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Misakiite

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About MisakiiteHide

Formula:
Cu3Mn(OH)6Cl2
Colour:
Emerald green
Specific Gravity:
3.42 (Calculated)
Crystal System:
Trigonal
Member of:
Name:
Named for a village near the type locality.
Related to kapellasite and haydeeite.

The structure is layered and closely related to that of iyoite, which is also closely associated and of the same genesis.

Also synthesized by hydrothermal method.


Classification of MisakiiteHide

Approved
Approval Year:
2013
First Published:
2017

Physical Properties of MisakiiteHide

Colour:
Emerald green
Density:
3.42 g/cm3 (Calculated)

Chemical Properties of MisakiiteHide

Formula:
Cu3Mn(OH)6Cl2

Crystallography of MisakiiteHide

Crystal System:
Trigonal
Class (H-M):
3m (3 2/m) - Hexagonal Scalenohedral
Space Group:
P3m1
Cell Parameters:
a = 6.4156(4) Å, c = 5.7026(5) Å
Ratio:
a:c = 1 : 0.889
Unit Cell V:
203.27 ų
Morphology:
Tabular, hexagonal crystals

X-Ray Powder DiffractionHide

Powder Diffraction Data:
d-spacingIntensity
5.7024(100)
2.7961(12)
2.7779(24)
2.4971(76)
1.9892(27)
1.6038(17)
1.5439(20)
1.3491(12)
Comments:
From Type Description.

Type Occurrence of MisakiiteHide

General Appearance of Type Material:
Tabular hexagonal crystals
Place of Conservation of Type Material:
Type material is deposited in the collections of the National Museum of Nature and Science, Tsukuba, Japan, specimen number NSM M-43864
Geological Setting of Type Material:
Copper deposit; in crevices of Mn ore containing native copper, as a result of reaction of seawater with the ore
Associated Minerals at Type Locality:
Reference:
Nishio–Hamane, D., Momma, K., Ohnishi, M., Shimobayashi, N., Miyawaki, R., Tomita, N., Okuma, R., Kampf, A.R., Minakawa, T. (2017): Iyoite, MnCuCl(OH)3 and misakiite, Cu3Mn(OH)6Cl2: new members of the atacamite family from Sadamisaki Peninsula, Ehime Prefecture, Japan. Mineralogical Magazine: 81: 485-498.

Synonyms of MisakiiteHide

Other Language Names for MisakiiteHide

Japanese:三崎石

Relationship of Misakiite to other SpeciesHide

Member of:
Other Members of this group:
AtacamiteCu2(OH)3ClOrth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pnma
BotallackiteCu2(OH)3ClMon. 2/m : P21/m
ClinoatacamiteCu2(OH)3ClMon. 2/m
GillarditeCu3Ni(OH)6Cl2Trig. 3m (3 2/m) : R3m
HaydeeiteCu3Mg(OH)6Cl2Trig. 3m (3 2/m) : P3m1
HerbertsmithiteCu3Zn(OH)6Cl2Trig. 3m (3 2/m) : R3m
HibbingiteFe2+2(OH)3ClOrth.
IyoiteMnCuCl(OH)3Mon. 2/m : P21/m
KapellasiteCu3Zn(OH)6Cl2Trig. 3m (3 2/m) : P3m1
KempiteMn2+2(OH)3ClOrth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pnma
LeverettiteCu3Co(OH)6Cl2Trig. 3 : R3
ParatacamiteCu3(Cu,Zn)(OH)6Cl2Trig. 3m (3 2/m)
Paratacamite-(Mg)Cu3(Mg,Cu)(OH)6Cl2Trig. 3 : R3
Paratacamite-(Ni)Cu3(Ni,Cu)(OH)6Cl2Trig. 3 : R3
TondiiteCu3Mg(OH)6Cl2Trig. 3m (3 2/m) : R3m
Unnamed (Cu-Zn Chloride Hydroxide)CuZnCl(OH)3Mon. 2/m : P21/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 MisakiiteHide

Reference List:
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Nishio-Hamane, D., Momma, K., Ohnishi, M., Shimobayashi, N., Miyawaki, R., Tomita, N. and Minakawa, T. (2014) Misakiite, IMA 2013-131. CNMNC Newsletter No. 20, June 2014, page 552; Mineralogical Magazine, 78, 549-558.
Nishio-Hamane, D., Momma, K., Ohnishi, M., Shimobayashi, N., Miyawaki, R., Tomita, N., Okuma, R., Kampf, A.R., Minakawa, T. (2016): Iyoite, MnCuCl(OH)3, and misakiite, Cu3Mn(OH)6Cl2: new members of the atacamite family from Sadamisaki Peninsula, Ehime Prefecture, Japan. Mineralogical Magazine: 81: 485-498.

Internet Links for MisakiiteHide

Localities for MisakiiteHide

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.
Japan (TL)
 
  • Shikoku Island
    • Ehime Prefecture
      • Ikata (Sadamisaki Peninsula)
Nishio-Hamane, D., Momma, K., Ohnishi, M., Shimobayashi, N., Miyawaki, R., Tomita, N. and Minakawa, T. (2014) Misakiite, IMA 2013-131. CNMNC Newsletter No. 20, June 2014, page 552; Mineralogical Magazine, 78, 549; Nishio-Hamane, D., Momma, K., Ohnishi, M., Shimobayashi, N., Miyawaki, R., Tomita, N., Okuma, R., Kampf, A.R., Minakawa, T. (2016): Iyoite, MnCuCl(OH)3, and misakiite, Cu3Mn(OH)6Cl2: new members of the atacamite family from Sadamisaki Peninsula, Ehime Prefecture, Japan. Mineralogical Magazine: 81: 485-498.
Russia
 
  • Eastern-Siberian Region
    • Krasnoyarsk Krai
      • Taymyrskiy Autonomous Okrug
        • Taimyr Peninsula
          • Putoran Plateau
            • Noril'sk
Pavel M. Kartashov analythical data of 2006
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