Donate now to keep mindat.org alive!Help mindat.org|Log In|Register|
Home PageMindat NewsThe Mindat ManualHistory of MindatCopyright StatusManagement TeamContact UsAdvertise on Mindat
Donate to MindatSponsor a PageSponsored PagesTop Available PagesMindat AdvertisersAdvertise on Mindat
The most common minerals on earthMineral PhotographyThe Elements and their Minerals
Minerals by PropertiesMinerals by ChemistryAdvanced Locality SearchRandom MineralSearch by minIDLocalities Near MeSearch ArticlesSearch GlossaryMore Search Options
Search For:
Mineral Name:
Locality Name:
Keyword(s):
 
The Mindat ManualAdd a New PhotoRate PhotosLocality Edit ReportCoordinate Completion ReportAdd Glossary Item
StatisticsThe ElementsMember ListBooks & MagazinesMineral MuseumsMineral Shows & EventsThe Mindat DirectoryDevice Settings
Photo SearchPhoto GalleriesNew Photos TodayNew Photos YesterdayMembers' Photo GalleriesPast Photo of the Day Gallery

Arsentsumebite

This page is currently not sponsored. Click here to sponsor this page.
Formula:
Pb2Cu(AsO4)(SO4)(OH)
Colour:
Emerald-green, grass-green, apple-green, pale bluish green.
Lustre:
Vitreous
Hardness:
4 - 5
Specific Gravity:
6.46
Crystal System:
Monoclinic
Name:
Named by L. Vesignie in 1958 in allusion to the composition, being the ARSENate analogue of TSUMEBITE.
Brackebuschite Group. The arsenate analogue of Tsumebite.


Hide all sections | Show all sections

Classification of ArsentsumebiteHide

Approved, 'Grandfathered' (first described prior to 1959)
8.BG.05

8 : PHOSPHATES, ARSENATES, VANADATES
B : Phosphates, etc., with additional anions, without H2O
G : With medium-sized and large cations, (OH, etc.):RO4 = 0.5:1
Dana 7th ed.:
43.4.2.2
43.4.2.2

43 : COMPOUND PHOSPHATES, ETC.
4 : Anhydrous Compound Phosphates, etc·, Containing Hydroxyl or Halogen
22.3.16

22 : Phosphates, Arsenates or Vanadates with other Anions
3 : Phosphates, arsenates or vanadates with sulphates

Pronounciation of ArsentsumebiteHide

Pronounciation:
PlayRecorded byCountry
Debbie WoolfUnited Kingdom

Physical Properties of ArsentsumebiteHide

Vitreous
Transparency:
Translucent
Colour:
Emerald-green, grass-green, apple-green, pale bluish green.
Comment:
Single crystals are generally pale.
Streak:
(not reported)
Hardness:
4 - 5 on Mohs scale
Tenacity:
Brittle
Fracture:
Irregular/Uneven
Density:
6.46 g/cm3 (Measured)    6.39 g/cm3 (Calculated)

Optical Data of ArsentsumebiteHide

Type:
Biaxial (-)
RI values:
nα = 1.970 nβ = 1.992 nγ = 2.011
2V:
Measured: 88° , Calculated: 84°
Max Birefringence:
δ = 0.041
Image shows birefringence interference colour range (at 30µm thickness)
and does not take into account mineral colouration.
Surface Relief:
Very High
Dispersion:
strong
Pleochroism:
Visible
Comments:
X = Pale pistachio-green
Y = Z = Bottle-green

Chemical Properties of ArsentsumebiteHide

Formula:
Pb2Cu(AsO4)(SO4)(OH)

Crystallography of ArsentsumebiteHide

Crystal System:
Monoclinic
Class (H-M):
2/m - Prismatic
Space Group:
P21/m
Cell Parameters:
a = 8.85 Å, b = 5.92 Å, c = 7.84 Å
β = 112.6°
Ratio:
a:b:c = 1.495 : 1 : 1.324
Unit Cell V:
379.21 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)
Morphology:
Crystals distorted in aggregates and crusts.
Twinning:
Observed, complex.

