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Parascholzite

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About ParascholziteHide

Formula:
CaZn2(PO4)2 · 2H2O
Colour:
Colourless
Hardness:
4
Crystal System:
Monoclinic
Name:
Named from the Greek 'para' for near, and scholzite, for the polymorphic relationship to that mineral.
Dimorph of:
This page provides mineralogical data about Parascholzite.


Classification of ParascholziteHide

Approved
First Published:
1981
8.CA.45

8 : PHOSPHATES, ARSENATES, VANADATES
C : Phosphates without additional anions, with H2O
A : With small and large/medium cations
40.2.5.1

40 : HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
2 : AB2(XO4)2·xH2O
19.6.8

19 : Phosphates
6 : Phosphates of Zn

Physical Properties of ParascholziteHide

Colour:
Colourless
Hardness:

Optical Data of ParascholziteHide

Type:
Biaxial (+)
RI values:
nα = 1.587 nβ = 1.588 nγ = 1.603
2V:
Measured: 25° , Calculated: 30°
Max Birefringence:
δ = 0.016
Image shows birefringence interference colour range (at 30µm thickness)
and does not take into account mineral colouration.
Surface Relief:
Moderate
Dispersion:
r > v

Chemical Properties of ParascholziteHide

Formula:
CaZn2(PO4)2 · 2H2O

Crystallography of ParascholziteHide

Crystal System:
Monoclinic
Cell Parameters:
a = 17.86 Å, b = 7.42 Å, c = 6.67 Å
β = 106.45°
Ratio:
a:b:c = 2.407 : 1 : 0.899
Unit Cell V:
847.74 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)

Type Occurrence of ParascholziteHide

Reference:
Sturman, B.D., Rouse, R.C., Dunn, P.J. (1981) Parascholzite, a new mineral from Hagendorf, Bavaria, and its relationship to scholzite. American Mineralogist: 66: 843-851.

Synonyms of ParascholziteHide

Other Language Names for ParascholziteHide

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Scholzite3 photos of Parascholzite associated with Scholzite on mindat.org.
Phosphophyllite1 photo of Parascholzite associated with Phosphophyllite on mindat.org.
Fairfieldite1 photo of Parascholzite associated with Fairfieldite on mindat.org.
Kingsmountite1 photo of Parascholzite associated with Kingsmountite on mindat.org.
Hopeite1 photo of Parascholzite associated with Hopeite on mindat.org.

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz GroupingHide

8.CA.DavidlloyditeZn3(AsO4)2·4H2O Tric. 1 : P1
8.CA.ApexiteNaMg(PO4)·9H2OTric. 1 : P1
8.CA.05FransoletiteCa3Be2(PO4)2(HPO4)2 · 4H2OMon.
8.CA.05ParafransoletiteCa3Be2(PO4)2(HPO4)2 · 4H2OTric. 1 : P1
8.CA.10EhrleiteCa4Be3Zn2(PO4)6 · 9H2OTric. 1 : P1
8.CA.15FaheyiteBe2Mn2+Fe3+2(PO4)4 · 6H2OTrig. 3 2 : P31 2 1
8.CA.20GainesiteNa(Na,K)(Be,Li)Zr2(PO4)4 · 1.5-2H2OTet. 4mm : I41md
8.CA.20MccrillisiteNaCs(Be,Li)Zr2(PO4)4 · 1-2H2OTet. 4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m) : I41/amd
8.CA.20SelwyniteNaK(Be,Al)Zr2(PO4)4 · 2H2OTet.
8.CA.25PahasapaiteLi8(Ca,Li,K)10.5Be24(PO4)24 · 38H2OIso. 2 3 : I2 3
8.CA.30HopeiteZn3(PO4)2 · 4H2OOrth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pnma
8.CA.30ArsenohopeiteZn3(AsO4)2 · 4H2OOrth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pnma
8.CA.35WarikahniteZn3(AsO4)2 · 2H2OTric.
8.CA.40PhosphophylliteZn2Fe(PO4)2 · 4H2OMon. 2/m : P21/b
8.CA.45ScholziteCaZn2(PO4)2 · 2H2OOrth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pbcm
8.CA.50KeyiteCu2+3Zn4Cd2(AsO4)6 · 2H2OMon. 2/m
8.CA.55PushcharovskiteK0.6Cu18(AsO4)(HAsO4)10(H2AsO4)4(OH)9.6·18.6H2OTric.
8.CA.60ProsperiteCa2Zn4(AsO4)4 · H2OMon.
8.CA.65GengenbachiteKFe3+3(HPO4)4(H2PO4)2 · 6H2OTrig. 3m : P3 1c
8.CA.70ParahopeiteZn3(PO4)2 · 4H2OTric. 1 : P1

Related Minerals - Hey's Chemical Index of Minerals GroupingHide

19.6.1TarbuttiteZn2(PO4)(OH)Tric. 1 : P1
19.6.2SpenceriteZn4(PO4)2(OH)2 · 3H2OMon. 2/m : P2/b
19.6.3HopeiteZn3(PO4)2 · 4H2OOrth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pnma
19.6.4ParahopeiteZn3(PO4)2 · 4H2OTric. 1 : P1
19.6.5Veszelyite(Cu,Zn)2Zn(PO4)2 · 2H2OMon. 2/m : P21/b
19.6.6Kipushite(Cu,Zn)5Zn(PO4)2(OH)6 · H2OMon.
19.6.7ScholziteCaZn2(PO4)2 · 2H2OOrth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pbcm
19.6.9EhrleiteCa4Be3Zn2(PO4)6 · 9H2OTric. 1 : P1
19.6.10Faustite(Zn,Cu)Al6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2OTric. 1 : P1
19.6.11Aheylite(Fe2+,Zn)Al6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2OTric. 1 : P1
19.6.12JungiteCa2Zn4Fe3+8(PO4)9(OH)9 · 16H2OOrth.
19.6.13SchooneriteZnMn2+Fe2+2Fe3+(PO4)3(OH)2 · 9H2OOrth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pbam
19.6.14PhosphophylliteZn2Fe(PO4)2 · 4H2OMon. 2/m : P21/b

