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Cyanotrichite Group

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About Cyanotrichite GroupHide

A group of closely related, monoclinic Cu-Al-sulphates.

See also Unnamed (Cyanotrichite-related mineral).

Relationship of Cyanotrichite Group to other SpeciesHide

Minerals structurally related to group:
CarbonatecyanotrichiteCu4Al2(CO3,SO4)(OH)12 · 2H2O
CyanotrichiteCu4Al2(SO4)(OH)12 · 2H2O
KhaidarkaniteNa0.34Cu4Al3(OH)14F3 · 2H2O

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
1 photo of Cyanotrichite Group associated with ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
1 photo of Cyanotrichite Group associated with MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
1 photo of Cyanotrichite Group associated with SpangoliteCu6Al(SO4)(OH)12Cl · 3H2O

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 Cyanotrichite GroupHide

Reference List:
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Hager, S. L., Leverett, P. & Williams, P. A. (2009): Possible structural and chemical relationships in the cyanotrichite group. Canadian Mineralogist 47, 635-648.
Mills, S.J., Christy, A.G., Schnyder, C., Favreau, G., Price, J.R. (2015): The crystal structure of camerolaite and structural variation in the cyanotrichite family of merotypes. Mineralogical Magazine, 78, 1527–1552.

Internet Links for Cyanotrichite GroupHide

Localities for Cyanotrichite GroupHide

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.
  • Lower Austria
    • Neunkirchen District
      • Prigglitz
        • Gasteil
Kolitsch, U. & Auer, C. (2014): 1889) Allophan(?), Baryt, Brannerit, Brochantit, Cassiterit, Chalkoalumit, Chalkopyrit, Chamosit, Chrysokoll(?), Covellin, ein Mineral der Cyanotrichitgruppe, Delafossit, Dravit, Hamatit, Jarosit, gediegenes Kupfer, Malachit, Manganoxide, Monazit-(Ce), Muskovit, Pyrit, Quarz, Schwefel, Stannit, Tetraedrit, Woodwardit(?) und Xenotim-(Y) vom bronzezeitlichen Kupferbergbau bei Gasteil, Prigglitz, Niederösterreich. Pp. 121-124 in Niedermayr, G. et al. (2014): Neue Mineralfunde aus Österreich LXIII. Carinthia II, 204./124., 65-146.
  • Salzburg
    • Zell am See District
      • Rauris
        • Alteck - Hoher Sonnblick area
          • Hoher Sonnblick
Uwe Kolitsch
  • Styria
    • Bruck-Mürzzuschlag District
      • Sankt Barbara im Mürztal
        • Veitsch
Auer, C., Kolitsch, U., Bernhard, F. (2017): 2050) Brochantit, Camerolait, Cornwallit, Cualstibit-1M, Devillin und Langit von den Kupferschürfen am Dürrkogel in der Veitsch, Steiermark. Pp. 272-273 in Walter, F. et al. (2017): Neue Mineralfunde aus Österreich LXVI. Carinthia II, 207./127., 217-284.
    • Leoben District
      • Kalwang
        • Kurze Teichen (Kurzteichen valley)
Kolitsch, U. (2014): 1993) Beaverit-(Cu) und ein Mineral der Cyanotrichitgruppe aus einer Kupferschlacke bei Kalwang, Liesingtal, Steiermark. P. 138 in Niedermayr, G. et al. (2014): Neue Mineralfunde aus Österreich LXIII. Carinthia II, 204./124., 65-146.
      • Kammern im Liesingtal
        • Seiz
          • Wolfsgruben (Wolfgruben)
Kolitsch, U., Postl, W., Brandstätter, F., Bernhard, F., Leikauf, B. & Auer, Ch. (2011): 1713) Beaverit-(Cu), Brochantit, Carbonat-Cyanotrichit, Chalkoalumit und Schwefel aus dem Kupfer-Vorkommen der Wolfsgruben bei Seiz, Liesing-Paltental, Steiermark. Pp. 179-181 in Niedermayr, G. et al. (2011): Neue Mineralfunde aus Österreich LX. Carinthia II, 201./121., 135-186.
  • Occitanie
    • Tarn-et-Garonne
Jean-Marie Laurent collection
  • Baden-Württemberg
    • Freiburg
      • Ortenaukreis
        • Gengenbach
          • Haigerach valley
            • Silberbrünnle Mine
Anneliese Schwarz collection (visually identified by Uwe Kolitsch)
  • Oppland
    • Lunner
      • Grua
        • Grua mining district
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