X-Ray Powder DiffractionHide

Powder Diffraction Data:
d-spacingIntensity
3.25 (100)
4.80 (65)
2.76 (60)
3.64 (46)
2.96 (40)
3.01 (32)
2.094 (30)

Type Occurrence of ArsentsumebiteHide

General Appearance of Type Material:
distorted crystals, up to 2 mm, forming aggregates and crusts
Place of Conservation of Type Material:
Harvard University, Cambridge Massachusetts, USA - #134586.
Geological Setting of Type Material:
Oxidised zone of a dolostone-hosted hydrothermal polymetallic deposit.
Associated Minerals at Type Locality:

Synonyms of ArsentsumebiteHide

Other Language Names for ArsentsumebiteHide

Relationship of Arsentsumebite to other SpeciesHide

Other Members of this group:
ArsenbrackebuschitePb2Fe3+(AsO4)2(OH)Mon. 2/m : P2/m
BearthiteCa2Al(PO4)2(OH)Mon. 2/m : P21/m
BrackebuschitePb2Mn3+(VO4)2(OH)Mon. 2/m : P21/m
BushmakinitePb2Al(PO4)(VO4)(OH)Mon. 2/m : P21/m
CalderónitePb2Fe3+(VO4)2(OH)Mon. 2/m : P21/m
CanosioiteBa2Fe3+(AsO4)2(OH)Mon. 2/m : P21/m
FeinglositePb2Zn(AsO4)2 · H2OMon. 2/m
FerribushmakinitePb2Fe3+(PO4)(VO4)(OH)Mon. 2/m : P21/m
GamagariteBa2Fe3+(VO4)2(OH)Mon. 2/m : P21/m
GoedkeniteSr2Al(PO4)2(OH)Mon. 2/m : P21/m
GrandaiteSr2Al(AsO4)2(OH)Mon. 2/m : P21/m
LombardoiteBa2Mn3+(AsO4)2(OH)Mon. 2/m : P21/m
TokyoiteBa2Mn3+(VO4)2(OH)Mon. 2/m : P21/m
TsumebitePb2Cu(PO4)(SO4)(OH)Mon. 2/m : P21/m
Unnamed (possible ordered As-analogue of Tokyoite)Ba2Mn[(As,V)O4]2(OH)Mon. 2/m : P21/m

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Azurite79 photos of Arsentsumebite associated with Azurite on mindat.org.
Cerussite20 photos of Arsentsumebite associated with Cerussite on mindat.org.
Malachite19 photos of Arsentsumebite associated with Malachite on mindat.org.
Bayldonite10 photos of Arsentsumebite associated with Bayldonite on mindat.org.
Anglesite10 photos of Arsentsumebite associated with Anglesite on mindat.org.
Duftite9 photos of Arsentsumebite associated with Duftite on mindat.org.
Beudantite8 photos of Arsentsumebite associated with Beudantite on mindat.org.
Mimetite5 photos of Arsentsumebite associated with Mimetite on mindat.org.
Quartz4 photos of Arsentsumebite associated with Quartz on mindat.org.
Linarite3 photos of Arsentsumebite associated with Linarite on mindat.org.

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz GroupingHide

8.BG.05BearthiteCa2Al(PO4)2(OH)Mon. 2/m : P21/m
8.BG.05BrackebuschitePb2Mn3+(VO4)2(OH)Mon. 2/m : P21/m
8.BG.05GamagariteBa2Fe3+(VO4)2(OH)Mon. 2/m : P21/m
8.BG.05GoedkeniteSr2Al(PO4)2(OH)Mon. 2/m : P21/m
8.BG.05UM1994-19-PO:CuHMoPbPb2Cu(PO4)(MoO4,AsO4,CrO4,GaO4)(OH)
8.BG.05TsumebitePb2Cu(PO4)(SO4)(OH)Mon. 2/m : P21/m
8.BG.05ArsenbrackebuschitePb2Fe3+(AsO4)2(OH)Mon. 2/m : P2/m
8.BG.05FeinglositePb2Zn(AsO4)2 · H2OMon. 2/m
8.BG.05BushmakinitePb2Al(PO4)(VO4)(OH)Mon. 2/m : P21/m
8.BG.05TokyoiteBa2Mn3+(VO4)2(OH)Mon. 2/m : P21/m
8.BG.05CalderónitePb2Fe3+(VO4)2(OH)Mon. 2/m : P21/m
8.BG.10MélonjosephiteCaFe2+Fe3+(PO4)2(OH)
8.BG.15TancoiteLiNa2Al(PO4)(HPO4)(OH)Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pbca

