3+2(PO4)2(OH)2Tet.

Other InformationHide

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 ZinclipscombiteHide

Reference List:
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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.

Internet Links for ZinclipscombiteHide

Localities for ZinclipscombiteHide

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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)
 
  • Nevada
    • Humboldt Co.
      • Iron Point District
        • Valmy
Proceedings of the Russian Mineralogical Society, 135(6), 2006, pp 13–18.
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