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Campigliaite Mineral Data

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General Campigliaite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Cu4Mn(SO4)2(OH)6•4(H2O)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 675.35 gm
   Manganese   8.13 %  Mn   10.50 % MnO
   Copper     37.64 %  Cu   42.38 % Cu2O
   Hydrogen    2.09 %  H    18.67 % H2O
   Sulfur      9.50 %  S    23.71 % SO3
   Oxygen     42.64 %  O
             ______        ______ 
             100.00 %       95.26 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Cu4Mn2+(SO4)2(OH)6•4(H2O)
Help on Environment: Environment: Secondary mineral in the oxidized zone of a metallic sulfide skarn deposit.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1982
Help on Locality: Locality: Temperino mine, Campiglia Marittima, Tuscany, Italy. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for the locality.
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 30797
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Comments: Sparse pale blue coatings of campigliaite on matrix.
Location: Richfield, Sevier County, Utah, USA. Scale: See Photo.
© Jeff Weissman / Photographic Guide to Mineral Species

Campigliaite Crystallography

Help on Axial Ratios: Axial Ratios: a:b:c =3.5596:1:1.844
Help on Cell Dimensions: Cell Dimensions: a = 21.707, b = 6.098, c = 11.245, Z = 4; beta = 100.3° V = 1,464.51 Den(Calc)= 3.06
Help on Crystal System: Crystal System: Monoclinic - Sphenoidal H-M Symbol (2) Space Group: C 2
Help on X Ray Diffraction: X Ray Diffraction: By Intensity(I/Io): 10.68(1), 5.34(0.6), 3.56(0.44),

Physical Properties of Campigliaite

Help on Cleavage: Cleavage: {100} Perfect
Help on Color: Color: Light blue, Pink.
Help on Density: Density: 3
Help on Diaphaneity: Diaphaneity: Transparent
Help on Luster: Luster: Vitreous (Glassy)
Help on Streak: Streak: blue white

Optical Properties of Campigliaite

Help on Gladstone-Dale: Gladstone-Dale: CI meas= 0.066 (Fair) - where the CI = (1-KPDmeas/KC)
CI calc= 0.085 (Poor) - where the CI = (1-KPDcalc/KC)
KPDcalc= 0.2062,KPDmeas= 0.2103,KC= 0.2253
Ncalc = 1.68 - 1.69
Help on Optical Data: Optical Data: Biaxial (-), a=1.589, b=1.645, g=1.659, bire=0.0700, 2V(Calc)=50, 2V(Meas)=52.

Calculated Properties of Campigliaite

Help on Electron Density: Electron Density: Bulk Density (Electron Density)=2.94 gm/cc
note: Specific Gravity of Campigliaite =3.00 gm/cc.
Help on Fermion Index: Fermion Index: Fermion Index = 0.0009200229
Boson Index = 0.9990799771
Help on Photoelectric: Photoelectric: PECampigliaite = 18.87 barns/electron
U=PECampigliaite x rElectron Density= 55.48 barns/cc.
Help on Radioactivity: Radioactivity: GRapi = 0 (Gamma Ray American Petroleum Institute Units)
Campigliaite is Not Radioactive

Campigliaite Classification

Help on  Dana Class: Dana Class: (31)Hydrated Sulfates Containing Hydroxyl or Halogen
  (31.06)where (A+ B++)5 (XO4)2 Zq�x(H2O)
  (31.06.06)Dana Group Campigliaite Cu4Mn(SO4)2(OH)6•4(H2O) C 2 2 Niedermayrite! Cu4Cd(SO4)2(OH)6•4(H2O) P 21/m 2/m
Help on  Strunz Class: Strunz Class: 07.DD.30 07 - SULFATES (SELENATES, TELLURATES)
  07.D - Sulfates (selenates, etc.) with additional anions, with H2O
  07.DD -With only medium-sized cations; sheets of edge-sharing octahedra
07.DD.30 Campigliaite Cu4Mn(SO4)2(OH)6•4(H2O) C 2 2
07.DD.30 Devilline CaCu4(SO4)2(OH)6•3(H2O) P 21/c 2/m
07.DD.30 Orthoserpierite Ca(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6•3(H2O) P ca21 mm2
07.DD.30 Niedermayrite! Cu4Cd(SO4)2(OH)6•4(H2O) P 21/m 2/m
07.DD.30 Serpierite Ca(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6•3(H2O) C 2/c 2/m

Other Campigliaite Information

Help on References: References: NAME( AntBidBlaNic5) PHYS. PROP.(Enc. of Minerals,2nd ed.,1990) OPTIC PROP.(Enc. of Minerals,2nd ed.,1990)
Help on See Also: See Also: Links to other databases for Campigliaite :
1 - Am. Min. Crystal Structure Database
2 - Athena
3 - EUROmin Project
4 - Ecole des Mines de Paris
5 - GeoScienceWorld
6 - Google Images
7 - Google Scholar
8 - Handbook of Mineralogy (MinSocAm)
9 - Handbook of Mineralogy (UofA)
10 - MinDAT
11 - Mineralienatlas (Deutsch)
12 - Online Mineral Museum
13 - QUT Mineral Atlas
14 - Ruff.Info

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