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Weilerite

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Formula:
BaAl3(AsO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Name:
After the type locality, the Michael Mine at Weiler, near Lahr, Black Forest, Germany (but from where it may not in fact exist).
Originally considered a synonym of arsenogorceixite, because the exact sulphate content was unknown. It was redefined in 1987.




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Classification of WeileriteHide

Approved
Approval Year:
1987
22.3.14

22 : Phosphates, Arsenates or Vanadates with other Anions
3 : Phosphates, arsenates or vanadates with sulphates

Chemical Properties of WeileriteHide

Formula:
BaAl3(AsO4)(SO4)(OH)6
IMA Formula:
BaAl3(SO4)(AsO4)(OH)6

Type Occurrence of WeileriteHide

Relationship of Weilerite to other SpeciesHide

Other Members of this group:
BeudantitePbFe3(AsO4)(SO4)(OH)6Trig. 3m (3 2/m) : R3m
CorkitePbFe3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6Trig. 3m (3 2/m) : R3m
GallobeudantitePbGa3(AsO4)(SO4)(OH)6Trig.
HidalgoitePbAl3(AsO4)(SO4)(OH)6Trig.
HinsdalitePbAl3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6Trig. 3m (3 2/m) : R3m
KemmlitziteSrAl3(AsO4)(SO4)(OH)6Trig.
SvanbergiteSrAl3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6Trig. 3m (3 2/m) : R3m
UM2011-07-POSO:AlBaHBaAl3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
WoodhouseiteCaAl3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6Trig. 3m (3 2/m) : R3m

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Crocoite1 photo of Weilerite associated with Crocoite on mindat.org.

Related Minerals - Hey's Chemical Index of Minerals GroupingHide

22.3.1ParnauiteCu9(AsO4)2(SO4)(OH)10 · 7H2OOrth. mm2 : Pmn21
22.3.2ArdealiteCa2(HPO4)(SO4) · 4H2OMon. m : Bb
22.3.3Machatschkiite(Ca,Na)6(AsO4)(HAsO4)3(PO4,SO4) · 15H2OHex.
22.3.4ClinotyroliteCa2Cu9(AsO4,SO4)4(OH,O)10 · 10H2OMon.
22.3.5PeisleyiteNa2Al9[(P,S)O4]8(OH)6•28H2OTric. 1 : P1
22.3.6ChalcophylliteCu18Al2(AsO4)4(SO4)3(OH)24 · 36H2OTrig. 3 : R3
22.3.7WoodhouseiteCaAl3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6Trig. 3m (3 2/m) : R3m
22.3.8Schlossmacherite(H3O)Al3(SO4)2(OH)6Trig.
22.3.9SvanbergiteSrAl3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6Trig. 3m (3 2/m) : R3m
22.3.10KemmlitziteSrAl3(AsO4)(SO4)(OH)6Trig.
22.3.11SanjuaniteAl2(PO4)(SO4)(OH) · 9H2O
22.3.12KribergiteAl5(PO4)3(SO4)(OH)4 · 4H2OTric. 1 : P1
22.3.13HotsoniteAl11(SO4)3(PO4)2(OH)21 · 16H2OTric.
22.3.15TsumebitePb2Cu(PO4)(SO4)(OH)Mon. 2/m : P21/m
22.3.16ArsentsumebitePb2Cu(AsO4)(SO4)(OH)Mon. 2/m : P21/m
22.3.17HinsdalitePbAl3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6Trig. 3m (3 2/m) : R3m
22.3.18HidalgoitePbAl3(AsO4)(SO4)(OH)6Trig.
22.3.19OrpheitePbAl3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6Trig.
22.3.20CoconinoiteFe3+2Al2(UO2)2(PO4)4(SO4)(OH)2 · 20H2OMon.
22.3.21Sasaite(Al,Fe3+)14(PO4)11(SO4)(OH)7 · 83H2OOrth.
22.3.22Tristramite(Ca,U,Fe)(PO4,SO4) · 2H2OHex.
22.3.23CorkitePbFe3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6Trig. 3m (3 2/m) : R3m
22.3.24BeudantitePbFe3(AsO4)(SO4)(OH)6Trig. 3m (3 2/m) : R3m
22.3.25DiadochiteFe3+2(PO4)(SO4)(OH) · 5H2OAmor.
22.3.26SarmientiteFe3+2(AsO4)(SO4)(OH) · 5H2OMon. 2/m : P21/b
22.3.27BukovskýiteFe3+2(AsO4)(SO4)(OH) · 9H2OTric. 1 : P1
22.3.28ZýkaiteFe3+4(AsO4)3(SO4)(OH) · 15H2OOrth. 2 2 2 : P2 2 2
22.3.29TooeleiteFe3+6(As3+O3)4(SO4)(OH)4 · 4H2OMon. 2/m : B2/m
22.3.30Pitticite(Fe, AsO4, H2O) (?)Amor.
22.3.31Xiangjiangite(Fe3+,Al)(UO2)4(PO4)2(SO4)2(OH) · 22H2OTet.

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 WeileriteHide

Reference List:
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Walenta, K. (1966): Beiträge zur Kenntnis seltener Arsenatminerale unter besonderer Berücksichtigung von Vorkommen des Schwarzwalds. Tschermaks Mineral. Petrogr. Mitt. 11, 121-164. (in German)
Scott, K. M. (1987): Solid solution in, and classification of, gossan-derived members of the alunite-jarosite family, northwest Queensland, Australia. American Mineralogist 72, 178-187.
Bayliss, P., Kolitsch, U., Nickel, E.H. and Pring, A. (2010): Alunite supergroup: recommended nomenclature. Mineral. Mag. 74, 919-927.

Internet Links for WeileriteHide

Localities for WeileriteHide

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.
Germany (TL)
 
  • Baden-Württemberg
    • Black Forest
      • Lahr
        • Reichenbach
          • Weiler
American Mineralogist (1987): 72: 178; Tschermaks Mineralogische und Petrographische Mitteilungen (1966): 11: 121; Bayliss, P., Kolitsch, U., Nickel, E.H. and Pring, A. (2010): Alunite supergroup: recommended nomenclature. Mineralogical Magazine 74, 919-927; www.mindat.org/forum.php?read,7,300101,300101#msg-300101.
    • Freiburg
      • Ortenaukreis
        • Wolfach
          • Oberwolfach
            • Rankach valley
http://www.jkrieger.de/stones/clara.html
Greece
 
  • Attica
    • East Attica
      • Lavreotiki
        • Lavrion District Mines
          • Spitharopoussi area
Hanke, H. (1998) Laurion - ein Rückblick auf die Funde der letzten drei Jahre. Mineralien-Welt, 9 (2), 37-45.; Http://www.mindat.org/forum.php?read,11,339859,376418
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