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Zugshunstite-(Ce)

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Formula:
(Ce,Nd,La)Al(C2O4)(SO4)2 · 12H2O
Colour:
Light pink
Lustre:
Vitreous
Crystal System:
Monoclinic
Name:
Named after the anglicised version of the term "Tsu-g-shv-sdi", the Cherokee Indian word for the Great Smoky Mountains.
This page provides mineralogical data about Zugshunstite-(Ce).


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Classification of Zugshunstite-(Ce)Hide

Approved
Approval Year:
1996
10.AB.75

10 : ORGANIC COMPOUNDS
A : Salts of organic acids
B : Oxalates

Physical Properties of Zugshunstite-(Ce)Hide

Vitreous
Colour:
Light pink
Streak:
White

Optical Data of Zugshunstite-(Ce)Hide

Type:
Biaxial (+)
RI values:
nα = 1.455 nβ = 1.485 nγ = 1.528
2V:
Measured: 85° , Calculated: 82°
Max Birefringence:
δ = 0.073
Image shows birefringence interference colour range (at 30µm thickness)
and does not take into account mineral colouration.
Surface Relief:
Moderate
Dispersion:
medium

Chemical Properties of Zugshunstite-(Ce)Hide

Formula:
(Ce,Nd,La)Al(C2O4)(SO4)2 · 12H2O
IMA Formula:
CeAl(SO4)2(C2O4) · 12H2O

Crystallography of Zugshunstite-(Ce)Hide

Crystal System:
Monoclinic

Type Occurrence of Zugshunstite-(Ce)Hide

Synonyms of Zugshunstite-(Ce)Hide

Other Language Names for Zugshunstite-(Ce)Hide

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz GroupingHide

10.AB.05HumboldtineFe2+(C2O4) · 2H2OMon. 2/m
10.AB.05LindbergiteMn2+(C2O4) · 2H2OMon. 2/m
10.AB.10GlushinskiteMg(C2O4) · 2H2OMon.
10.AB.15MoolooiteCu(C2O4) · 0.4H2OOrth.
10.AB.20StepanoviteNaMgFe3+(C2O4)3 · 8-9H2OTrig. 3m : P3c1
10.AB.25MinguzziteK3Fe3+(C2O4)3 · 3H2OMon. 2/m : P21/b
10.AB.30WheatleyiteNa2Cu(C2O4)2 · 2H2OTric.
10.AB.35ZhemchuzhnikoviteNaMgAl(C2O4)3 · 8H2OTrig. 3m : P3c1
10.AB.40WeddelliteCa(C2O4) · (2.5-x)H2OTet. 4/m : I4/m
10.AB.45WhewelliteCa(C2O4) · H2OMon. 2/m : P21/b
10.AB.50CaoxiteCa(C2O4) · 3H2OTric.
10.AB.55Oxammite(NH4)2(C2O4) · H2OOrth. 2 2 2 : P21 21 2
10.AB.60NatroxalateNa2(C2O4)Mon.
10.AB.65Coskrenite-(Ce)(Ce,Nd,La)2(C2O4)(SO4)2 · 12H2OTric.
10.AB.70Levinsonite-(Y)(Y,Nd,La)Al(C2O4)(SO4)2 · 12H2OMon. 2/m
10.AB.80NovgorodovaiteCa2(C2O4)Cl2 · 2H2OMon. 2/m

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 Zugshunstite-(Ce)Hide

Reference List:
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Geochemica et Cosmochimica Acta (2001): 65: 1101.

Internet Links for Zugshunstite-(Ce)Hide

Localities for Zugshunstite-(Ce)Hide

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.
China
 
  • Liaoning Province (Manchuria; Dongbei Region)
    • Liaodong Peninsula
      • Dalian Prefecture
        • Wafangdian Co.
Lu, L. N., Li, J., Yang, M., & Zheng, C. J. (2016). Mineralogy Analysis of Granites in Diaoyutai Area of Western Liaoning Province. DEStech Transactions on Engineering and Technology Research, (mcee).
USA (TL)
 
  • Tennessee
    • Sevier Co.
Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta (2001): 65: 1101-1115; Coskren, T. D. & Lauf, R. J. (2000): The Minerals of Alum Cave Bluff, Great Smoky Mountains, Tennessee. Mineralogical Record, 31, 163-175.
Mineral and/or Locality  
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