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

43.4.2.1TsumebitePb2Cu(PO4)(SO4)(OH)Mon. 2/m : P21/m

Related Minerals - Hey's Chemical Index of Minerals GroupingHide

22.3.1ParnauiteCu9(AsO4)2(SO4)(OH)10 · 7H2OOrth. mm2 : Pmn21
22.3.2ArdealiteCa2(HPO4)(SO4) · 4H2OMon. m : Bb
22.3.3Machatschkiite(Ca,Na)6(AsO4)(HAsO4)3(PO4,SO4) · 15H2OHex.
22.3.4ClinotyroliteCa2Cu9(AsO4,SO4)4(OH,O)10 · 10H2OMon.
22.3.5PeisleyiteNa2Al9[(P,S)O4]8(OH)6•28H2OTric. 1 : P1
22.3.6ChalcophylliteCu18Al2(AsO4)4(SO4)3(OH)24 · 36H2OTrig. 3 : R3
22.3.7WoodhouseiteCaAl3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6Trig. 3m (3 2/m) : R3m
22.3.8Schlossmacherite(H3O)Al3(SO4)2(OH)6Trig.
22.3.9SvanbergiteSrAl3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6Trig. 3m (3 2/m) : R3m
22.3.10KemmlitziteSrAl3(AsO4)(SO4)(OH)6Trig.
22.3.11SanjuaniteAl2(PO4)(SO4)(OH) · 9H2O
22.3.12KribergiteAl5(PO4)3(SO4)(OH)4 · 4H2OTric. 1 : P1
22.3.13HotsoniteAl11(SO4)3(PO4)2(OH)21 · 16H2OTric.
22.3.14WeileriteBaAl3(AsO4)(SO4)(OH)6
22.3.15TsumebitePb2Cu(PO4)(SO4)(OH)Mon. 2/m : P21/m
22.3.17HinsdalitePbAl3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6Trig. 3m (3 2/m) : R3m
22.3.18HidalgoitePbAl3(AsO4)(SO4)(OH)6Trig.
22.3.19OrpheitePbAl3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6Trig.
22.3.20CoconinoiteFe3+2Al2(UO2)2(PO4)4(SO4)(OH)2 · 20H2OMon.
22.3.21Sasaite(Al,Fe3+)14(PO4)11(SO4)(OH)7 · 83H2OOrth.
22.3.22Tristramite(Ca,U,Fe)(PO4,SO4) · 2H2OHex.
22.3.23CorkitePbFe3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6Trig. 3m (3 2/m) : R3m
22.3.24BeudantitePbFe3(AsO4)(SO4)(OH)6Trig. 3m (3 2/m) : R3m
22.3.25DiadochiteFe3+2(PO4)(SO4)(OH) · 5H2OAmor.
22.3.26SarmientiteFe3+2(AsO4)(SO4)(OH) · 5H2OMon. 2/m : P21/b
22.3.27BukovskýiteFe3+2(AsO4)(SO4)(OH) · 9H2OTric. 1 : P1
22.3.28ZýkaiteFe3+4(AsO4)3(SO4)(OH) · 15H2OOrth.
22.3.29TooeleiteFe3+6(As3+O3)4(SO4)(OH)4 · 4H2OMon. 2/m : B2/m
22.3.30Pitticite(Fe, SO4, AsO4, H2O) ?Amor.
22.3.31Xiangjiangite(Fe3+,Al)(UO2)4(PO4)2(SO4)2(OH) · 22H2OTet.

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 ArsentsumebiteHide

Reference List:
Sort by Year (asc) | by Year (desc) | by Author (A-Z) | by Author (Z-A)
Vésignié, J.P.L. (1935) Présentation d'échantillons. Bulletin de la Société française de Minéralogie: 58: 4-5.
Bideaux, R.A., Nichols, M.C., Williams, S.A. (1966) The arsenate analogue of tsumebite, a new mineral. American Mineralogist: 51: 258-259.
Chudoba, K.F. (1974) Arsentsumebit. Handbuch der Mineralogie: 4: 5-5.
Schlüter, J., Gebhard, G., Wappler, G. (1994) Tsumebit oder Arsentsumebit aus Tsumeb? Lapis: 19(10): 31–34,86. [in German]
Zubkova, N.V., Pushcharovsky, D.Yu., Giester, G., Tillmanns, E., Pekov, I.V., Kleimenov, D.A. (2002) The crystal structure of arsentsumebite, Pb2Cu[(As,S)O4]2(OH). Mineralogy and Petrology: 75: 79-88.
Frost, R.L., Palmer, S.J., Xi, Y. (2011) Raman spectroscopy of the multi anion mineral arsentsumebite Pb2Cu(AsO4)(SO4)(OH) and in comparison with tsumebite Pb2Cu(PO4)(SO4)(OH). Spectrochimica Acta Part A-Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy: A83: 449-452.
Anthony, J.W., Bideaux, R.A., Bladh, K.W. and Nichols, M.C., Eds. Handbook of Mineralogy, Mineralogical Society of America, Chantilly, VA 20151-1110, USA. http://www.handbookofmineralogy.org/ (2016)

