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Wilhelmkleinite

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Formula:
ZnFe3+2(AsO4)2(OH)2
Colour:
Blackish green
Lustre:
Adamantine, Dull
Hardness:
Crystal System:
Monoclinic
Member of:
Name:
For Wilhelm Klein (1889-1939), Mine Manager of the Otavi Mining and Railroad Company mines in Namibia (1916 to 1939), who made the first systematic collection of minerals from the Tsumcorp Mine, Tsumeb.
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Classification of WilhelmkleiniteHide

Approved
Approval Year:
1997
8.BB.40

8 : PHOSPHATES, ARSENATES, VANADATES
B : Phosphates, etc., with additional anions, without H2O
B : With only medium-sized cations, (OH, etc.):RO4 about 1:1

Physical Properties of WilhelmkleiniteHide

Adamantine, Dull
Transparency:
Translucent
Colour:
Blackish green
Streak:
Green
Hardness:
4½ on Mohs scale

Optical Data of WilhelmkleiniteHide

Type:
Biaxial
Dispersion:
r > v strong

Chemical Properties of WilhelmkleiniteHide

Formula:
ZnFe3+2(AsO4)2(OH)2

Crystallography of WilhelmkleiniteHide

Crystal System:
Monoclinic

Type Occurrence of WilhelmkleiniteHide

General Appearance of Type Material:
blackish green, spearhead-shaped crystals up to 5 mm long.
Place of Conservation of Type Material:
Mineralogical Museum of the University of Hamburg, Germany.

Synonyms of WilhelmkleiniteHide

Other Language Names for WilhelmkleiniteHide

Relationship of Wilhelmkleinite to other SpeciesHide

Member of:
Other Members of this group:
BarbosaliteFe2+Fe3+2(PO4)2(OH)2Mon. 2/m : P21/b
HentscheliteCuFe3+2(PO4)2(OH)2Mon.
Lazulite(Mg,Fe2+)Al2(PO4)2(OH)2Mon. 2/m : P21/b
ScorzaliteFe2+Al2(PO4)2(OH)2Mon. 2/m : P21/b

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz GroupingHide

8.BB.XArsenowagneriteMg2(AsO4)FMon. 2/m : P21/b
8.BB.05AmblygoniteLiAl(PO4)FTric. 1 : P1
8.BB.05MontebrasiteLiAl(PO4)(OH)Tric. 1 : P1
8.BB.05TavoriteLiFe3+(PO4)(OH)Tric. 1 : P1
8.BB.10Triplite(Mn2+,Fe2+)2(PO4)(F,OH)Mon. 2/m
8.BB.10Zwieselite(Fe2+,Mn2+)2(PO4)FMon. 2/m : P21/b
8.BB.15SarkiniteMn2+2(AsO4)(OH)Mon. 2/m : P2/m
8.BB.15Triploidite(Mn2+,Fe2+)2(PO4)(OH)Mon. 2/m : P2/b
8.BB.15Wagnerite(Mg,Fe2+)2(PO4)FMon. 2/m : P21/b
8.BB.15Wolfeite(Fe2+,Mn2+)2(PO4)(OH)Mon. 2/m : P21/b
8.BB.15Stanĕkite(Mn2+,Fe2+,Mg)Fe3+(PO4)OMon.
8.BB.15JoosteiteMn2+(Mn3+,Fe3+)(PO4)OMon. 2/m
8.BB.15HydroxylwagneriteMg2(PO4)(OH)Mon. 2/m : P21/b
8.BB.20HoltedahliteMg2(PO4)(OH)Trig. 3m : P3 1m
8.BB.20Satterlyite(Fe2+,Mg,Fe)12(PO4)5(PO3OH)(OH,O)6Trig. 3m (3 2/m) : P3 1m
8.BB.25AlthausiteMg4(PO4)2(OH,O)(F,☐)Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pnma
8.BB.30AdamiteZn2(AsO4)(OH)Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pnnm
8.BB.30EveiteMn2+2(AsO4)(OH)Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pnnm
8.BB.30LibetheniteCu2(PO4)(OH)Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pnnm
8.BB.30OliveniteCu2(AsO4)(OH)Mon. 2/m : P21/m
8.BB.30ZincolibetheniteCuZn(PO4)(OH)Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pnnm
8.BB.30ZincoliveniteCuZn(AsO4)(OH)Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pnnm
8.BB.30AuriacusiteFe3+Cu2+(AsO4)OOrth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pnnm
8.BB.35ParadamiteZn2(AsO4)(OH)Tric. 1 : P1
8.BB.35TarbuttiteZn2(PO4)(OH)Tric. 1 : P1
8.BB.40BarbosaliteFe2+Fe3+2(PO4)2(OH)2Mon. 2/m : P21/b
8.BB.40HentscheliteCuFe3+2(PO4)2(OH)2Mon.
8.BB.40Lazulite(Mg,Fe2+)Al2(PO4)2(OH)2Mon. 2/m : P21/b
8.BB.40ScorzaliteFe2+Al2(PO4)2(OH)2Mon. 2/m : P21/b
8.BB.45TrolleiteAl4(PO4)3(OH)3Mon. 2/m : B2/b
8.BB.50NamibiteCu(BiO)2(VO4)(OH)Tric. 1 : P1
8.BB.55Phosphoellenbergerite(Mg,◻)2Mg12(PO4,PO3OH)6(PO3OH,CO3)2(OH)6Hex.
8.BB.60UrusoviteCuAl(AsO4)OMon.
8.BB.65TheoparacelsiteCu3(As2O7)(OH)2Orth.
8.BB.70TuraniteCu5(VO4)2(OH)4Tric. 1 : P1
8.BB.75StoiberiteCu5(VO4)2O2Mon.
8.BB.80FingeriteCu11(VO4)6O2Tric. 1 : P1
8.BB.85AverieviteCu6(VO4)2O2Cl2Trig.
8.BB.90LipscombiteFe2+Fe3+2(PO4)2(OH)2Tet.
8.BB.90RichelliteCaFe3+2(PO4)2(OH,F)2Amor.
8.BB.90ZinclipscombiteZnFe3+2(PO4)2(OH)2Tet. 4 2 2 : P43 21 2

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 WilhelmkleiniteHide

Reference List:
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Schlüter, J., Klaska, K.-H., Friese, K., Adiwidjaja, G., and G. Gebhard (1998) Wilhelmkleinite, ZnFe3+2(AsO4)2(OH)2, a new mineral from Tsumeb, Namibia. Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte 1998: (12): 558-564.
Jambor, J.L., Pertsev, N.N., and Roberts, A.C. (1999) New mineral names. American Mineralogist: 84: 1195-1198.
Mineralogical Record: 31(2): 205-206.

Internet Links for WilhelmkleiniteHide

Localities for WilhelmkleiniteHide

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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.
Namibia (TL)
 
  • Otjikoto Region (Oshikoto)
    • Tsumeb
Schlüter, J., Klaska, K.-H., Friese, K., Adiwidjaja, G., and G. Gebhard (1998) Wilhelmkleinite, ZnFe3+2(AsO4)2(OH)2, a new mineral from Tsumeb, Namibia. Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte 1998: (12): 558-564.; Jambor, J.L., Pertsev, N.N., and Roberts, A.C. (1999) New mineral names. American Mineralogist: 84: 1195-1198.; Mineralogical Record: 31(2): 205-206.
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