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Hydroniumjarosite Mineral Data

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General Hydroniumjarosite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: (H3O)Fe+++3(SO4)2(OH)6
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 480.74 gm
   Iron      34.85 %  Fe   49.83 % Fe2O3
   Hydrogen   1.89 %  H    16.86 % H2O
   Sulfur    13.34 %  S    33.31 % SO3
   Oxygen    49.92 %  O
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: (H3O)Fe3+3(SO4)2(OH)6
Help on Environment: Environment: Oxidized zone of sulfide deposits.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1960
Help on Locality: Locality: Staszic Mine, Kolonia Staszic, Holy Cross Mountains, Lower Silesia, Poland. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for the composition (hydronium = H + H2O) and jarosite.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Hydroniumjarosite + Pronunciation Say HYDRONIUMJAROSITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: Hydronium jarosite - Renamed to Hydroniumjarosite by Mineralogical Record, v39 (2008), p131
  Planoferrite
 

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Comments: Yellow, earthy hydronium-jarosite.
Location: Reiche Zeche Mine, Himmelfahrt Mine, Freiberg, Freiberg District, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany. Scale: Specimen size 3.3 cm.
© Thomas Witzke / Abraxas-Verlag

Hydroniumjarosite Crystallography

Help on Axial Ratios: Axial Ratios: a:c = 1:2.31229
Help on Cell Dimensions: Cell Dimensions: a = 7.3559, c = 17.009, Z = 3; V = 797.04 Den(Calc)= 3.00
Help on Crystal System: Crystal System: Trigonal - Ditrigonal Pyramidal H-M Symbol (3m) Space Group: R 3m
Help on X Ray Diffraction: X Ray Diffraction: By Intensity(I/Io): 5.1(1), 3.13(0.9), 3.09(0.65),
 

Physical Properties of Hydroniumjarosite

Help on Color: Color: Yellow, Dark straw yellow, Reddish brown, Brown.
Help on Density: Density: 2.496 - 2.905, Average = 2.7
Help on Diaphaneity: Diaphaneity: Transparent to Translucent
Help on Hardness: Hardness: 4-4.5 - Between Fluorite and Apatite
Help on Luster: Luster: Vitreous - Resinous
 

Optical Properties of Hydroniumjarosite

Help on Gladstone-Dale: Gladstone-Dale: CI meas= -0.111 (Poor) - where the CI = (1-KPDmeas/KC)
CI calc= 0 (Superior) - where the CI = (1-KPDcalc/KC)
KPDcalc= 0.2733,KPDmeas= 0.3036,KC= 0.2732
Ncalc = 1.68 - 1.82
Help on Optical Data: Optical Data: Uniaxial (-), e=1.82, w=1.82, bire=0.0000.
 

Calculated Properties of Hydroniumjarosite

Help on Electron Density: Electron Density: Bulk Density (Electron Density)=2.98 gm/cc
note: Specific Gravity of Hydroniumjarosite =3.00 gm/cc.
Help on Fermion Index: Fermion Index: Fermion Index = 0.0086313907
Boson Index = 0.9913686093
Help on Photoelectric: Photoelectric: PEHydroniumjarosite = 11.08 barns/electron
U=PEHydroniumjarosite x rElectron Density= 33.04 barns/cc.
Help on Radioactivity: Radioactivity: GRapi = 0 (Gamma Ray American Petroleum Institute Units)
Hydroniumjarosite is Not Radioactive
 

Hydroniumjarosite Classification

Help on  Dana Class: Dana Class: 30.02.05.03 (30)Anhydrous Sulfates Containing Hydroxyl or Halogen
  (30.02)where (A B)2 XO4 Zq
  (30.02.05)Alunite Group (Jarosite Subgroup)
 
30.02.05.01 Jarosite KFe3(SO4)2(OH)6 R 3 3
 
30.02.05.02 Natrojarosite NaFe3(SO4)2(OH)6 R 3m 3m
 
30.02.05.03 Hydroniumjarosite (H3O)Fe3(SO4)2(OH)6 R 3m 3m
 
30.02.05.04 Ammoniojarosite (NH4)Fe3(SO4)2(OH)6 R 3m 3m
 
30.02.05.05 Argentojarosite AgFe3(SO4)2(OH)6 R 3m 3m
 
30.02.05.06 Plumbojarosite PbFe6(SO4)4(OH)12 R 3m 3 2/m
 
30.02.05.07 Beaverite PbCu(Fe,Al)2(SO4)2(OH)6 R 3m 3m
 
30.02.05.08 Dorallcharite (Tl,K)Fe3(SO4)2(OH)6 R 3m 3 2/m
Help on  Strunz Class: Strunz Class: 07.BC.10 07 - SULFATES (SELENATES, TELLURATES)
  07.B - Sulfates (selenates, etc.) with Additional Anions, without H2O
  07.BC -With medium-sized and large cations
 
07.BC.10 Alunite KAl3(SO4)2(OH)6 R 3m, R 3m Trig
 
07.BC.10 Ammonioalunite (NH4)Al3(SO4)2(OH)6 R 3m 3 2/m
 
07.BC.10 Ammoniojarosite (NH4)Fe3(SO4)2(OH)6 R 3m 3m
 
07.BC.10 Beaverite PbCu(Fe,Al)2(SO4)2(OH)6 R 3m 3m
 
07.BC.10 Argentojarosite AgFe3(SO4)2(OH)6 R 3m 3m
 
07.BC.10 Huangite Ca0.5Al3(SO4)2(OH)6 R 3m 3 2/m
 
07.BC.10 Dorallcharite (Tl,K)Fe3(SO4)2(OH)6 R 3m 3 2/m
 
07.BC.10 Jarosite KFe3(SO4)2(OH)6 R 3 3
 
07.BC.10 Hydroniumjarosite (H3O)Fe3(SO4)2(OH)6 R 3m 3m
 
07.BC.10 Minamiite (Na,Ca,K)Al3(SO4)2(OH)6 R 3m 3 2/m
 
07.BC.10 Natrojarosite NaFe3(SO4)2(OH)6 R 3m 3m
 
07.BC.10 Natroalunite NaAl3(SO4)2(OH)6 R 3m 3 2/m
 
07.BC.10 Osarizawaite PbCuAl2(SO4)2(OH)6 R 3m 3m
 
07.BC.10 Plumbojarosite PbFe6(SO4)4(OH)12 R 3m 3 2/m
 
07.BC.10 Schlossmacherite (H3O,Ca)Al3(AsO4,SO4)2(OH)6 R 3m 3 2/m
 
07.BC.10 Walthierite Ba0.5Al3(SO4)2(OH)6 R 3m 3 2/m
 

Other Hydroniumjarosite Information

Help on References: References: NAME( Dana8) 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 Hydroniumjarosite :
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
15 - WWW-MINCRYST

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(H3O)Fe+++3(SO4)2(OH)6
Dana No: 30.02.05.03 Strunz No: 07.BC.10
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