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Unnamed (Zn Sulphate-Hydroxide-Chloride-Hydrate)

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About Unnamed (Zn Sulphate-Hydroxide-Chloride-Hydrate)Hide

Formula:
Zn9(SO4)2(OH)12Cl2 · 6H2O
Crystal System:
Trigonal
Closely related to gordaite and the slag phase Unnamed (Gordaite-related Ca-Zn Sulphate Chloride Hydrate). Also compare 'UM1987-14-SO:ClHZn'.

Visually very similar to the Zn sulphate hydrates osakaite and lahnsteinite.


Chemical Properties of Unnamed (Zn Sulphate-Hydroxide-Chloride-Hydrate)Hide

Formula:
Zn9(SO4)2(OH)12Cl2 · 6H2O

Crystallography of Unnamed (Zn Sulphate-Hydroxide-Chloride-Hydrate)Hide

Crystal System:
Trigonal
Class (H-M):
3 - Rhombohedral
Space Group:
R3
Cell Parameters:
a = 8.275(1) Å, c = 32.000(6) Å
Ratio:
a:c = 1 : 3.867
Unit Cell V:
1,897.65 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)
Z:
3

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 (Zn Sulphate-Hydroxide-Chloride-Hydrate)Hide

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Kolitsch, U. and Giester, G. (2013) The crystal structure of a new secondary zinc mineral from Lavrion, Greece: Zn9(SO4)2(OH)12Cl2•6H2O. Poster, MinPet 2013, September 19-23; abstract in Mitt. Österr. Mineral. Ges. 159, 74. [http://erdwissenschaften.uni-graz.at/aktuelles/veranstaltungen/minpet2013/downloads/ThirdCircular2013_Final.pdf]
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 (I). Mineralien-Welt 25 (1), 60-75 (in German).

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Localities for Unnamed (Zn Sulphate-Hydroxide-Chloride-Hydrate)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.
Greece
 
  • Attica
    • East Attica
      • Lavreotiki
        • Lavrion District Mines
          • Agios Konstantinos [St Constantine] (Kamariza)
            • Kamariza Mines (Kamareza Mines)
              • Hilarion area
U. Kolitsch and Giester, G. (2013) The crystal structure of a new secondary zinc mineral from Lavrion, Greece: Zn9(SO4)2(OH)12Cl2•6H2O. Poster, MinPet 2013, September 19-23; abstract in Mitt. Österr. Mineral. Ges. 159, 74. [http://erdwissenschaften.uni-graz.at/aktuelles/veranstaltungen/minpet2013/downloads/ThirdCircular2013_Final.pdf]; 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 (I). Mineralien-Welt 25 (1), 60-75 (in German).
 
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