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Middlebackite

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Formula:
Cu2C2O4(OH)2
System:
Monoclinic
Colour:
Turquoise-blue
Name:
For the Middleback Range, in which the type locality is situated.

Classification of Middlebackite

Approved, Pending publication
Approval Year:
2016

Physical Properties of Middlebackite

Colour:
Turquoise-blue

Chemical Properties of Middlebackite

Formula:
Cu2C2O4(OH)2
Elements listed in formula:

Crystallography of Middlebackite

Crystal System:
Monoclinic
Class (H-M):
2/m - Prismatic
Space Group:
P21/b
Space Group Setting:
P21/c

Type Occurrence of Middlebackite

Other Names for Middlebackite

Name in Other Languages:

Other Information

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 Middlebackite

Reference List:
Pring, A., Kolitsch, U. and Francis, G. (2000): Additions to the mineralogy of the Iron Monarch deposit, Middleback Ranges, South Australia. Australian J. Mineral. 6, 9-23. [as "UK05"]
Elliott, P. (2016) Middlebackite,IMA 2015-115. CNMNC Newsletter No. 30, April 2016, page 411; Mineralogical Magazine, 80, 407–413 [http://mineralchallenge.net/carbon-mineral-challenge-update-spring-2016-four-new-minerals-found/]

Internet Links for Middlebackite

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Localities for Middlebackite

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.
(TL) indicates type locality for a valid mineral species. (FRL) indicates first recorded locality for everything else. ? indicates mineral may be doubtful at this locality. All other localities listed without reference should be considered as uncertain and unproven until references can be found.
Australia (TL)
 
  • South Australia
    • Eyre Peninsula
      • Middleback Range
        • Iron Knob
Pring, A., Kolitsch, U. and Francis, G. (2000): Additions to the mineralogy of the Iron Monarch deposit, Middleback Ranges, South Australia. Australian J. Mineral. 6, 9-23. [as "UK05"]; Elliott, P. (2016): Middlebackite, IMA 2015-115. CNMNC Newsletter No. 30, April 2016; Mineralogical Magazine 80. [http://mineralchallenge.net/carbon-mineral-challenge-update-spring-2016-four-new-minerals-found/]
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