Donate now to keep mindat.org alive!Help mindat.org|Log In|Register|
Home PageMindat NewsThe Mindat ManualHistory of MindatCopyright StatusManagement TeamContact UsAdvertise on Mindat
Donate to MindatSponsor a PageSponsored PagesTop Available PagesMindat AdvertisersAdvertise on Mindat
What is a mineral?The most common minerals on earthMineral PhotographyThe Elements and their MineralsGeological TimeMineral Evolution
Minerals by PropertiesMinerals by ChemistryAdvanced Locality SearchRandom MineralRandom LocalitySearch by minIDLocalities Near MeSearch ArticlesSearch GlossaryMore Search Options
Search For:
Mineral Name:
Locality Name:
Keyword(s):
 
The Mindat ManualAdd a New PhotoRate PhotosLocality Edit ReportCoordinate Completion ReportAdd Glossary Item
StatisticsThe ElementsMember ListBooks & MagazinesMineral MuseumsMineral Shows & EventsThe Mindat DirectoryDevice Settings
Photo SearchPhoto GalleriesNew Photos TodayNew Photos YesterdayMembers' Photo GalleriesPast Photo of the Day Gallery

Rosiaite

This page is currently not sponsored. Click here to sponsor this page.
Formula:
PbSb5+2O6
Colour:
Colourless, pale yellow
Lustre:
Resinous
Hardness:
Specific Gravity:
6.96 (Calculated)
Crystal System:
Trigonal
Name:
Named after its discovery locality, the Le Cetine di Cotorniano Mine (Rosia), Chiusdino, Siena Province, Tuscany, Italy.
This page provides mineralogical data about Rosiaite.


Hide all sections | Show all sections

Classification of RosiaiteHide

Approved
4.DH.25

4 : OXIDES (Hydroxides, V[5,6] vanadates, arsenites, antimonites, bismuthites, sulfites, selenites, tellurites, iodates)
D : Metal: Oxygen = 1:2 and similar
H : With large (+- medium-sized) cations; sheets of edge-sharing octahedra

Physical Properties of RosiaiteHide

Resinous
Transparency:
Transparent
Colour:
Colourless, pale yellow
Streak:
White
Hardness:
5½ on Mohs scale
Tenacity:
Brittle
Cleavage:
Distinct/Good
{0001}
Parting:
Possible
Fracture:
Conchoidal
Density:
6.96 g/cm3 (Calculated)

Optical Data of RosiaiteHide

Type:
Uniaxial (-)
RI values:
nω = 2.092() nε = 1.920(1)
Max Birefringence:
δ = 0.172
Image shows birefringence interference colour range (at 30µm thickness)
and does not take into account mineral colouration.
Surface Relief:
Very High

Chemical Properties of RosiaiteHide

Formula:
PbSb5+2O6
IMA Formula:
PbSb2O6

Crystallography of RosiaiteHide

Crystal System:
Trigonal
Class (H-M):
3m (3 2/m) - Hexagonal Scalenohedral
Space Group:
P3 1m
Cell Parameters:
a = 5.295(1) Å, c = 5.372(1) Å
Ratio:
a:c = 1 : 1.015
Unit Cell V:
130.44 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)
Z:
1
Morphology:
Flat tabular hexagonal crystals.

X-Ray Powder DiffractionHide

Powder Diffraction Data:
d-spacingIntensity
3.49 (vs)
2.688 (vw)
2.648 (m)
2.110 (w)
1.887 (w)
1.651 (w)
1.531 (w)

Type Occurrence of RosiaiteHide

Place of Conservation of Type Material:
University of Genova

Synonyms of RosiaiteHide

Other Language Names for RosiaiteHide

German:Rosiait
Spanish:Rosiaita

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Clinocervantite3 photos of Rosiaite associated with Clinocervantite on mindat.org.
Valentinite3 photos of Rosiaite associated with Valentinite on mindat.org.
Tripuhyite3 photos of Rosiaite associated with Tripuhyite on mindat.org.
Strashimirite1 photo of Rosiaite associated with Strashimirite on mindat.org.

