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This page provides mineralogical data about Honzaite.

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Classification of HonzaiteHide

Approved, Pending publication
Approval Year:

Chemical Properties of HonzaiteHide

IMA Formula:
Ni2(AsO3OH)2 · 5H2O

Crystallography of HonzaiteHide

Crystal System:
Cell Parameters:
a = 4.6736(6) Å, b = 9.296(1) Å, c = 12.592(1) Å
β = 99.115(8)°
a:b:c = 0.503 : 1 : 1.355
Unit Cell V:
540.16 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)

X-Ray Powder DiffractionHide

Powder Diffraction Data:
From Type Description.

Type Occurrence of HonzaiteHide

Place of Conservation of Type Material:
Type material is deposited in the collections of the Department of Mineralogy and Petrology, National Museum of Prague, Prague, Czech Republic, catalogue number P1N 38.099

Synonyms of HonzaiteHide

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 HonzaiteHide

Reference List:
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Sejkora, J., Plášil, J. and Kampf, A.R. (2014) Honzaite, IMA 2014-105. CNMNC Newsletter No. 25, June 2015, page 530; Mineralogical Magazine, 79, 529-535.

Internet Links for HonzaiteHide

Localities for HonzaiteHide

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 (TL)
  • Karlovy Vary Region
    • Krušné Hory Mts (Erzgebirge)
      • Jáchymov District (St Joachimsthal)
Sejkora, J., Plášil, J. and Kampf, A.R. (2014) Honzaite, IMA 2014-105. CNMNC Newsletter No. 25, June 2015, page 530; Mineralogical Magazine, 79, 529-535.
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