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Hydroxylpyromorphite

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About HydroxylpyromorphiteHide

Formula:
Pb5(PO4)3(OH)
Crystal System:
Hexagonal
Name:
For being the OH analogue of pyromorphite.
Isostructural with:
Apatite Supergroup.
First reported as an unnamed mineral, then approved in 2017.

Known as a synthetic compound.


Classification of HydroxylpyromorphiteHide

Approved, Pending publication
Approval Year:
2017

Chemical Properties of HydroxylpyromorphiteHide

Formula:
Pb5(PO4)3(OH)

Crystallography of HydroxylpyromorphiteHide

Crystal System:
Hexagonal
Class (H-M):
6/mmm (6/m 2/m 2/m) - Dihexagonal Dipyramidal
Space Group:
P63/mcm
Cell Parameters:
a = 9.787(1) Å, c = 7.307(1) Å
Ratio:
a:c = 1 : 0.747
Unit Cell V:
606.13 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)

X-Ray Powder DiffractionHide

Powder Diffraction Data:
d-spacingIntensity
4.079(18)
3.359(29)
3.207(21)
2.934(100)
2.035(21)
1.942(27)
1.834(25)
1.592(17)

Type Occurrence of HydroxylpyromorphiteHide

Place of Conservation of Type Material:
Type material is deposited in the mineralogical collections of the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, 900 Exposition Boulevard, Los Angeles,CA90007, USA, catalogue number 66627
Reference:
Olds, T.A., Carlson, S.M., Kampf, A.R., Rakovan, J., Laughlin-Yurs, C., Burns, P.C. and Mills, O.P. (2017) Hydroxylpyromorphite, IMA 2017-075. CNMNC Newsletter No. 40, December 2017, page 1580; Mineralogical Magazine: 81: 1577–1581.

Synonyms of HydroxylpyromorphiteHide

Relationship of Hydroxylpyromorphite to other SpeciesHide

Other Members of this group:
AlforsiteBa5(PO4)3ClHex. 6/m : P63/m
Apatite"Apatite" is a field term for unidentified calcium phosphate members of the apatite group.
ChlorapatiteCa5(PO4)3ClHex. 6/m : P63/m
FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3FHex. 6/m : P63/m
HydroxylapatiteCa5(PO4)3(OH)Hex. 6/m : P63/m
JohnbaumiteCa5(AsO4)3OHHex. 6/m : P63/m
MimetitePb5(AsO4)3ClHex. 6/m : P63/m
OxypyromorphitePb10(PO4)6O
PieczkaiteMn5(PO4)3ClHex. 6/m : P63/m
PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3ClHex. 6/m : P63/m
StronadelphiteSr5(PO4)3FHex. 6/m : P63/m
SvabiteCa5(AsO4)3FHex. 6/mmm (6/m 2/m 2/m) : P63/mmc
TurneaureiteCa5(AsO4)3ClHex.
Unnamed (F-analogue of Pyromorphite)Pb5(PO4)3F
Unnamed (OH-analogue of Mimetite)Pb5(AsO4)3(OH)
VanadinitePb5(VO4)3ClHex. 6/m : P63/m

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 HydroxylpyromorphiteHide

Reference List:
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S. Brückner, G. Lusvardi, L. Menabue, M. Saladini (1995): Crystal structure of lead hydroxyapatite from powder X-ray diffraction data. Inorganica Chimica Acta 236, 209-212.
Kirchner, E. Ch., Mrazek, R. and Wimmer, H. (2007): Neue Mineralfunde von Bergbauhalden Radhausberg Süd (Weißental) Kreuzkogl. Miner. Arch. Salzb. 12, 251-254. (in German)
Saisa-Ard, O., Somphon, W., Dungkaew, W., Haller, K.J. (2014): Evidence of a lead metathesis product from calcium hydroxyapatite dissolution in lead nitrate solution. Advances in Materials Science and Engineering 2014, 273632.
Florin Tudorache, Iulian Petrila, Karin Popa, Ana Maria Catargiu (2014): Electrical properties and humidity sensor characteristics of lead hydroxyapatite material. Applied Surface Science, 303, 175-179.
Kolitsch, U. & Lóránth, C. (2016): Descloizit und das Hydroxyl-Analogon von Pyromorphit vom Talkbergbau Rabenwald bei Anger. Der Steirische Mineralog 31, 52 (in German).
Olds, T.A., Carlson, S.M., Kampf, A.R., Rakovan, J., Laughlin-Yurs, C., Burns, P.C. and Mills, O.P. (2017) Hydroxylpyromorphite, IMA 2017-075. CNMNC Newsletter No. 40, December 2017, page 1580; Mineralogical Magazine: 81: 1577–1581.

Internet Links for HydroxylpyromorphiteHide

Localities for HydroxylpyromorphiteHide

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.

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.
Austria
 
  • Carinthia
    • Hohe Tauern
      • Ankogel group
        • Kleinelend valley
          • Kleinelend glacier
Mikl, A. and Kolitsch, U. (2014): Ein interessanter alpiner Kupfererzgang im Kleinelendtal und seine Mineralien. Mineralienwelt 25 (4), 28-33 (in German).
  • Salzburg
    • Hohe Tauern
      • Gastein valley
        • Naßfeld valley
          • Kreuzkogel massif
            • Radhausberg
Kirchner, E. Ch., Mrazek, R., Wimmer, H. (2007): Neue Mineralfunde von Bergbauhalden Radhausberg Süd (Weißental) Kreuzkogel. Mineral. Archiv Salzburg 12, 251-254.
  • Styria
    • Weiz
      • Anger
        • Rabenwald (Rabenwaldkogel)
Kolitsch, U. & Lóránth, C. (2016): Descloizit und das Hydroxyl-Analogon von Pyromorphit vom Talkbergbau Rabenwald bei Anger. Der Steirische Mineralog 31, 52 (in German).
USA (TL)
 
  • Michigan
    • Gogebic Co.
      • Gogebic iron range
        • Marenisco
Olds, T.A., Carlson, S.M., Kampf, A.R., Rakovan, J., Laughlin-Yurs, C., Burns, P.C. and Mills, O.P. (2017) Hydroxylpyromorphite, IMA 2017-075. CNMNC Newsletter No. 40, December 2017, page 1580; Mineralogical Magazine: 81: 1577–1581.
  • Pennsylvania
    • Huntingdon Co.
      • Hares Valley area
        • Brady Township
"Zinc and Lead Occurrences in Pennsylvania", R. C. Smith, II, Mineral Resources Report No. 72, 1977, Pennsylvania Geological Survey.
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