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Feinglosite

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About FeinglositeHide

Mark Feinglos
Formula:
Pb2Zn(AsO4)2 · H2O
May contain minor Fe replacing Zn.
Lustre:
Adamantine
Hardness:
4 - 5
Crystal System:
Monoclinic
Name:
Named after Mark N. Feinglos (b. 1948), Professor at the Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, U.S.A., who discovered the mineral. (Please note Am. Min. incorrectly reported middle initial as D)
This page provides mineralogical data about Feinglosite.


Classification of FeinglositeHide

Approved
Approval Year:
1995
8.BG.05

8 : PHOSPHATES, ARSENATES, VANADATES
B : Phosphates, etc., with additional anions, without H2O
G : With medium-sized and large cations, (OH, etc.):RO4 = 0.5:1

Pronounciation of FeinglositeHide

Pronounciation:
PlayRecorded byCountry
Jolyon & Katya RalphUnited Kingdom

Physical Properties of FeinglositeHide

Adamantine
Hardness:
4 - 5 on Mohs scale

Chemical Properties of FeinglositeHide

Formula:
Pb2Zn(AsO4)2 · H2O

May contain minor Fe replacing Zn.

Crystallography of FeinglositeHide

Crystal System:
Monoclinic
Class (H-M):
2/m - Prismatic
Cell Parameters:
a = 8.973(6) Å, b = 5.955(3) Å, c = 7.766(6) Å
β = 112.20(6)°
Ratio:
a:b:c = 1.507 : 1 : 1.304
Unit Cell V:
384.21 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)
Z:
2
Comment:
Space group P21/m or P21.

Type Occurrence of FeinglositeHide

Synonyms of FeinglositeHide

Other Language Names for FeinglositeHide

German:Feinglosit
Spanish:Feinglosita

Relationship of Feinglosite to other SpeciesHide

Other Members of this group:
ArsenbrackebuschitePb2Fe3+(AsO4)2(OH)Mon. 2/m : P2/m
ArsentsumebitePb2Cu(AsO4)(SO4)(OH)Mon. 2/m : P21/m
BearthiteCa2Al(PO4)2(OH)Mon. 2/m : P21/m
BrackebuschitePb2Mn3+(VO4)2(OH)Mon. 2/m : P21/m
BushmakinitePb2Al(PO4)(VO4)(OH)Mon. 2/m : P21/m
CalderónitePb2Fe3+(VO4)2(OH)Mon. 2/m : P21/m
CanosioiteBa2Fe3+(AsO4)2(OH)Mon. 2/m : P21/m
FerribushmakinitePb2Fe3+(PO4)(VO4)(OH)Mon. 2/m : P21/m
GamagariteBa2Fe3+(VO4)2(OH)Mon. 2/m : P21/m
GoedkeniteSr2Al(PO4)2(OH)Mon. 2/m : P21/m
GrandaiteSr2Al(AsO4)2(OH)Mon. 2/m : P21/m
LombardoiteBa2Mn3+(AsO4)2(OH)Mon. 2/m : P21/m
TokyoiteBa2Mn3+(VO4)2(OH)Mon. 2/m : P21/m
TsumebitePb2Cu(PO4)(SO4)(OH)Mon. 2/m : P21/m
Unnamed (possible ordered As-analogue of Tokyoite)Ba2Mn[(As,V)O4]2(OH)Mon. 2/m : P21/m

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Wulfenite1 photo of Feinglosite associated with Wulfenite on mindat.org.

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz GroupingHide

8.BG.CanosioiteBa2Fe3+(AsO4)2(OH)Mon. 2/m : P21/m
8.BG.05ArsentsumebitePb2Cu(AsO4)(SO4)(OH)Mon. 2/m : P21/m
8.BG.05BearthiteCa2Al(PO4)2(OH)Mon. 2/m : P21/m
8.BG.05BrackebuschitePb2Mn3+(VO4)2(OH)Mon. 2/m : P21/m
8.BG.05GamagariteBa2Fe3+(VO4)2(OH)Mon. 2/m : P21/m
8.BG.05GoedkeniteSr2Al(PO4)2(OH)Mon. 2/m : P21/m
8.BG.05UM1994-19-PO:CuHMoPbPb2Cu(PO4)(MoO4,AsO4,CrO4,GaO4)(OH)
8.BG.05TsumebitePb2Cu(PO4)(SO4)(OH)Mon. 2/m : P21/m
8.BG.05ArsenbrackebuschitePb2Fe3+(AsO4)2(OH)Mon. 2/m : P2/m
8.BG.05BushmakinitePb2Al(PO4)(VO4)(OH)Mon. 2/m : P21/m
8.BG.05TokyoiteBa2Mn3+(VO4)2(OH)Mon. 2/m : P21/m
8.BG.05CalderónitePb2Fe3+(VO4)2(OH)Mon. 2/m : P21/m
8.BG.10MélonjosephiteCaFe2+Fe3+(PO4)2(OH)
8.BG.15TancoiteLiNa2Al(PO4)(HPO4)(OH)Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pbca

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 FeinglositeHide

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Mineralogical Record: 28: 484.
Clark, A. M., Criddle, A. J., Roberts, A. C., Bonardi, M. & Moffatt, E. A. (1997): Feinglosite, a new mineral related to brackebuschite, from Tsumeb, Namibia. Mineralogical Magazine 61, 285-289.

Internet Links for FeinglositeHide

Localities for FeinglositeHide

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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.
Greece
 
  • Attikí Prefecture (Attica; Attika)
    • Lavrion District (Laurion; Laurium; Lavreotiki Municipality)
      • Lavrion District Mines
        • Agios Konstantinos [St Constantine] (Kamariza)
          • Kamariza Mines (Kamareza Mines)
RIECK, B. (1999): Seltene Arsenate aus der Kamariza und weitere Neufunde aus Laurion. - Lapis 24 (7-8), 68-76; J. Gröbner und U. Kolitsch (2002): Neufunde von Laurion aus den Jahren 2001 und 2002. Aufschluss 53 (5-6), 363-371.
Namibia (TL)
 
  • Oshikoto Region (Otjikoto Region)
    • Tsumeb
Mineralogical Magazine(1997), 61, 285-289
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