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Preisingerite

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About PreisingeriteHide

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Prof. Anton Preisinger
Formula:
Bi3(AsO4)2O(OH)
Colour:
White to gray
Lustre:
Sub-Adamantine
Hardness:
3 - 4
Crystal System:
Triclinic
Name:
For mineralogist Prof. Dr. Anton Preisinger (born 1925, died 29 June 2020 in Vienna), University of Vienna, Austria.

Classification of PreisingeriteHide

Approved
Approval year:
1981
8.BO.10

8 : PHOSPHATES, ARSENATES, VANADATES
B : Phosphates, etc., with additional anions, without H2O
O : With only large cations, (OH, etc.):RO4 about 1:1
41.10.9.1

41 : ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
10 : (AB)3(XO4)2Zq
20.6.2

20 : Arsenates (also arsenates with phosphate, but without other anions)
6 : Arsenates of Bi

Physical Properties of PreisingeriteHide

Sub-Adamantine
Transparency:
Translucent
Colour:
White to gray
Hardness:
3 - 4 on Mohs scale

Optical Data of PreisingeriteHide

Type:
Biaxial
RI values:
nα = 2.130 nβ = 2.160 nγ = 2.195
2V:
Measured: 90° , Calculated: 88°
Max Birefringence:
δ = 0.065
Image shows birefringence interference colour range (at 30µm thickness)
and does not take into account mineral colouration.
Surface Relief:
Very High
Dispersion:
r < v

Chemical Properties of PreisingeriteHide

Formula:
Bi3(AsO4)2O(OH)
IMA Formula:
Bi3O(AsO4)2(OH)

Crystallography of PreisingeriteHide

Crystal System:
Triclinic
Class (H-M):
1 - Pinacoidal
Space Group:
P1
Cell Parameters:
a = 9.99 Å, b = 7.40 Å, c = 6.93 Å
α = 87.82°, β = 115.01°, γ = 111.07°
Ratio:
a:b:c = 1.35 : 1 : 0.936
Unit Cell V:
429.28 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)
Comment:
Non-standard unit-cell setting (reduced cell: 6.94, 7.40, 9.45 A, 110.6, 106.7, 92.2°).

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IDSpeciesReferenceLinkYearLocalityPressure (GPa)Temp (K)
0000873PreisingeriteBedlivy D, Mereiter K (1982) Preisingerite, Bi3O(OH)(AsO4)2, a new species from San Juan Province, Argentina: Its description and crystal structure American Mineralogist 67 833-84019820293
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Type Occurrence of PreisingeriteHide

Synonyms of PreisingeriteHide

Other Language Names for PreisingeriteHide

Simplified Chinese:皮砷铋石
Traditional Chinese:皮砷鉍石

Relationship of Preisingerite to other SpeciesHide

Other Members of this group:
PetitjeaniteBi3(PO4)2O(OH)Tric.
SchumacheriteBi3(VO4)2O(OH)Tric.
Structurally related to group(s):
Forms a series with:

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
3 photos of Preisingerite associated with MixiteBiCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
2 photos of Preisingerite associated with Zavaritskite(BiO)F
2 photos of Preisingerite associated with EskimoiteAg7Pb10Bi15S36
2 photos of Preisingerite associated with CassiteriteSnO2
2 photos of Preisingerite associated with BariopharmacosideriteBa0.5Fe3+4(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 5H2O
2 photos of Preisingerite associated with HematiteFe2O3
1 photo of Preisingerite associated with PucheriteBi(VO4)
1 photo of Preisingerite associated with QuartzSiO2
1 photo of Preisingerite associated with RusselliteBi2WO6
1 photo of Preisingerite associated with Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz GroupingHide

8.BO.AriegilatiteBaCa12(SiO4)4(PO4)2F2OTrig. 3m (3 2/m) : R3m
8.BO.AravaiteBa2Ca18(SiO4)6(PO4)3(CO3)F3OTrig. 3m (3 2/m) : R3m
8.BO.05NacaphiteNa2Ca(PO4)FMon. 2/m : P21/b
8.BO.10PetitjeaniteBi3(PO4)2O(OH)Tric.
8.BO.10SchumacheriteBi3(VO4)2O(OH)Tric.
8.BO.15AtelestiteBi2(AsO4)O(OH)Mon. 2/m
8.BO.15HechtsbergiteBi2(VO4)O(OH)Mon. 2/m : P21/b
8.BO.15SmrkoveciteBi2(PO4)O(OH)Mon. 2/m : P21/b
8.BO.20KombatitePb14(VO4)2O9Cl4Mon.
8.BO.20SahlinitePb14(AsO4)2O9Cl4Mon.
8.BO.25HeneuiteCaMg5(CO3)(PO4)3(OH)Tric. 1 : P1
8.BO.30NefedoviteNa5Ca4(PO4)4FTric.
8.BO.35Kuznetsovite[Hg2]2+Hg2+[AsO4]ClIso. 2 3 : P21 3
8.BO.40Artsmithite[Hg2]2+2Al(PO4)1.74(OH)1.78Mon. 2/m : B2/b
8.BO.45SchlegeliteBi7(AsO4)3(MoO4)2O4Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)

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

41.10.9.2SchumacheriteBi3(VO4)2O(OH)Tric.

