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Structurally related to phosphophyllite. A higher hydrate counterpart of gaitite and zincroselite; also chemically resembles austinite.

Note: no name given in the IMA Newsletter.

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Classification of IMA2018-051aHide

Approved, Pending publication
Approval Year:

Chemical Properties of IMA2018-051aHide


Crystallography of IMA2018-051aHide

Crystal System:
Class (H-M):
m - Domatic
Space Group:
Cell Parameters:
a = 9.4160(3) Å, b = 5.3000(3) Å, c = 10.8931(4) Å
β = 91.767(1)°
a:b:c = 1.777 : 1 : 2.055
Unit Cell V:
543.36 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)

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Type Occurrence of IMA2018-051aHide

Place of Conservation of Type Material:
mineralogical collections of the Natural History Museum Vienna, Burgring 7, 1010 Vienna, Austria, inventory number O34

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 IMA2018-051aHide

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Rieck, B., Giester, G., Lengauer, C. and Topa, D. (2019) IMA 2018-051a. CNMNC Newsletter No. 47, February 2019, page 203; European Journal of Mineralogy, 31: 199–204

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Localities for IMA2018-051aHide

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- 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.
Greece (TL)
  • Attica
    • East Attica
      • Lavreotiki
        • Lavrion District Mines
          • Plaka
            • Plaka Mines
Rieck, B., Giester, G., Lengauer, C. and Topa, D. (2019) IMA 2018-051a. CNMNC Newsletter No. 47, February 2019, page 203; European Journal of Mineralogy, 31: 199–204
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