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Långbanshyttanite

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About LångbanshyttaniteHide

Formula:
Pb2Mn2Mg(AsO4)2(OH)4·6H2O
Colour:
Colourless
Crystal System:
Triclinic
Name:
For the old name of the mine, smelter and mining village: Långbanshyttan
This page provides mineralogical data about Långbanshyttanite.


Classification of LångbanshyttaniteHide

Approved

Physical Properties of LångbanshyttaniteHide

Transparency:
Transparent
Colour:
Colourless

Optical Data of LångbanshyttaniteHide

Type:
Biaxial (+)
RI values:
nα = 1.700(5) nβ = 1.741(5) nγ = 1.792(5)
2V:
Measured: ~90° , Calculated: 86°
Max Birefringence:
δ = 0.092
Image shows birefringence interference colour range (at 30µm thickness)
and does not take into account mineral colouration.
Surface Relief:
High
Dispersion:
Strong, r < v.

Chemical Properties of LångbanshyttaniteHide

Formula:
Pb2Mn2Mg(AsO4)2(OH)4·6H2O
IMA Formula:
Pb2Mn2Mg(AsO4)2(OH)4 · 6H2O

Crystallography of LångbanshyttaniteHide

Crystal System:
Triclinic
Class (H-M):
1 - Pinacoidal
Space Group:
P1
Cell Parameters:
a = 5.0528(10) Å, b = 5.7671(6) Å, c = 14.617(3) Å
α = 85.656(14)°, β = 82.029(17)°, γ = 88.728(13)°
Ratio:
a:b:c = 0.876 : 1 : 2.535
Unit Cell V:
420.6 ų
Z:
1

X-Ray Powder DiffractionHide

Powder Diffraction Data:
d-spacingIntensity
14.48 (100)
7.21 (43)
4.969 (34)
4.798 (28)
3.571 (54)
2.857 (45)
2.800 (34)

Type Occurrence of LångbanshyttaniteHide

Synonyms of LångbanshyttaniteHide

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Antigorite1 photo of Långbanshyttanite associated with Antigorite 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 LångbanshyttaniteHide

Reference List:
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NIKITA V. CHUKANOV, IGOR V. PEKOV, ERIK JONSSON, NATALIA V. ZUBKOVA, YAROSLAV E. FILINCHUK, DMITRIY I. BELAKOVSKIY and DMITRY YU. PUSHCHAROVSKY: Långbanshyttanite, a new low-temperature arsenate mineral with a novel structure from Långban, Sweden. European Journal of Mineralogy (Fast-track article)

Internet Links for LångbanshyttaniteHide

Localities for LångbanshyttaniteHide

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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.
Sweden (TL)
 
  • Värmland
    • Filipstad
NIKITA V. CHUKANOV, IGOR V. PEKOV, ERIK JONSSON, NATALIA V. ZUBKOVA, YAROSLAV E. FILINCHUK, DMITRIY I. BELAKOVSKIY and DMITRY YU. PUSHCHAROVSKY: Långbanshyttanite, a new low-temperature arsenate mineral with a novel structure from Långban, Sweden. European Journal of Mineralogy (Fast-track article)
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