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Zinczippeite

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About ZinczippeiteHide

Formula:
Zn(UO2)2(SO4)O2 · 3.5H2O
Colour:
Yellow, orange, red-brown
Hardness:
2
Specific Gravity:
5.032 (Calculated)
Crystal System:
Monoclinic
Member of:
Name:
Named as the zinc analogue of Zippeite.
The zinc analogue of Zippeite.


Classification of ZinczippeiteHide

Approved
7.EC.05

7 : SULFATES (selenates, tellurates, chromates, molybdates, wolframates)
E : Uranyl sulfates
C : With medium-sized and large cations
31.10.4.5

31 : HYDRATED SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
10 : Miscellaneous
25.8.14

25 : Sulphates
8 : Sulphates of Sb, V, Cr and U

Physical Properties of ZinczippeiteHide

Colour:
Yellow, orange, red-brown
Hardness:
Density:
5.032 g/cm3 (Calculated)

Optical Data of ZinczippeiteHide

Type:
Biaxial (-)
RI values:
nα = 1.700 - 1.750
Max Birefringence:
δ = 1.700
Image shows birefringence interference colour range (at 30µm thickness)
and does not take into account mineral colouration.
Surface Relief:
Moderate
Dispersion:
r > v weak

Chemical Properties of ZinczippeiteHide

Formula:
Zn(UO2)2(SO4)O2 · 3.5H2O

Crystallography of ZinczippeiteHide

Crystal System:
Monoclinic
Class (H-M):
2/m - Prismatic
Space Group:
B2/m
Setting:
C2/m
Cell Parameters:
a = 8.6437(10) Å, b = 14.1664(17) Å, c = 17.701(2) Å
β = 104.041(3)°
Ratio:
a:b:c = 0.61 : 1 : 1.25
Unit Cell V:
2,102.73 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)

Type Occurrence of ZinczippeiteHide

Other Language Names for ZinczippeiteHide

Relationship of Zinczippeite to other SpeciesHide

Member of:
Other Members of this group:
Ammoniozippeite(NH4)2[(UO2)2(SO4)O2]·H2OOrth.
CobaltzippeiteCo(UO2)2(SO4)O2 · 3.5H2OMon. 2/m : B2/m
MagnesiozippeiteMg(UO2)2(SO4)O2 · 3.5H2OMon. 2/m : B2/m
NatrozippeiteNa5(UO2)8(SO4)4O5(OH)3 · 12H2OMon. 2/m : P21/m
NickelzippeiteNi2(UO2)6(SO4)3(OH)10 · 16H2O Mon.
PlavnoiteK0.8Mn0.6[(UO2)2O2(SO4)]·3.5H2OMon. 2/m : B2/m
PseudojohanniteCu3(OH)2[(UO2)4(SO4)2]· 12H2OTric.
Sejkoraite-(Y)Y2(UO2)8(SO4)4O6(OH)2 · 26H2OTric. 1 : P1
ZippeiteK3(UO2)4(SO4)2O3(OH) · 3H2OMon. 2 : B2

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Natrozippeite2 photos of Zinczippeite associated with Natrozippeite on mindat.org.
Gypsum2 photos of Zinczippeite associated with Gypsum on mindat.org.
Anglesite2 photos of Zinczippeite associated with Anglesite on mindat.org.
Johannite1 photo of Zinczippeite associated with Johannite on mindat.org.
Andersonite1 photo of Zinczippeite associated with Andersonite on mindat.org.
Uraninite1 photo of Zinczippeite associated with Uraninite on mindat.org.

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz GroupingHide

7.EC.AdolfpateraiteK(UO2)(SO4)(OH)(H2O)Mon. 2/m : P21/b
7.EC.05CobaltzippeiteCo(UO2)2(SO4)O2 · 3.5H2OMon. 2/m : B2/m
7.EC.05MagnesiozippeiteMg(UO2)2(SO4)O2 · 3.5H2OMon. 2/m : B2/m
7.EC.05NickelzippeiteNi2(UO2)6(SO4)3(OH)10 · 16H2O Mon.
7.EC.05NatrozippeiteNa5(UO2)8(SO4)4O5(OH)3 · 12H2OMon. 2/m : P21/m
7.EC.05ZippeiteK3(UO2)4(SO4)2O3(OH) · 3H2OMon. 2 : B2
7.EC.10RabejaciteCa(UO2)4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 6H2OOrth.
7.EC.15MarécottiteMg3(UO2)8(SO4)4O6(OH)2 · 28H2OTric. 1 : P1
7.EC.15Sejkoraite-(Y)Y2(UO2)8(SO4)4O6(OH)2 · 26H2OTric. 1 : P1
7.EC.20PseudojohanniteCu3(OH)2[(UO2)4(SO4)2]· 12H2OTric.