Related Minerals - Hey's Chemical Index of Minerals GroupingHide

20.6.1RooseveltiteBi(AsO4)Mon. 2/m
20.6.3Arsenobismite
20.6.4AtelestiteBi2(AsO4)O(OH)Mon. 2/m
20.6.5MixiteBiCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2OHex. 6/m : P63/m
20.6.6Walpurgite(BiO)4(UO2)(AsO4)2 · 2H2OTric.

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 PreisingeriteHide

Reference List:
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Bedlivy, D. & Mereiter, K. (1982): Preisingerite, Bi3O(OH)(AsO4)2, a new species from San Juan Province, Argentina: its description and crystal structure. American Mineralogist: 67: 833-840.

Internet Links for PreisingeriteHide

Localities for PreisingeriteHide

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.
Argentina
 
  • San Juan Province
    • Calingasta Department
      • Calingasta
Lapis 8(4), 25 (1983)
Amer.Min.(1982) 67, 833-840; Lapis 8(4), 25 (1983); Testa, F.J., Cooke, D.R., Zhang, L., Mas, G.R. (2016): Bismoclite (BiOCl) in the San Francisco de los Andes Bi–Cu–Au Deposit, Argentina. First Occurrence of a Bismuth Oxychloride in a Magmatic–Hydrothermal Breccia Pipe and Its Usefulness as an Indicator Phase in Mineral Exploration. Minerals, 6, 62
Australia
 
  • New South Wales
    • Gough Co.
      • Elsmore
Rankin, J., Lawrence, L.J., Sharpe, J.L., Williams, P.A. (2002) Rare secondary bismuth, tungsten and molybdenum minerals from Elsmore, New England district of New South Wales. Australian Journal of Mineralogy, 8:1, 55-60.
      • Kingsgate
Sharpe, J.L., Williams, P.A. (2004) Secondary bismuth and molybdenum minerals from Kingsgate, New England district of New South Wales. Australian Journal of Mineralogy, 10(1), 7-12.
  • Queensland
    • Tablelands Region
R Bottrill, 2015, unpub rept
Austria
 
  • Carinthia
    • Wolfsberg District
      • Bad Sankt Leonhard im Lavanttal
        • Wiesenau
Brandstätter, F. & Niedermayr, G. (2006): 1437: Preisingerit aus dem Klieningbach, Saualpe, Kärnten. In: Niedermayr, G., Bernhard, F., Bojar, H.-P., Brandstätter, F., Fink, H., Gröbner, J., Hammer, V. M. F., Knobloch, G., Kolitsch, U., Leikauf, B., Postl, W., Sabor, M. and Walter, F. (2006): Neue Mineralfunde aus Österreich LV. Carinthia II, Teil 1, 196./116. Jahrgang, 121-157. (in German)
  • Salzburg
    • St. Johann im Pongau District
      • Bad Gastein
        • Naßfeld valley
          • Kreuzkogel massif
            • Radhausberg
Putz, H. (2007): Beiträge zur Landesmineralogie Salzburgs. Miner. Arch. Salzb. 12, 255-256.
Bolivia
 
  • Potosí
    • Nor Chichas Province
      • Cerro Tazna
Jaroslav Hyrsl specimen and analysis; Amer.Min.(1982) 67, 833-840
Czech Republic
 
  • Karlovy Vary Region
    • Karlovy Vary District
Lapis 2002(7/8), 63-65
    • Slavkovský Les mountains
    • Sokolov District
No reference listed
      • Krásno
Sejkora, J., Ondruš, P., Fikar, M., Veselovský, F., Mach, Z., Gabašová, A., Skoda, R. & Beran, P. (2006): Supergene minerals at the Huber stock and Schnöd stock deposits, Krásno ore District, the Slavkovský les area, Czech Republic. Journal of the Czech Geological Society 51, 57-101.
  • Liberec Region
    • Semily District
      • Harrachov
Sejkora, j., Veselovský, F., Šrein, V.: The supergene mineralization of uranium occurence Rýžoviště near Harrachov (Krkonoše Mts., Czech republic). Acta Mus. Nat. Prague, Ser. B, Hist. nat., 1994, 50, p. 55-91.
  • Ústí nad Labem Region
    • Teplice District
      • Moldava
Sejkora, J.: Minerály ložiska Moldava v Krušných horách. Bulletin Mineralogicko-petrografického oddělení Národního muzea v Praze, 1994, roč. 2, s. 110-116.
Finland
 
