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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.

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Classification of HydroxylpyromorphiteHide

Approved, Pending publication
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Chemical Properties of HydroxylpyromorphiteHide


Synonyms of HydroxylpyromorphiteHide

Other Language Names for HydroxylpyromorphiteHide

Relationship of Hydroxylpyromorphite to other SpeciesHide

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AlforsiteBa5(PO4)3ClHex. 6/m : P63/m
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
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
Unnamed (F-analogue of Pyromorphite)Pb5(PO4)3F
Unnamed (OH-analogue of Mimetite)Pb5(AsO4)3(OH)
Unnamed (V-dominant analogue of Fluorapatite)Ca5(VO4,PO4,SO4)3F
VanadinitePb5(VO4)3ClHex. 6/m : P63/m

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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

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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).

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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.

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- 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.
  • 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).
  • 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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