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Unnamed (Orthorhombic dimorph of Barstowite)

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About Unnamed (Orthorhombic dimorph of Barstowite)Hide

Formula:
Pb4CO3Cl6 · H2O
Colour:
Colourless, white
Crystal System:
Orthorhombic
Found in lead-rich slags.
Visually indistinguishable from barstowite.


Physical Properties of Unnamed (Orthorhombic dimorph of Barstowite)Hide

Colour:
Colourless, white

Chemical Properties of Unnamed (Orthorhombic dimorph of Barstowite)Hide

Formula:
Pb4CO3Cl6 · H2O

Crystallography of Unnamed (Orthorhombic dimorph of Barstowite)Hide

Crystal System:
Orthorhombic
Class (H-M):
mm2 - Pyramidal
Space Group:
Pmn21
Cell Parameters:
a = 9.208(2) Å, b = 16.654(3) Å, c = 4.206(1) Å
Ratio:
a:b:c = 0.553 : 1 : 0.253
Unit Cell V:
645 ų
Z:
2

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Unnamed (Pb-Fe-Cl-S(?)-O-H Phase)3 photos of Unnamed (Orthorhombic dimorph of Barstowite) associated with Unnamed (Pb-Fe-Cl-S(?)-O-H Phase) on mindat.org.
Penfieldite1 photo of Unnamed (Orthorhombic dimorph of Barstowite) associated with Penfieldite on mindat.org.

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 Unnamed (Orthorhombic dimorph of Barstowite)Hide

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Kolitsch, U. and Pristacz, H. (2009) An orthorhombic dimorph of barstowite, Pb4Cl6(CO3)•H2O, from slags at Maria Waitschach, Austria, and Lavrion, Greece. Poster, Joint MinPet 2009 and 4th MSCC, Budapest, Hungary, September 7-11; abstract in Mitt. Österr. Mineral. Ges. 155, 83.
Kolitsch, U., Rieck, B., Brandstätter, F., Schreiber, F., Fabritz, K. H., Blaß, G., and Gröbner, J. (2014) Neufunde aus dem altem Bergbau und den Schlacken von Lavrion (II). Mineralien-Welt 25 (2), 82-95 (in German).

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Localities for Unnamed (Orthorhombic dimorph of Barstowite)Hide

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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.
Austria
 
  • Carinthia
    • Friesach - Hüttenberg area
      • Hüttenberg
        • Waitschach
U. Kolitsch and H. Pristacz (2009): An orthorhombic dimorph of barstowite, Pb4Cl6(CO3)•H2O, from slags at Maria Waitschach, Austria, and Lavrion, Greece. Poster, Joint MinPet 2009 and 4th MSCC, Budapest, Hungary, September 7-11; abstract in Mitt. Österr. Mineral. Ges. 155, 83.; Kolitsch, U., Brandstätter, F., Schreiber, F., Fink, R. & Auer, C. (2013): Die Mineralogie der weltweit einzigartigen Schlacken von Waitschach, Kärnten. Annalen des Naturhistorischen Museums in Wien, Serie A, 115, 19-87 (in German).
Greece
 
  • Attica
    • East Attica
      • Lavreotiki
        • Lavrion District slag localities
          • Vrissaki area
U. Kolitsch and H. Pristacz (2009): An orthorhombic dimorph of barstowite, Pb4Cl6(CO3)•H2O, from slags at Maria Waitschach, Austria, and Lavrion, Greece. Poster, Joint MinPet 2009 and 4th MSCC, Budapest, Hungary, September 7-11; abstract in Mitt. Österr. Mineral. Ges. 155, 83; Kolitsch, U., Rieck, B., Brandstätter, F., Schreiber, F., Fabritz, K. H., Blaß, G. & Gröbner, J. (2014): Neufunde aus dem altem Bergbau und den Schlacken von Lavrion (II). Mineralien-Welt 25 (2), 82-95 (in German).
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