  • South Ostrobothnia
    • Kuortane
Finder Joel Dyer, Joel Dyer collection, Pavel Kartashov identification
France
 
  • Nouvelle-Aquitaine
    • Corrèze
      • Ussel
        • Meymac
Lebocey, J., Thiery, V. & Gratia, B. (2010): La concession minière de Meymac, Corrèze. Le Règne Minéral, 91: 9-21
Germany
 
  • Baden-Württemberg
    • Freiburg Region
      • Ortenaukreis
        • Oberkirch
          • Oberkirch
Walenta, K. (1992) Die Mineralien des Schwarzwaldes und ihre Fundstellan. Christian Weise Verlag, München, 336 pages [in German].
        • Wolfach
          • Oberwolfach
BLAß, G. & GRAF, H. W. (1992): Neufunde von bekannten Fundstellen (V). - Mineralien-Welt 3 (2), 49-51; KOLITSCH, U. (1997): Ianthinit und weitere Neufunde aus der Grube Clara im mittleren Schwarzwald. - Erzgräber 11 (2), 76-88.
      • Rottweil
        • Schenkenzell
          • Wittichen
Slotta, C. (2004): Orthowalpurgin und Walpurgin von der Grube Alt St. Josef zu Wittichen, Schwarzwald. Lapis 29 (3), 19-20.
            • Burgfelsen
No reference listed
            • Heubach Valley
No reference listed
[MinRec 27:465]
    • Karlsruhe Region
      • Calw
Walenta, K. (1992): "Die Mineralien des Schwarzwaldes", Weise (Munich).; American Mineralogist: 69: 1190
  • Bavaria
    • Upper Franconia
      • Hof District
        • Lichtenberg
Meier, S. and Dünkel, B. (2010): Mineralien von der Dorschenmühle bei Lichtenberg, Franken. Lapis, 35 (10), 60-64; 90.
Meier, S. and Dünkel, B. (2010): Mineralien von der Dorschenmühle bei Lichtenberg, Franken. Lapis, 35 (10), 60-64; 90.
  • Hesse
    • Darmstadt
      • Bergstraße
        • Lautertal (Odenwald)
          • Reichenbach
            • Borstein
[MinRec 27:464]
            • Hohenstein
S Wolfsried collection
Collection of Steffen Michalski, ex-collection and collected by Klaus PETITJEAN
  • Saxony
    • Erzgebirgskreis
      • Schneeberg
        • Neustädtel
Lapis 30(7/8):41-70 (2005)
Lapis 30(7/8):41-70 (2005)
Schlegel, L., Kleeberg, R. & Meisser, N. (1996): Lapis 21(9), 37-41.
        • Wolfgang Maaßen mines
Lapis 30(7/8):41-70 (2005)
Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001
Lapis 30(7/8):41-70 (2005)
      • Zschorlau
W. Krause et al. (2002) Eur. J. Mineral. 14, 115-126
    • Vogtlandkreis
Gröbner, J. and Kolitsch, U. (2007): The minerals of the uranium prospect at Tirpersdorf, Vogtland. Lapis 32, 37-42; 58. (in German)
  • Thuringia
    • Saale-Orla District
      • Hirschberg
        • Ullersreuth
T. Witzke et al.: Lapis 2001(12), 13-27
Greece
 
  • Attica
    • East Attica
      • Lavreotiki
        • Lavrion Mining District
          • Agios Konstantinos (Kamariza)
            • Kamariza Mines (Kamareza Mines)
              • Hilarion Mine
Solomos, C., Voudouris, P. & Katerinopoulos, A. (2004): Mineralogical studies of bismuth-gold-antimony mineralization at the area of Kamariza, Lavrion. Bulletin of the Geological Society of Greece 34, Proceedings of the 10th International Congress, Thessaloniki, Greece, 387-396 (in Greek with English abstract).
Rieck, B., Kolitsch, U., Voudouris, P., Giester, G. and Tzeferis, P. (2018): Weitere Neufunde aus Lavrion, Griechenland. Mineralien-Welt 29 (5), 32-77 (in German).
Italy
 
