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Scarbroite

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About ScarbroiteHide

Formula:
Al5(CO3)(OH)13 · 5H2O
Colour:
White
Crystal System:
Hexagonal
Name:
Named for the town of Scarborough, next to the discovery locality.
This page provides mineralogical data about Scarbroite.


Classification of ScarbroiteHide

Approved, 'Grandfathered' (first described prior to 1959)
5.DA.35

5 : CARBONATES (NITRATES)
D : Carbonates with additional anions, with H2O
A : With medium-sized cations
16b.7.8.1

16b : HYDRATED CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
7 : Miscellaneous
11.7.1

11 : Carbonates
7 : Carbonates of Al

Physical Properties of ScarbroiteHide

Colour:
White

Optical Data of ScarbroiteHide

Type:
Biaxial
Dispersion:
none

Chemical Properties of ScarbroiteHide

Formula:
Al5(CO3)(OH)13 · 5H2O

Crystallography of ScarbroiteHide

Crystal System:
Hexagonal

X-Ray Powder DiffractionHide

Powder Diffraction Data:
d-spacingIntensity
8.66 (vvs)
8.34 (m)
5.99 (ms)
5.63 (m)
4.906 (m)
4.331 (ms)
3.724 (s)

Type Occurrence of ScarbroiteHide

Synonyms of ScarbroiteHide

Other Language Names for ScarbroiteHide

German:Scarbroit
Spanish:Scarbroita

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Galena1 photo of Scarbroite associated with Galena on mindat.org.

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz GroupingHide

5.DA.AlexkhomyakoviteK6(Ca2Na)(CO3)5Cl·6H2OHex. 6/mmm (6/m 2/m 2/m) : P63/mcm
5.DA.05DypingiteMg5(CO3)4(OH)2 · 5H2OMon.
5.DA.05GiorgiositeMg5(CO3)4(OH)2 · 5-6H2O
5.DA.05HydromagnesiteMg5(CO3)4(OH)2 · 4H2OMon.
5.DA.05WidgiemoolthaliteNi5(CO3)4(OH)2 · 5H2OMon.
5.DA.05UM1986-10-CO:ClHMgMnZn (also called Mineral F, Dunn, 1995)Mg5(Zn,Mn)3(CO3)2(OH,Cl)12 · H2O
5.DA.05UM1987-01-CO:HMgSMg4(CO3)2(OH)4 · 6H2O ?Mon.
5.DA.10ArtiniteMg2(CO3)(OH)2 · 3H2OMon.
5.DA.10IndigiriteMg2Al2(CO3)4(OH)2 · 15H2O
5.DA.10ChlorartiniteMg2(CO3)(OH)Cl · 2H2OTrig. 3m : R3c
5.DA.15OtwayiteNi2(CO3)(OH)2 · H2OOrth.
5.DA.15ZaratiteNi3(CO3)(OH)4 · 4H2O ?Iso.
5.DA.20KambaldaiteNaNi4(CO3)3(OH)3 · 3H2OHex.
5.DA.25CallaghaniteCu2Mg2(CO3)(OH)6 · 2H2OMon.
5.DA.30Claraite(Cu,Zn)15(CO3)4(AsO4)2(SO4)(OH)14·7H2OTric.
5.DA.35HydroscarbroiteAl14(CO3)3(OH)36 · nH2OTric.
5.DA.40CaresiteFe2+4Al2(OH)12[CO3] · 3H2OTrig.
5.DA.40QuintiniteMg4Al2(OH)12[CO3] · 3H2OHex. 6 2 2 : P63 2 2
5.DA.40CharmariteMn2+4Al2(OH)12[CO3] · 3H2O
5.DA.45Stichtite-2HMg6(Cr,Al)2(CO3)(OH)16 · 4H2OHex. 6/mmm (6/m 2/m 2/m) : P63/mmc
5.DA.45BrugnatelliteMg6Fe3+(CO3)(OH)13 · 4H2OHex.
5.DA.45ChlormagaluminiteMg4Al2(OH)12Cl2 · 3H2OHex.
5.DA.45Hydrotalcite-2HMg6Al2(CO3)(OH)16 · 4H2OHex. 6/mmm (6/m 2/m 2/m) : P63/mmc
5.DA.45Pyroaurite-2HMg6Fe3+2(OH)16(CO3) · 4H2OHex. 6/mmm (6/m 2/m 2/m) : P63/mmc
5.DA.45ZaccagnaiteZn4Al2(OH)12[CO3] · 3H2OHex.
5.DA.50ComblainiteNi4Co2(OH)12[CO3] · 3H2OTrig.
5.DA.50DesautelsiteMg6Mn3+2(OH)16[CO3] · 4H2OTrig. 3m (3 2/m)
5.DA.50HydrotalciteMg6Al2(OH)16[CO3] · 4H2OTrig. 3m (3 2/m) : R3m
5.DA.50PyroauriteMg6Fe3+2(OH)16[CO3] · 4H2OTrig. 3m (3 2/m) : R3m
5.DA.50ReevesiteNi6Fe3+2(OH)16(CO3) · 4H2OTrig.
5.DA.50StichtiteMg6Cr3+2(OH)16[CO3] · 4H2OTrig. 3m (3 2/m) : R3m
5.DA.50TakoviteNi6Al2(OH)16[CO3] · 4H2OTrig.
5.DA.50UM1998-10-CO:CoHNiCo6Fe2(CO3)(OH)16 · 4H2O ?
5.DA.55CoalingiteMg10Fe3+2(OH)24[CO3] · 2H2OTrig.

