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Nickellotharmeyerite Mineral Data

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General Nickellotharmeyerite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Ca(Ni,Fe,Co)2(AsO4)2(OH,H2O)2
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 501.90 gm
   Calcium    6.39 %  Ca    8.94 % CaO
   Iron       8.90 %  Fe   11.45 % FeO
   Cobalt     3.52 %  Co    4.48 % CoO
   Nickel    10.52 %  Ni   13.39 % NiO
   Bismuth    8.33 %  Bi    9.28 % Bi2O3
   Arsenic   29.86 %  As   45.79 % As2O5
   Hydrogen   0.60 %  H     5.38 % H2O
   Oxygen    31.88 %  O
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            100.00 %       98.72 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Ca0.8Bi0.2Ni0.9Fe2+0.8Co0.3(AsO4)2(OH)•(H2O)
Help on Environment: Environment: Secondary mineral found in dump material from the oxidation zone.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1999 (Dana # Added)
Help on Locality: Locality: Pucher shaft, Schneeberg-Neustadtel, Saxony, Germany. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named to indicate the chemical and structural similarities with lotharmeyerite.
Help on Synonym: Synonym: IMA1999-008
 

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  Nickellotharmeyerite

Comments: Brown, microcrystalline nickellotharmeyerite.
Location: Pucher Shaft, Schneeberg District, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany. Scale: Picture size 1.5 mm.
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Nickellotharmeyerite Crystallography

Help on Axial Ratios: Axial Ratios: a:b:c =1.4512:1:1.1943
Help on Cell Dimensions: Cell Dimensions: a = 9.005, b = 6.205, c = 7.411, Z = 2; beta = 115.31° V = 374.35 Den(Calc)= 4.45
Help on Crystal System: Crystal System: Monoclinic - Prismatic H-M Symbol (2/m) Space Group: C 2/m
Help on X Ray Diffraction: X Ray Diffraction: By Intensity(I/Io): 2.962(1)(201), 3.182(0.87)(112), 3.393(0.83)(202), 2.538(0.75)(221), 2.703(0.66)(311), 1.697(0.57)(331,420,511
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Physical Properties of Nickellotharmeyerite

Help on Cleavage: Cleavage: None
Help on Color: Color: Brown, Yellow.
Help on Diaphaneity: Diaphaneity: Transparent to Translucent
Help on Fracture: Fracture: Brittle - Conchoidal - Very brittle fracture producing small, conchoidal fragments.
Help on Habit: Habit: Aggregates - Made of numerous individual crystals or clusters.
Help on Habit: Habit: Encrustations - Forms crust-like aggregates on matrix.
Help on Habit: Habit: Microscopic Crystals - Crystals visible only with microscopes.
Help on Hardness: Hardness: 4.5 - Between Fluorite and Apatite
Help on Luster: Luster: Vitreous (Glassy)
Help on Streak: Streak: light brownish yellow
 

Optical Properties of Nickellotharmeyerite

Help on Gladstone-Dale: Gladstone-Dale: CI calc= -0.04 (Good) - where the CI = (1-KPDcalc/KC)
KPDcalc= 0.1858,KC= 0.1786
Ncalc = 1.79
Help on Optical Data: Optical Data: Biaxial (+), a=1.8, b=1.81, g=1.87, bire=0.0700
 

Calculated Properties of Nickellotharmeyerite

Help on Electron Density: Electron Density: Bulk Density (Electron Density)=4.18 gm/cc
note: Specific Gravity of Nickellotharmeyerite =4.45 gm/cc.
Help on Fermion Index: Fermion Index: Fermion Index = 0.0033166479
Boson Index = 0.9966833521
Help on Photoelectric: Photoelectric: PENickellotharmeyerite = 172.45 barns/electron
U=PENickellotharmeyerite x rElectron Density= 720.76 barns/cc.
Help on Radioactivity: Radioactivity: GRapi = 0 (Gamma Ray American Petroleum Institute Units)
Nickellotharmeyerite is Not Radioactive
 

