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Giftgrubeite

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About GiftgrubeiteHide

Formula:
CaMn2Ca2(AsO4)2(AsO3OH)2·4H2O
Crystal System:
Monoclinic
This page provides mineralogical data about Giftgrubeite.


Classification of GiftgrubeiteHide

Approved, Pending publication
Approval Year:
2016

Chemical Properties of GiftgrubeiteHide

Formula:
CaMn2Ca2(AsO4)2(AsO3OH)2·4H2O
IMA Formula:
CaMn2Ca2(AsO4)2(AsO3OH)2 · 4H2O

Crystallography of GiftgrubeiteHide

Crystal System:
Monoclinic
Class (H-M):
2/m - Prismatic
Space Group:
B2/b
Setting:
C2/c
Cell Parameters:
a = 18.495(7) Å, b = 9.475(4) Å, c = 9.986(4) Å
β = 96.79(3)°
Ratio:
a:b:c = 1.952 : 1 : 1.054
Unit Cell V:
1,737.67 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)

X-Ray Powder DiffractionHide

Powder Diffraction Data:
d-spacingIntensity
8.54(40)
4.80(50)
4.65(50)
3.33(100)
3.18(80)
3.05(50)
2.488(50)
2.414(60)
Comments:
From Type Description.

Type Occurrence of GiftgrubeiteHide

Place of Conservation of Type Material:
In the mineralogical collections of the Musée Cantonal de Géologie, University of Lausanne, Anthropole, Dorigny, CH-1015 Lausanne, Switzerland, cataloguenumber MGL 080133 (holotype) and 080134 (cotype)

Synonyms of GiftgrubeiteHide

Relationship of Giftgrubeite to other SpeciesHide

Other Members of this group:
ChongiteCa3Mg2(AsO4)2(AsO3OH)2·4H2OMon. 2/m : B2/b
Hureaulite(Mn,Fe)5(PO4)2(HPO4)2 · 4H2OMon. 2/m : B2/b
MiguelromeroiteMnMn2Mn2(AsO4)2(HAsO4)2 · 4H2OMon. 2/m : B2/b
NyholmiteCd3Zn2(AsO4)2(HAsO4)2 · 4H2OMon. 2/m : B2/b
SainfelditeCa5(AsO4)2(AsO3OH)2 · 4H2OMon. 2/m : B2/b
VillyaelleniteMnMn2Ca2(AsO4)2(HAsO4)2 · 4H2OMon. 2/m : B2/b

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 GiftgrubeiteHide

Reference List:
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Meisser, N., Plášil, J., Brunsperger, T., Lheur, C. and Škoda, R. (2017) Giftgrubeite, IMA 2016-102. CNMNC Newsletter No. 36, April 2017, page 405; Mineralogical Magazine: 81: 403–409.

Internet Links for GiftgrubeiteHide

Localities for GiftgrubeiteHide

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.
France
 
  • Grand Est
    • Haut-Rhin
      • Ste Marie-aux-Mines (Markirch)
        • Neuenberg
          • Sankt Jakob vein
Georges Favreau collection
Meisser, N., Plášil, J., Brunsperger, T., Lheur, C. and Škoda, R. (2017) Giftgrubeite, IMA 2016-102. CNMNC Newsletter No. 36, April 2017, page 405; Mineralogical Magazine: 81: 403–409.
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