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Yancowinnaite

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Formula:
PbCuAl(AsO4)2OH · H2O
Colour:
Yellowish-green to green
Lustre:
Vitreous
Hardness:
3
Specific Gravity:
5.31 (Calculated)
Crystal System:
Triclinic
Name:
Named by P. Elliott and A. Pring in 2010 after the Yancowinna County, Australia, which includes the type locality.
This page provides mineralogical data about Yancowinnaite.


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Classification of YancowinnaiteHide

Approved
Approval Year:
2010

Physical Properties of YancowinnaiteHide

Vitreous
Colour:
Yellowish-green to green
Streak:
Yellow
Hardness:
Comment:
Estimated to be ~ 3
Tenacity:
Brittle
Cleavage:
Perfect
One perfect cleavage
Fracture:
Irregular/Uneven
Density:
5.31 g/cm3 (Calculated)

Chemical Properties of YancowinnaiteHide

Formula:
PbCuAl(AsO4)2OH · H2O
IMA Formula:
PbCuAl(AsO4)2OH · H2O

Crystallography of YancowinnaiteHide

Crystal System:
Triclinic
Class (H-M):
1 - Pinacoidal
Space Group:
P1
Cell Parameters:
a = 5.444(2) Å, b = 5.640(2) Å, c = 7.518(2) Å
α = 67.89(2)°, β = 69.48(2)°, γ = 70.18(2)°
Ratio:
a:b:c = 0.965 : 1 : 1.333
Unit Cell V:
194.51 ų
Z:
1

X-Ray Powder DiffractionHide

Powder Diffraction Data:
d-spacingIntensity
4.590 (35)
3.286 (65)
2.949 (100)
2.891 (40)
2.850 (45)
2.501 (30)
2.492 (80)
1.110 (50)

Type Occurrence of YancowinnaiteHide

General Appearance of Type Material:
In seams in a goethite-garnet matrix. A rosette-like aggregates forming overgrowths on gartrellite
Place of Conservation of Type Material:
South Australian Museum, Adelaide, South Australia, G33029.
Associated Minerals at Type Locality:

Synonyms of YancowinnaiteHide

Relationship of Yancowinnaite to other SpeciesHide

Other Members of this group:
CabalzariteCa(Mg,Al,Fe3+)2(AsO4)2(OH,H2O)2Mon. 2/m : B2/m
CobaltlotharmeyeriteCa(Co,Fe3+,Ni)2(AsO4)2 · 2(H2O,OH)Mon. 2/m : B2/m
CobalttsumcoritePb(Co,Fe3+,Ni)2(AsO4)2 · 2(H2O,OH)Mon. 2/m : B2/m
FerrilotharmeyeriteCa(Fe3+,Zn)2(AsO4)2 · 2(OH,H2O)Mon. 2/m : B2/m
GartrellitePb(Cu,Fe3+,Zn)2(AsO4,SO4)2 · 2(H2O,OH)Tric. 1 : P1
HelmutwinkleritePb(Zn,Cu)2(AsO4)2 · 2H2OTric.
KaliochalciteKCu2(SO4)2[(OH)(H2O)]Mon. 2/m : B2/m
KrettnichitePbMn3+2(VO4)2(OH)2Mon. 2/m : B2/m
LotharmeyeriteCa(Zn,Mn3+)2(AsO4)2 · 2(H2O,OH)Mon. 2/m : B2/m
LukrahniteCa(Cu,Zn)(Fe3+,Zn)(AsO4)2 · 2(H2O,OH)Tric. 1 : P1
ManganlotharmeyeriteCaMn3+2(AsO4)2(OH)2Mon. 2/m : B2/m
MawbyitePb(Fe3+,Zn)2(AsO4)2 · 2(OH,H2O)Mon.
MounanaitePbFe3+2(VO4)2(OH,F)2Mon. 2/m : B2/m
NatrochalciteNaCu2(SO4)2(OH) · 2H2OMon. 2/m : B2/m
NickellotharmeyeriteCa(Ni,Fe3+,Co)2(AsO4)2 · 2(H2O,OH)Mon. 2/m : B2/m
Nickelschneebergite(Bi3+,Ca)(Ni,Co,Fe3+)2(AsO4)2 · 2(OH,H2O)Mon. 2/m : B2/m
NickeltsumcoritePb(Ni,Fe3+)2(AsO4)2(H2O,OH)2Mon. 2/m : B2/m
PhosphogartrellitePb(Cu,Fe3+)2(PO4,AsO4)2 · 2(H2O,OH)Tric.
RappolditePb(Co,Ni,Zn)2(AsO4)2 · 2H2OTric.
Schneebergite(Bi3+,Ca)(Co,Ni,Fe3+)2(AsO4)2(OH,H2O)2Mon. 2/m : B2/m
ThometzekitePbCu2+2(AsO4)2 · 2H2OMon. 2/m : B2/m
TsumcoritePbZn2(AsO4)2 · 2H2OMon.
ZincgartrellitePb(Zn,Fe3+,Cu)2(AsO4)2 · 2(H2O,OH)Tric. 1 : P1

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 YancowinnaiteHide

Reference List:
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Elliott, P., Pring, A. (2010) Yancowinnaite, IMA 2010-030. CNMNC Newsletter, August 2010, page 800; Mineralogical Magazine: 74: 797-800.
Elliott, P., Pring, A. (2015) Yancowinnaite, a new mineral from the Kintore Opencut, Broken Hill, New South Wales. Australian Journal of Mineralogy: 17: 73–76.

Internet Links for YancowinnaiteHide

Localities for YancowinnaiteHide

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 (TL)
 
  • New South Wales
    • Yancowinna Co.
      • Broken Hill district
        • Broken Hill
          • Broken Hill South Mine (BHS Mine; South Mine)
            • Kintore Opencut
Elliott, P. and Pring, A. (2010) Yancowinnaite, IMA 2010-030. CNMNC Newsletter, August 2010, page 800; Mineralogical Magazine, 74, 797-800; Elliott, P., and Pring, A. (2015) Yancowinnaite, a new mineral from the Kintore Opencut, Broken Hill, New South Wales. Australian Journal of Mineralogy, 17, 73–76.
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