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Plumbogummite Group

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A subgroup of the Alunite Supergroup.

Comprises phosphate members of Ca, Sr, Ba and Pb (note, however, that Pb members are sometimes assigned to the Beudantite Group of mixed sulphate-phosphates/arsenates).

Classification of Plumbogummite Group

Relationship of Plumbogummite Group to other Species

Other Members of Group:
Alunite GroupA subgroup of the Alunite Supergroup.
Beudantite GroupAM3(XO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Dussertite GroupComprises arsenate members of Ca, Sr, Ba and Pb.
Unnamed (Ba-Fe Vanadate)Ba, Fe, V, O, H
Group Members:
Benauite SrFe33+(HPO4,PO4)2(OH)6
Crandallite CaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Eylettersite Th0.75Al3(PO4)2(OH)6
Florencite-(Ce) CeAl3(PO4)2(OH)6
Florencite-(La) LaAl3(PO4)2(OH)6
Florencite-(Nd) NdAl3(PO4)2(OH)6
Florencite-(Sm) SmAl3(PO4)2(OH)6
Galloplumbogummite Pb(Ga,Al,Ge)3(PO4)2(OH)6
Gorceixite BaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Goyazite SrAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Kintoreite PbFe3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Kintoreite-2c PbFe33+(PO4)2(OH,H2O)6
Plumbogummite PbAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Springcreekite BaV33+(PO4)2(OH,H2O)6
Waylandite BiAl3(PO4)2(OH)6
Zaïrite BiFe33+(PO4)2(OH)6
Minerals chemically related to group:
IangreyiteCa2Al7(PO4)2(PO3OH)2(OH,F)15 · 8H2O
KrásnoiteCa3Al7.7Si3P4O23.5(OH)12.1F2 · 8H2O
PerhamiteCa3Al7.7Si3P4O23.5(OH)14.1 · 8H2O

Other Names for Plumbogummite Group

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Other Information

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 Plumbogummite Group

Reference List:
Bayliss, P., Kolitsch, U., Nickel, E.H., Pring, A. (2010): Alunite supergroup: recommended nomenclature. Mineralogical Magazine, 74, 919-927.

Grey, I. E. Shanks, F. L. Wilson, N. C. Mumme, W. G. and Birch, W. D. (2011): Carbon incorporation in plumbogummite-group minerals. Mineral. Mag. 75, 145-158.

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Localities for Plumbogummite Group

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