Related Minerals - Hey's Chemical Index of Minerals GroupingHide

11.7.2HydroscarbroiteAl14(CO3)3(OH)36 · nH2OTric.
11.7.3DawsoniteNaAlCO3(OH)2Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Imma
11.7.4HydrotalciteMg6Al2(OH)16[CO3] · 4H2OTrig. 3m (3 2/m) : R3m
11.7.5Hydrotalcite-2HMg6Al2(CO3)(OH)16 · 4H2OHex. 6/mmm (6/m 2/m 2/m) : P63/mmc
11.7.6IndigiriteMg2Al2(CO3)4(OH)2 · 15H2O
11.7.7AlumohydrocalciteCaAl2(CO3)2(OH)4 · 4H2OTric. 1 : P1
11.7.8Para-alumohydrocalciteCaAl2(CO3)2(OH)4 · 6H2O
11.7.9TunisiteNaCa2Al4(CO3)4(OH)8ClTet. 4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m) : P4/nmm
11.7.10WermlanditeMg7Al2(OH)18[Ca(H2O)6][SO4]2 · 6H2OTrig. 3m (3 2/m) : P3c1
11.7.11MontroyaliteSr4Al8(CO3)3(OH,F)26 · 10-11H2O
11.7.12DresseriteBaAl2(CO3)2(OH)4 · H2OOrth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
11.7.13HydrodresseriteBaAl2(CO3)2(OH)4 · 3H2OTric.
11.7.14StrontiodresseriteSrAl2(CO3)2(OH)4 · H2OOrth.

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 ScarbroiteHide

Reference List:
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Vernon, W.V. (1829) Analysis of an aluminous mineral in the collection of the Yorkshire Philosophical Society. Philosophical Magazine: 5: 178-180.
Duffin, W.J., Goondyear, J. (1957) X-ray study of scarbroite. Nature: 180: 977.
Fleischer, M. (1958) New mineral names. American Mineralogist: 43: 378-387.
Brindley, G.W., Comer, J.J. (1960) Electron-optical data for crystals of scarbroite. Mineralogical Magazine: 32: 363-365.
Fleischer, M. (1960) New mineral names. American Mineralogist: 45: 908-910.
Duffin, W.J., Goodyear, J. (1960) A thermal and X-ray investigation of scarbroite. Mineralogical Magazine: 32: 353-362.
Mineralogical Magazine (1980): 43: 615-618.
Alabaster, C. (1990) New occurrences of secondary aluminium minerals from the Bristol District. Journal of the Russell Society: 3(2): 49-59.
Boscardin, M., Rocchetti, I., Zordan, A., Zorzi, F. (2009) Scarbroite e felsöbányaite: Primo ritrovamento nel Vincentino. Montecchio Maggiore: 16: 47-56.

Internet Links for ScarbroiteHide

Localities for ScarbroiteHide

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.
Canada
 
  • Saskatchewan
D. M. Egan (1986) The Occurrence of Scarbroite at Muskiki Lake, Saskatchewan, Canada. Mineralogical Magazine 50:180
Hungary
 
  • Pest Co.
    • Pilis Mts
Koch: Minerals of Hungary, 1985
Italy
 
  • Veneto
    • Vicenza Province
      • Recoaro Terme
        • Civillina Mt.
Boscardin M., Rocchetti I., Zordan A., Zorzi F. (2009) "Scarbroite e felsӧbányaite: primo ritrovamento nel Vicentino" Studi e Ricerche-Museo Civico "G. Zannato", Montecchio Maggiore, Vicenza
Japan
 
  • Kyushu Region
    • Oita prefecture
      • Saiki City
Minakawa & Adachi (1996) Chigaku Kenkyu, 44, 233-240.
Spain
 
  • Castile and Leon
    • Soria
      • Magaña
Calvo, M. Viñals, J., Clemente, J. and Sanchis, M. (2000). Scarbroita, alofana y paligorskita como producto de alteración de la facies Weald, Magaña (Soria). Revista de Minerales, 2, (1), 20-22
Switzerland
 
  • Wallis (Valais)
    • Sion (Sitten)
      • Chandoline
Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 362.
UK (TL)
 
  • England
    • North Yorkshire
      • Scarborough
        • Scarborough
Phil. Mag., 2nd ser. (1829) 5, 178; Duffin, W.J. and Goodyear, J. (1960) A Thermal and X-ray Investigation of Scarbroite. Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 32, n° 248, 353-362.; Embrey, P.G. (1978) Fourth supplementary list of British minerals. Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 42, n° 322, 169-177.; D. M. Egan (1986) The Occurrence of Scarbroite at Muskiki Lake, Saskatchewan, Canada. Mineralogical Magazine 50:180.; Nickel & Nichols (1991) Mineral Reference Manual, 187;
    • Somerset
      • East Harptree
BMS Database
    • South Gloucestershire
      • Sodbury
Ryback, G. (1992). Eighth supplementary list of British Isles minerals. Adv. Sci, 875, 7.; Alabaster, C. (1990) New occurrences of secondary aluminium minerals from the Bristol District. J. Russell Soc., 3, No. 2, 49-59.
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