Internet Links for ArsentsumebiteHide

Localities for ArsentsumebiteHide

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.
Australia
 
  • New South Wales
    • Yancowinna Co.
      • Broken Hill
Australian Min. 3:1 (1997)
  • Western Australia
    • Ashburton Shire
[MinRec 24:203]; Min. Record 24,203-218(1993)
Australian J. Mineralogy 13(1),31-39(2007)
Nickel, E., Gartrell, B(1993): Secondary Minerals from Ashburton Downs Western Australia, Mineralogical Record (May-June 1993): 24:3:203-218
Austria
 
  • Salzburg
    • Lungau
      • Schladminger Tauern
        • Weißpriach valley
Schachinger, T., Kolitsch, U., Bernhard, F. & Bojar, H.-P. (2014): Erzmineralisationen und ihre Verwitterungsprodukte aus dem weiteren Bereich der Steirischen und Lungauer Kalkspitze. Der Steirische Mineralog 28, 8-21.
  • Styria
    • Schladming
      • Schladminger Tauern
        • Giglach valley
          • Giglach lakes
Schachinger, T., Kolitsch, U., Bernhard, F. & Bojar, H.-P. (2014): Erzmineralisationen und ihre Verwitterungsprodukte aus dem weiteren Bereich der Steirischen und Lungauer Kalkspitze. Der Steirische Mineralog 28, 8-21.
Bulgaria
 
  • Sofiya Oblast (Sofia Oblast)
    • Svoge Obshtina
      • Bov
Minceva-Stefanova, J. (2001): Arsenate minerals diversity in oxidation zones of the polymetallic stratabound deposits in Western Balkan Mountain. - Compt. rend. Acad. bulg. Sci., 54, 6, 39-42.
Chile
 
  • Atacama Region
    • Copiapó Province
maurizio dini collection - analysed specimens
Czech Republic
 
  • Bohemia (Böhmen; Boehmen)
    • Ústí Region
      • Krušné Hory Mts (Erzgebirge)
        • Dubí (Eichwald)
Sejkora, J.: Minerály ložiska Moldava v Krušných horách. Bulletin Mineralogicko-petrografického oddělení Národního muzea v Praze, 1994, roč. 2, s. 110-116.
France
 
  • Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
    • Allier
      • Ébreuil
        • Échassières
Kolitsch, U., Gröbner, J. & Brandstätter, F. (2009): Neufunde von Les Montmins, Allier, Frankreich. Lapis 34 (11), 24-32; 54 (in German).
    • Rhône
      • Beaujeu
        • Les Ardillats
Favreau G., Legris J-R., Dardillac M. (1996), La Verrière (Rhône): Histoire et Minéralogie, Le Cahier des Micromonteurs, n°3, pp:3-28
  • Occitanie
    • Aude
      • Padern
Favreau, G., Berbain, C. & Meisser, N. (2003): Cyanophyllite et autres minéraux rares de Padern (Aude). Le Cahiers des Micromonteurs, 82(4), 17-23.
  • Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
    • Var
      • Le Pradet
http://www.mine-capgaronne.fr/site/Mineraux/ListeMineraux.html
Germany
 
  • Baden-Württemberg
    • Black Forest
      • Wolfach
        • Oberwolfach
          • Rankach valley
Walenta, K. (1992): Die Mineralien des Schwarzwaldes. Chr. Weise Verlag, München, 336 pp. (in German)
  • Lower Saxony
    • Harz
      • Clausthal-Zellerfeld
        • Bockswies veins
          • Oberschulenberg
No reference listed
  • North Rhine-Westphalia
    • Siegerland
      • Müsen
Der Aufschluss 2000(2), 71-123
  • Rhineland-Palatinate
    • Lahn valley
Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001
  • Thuringia
    • Thuringian Forest
      • Gräfenroda
Knoll, H. (2009): Interessante Fundstellen bei Gräfenroda im Thüringer Wald. Mineralien-Welt 20 (2), 50-61.
Greece
 