Nickellotharmeyerite Classification

Help on  Dana Class: Dana Class: 37.01.06.04 (37)Anhydrous Acid Phosphates, etc
  (37.01)with miscellaneous formulae
  (37.01.06)Lotharmeyerite Series
 
37.01.06.01 Lotharmeyerite CaZnMn(AsO3OH)4(OH)3 C 2/m,C 2,Cm Mono
 
37.01.06.02 Ferrilotharmeyerite Ca(Zn,Cu)(Fe,Zn)(AsO4)2(OH,H2O)2 C 2/m 2/m
 
37.01.06.03 Cobaltlotharmeyerite! Ca(Co,Fe,Ni)2(AsO4)2(OH,H2O)2 C 2/m 2/m
 
37.01.06.04 Nickellotharmeyerite! Ca(Ni,Fe,Co)2(AsO4)2(OH,H2O)2 C 2/m 2/m
Help on  Strunz Class: Strunz Class: 08.CG.15 08 - PHOSPHATES, ARSENATES, VANADATES
  08.C - Phosphates without Additional Anions, with H2O
  08.CG -With large and medium-sized cations, RO4:H2O = 1:1
 
08.CG.15 Cobaltlotharmeyerite! Ca(Co,Fe,Ni)2(AsO4)2(OH,H2O)2 C 2/m 2/m
 
08.CG.15 Ferrilotharmeyerite Ca(Zn,Cu)(Fe,Zn)(AsO4)2(OH,H2O)2 C 2/m 2/m
 
08.CG.15 Cabalzarite! Ca(Mg,Al,Fe)2(AsO4)2(H2O,OH)2 C 2/m 2/m
 
08.CG.15 Mawbyite Pb(FeZn)2(AsO4)2(OH,H2O)2 C 2/m 2/m
 
08.CG.15 Lotharmeyerite CaZnMn(AsO3OH)4(OH)3 C 2/m,C 2,Cm Mono
 
08.CG.15 Mounanaite PbFe2(VO4)2(OH)2 P1 1
 
08.CG.15 Tsumcorite PbZnFe(AsO4)2•(H2O) C 2/m 2/m
 
08.CG.15 Thometzekite Pb(Cu,Zn)2(AsO4)2•2(H2O) C 2/m 2/m
 
08.CG.15 Cobalttsumcorite! Pb(Co,Fe)2(AsO4)2(OH,H2O)2 C 2/m 2/m
 
08.CG.15 Manganlotharmeyerite! Ca(Mn,Mg,)2(AsO4)2(OH,H2O)2 C 2/m 2/m
 
08.CG.15 Nickellotharmeyerite! Ca(Ni,Fe,Co)2(AsO4)2(OH,H2O)2 C 2/m 2/m
 
08.CG.15 Krettnichite! PbMn2(VO4)2(OH)2 C 2/m 2/m
 
08.CG.15 Schneebergite! Bi(Co,Ni)2(AsO4)2(OH,H2O)2 C 2/m 2/m
 
08.CG.15 Nickelschneebergite! Bi(Ni,Co)2(AsO4)2(OH,H2O)2 C 2/m 2/m
 

Other Nickellotharmeyerite Information

Help on References: References: NAME( AmMin, vol 87, p 997) PHYS. PROP.(AmMin, vol 87, p 997) OPTIC PROP.(AmMin, vol 87, p 997)
Help on See Also: See Also: Links to other databases for Nickellotharmeyerite :
1 - Am. Min. Crystal Structure Database
2 - Athena
3 - GeoScienceWorld
4 - Google Images
5 - Google Scholar
6 - MinDAT
7 - Mineralienatlas (Deutsch)
8 - Online Mineral Museum
9 - QUT Mineral Atlas
10 - Ruff.Info

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Nickellotharmeyerite

Ca(Ni,Fe,Co)2(AsO4)2(OH,H2O)2
Dana No: 37.01.06.04 Strunz No: 08.CG.15
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