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Wilhelmkleinite

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Formula:
ZnFe23+(AsO4)2(OH)2
System:
Monoclinic
Colour:
Blackish green
Lustre:
Adamantine, Dull
Hardness:
Member of:
Name:
For Wilhelm Klein (1889-1939), Mine Manager in Namibia, who made the first systematic collection of minerals from the Tsumcorp Mine, Tsumeb.

Classification of Wilhelmkleinite

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 Wilhelmkleinite

Adamantine, Dull
Diaphaneity (Transparency):
Translucent
Colour:
Blackish green
Streak:
Green
Hardness (Mohs):

Optical Data of Wilhelmkleinite

Type:
Biaxial
Dispersion:
r > v strong

Chemical Properties of Wilhelmkleinite

Formula:
ZnFe23+(AsO4)2(OH)2
Elements listed in formula:

Crystallography of Wilhelmkleinite

Crystal System:
Monoclinic

Type Occurrence of Wilhelmkleinite

Relationship of Wilhelmkleinite to other Species

Member of:
Other Members of Group:
BarbosaliteFe2+Fe23+(PO4)2(OH)2
HentscheliteCuFe23+(PO4)2(OH)2
Lazulite(Mg,Fe2+)Al2(PO4)2(OH)2
ScorzaliteFe2+Al2(PO4)2(OH)2
8.BB.XArsenowagneriteMg2AsO4F
8.BB.05AmblygoniteLiAlPO4F
8.BB.05MontebrasiteLiAlPO4(OH)
8.BB.05TavoriteLiFe3+PO4(OH)
8.BB.10Triplite(Mn2+,Fe2+)2PO4(F,OH)
8.BB.10ZwieseliteFe2+Mn2+PO4F
8.BB.15SarkiniteMn22+AsO4(OH)
8.BB.15TriploiditeMn22+(PO4)(OH)
8.BB.15WagneriteMg2PO4F
8.BB.15WolfeiteFe22+PO4(OH)
8.BB.15StanĕkiteFe3+Mn2+O(PO4)
8.BB.15JoosteiteMn2+Mn3+O(PO4)
8.BB.15HydroxylwagneriteMg2PO4(OH)
8.BB.20HoltedahliteMg12(PO3OH,CO3)(PO4)5(OH,O)6
8.BB.20Satterlyite(Fe2+,Mg,Fe3+)12(PO3OH)(PO4)5(OH,O)6
8.BB.25AlthausiteMg4(PO4)2(OH,O)(F,◻)
8.BB.30AdamiteZn2AsO4(OH)
8.BB.30EveiteMn22+AsO4(OH)
8.BB.30LibetheniteCu2PO4(OH)
8.BB.30OliveniteCu2AsO4(OH)
8.BB.30ZincolibetheniteCuZnPO4OH
8.BB.30ZincoliveniteCuZnAsO4(OH)
8.BB.30AuriacusiteFe3+Cu2+AsO4O
8.BB.35ParadamiteZn2AsO4(OH)
8.BB.35TarbuttiteZn2(PO4)(OH)
8.BB.40BarbosaliteFe2+Fe23+(PO4)2(OH)2
8.BB.40HentscheliteCuFe23+(PO4)2(OH)2
8.BB.40LazuliteMgAl2(PO4)2(OH)2
8.BB.40ScorzaliteFe2+Al2(PO4)2(OH)2
8.BB.45TrolleiteAl4(PO4)3(OH)3
8.BB.50NamibiteCu(BiO)2VO4(OH)
8.BB.55Phosphoellenbergerite(Mg,◻)2Mg12(PO4,PO3OH)6(PO3OH,CO3)2(OH)6
8.BB.60UrusoviteCuAlO(AsO4)
8.BB.65TheoparacelsiteCu3(OH)2As2O7
8.BB.70TuraniteCu52+(VO4)2(OH)4
8.BB.75StoiberiteCu5O2(VO4)2
8.BB.80FingeriteCu11O2(VO4)6
8.BB.85AverieviteCu5O2(VO4)2 · CuCl2
8.BB.90LipscombiteFe2+Fe23+(PO4)2(OH)2
8.BB.90RichelliteCaFe23+(PO4)2(OH,F)2
8.BB.90ZinclipscombiteZnFe23+(PO4)2(OH)2

Other Names for Wilhelmkleinite

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Other Information

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 Wilhelmkleinite

Reference List:
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.

Mineralogical Record V 31, #2, pp.205-206,

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Localities for Wilhelmkleinite

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.
(TL) indicates type locality for a valid mineral species. (FRL) indicates first recorded locality for everything else. ? indicates mineral may be doubtful at this locality. All other localities listed without reference should be considered as uncertain and unproven until references can be found.
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; Mineralogical Record: 31(2): 205-206; American Mineralogist: 84: 1197.
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