  • Attikí Prefecture (Attica; Attika)
    • Lavrion District (Laurion; Laurium)
      • Lavrion District Mines
        • Agios Konstantinos [St Constantine] (Kamariza)
          • Kamariza Mines (Kamareza Mines)
No reference listed
Lapis No.7/8 1999 p.70-74
Italy
 
  • Lombardy
    • Lecco Province
      • Valsassina
        • Introbio
Luigi Possenti Collection
  • Tuscany
    • Grosseto Province
      • Montieri
        • Gerfalco
Batacchi, C., Ciriotti, M.E., Bittarello, E., Callegari, A.M., Boiocchi, M., Ceccantini, L., Fassina, B. (2013): Fosso Mandromicci, Gerfalco, Montieri (Grosseto). Nuovi ritrovamenti. Micro, 3/2013, 106-126
A.Costantini, G.Pagani (2015) Minerali: bellezze della natura nel parco delle colline metallifere - Tuscan mining geopark . 1-266
Namibia (TL)
 
  • Otjikoto Region (Oshikoto)
    • Tsumeb
Aufschluss 10 (1975), 369
Spain
 
  • Andalusia
    • Almería
      • Cuevas del Almanzora (Cuevas de Vera)
        • Sierra Almagrera
          • Jaroso Ravine
Georges FAVREAU collection
  • Castile-La Mancha
    • Guadalajara
      • Pardos
        • Pardos deposit
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.
UK
 
  • England
    • Cumbria
      • Caldbeck Fells
        • Roughton Gill
Trevor F. Bridges, David Green, Michael S. Rumsey and C. Michael Leppington (2011) A review of the mineralisation of the Roughton Gill mines, Caldbeck Fells, Cumbria: Part 3 Roughton Gill Mine Journal of the Russell Society 14:3-23.
  • Wales
    • Powys
      • Old Radnor
        • Wethel
N.Hubbard, et al.: UK J. Mines & Minerals (28), 9-10(2007); Cotterell TF et al (2011) The mineralogy of Dolyhir quarry, Old Radnor. Powys, Wales. UKJMM 32:5-61
USA
 
  • Arizona
    • Maricopa Co.
      • Big Horn Mts
        • Osborn District
          • Tonopah
            • Belmont Mountain
Analyzed by the University of Arizona.
  • California
    • Inyo Co.
      • Inyo Mts (Inyo Range)
        • Russ District
          • Reward
Sugar White collection; Adams, Paul (2010) The Brown Monster and Reward Mines Inyo County, California. Mineralogical Record 41:175-193.
  • Montana
    • Granite Co.
      • Philipsburg District (Flint Creek District)
        • John Long Mts
          • Black Pine Ridge
Ford, Eugene (1994), Personal communication to John Dagenais, re: XRD results March & April, 1994.
  • Nevada
    • Humboldt Co.
      • Iron Point District
        • Valmy
Collected by and in the collection of Brent Thorne and William Wise. Analyzed by XRD.
  • New Mexico
    • Lincoln Co.
      • Red Cloud District
        • Gallinas Mts
Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: Handbook of Mineralogy, Vol. IV
  • Utah
    • Tooele Co.
      • Deep Creek Mts
        • Gold Hill District (Clifton District)
          • Gold Hill
Collected by and in the collection of Brent Thorne. Analyzed by Bill Wise.
Brent Thorne (brent.thorne2@gte.net).
      • Oquirrh Mts
        • Ophir District
          • Dry Canyon area
Collected by and in the collection of Brent Thorne.
Mineral and/or Locality  
Mindat.org is an outreach project of the Hudson Institute of Mineralogy, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization.
Copyright © mindat.org and the Hudson Institute of Mineralogy 1993-2017, except where stated. Mindat.org relies on the contributions of thousands of members and supporters.
Privacy Policy - Terms & Conditions - Contact Us Current server date and time: November 20, 2017 23:00:12 Page generated: November 6, 2017 01:56:43
Go to top of page