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Zhangpeishanite

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Formula:
BaFCl
Colour:
Colorless
Lustre:
Vitreous
Hardness:
Specific Gravity:
4.54 (Calculated)
Crystal System:
Tetragonal
Name:
Is for Prof. Zhang, Peishan (born in 1925), mineralogist, in recognition of his contributions to the mineralogy of Bayan Obo.
Isostructural with:
This page provides mineralogical data about Zhangpeishanite.


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Classification of ZhangpeishaniteHide

Approved
Approval Year:
2006
3.DC.25

3 : HALIDES
D : Oxyhalides, hydroxyhalides and related double halides
C : With Pb (As,Sb,Bi), without Cu
9.2.11.3

9 : NORMAL HALIDES
2 : AX2

Physical Properties of ZhangpeishaniteHide

Vitreous
Transparency:
Transparent
Colour:
Colorless
Streak:
White
Hardness:
2½ on Mohs scale
Comment:
on synthetic material
Cleavage:
Perfect
{001} (synthetic)
Density:
4.54 g/cm3 (Calculated)

Optical Data of ZhangpeishaniteHide

Type:
Uniaxial (-)
RI values:
nω = 1.656() nε = 1.652(2)
Max Birefringence:
δ = 0.004
Image shows birefringence interference colour range (at 30µm thickness)
and does not take into account mineral colouration.
Surface Relief:
Moderate
Comments:
Synthetic

Chemical Properties of ZhangpeishaniteHide

Formula:
BaFCl

Crystallography of ZhangpeishaniteHide

Crystal System:
Tetragonal
Class (H-M):
4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m) - Ditetragonal Dipyramidal
Space Group:
P4/nmm
Setting:
P4/nmm
Cell Parameters:
a = 4.3951(8) Å, c = 5.7462(2) Å
Ratio:
a:c = 1 : 1.307
Unit Cell V:
111.00 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)
Z:
2
Comment:
Synthetic

X-Ray Powder DiffractionHide

Powder Diffraction Data:
d-spacingIntensity
3.75 (100)
3.11 (94)
2.79 (67)
2.36 (82)
2.20 (32)
1.898 (49)
1.726 (34)
1.670 (39)

Type Occurrence of ZhangpeishaniteHide

General Appearance of Type Material:
inclusions occur up to 100 μm, but are typically much smaller ~ 50 μm.
Place of Conservation of Type Material:
National Museum of Nature and Science, Tokyo, Japan under the registered number NSM-MF14696 and at the Institute of Geology and Geophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China (registration number KDX013).
Geological Setting of Type Material:
Solid inclusions in fluorite
Associated Minerals at Type Locality:

Synonyms of ZhangpeishaniteHide

Other Language Names for ZhangpeishaniteHide

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz GroupingHide

3.DC.05LaurionitePbCl(OH)Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
3.DC.05ParalaurionitePbCl(OH)Mon. 2/m : B2/m
3.DC.10FiedleritePb3FCl4(OH) · H2OMon. 2/m
3.DC.15PenfielditePb2Cl3(OH)Hex. 6 : P6
3.DC.20LaurelitePb7F12Cl2Hex. 6 : P6
3.DC.25Bismoclite(BiO)ClTet. 4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m) : P4/nmm
3.DC.25Daubréeite(BiO)(OH,Cl)Tet. 4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m) : P4/nmm
3.DC.25MatlockitePbFClTet. 4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m) : P4/nmm
3.DC.25RorisiteCaFClTet.
3.DC.25Zavaritskite(BiO)FTet.
3.DC.30NadoritePbSbClO2Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Cmcm
3.DC.30PeritePbBiClO2Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Cmcm
3.DC.35AravaipaitePb3AlF9 · H2OTric.
3.DC.37CalcioaravaipaitePbCa2AlF9Tric. 1
3.DC.40ThorikositePb3Cl2(OH)(SbO3,AsO3)Tet. 4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m) : I4/mmm
3.DC.45MereheaditePb47Cl25(OH)13O24(CO3)(BO3)2Mon. m
3.DC.50BlixitePb2(O,OH)2ClOrth.
3.DC.55PinalitePb3WO5Cl2Orth.
3.DC.60SymesitePb10(SO4)O7Cl4 · H2OTric. 1 : P1
3.DC.65EcdemitePb6Cl4(As2O7)Tet.
3.DC.65HeliophyllitePb6Cl4(As2O7)Orth.
3.DC.70MendipitePb3Cl2O2Orth. 2 2 2 : P21 21 21
3.DC.75DamaraitePb3Cl(OH)O2Orth. mm2 : Pmc21
3.DC.80OnoratoiteSb8Cl2O11Tric. 1 : P1
3.DC.85CotunnitePbCl2Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
3.DC.90PseudocotunniteK2PbCl4Orth.
3.DC.95BarstowitePb4Cl6(CO3) · H2OMon. 2/m : P21/m

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

9.2.11.1MatlockitePbFClTet. 4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m) : P4/nmm
9.2.11.2RorisiteCaFClTet.

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 ZhangpeishaniteHide

Reference List:
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Shimazaki H, Miyawaki R, Yokoyama K, Matsubara S, Yang Z (2008) Zhangpeishanite, BaFCl, a new mineral in fluorite from Bayan Obo, Inner Mongolia, China. European Journal of Mineralogy 20, 1141-1144

Internet Links for ZhangpeishaniteHide

Localities for ZhangpeishaniteHide

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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.
China (TL)
 
  • Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region
    • Baotou League (Baotou Prefecture)
      • Bayan Obo Mining District
        • Bayan Obo
          • Bayan Obo deposit (Bayun-Obo deposit; Baiyunebo deposit)
Shimazaki H, Miyawaki R, Yokoyama K, Matsubara S, Yang Z (2008) Zhangpeishanite, BaFCl, a new mineral in fluorite from Bayan Obo, Inner Mongolia, China. European Journal of Mineralogy 20, 1141-1144
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