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Tetrarooseveltite

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About TetrarooseveltiteHide

Formula:
Bi(AsO4)
Colour:
White to yellowish-white
Lustre:
Earthy
Hardness:
Crystal System:
Tetragonal
Name:
The name reflects its tetragonal symmetry and polymorphic relationship with rooseveltite.
Dimorph of:
Isostructural with:
This page provides mineralogical data about Tetrarooseveltite.


Classification of TetrarooseveltiteHide

Approved
Approval Year:
1993
8.AD.55

8 : PHOSPHATES, ARSENATES, VANADATES
A : Phosphates, etc. without additional anions, without H2O
D : With only large cations
38.4.5.1

38 : ANHYDROUS NORMAL PHOSPHATES, ARSENATES, AND VANADATES
4 : AXO4

Physical Properties of TetrarooseveltiteHide

Earthy
Transparency:
Opaque
Colour:
White to yellowish-white
Hardness:
2½ on Mohs scale

Optical Data of TetrarooseveltiteHide

Type:
Uniaxial (+)
RI values:
nω = 2.200 nε = 2.200
Max Birefringence:
δ = 0.000
Image shows birefringence interference colour range (at 30µm thickness)
and does not take into account mineral colouration.
Surface Relief:
Very High

Chemical Properties of TetrarooseveltiteHide

Formula:
Bi(AsO4)
Common Impurities:
P

Crystallography of TetrarooseveltiteHide

Crystal System:
Tetragonal
Cell Parameters:
a = 5.08 Å, c = 11.69 Å
Ratio:
a:c = 1 : 2.301
Unit Cell V:
301.68 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)

Type Occurrence of TetrarooseveltiteHide

Synonyms of TetrarooseveltiteHide

Other Language Names for TetrarooseveltiteHide

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz GroupingHide

8.AD.05NahpoiteNa2HPO4Mon. 2/m : P21/m
8.AD.10MonetiteCa(HPO4)Tric. 1
8.AD.10WeiliteCa(HAsO4)Tric. 1 : P1
8.AD.10ŠvenekiteCa(H2AsO4)2Tric. 1 : P1
8.AD.15Archerite(K,NH4)(H2PO4)Tet. 4 2m : I4 2d
8.AD.15Biphosphammite(NH4,K)(H2PO4)Tet. 4 2 2 : I41 2 2
8.AD.20Phosphammite(NH4)2(HPO4)Mon. 2/m : P21/b
8.AD.25BuchwalditeNaCa(PO4)Orth. mm2 : Pmn21
8.AD.30SchultenitePb(HAsO4)Mon. 2/m : P2/b
8.AD.35Chernovite-(Y)Y(AsO4)Tet. 4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m) : I41/amd
8.AD.35DreyeriteBi(VO4)Tet. 4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m) : I41/amd
8.AD.35Wakefieldite-(Ce)Ce(VO4)Tet. 4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m) : I41/amd
8.AD.35Wakefieldite-(Y)Y(VO4)Tet. 4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m) : I41/amd
8.AD.35Xenotime-(Y)Y(PO4)Tet. 4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m) : I41/amd
8.AD.35PretuliteSc(PO4)Tet.
8.AD.35Xenotime-(Yb)Yb(PO4)Tet.
8.AD.35Wakefieldite-(La)La(VO4)Tet. 4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m) : I41/amd
8.AD.40PucheriteBi(VO4)Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
8.AD.45XimengiteBi(PO4)Trig.
8.AD.50Gasparite-(Ce)Ce(AsO4)
8.AD.50Monazite-(Ce)Ce(PO4)Mon. 2/m : P21/b
8.AD.50Monazite-(La)La(PO4)
8.AD.50Monazite-(Nd)Nd(PO4)
8.AD.50RooseveltiteBi(AsO4)Mon. 2/m
8.AD.50CheraliteCaTh(PO4)2Mon. 2/m
8.AD.50Monazite-(Sm)Sm(PO4)Mon. 2/m : P21/m
8.AD.50UM2005-35-VO:CaFePSiTh(Th,Ca)(VO4,SiO4,PO4)
8.AD.60Chursinite(Hg+2)0.5Hg2+(AsO4)Mon. 2/m : P21/b
8.AD.65ClinobisvaniteBi(VO4)Mon. 2/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 TetrarooseveltiteHide

Reference List:
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Mooney, R.C.L. (1948): Crystal structure of tetragonal bismuth arsenate, BiAsO4. Acta Crystallographica 1, 163-165 .
Sejkora, J. and Řídkošil,T. (1994): Tetrarooseveltite, beta-Bi(AsO4), a new mineral species from Moldava deposit, the Krušné hory Mts., Northwestern Bohemia, Czech Republic. Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte (1994): 179-184.
New Minerals (1997), New Minerals 1990-1994.

Internet Links for TetrarooseveltiteHide

Localities for TetrarooseveltiteHide

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.
Czech Republic (TL)
 
  • Ústí Region
    • Krušné Hory Mts (Erzgebirge)
      • Dubí (Eichwald)
American Mineralogist 79, 1210-1214
Mineral and/or Locality  
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