Related Minerals - Dana Grouping (8th Ed.)Hide

31.10.4.1ZippeiteK3(UO2)4(SO4)2O3(OH) · 3H2OMon. 2 : B2
31.10.4.2NatrozippeiteNa5(UO2)8(SO4)4O5(OH)3 · 12H2OMon. 2/m : P21/m
31.10.4.3MagnesiozippeiteMg(UO2)2(SO4)O2 · 3.5H2OMon. 2/m : B2/m
31.10.4.4NickelzippeiteNi2(UO2)6(SO4)3(OH)10 · 16H2O Mon.
31.10.4.6CobaltzippeiteCo(UO2)2(SO4)O2 · 3.5H2OMon. 2/m : B2/m

Related Minerals - Hey's Chemical Index of Minerals GroupingHide

25.8.1KlebelsbergiteSb4O4(SO4)(OH)2Orth. mm2
25.8.2CoquanditeSb6+xO8+x(SO4)(OH)x(H2O)1- x (x = 0.3)Tric. 1 : P1
25.8.3PeretaiteCa(SbO)4(SO4)2(OH)2 · 2H2OMon. 2/m : B2/b
25.8.4CannoniteBi2(SO4)O(OH)2Mon. 2/m : P21/b
25.8.5Minasragrite(V4+O)(SO4) · 5H2OMon. 2/m
25.8.6Stanleyite(V4+O)(SO4) · 6H2OOrth.
25.8.7Redingtonite(Fe2+,Mg,Ni)(Cr,Al)2(SO4)4·22H2OMon.
25.8.8Metauranopilite(UO2)6(SO4)(OH)10 · 5H2O
25.8.9Uranopilite(UO2)6(SO4)O2(OH)6 · 14H2OMon.
25.8.10NatrozippeiteNa5(UO2)8(SO4)4O5(OH)3 · 12H2OMon. 2/m : P21/m
25.8.11ZippeiteK3(UO2)4(SO4)2O3(OH) · 3H2OMon. 2 : B2
25.8.12JohanniteCu(UO2)2(SO4)2(OH)2 · 8H2OTric. 1
25.8.13MagnesiozippeiteMg(UO2)2(SO4)O2 · 3.5H2OMon. 2/m : B2/m

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 ZinczippeiteHide

Reference List:
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Canadian Mineralogist (1976): 14: 429.
Mineralogical Magazine (1979): 43: 539.
Canadian Mineralogist (2003): 41: 687-706.
Burns, P.C., Deely, K.M., and Hayden, L.A. (2003): The crystals chemistry of the Zippeite group. Canadian Mineralogist 41(3), 687-706.
Burns, P.C. (2005): U6+ minerals and inorganic compounds: insights into an expanded structural hierarchy of crystal structures. Canadian Mineralogist 43, 1839-1894.

Internet Links for ZinczippeiteHide

Localities for ZinczippeiteHide

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.
Czech Republic
 
  • Central Bohemia Region
[Lapis 2003, 28, 7-8, p.71-72]
      • Březové Hory ore region (Birkenberg)
        • Březové Hory deposit
Plasil (2005)
  • Vysočina Region
    • Žďár nad Sázavou District
      • Rožná
        • Rožná deposit
Petr Pauliš, Stanislav Kopecký, Pavel Černý: Uranové minerály České republiky a jejich lokality 2007
Italy
 
  • Lombardy
    • Bergamo Province
      • Seriana Valley
        • Valgoglio
Probed Milan University 2006
Slovakia
 
  • Banská Bystrica Region
    • Banská Štiavnica Co.
Števko M., Sejkora J., Plášil J. (2012): Supergénna uránová mineralizácia na ložisku Banská Štiavnica (Slovenská republika). Bull. mineral.-petrolog. Odd. Nár. Muz. (Praha), 20, 1, 110-120 (in Slovak with English abstract).
Slovenia
 
  • Idrija (Idria)
Gunnar Färber
USA (TL)
 
  • Arizona
    • Yavapai Co.
      • Eureka District
        • Bagdad
          • Bozarth Mesa
Frondel, C., et al (1976), Mineralogy of the zippeite group, Canadian Mineralogist: 14: 429-436; Arizona lode gold mines and gold mining, AZ Bur. Mines Bull. 137: 24-25.
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