  • Tuscany
    • Livorno Province
      • Campiglia Marittima
ini A., Senesi F. (2013): I giacimenti di Sn-W-As. Monte Valerio, Pozzatello, Santa Caterina, Botro ai Marmi e Campo alle Buche. Riv. Mineral. Ital., 37, 1 (1-2013), 84-92.
Japan
 
  • Yamaguchi Prefecture
    • Mine city
Ohnishi, M. et al. (2007): Japanese Magazine of Mineralogical and Petrological Sciences 36, 61-65.; Nagashima, M., Akasaka, M., & Morifuku, Y. (2016). Ore and Skarn Mineralogy of the Yamato Mine, Yamaguchi Prefecture, Japan, with Emphasis on Silver‐, Bismuth‐, Cobalt‐, and Tin‐bearing Sulfides. Resource Geology, 66(1), 37-54.
Norway
 
  • Nordland
    • Sørfold
Husdal, T. (2020) Nyfunn av mineraler fra Tysfjordpegmatittene II. Norsk Mineralsymposium 2020: 100-107.
Portugal
 
  • Vila Real
    • Sabrosa
      • Vale das Gatas Mines (São Lourenço de Riba Pinhão and Souto Maior)
Alves, P. (2017) The Mining District of Vale das Gatas, Sabrosa, Portugal. Mineral Up Vol. IV, nº5, 8-53.
  • Viseu
    • São Pedro do Sul
      • Manhouce
Pedro Alves collection
Russia
 
  • Magadan Oblast
    • Verkhne-Kalganinsky Massif
Krinov D.I., Azarova Y.V., Struzhkov S.F., Natalenko M.V., Radchenko Y.I. (2011) On the Discovery of Rooseveltite, Preisingerite, Troegerite, and Zeunerite In Bi-As-Cu-U-mineralization from the Oranzhevoye Ore Field, Verkhne-Kalganinsky Massif, Magadan Region, Russia. New Data on Minerals 46:20-24
  • Republic of Karelia
    • Pryazhinsky District
Ivashchenko, V. I., Bushmin, S. A., Ruchyev, A. M., Kornakov, A. S., Bogomolov, E. S., Savva, E. V., ... & Frolov, P. V. (2018, June). First Evidence of the Archean Age of Orogenic Gold of the Russian Part of the Karelian Craton (Fennoscandian Shield): Sm–Nd Mineral Isochron for Gold-Bearing Metasomatites of the Novye Peski Deposit. In Doklady Earth Sciences (Vol. 480, No. 2, pp. 804-809). Pleiades Publishing.
Spain
 
  • Andalusia
    • Córdoba
      • Belalcázar
        • La Ventosilla farmhouse
Rewitzer, C., Calvo, M. Hochleitner, R., and Utrera, C. (2018). Adamite, austinite, schlegelite, dugganite and other uncommon minerals in the “Cogolla Alta” claim,Belalcázar, Córdoba, Spain. Mineral Up, 5 (2), 50-77.
Rewitzer C., Hochleitner R., Fehr T., Utrera C., Karibibite, schneiderhöhnite, tooeleite and other uncommon secondary minerals in the Nuestra Señora de las Alcantarillas mine, Belalcázar, Córdoba, Spain; MineralUp (Revista de Minerales) No.1 Oct. 2016 Page 9-39
  • Galicia
    • Ourense
      • Ramírás
Calvo, M. (2015). Minerales y Minas de España. Vol VII. Fosfatos, Arseniatos y Vanadatos. Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingenieros de Minas de Madrid. Fundación Gómez Pardo. 479 págs.
Switzerland
 
  • Valais
    • Sierre
      • Anniviers
        • Saint-Luc
Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 309.; Ansermet, S. (2012): Mines et minéraux du Valais - II. Anniviers et Tourtemagne. With contributions by N. Meisser, Ed. Porte-plumes (Ayer)
UK
 
  • England
    • Cumbria
      • Eden
        • Mungrisdale
Rumsey, M.S. (2007): UK Journal of Mines & Minerals (28), 51-53
USA
 
  • Utah
    • Juab Co.
      • Eureka
Collected by and in the collection of Brent Thorne.
      • Mammoth
Collected by and in the collection of Brent Thorne.
Collected by and in the collection of Brent Thorne.
Handbook of Mineralogy; Anthony, John W., et. al. Volume IV.; Amer.Min.(1982) 67, 833-840
Collected by and in the collection of Brent Thorne.
Collected by and in the collection of Alex Earl; Collected by and in the collection of Brent Thorne.
 
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