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz GroupingHide

4.DH.05Brannerite(U4+,REE,Th,Ca)(Ti,Fe3+,Nb)2(O,OH)6Mon. 2/m : B2/m
4.DH.05OrthobranneriteU4+U6+Ti4O12(OH)2Orth.
4.DH.05Thorutite(Th,U,Ca)Ti2(O,OH)6Mon.
4.DH.10KassiteCaTi2O4(OH)2Orth.
4.DH.10Lucasite-(Ce)CeTi2(O,OH)6Mon.
4.DH.15Bariomicrolite (of Hogarth 1977)Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fd3m
4.DH.15Betafite (of Hogarth 1977)A2-mB2X6-wY1+wIso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fd3m
4.DH.15Bismutomicrolite (of Hogarth 1977)Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fd3m
4.DH.15Ceriopyrochlore (of Hogarth 1977)A2Nb2(O,OH)6Z
4.DH.15JixianitePb(W,Fe3+)2(O,OH)7Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fd3m
4.DH.15Hydropyrochlore(H2O,□)2Nb2(O,OH)6(H2O)Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fd3m
4.DH.15Plumbopyrochlore (of Skorobogatova et al.)A2Nb2(O,OH)6Z
4.DH.15Plumbomicrolite (of Hogarth 1977)
4.DH.15Plumbobetafite (of Hogarth 1977)A2-mB2X6-wY1-n
4.DH.15Stibiomicrolite (of Groat et al.)
4.DH.15Strontiopyrochlore (of Hogarth 1977)A2Nb2(O,OH)6Z
4.DH.15Stannomicrolite (of Hogarth 1977)
4.DH.15Stibiobetafite (of Černý et al.)A2-mB2X6-wY1-nIso.
4.DH.15Uranpyrochlore (of Hogarth 1977)(U,Ca,Ce)2(Nb,Ta)2O6(OH,F)Iso.
4.DH.15Yttropyrochlore (of Hogarth 1977)A2Nb2(O,OH)6Z
4.DH.15Fluornatromicrolite(Na1.5Bi0.5)Ta2O6FIso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fd3m
4.DH.15Bismutopyrochlore (of Chukanov et al.)A2Nb2(O,OH)6ZAmor.
4.DH.15Hydrokenoelsmoreite2W2O6(H2O)Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fd3m
4.DH.20BismutostibiconiteBi(Sb5+,Fe3+)2O7Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fd3m
4.DH.20BindheimitePb2Sb2O6OIso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fd3m
4.DH.20MonimoliteIso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m)
4.DH.20CuproroméiteCu2Sb2(O,OH)7Iso.
4.DH.20StetefeldtiteAg2Sb2(O,OH)7Iso.
4.DH.20Stibiconite(Sb,O,OH) ?
4.DH.30ZirconoliteCaZrTi2O7Orth.
4.DH.35LiandratiteU(Nb,Ta)2O8Trig.
4.DH.35PetscheckiteUFe(Nb,Ta)2O8Hex.
4.DH.40IngersoniteCa3Mn2+Sb5+4O14Trig. 3 2 : P31 2 1
4.DH.45PittongiteNa0.22(W,Fe3+)(O,OH)3 · 0.44H2OHex. 6 m2 : P6m2

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 RosiaiteHide

Reference List:
Sort by Year (asc) | by Year (desc) | by Author (A-Z) | by Author (Z-A)
Basso, R., Lucchetti, G., Zefiro, L. & Palenzona, A. (1996): Rosiaite, PbSb2O6, a new mineral from the Cetine mine, Siena, Italy. European Journal of Mineralogy: 8: 487-492.
Mineralogical Record: 28: 144.
Journal of Solid State Chemistry: 71: 12-18.

Internet Links for RosiaiteHide

Localities for RosiaiteHide

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.
Germany
 
  • Baden-Württemberg
    • Black Forest
      • Wolfach
        • Oberwolfach
          • Rankach valley
BLAß, G. & GRAF, H. W. (1997): Neue Mineralienfunde und Bestimmungen (17). - Mineralien-Welt, 8 (2), 16-19; WALENTA, K. (1999): Neue Mineralfunde von der Grube Clara. 8. Folge, 1. Teil. Lapis 24 (11), 34-37.
Hungary
 
  • Fejér Co.
    • Velencei Mts
      • Lovasberény
        • Meleg Hill
collector: Gábor Koller, XRD: Béla Fehér, EDS: Árpád Kovács
Italy
 
  • Friuli-Venezia Giulia
    • Udine Province
      • Forni Avoltri
Ciriotti, M.E., Möckel, S., Blaβ, G., Bortolozzi, G. (2006). Cualstibite: ritrovamenti italiani. MICRO (UK report), 2006, 19-24.
  • Tuscany
    • Grosseto Province
      • Manciano
Ciriotti, M.E., Fascio, L., Pasero, M. (2009): Italian Type Minerals. PLUS - University of Pisa, Ed., Pisa, 357 pp. Handbook of Mineralogy Vol III p 482
    • Siena Province
      • Chiusdino
Basso R., Lucchetti G., Zefiro L., Palenzona A., 1996. Rosiaite, PbSb2O6, a new mineral from the Cetine mine, Siena, Italy. European Journal of Mineralogy, 8: 478-492.
Spain
 
  • Valencian Community
    • Castellón
Mineralogía de la concesión San Rafael, Villahermosa del Río, Castellón, España
        • San Rafael claim
- Cócera, H., Menor-Salván, C. and Muñoz-Alvarado, R. (2010): Mineralogía de la concesión San Rafael, Villahermosa del Río, Castellón, España. Acopios, 1, 1-51. [http://mti-acopios.blogspot.com/ ; http://issuu.com/malacate/docs/acopios-1-1?mode=a_p]
UK
 
  • Wales
    • Conwy
      • Deganwy
[J. Russell Soc. 2001 - 88]
Mineral and/or Locality  
Mindat.org is an outreach project of the Hudson Institute of Mineralogy, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization.
Copyright © mindat.org and the Hudson Institute of Mineralogy 1993-2018, except where stated. Mindat.org relies on the contributions of thousands of members and supporters.
Privacy Policy - Terms & Conditions - Contact Us Current server date and time: January 23, 2018 14:13:43 Page generated: November 13, 2017 16:46:44
Go to top of page