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Juabite

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About JuabiteHide

Formula:
CaCu10(TeO3)4(AsO4)4(OH)2 · 4H2O
Lustre:
Vitreous
Hardness:
3 - 4
Crystal System:
Triclinic
Name:
Named after its discovery locality.
This page provides mineralogical data about Juabite.


Classification of JuabiteHide

Approved
Approval Year:
1996
4.JN.30

4 : OXIDES (Hydroxides, V[5,6] vanadates, arsenites, antimonites, bismuthites, sulfites, selenites, tellurites, iodates)
J : Arsenites, antimonites, bismuthites, sulfites, selenites, tellurites; iodates
N : Tellurites with additional anions, with H2O

Physical Properties of JuabiteHide

Vitreous
Hardness:
3 - 4 on Mohs scale

Chemical Properties of JuabiteHide

Formula:
CaCu10(TeO3)4(AsO4)4(OH)2 · 4H2O
IMA Formula:
CaCu10(Te4+O3)4(AsO4)4(OH)2 · 4H2O

Crystallography of JuabiteHide

Crystal System:
Triclinic

Type Occurrence of JuabiteHide

Other Language Names for JuabiteHide

German:Juabit
Spanish:Juabita

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
1 photo of Juabite associated with StrashimiriteCu8(AsO4)4(OH)4 · 5H2O

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz GroupingHide

4.JN.05SonoraiteFe3+(TeO3)(OH) · H2OMon.
4.JN.10PoughiteFe3+2(TeO3)2(SO4)(H2O)2 · H2OOrth.
4.JN.15CesbroniteCu2+3Te6+O4(OH)4Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Cmcm
4.JN.20EztlitePb2+2Fe3+3(Te4+ O3)3(SO4)O2ClMon. m : Bm
4.JN.25OboyeriteH6(Pb,Ca)6(Te4+O3)3(Te6+O6)2 · 2H2OTric.

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 JuabiteHide

Reference List:
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Roberts, A.C., Gault, R.A., Jensen, M.C., Criddle, A.J., Moffatt, E.A. (1997): Juabite, Cu5(Te6+O4)2(As5+O4)2•3H2O, a new mineral species from the Centennial Eureka mine, Juab County, Utah. Mineralogical Magazine, 61, 139-144.
Burns, P.C., Clark, C.M., Gault, R.A. (2000): Juabite, CaCu10(Te4+O3)4(AsO4)4(OH)2(H2O)4: crystal structure and revision of chemical formula. Canadian Mineralogist, 38, 809-816.
Mineralogical Record (1997): 28: 485.
Kampf, A.R. & Mills, S.J. (2011) The role of hydrogen in tellurites: crystal structure refinements of juabite, poughite and rodalquilarite. Journal of GEOsciences, 56(3), 235-247.

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Localities for JuabiteHide

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.
USA
 
  • California
    • Mono Co.
      • Bodie Hills
        • Masonic Mining District
          • Masonic Mountain
MarekC pers. coll. 2017-2018
          • New York Hill
Kampf, A.R., Housley, R.M., Rossman, G.R., Marty, J., Chorazewicz, M. (2018) Bodieite, Bi3+2(Te4+O3)2(SO4), a New Mineral from the Tintic District, Utah, and the Masonic District, California, USA. Canadian Mineralogist: 56: 763-772.
In the collection of Brent Thorne. Collected by Dan Evanich.
  • Utah
    • Juab Co.
      • Tintic Mining District
        • Eureka
Mineralogical Magazine(1997) 61, 139-144
        • Mammoth
Collected by Dick Thomssen and XRD confirmed by Andy Roberts. Collected by and in the collection of Brent Thorne.
          • Mammoth Peak
John Dagenais collection, ID'd by EDS.
Collected by John Dagenais. EDS and XRD analyzed.
 
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