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 ParascholziteHide

Reference List:
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Sturman, B.D., Rouse, R.C., Dunn, P.J. (1981) Parascholzite, a new mineral from Hagendorf, Bavaria, and its relationship to scholzite. American Mineralogist: 66: 843-851.
Rolland, C., Guidoin, R., Ledoux, R., Zerguini, A., Roy, P.E. (1991) Carbonate-hydroxylapatite, hopeite, and parascholzite in fibrous capsules surrounding silicone breast implants. The Canadian Mineralogist: 29: 337-345.
Taxer, K. (1992) Order-disorder and polymorphism of the compound with the composition of scholzite, CaZn2[PO4]2·2H2O. Zeitschrift für Kristallographie: 198: 239-255.
Taxer, K., Bartl, H. (1997) Die „geordnete gemittelte” kristallstruktur von parascholzit. Zur dimorphie von CaZn2(PO4)2·2H2O, parascholzit – scholzit. Zeitschrift für Kristallographie: 212: 197-202.

Internet Links for ParascholziteHide

Localities for ParascholziteHide

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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.
Belgium
 
  • Liège Province
    • Verviers
      • Plombières-Vieille Montagne-Moresnet (Plombières-Altenberg-Moresnet) mining district
        • Lontzen
          • Walhorn
Bulletin de la Société Royale des Sciences de Liège, Vol. 85, 2016, p. 30 - 55 Minéralogie de l’ancienne mine plomb-zinc de
France
 
  • Occitanie
    • Pyrénées-Orientales
Berbain,C., Riley, T., Favreau, G., (2012): Phosphates des pegmatites du massif des Albères (Pyrénées-Orientales). Le Cahier des Micromonteurs. 117, 121-172
        • Argelès-sur-Mer
BERBAIN. C, RILEY. T, FAVREAU. G, (2012). Phosphates des pegmatites du massif des Albères. Ed Association française de Microminéralogie,
Germany
 
  • Bavaria
    • Upper Palatinate
      • Waidhaus
        • Hagendorf
Dill H.G.: "Mineralogical and chemical composition of the Hagendorf-North Pegmatite, SE Germany - a monographic study", J. Min. Geochem, 2013
[Amer.Min.(1981) 66, 843-851; Nickel & Nichols, 1991, p160 - "Mineral Reference Manual"]
  • North Rhine-Westphalia
    • Sauerland
      • Iserlohn
        • Letmathe
Bender, D. and Krimmelbein, W. (1994) Aktuelle Übersicht: Mineralien der Zinkhütte Genna/Sauerland. Stand Juni 1994. Mineralien-Welt, 4/94, 10.
Japan
 
  • Honshu Island
    • Kinki Region
      • Shiga Prefecture
        • Konan City
          • Ishibe
Yamada, S. (2004) Nihonsankoubutsu Gojuonhairetsu Sanchi-ichiranhyou, p 80.
Russia
 
  • Eastern-Siberian Region
    • Transbaikalia (Zabaykalye)
      • Chitinskaya Oblast'
        • Chita
          • Durulgui pegmatite field
Lykova I. S., Varlamov D. A., Chukanov N. V., Pautov L. A., Ksenofontov D. A. (2017): Phosphates of the Chalotskoe pegmatite deposit (Transbaikalia). Zapiski RMO 146, 44-53
Spain
 
  • Catalonia
    • Tarragona
      • Priorat
        • Bellmunt del Priorat
Joan Abella i Creus (2008): Minerals I Mines De La Conca De Bellmunt Del Priorat.
USA
 
  • New Hampshire
    • Grafton Co.
      • Groton
Whitmore & Lawrence, 2004. The Pegmatite Mines Known As Palermo, p.95.; Anthony R. Kampf, Stuart J. Mills, W.B. Simmons, James W. Nizamoff, and R.W. Whitmore (2012) Falsterite, A New Zinc-Bearing Secondary Phosphate From The Palermo #1 Mine, North Groton, New Hampshire. 39th Rochester Symposium abstracts.; Kampf, A. R., Falster, A. U., Simmons, W. B., & Whitmore, R. W. (2013). Nizamoffite, Mn2+ Zn2 (PO4) 2 (H2O) 4, the Mn analogue of hopeite from the Palermo No. 1 pegmatite, North Groton, New Hampshire. American Mineralogist, 98(10), 1893-1898.
  • North Carolina
    • Cleveland Co.
      • Kings Mountain District
Jason B. Smith Collection
  • South Dakota
    • Custer Co.
      • Custer District
        • Fourmile
Mineralogical Record: 17: 237-254; Rocks & Minerals: 60: 117.
Zambia
 
  • Central Province
    • Kabwe District
      • Kabwe (Broken Hill)
Joe Cilen
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