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General Osarizawaite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: PbCuAl2(SO4)2(OH)6
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 618.88 gm
   Aluminum   8.72 %  Al   16.48 % Al2O3
   Copper    10.27 %  Cu   11.56 % Cu2O
   Hydrogen   0.98 %  H     8.73 % H2O
   Lead      33.48 %  Pb   36.07 % PbO
   Sulfur    10.36 %  S    25.87 % SO3
   Oxygen    36.19 %  O
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %       98.71 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: PbCuAl2(SO4)2(OH)6
Help on Environment: Environment: Secondary mineral. Aluminum analog of beaverite.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1961
Help on Locality: Locality: Osarizawa mine, Akita Prefecture, Japan. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for the locality.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Osarizawaite + Pronunciation Say OSARIZAWAITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 100441
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  Osarizawaite

Comments: Light blue micro crystals of osarizawaite and minor azurite filling vugs.
Location: Silver Hill Mine, near Marana, Pinal Co. Arizona, USA. Scale: 3 x 2 cm.
© John Veevaert

Osarizawaite Crystallography

Help on Axial Ratios: Axial Ratios: a:c = 1:2.4468
Help on Cell Dimensions: Cell Dimensions: a = 7.05, c = 17.25, Z = 3; V = 742.50 Den(Calc)= 4.15
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): 3(1), 5.75(0.7), 3.52(0.6),
 

Physical Properties of Osarizawaite

Help on Color: Color: Green.
Help on Density: Density: 4.037
Help on Diaphaneity: Diaphaneity: Transparent to Translucent
Help on Habit: Habit: Encrustations - Forms crust-like aggregates on matrix.
Help on Hardness: Hardness: 3-4 - Calcite-Fluorite
Help on Luster: Luster: Earthy (Dull)
Help on Streak: Streak: light green
 

Optical Properties of Osarizawaite

Help on Gladstone-Dale: Gladstone-Dale: CI meas= 0.031 (Excellent) - where the CI = (1-KPDmeas/KC)
CI calc= 0.057 (Good) - where the CI = (1-KPDcalc/KC)
KPDcalc= 0.1741,KPDmeas= 0.179,KC= 0.1846
Ncalc = 1.75 - 1.77
Help on Optical Data: Optical Data: Uniaxial (+), w=1.714, e=1.731, bire=0.0170.
 

Calculated Properties of Osarizawaite

Help on Electron Density: Electron Density: Bulk Density (Electron Density)=3.74 gm/cc
note: Specific Gravity of Osarizawaite =4.04 gm/cc.
Help on Fermion Index: Fermion Index: Fermion Index = 0.07
Boson Index = 0.93
Help on Photoelectric: Photoelectric: PEOsarizawaite = 559.77 barns/electron
U=PEOsarizawaite x rElectron Density=2,095.92 barns/cc.
Help on Radioactivity: Radioactivity: GRapi = 0 (Gamma Ray American Petroleum Institute Units)
Osarizawaite is Not Radioactive
 

Osarizawaite Classification

Help on  Dana Class: Dana Class: 30.02.04.04 (30)Anhydrous Sulfates Containing Hydroxyl or Halogen
  (30.02)where (A B)2 XO4 Zq
  (30.02.04)Alunite Group (Alunite Subgroup)
 
30.02.04.01 Alunite KAl3(SO4)2(OH)6 R 3m, R 3m Trig
 
30.02.04.02 Natroalunite NaAl3(SO4)2(OH)6 R 3m 3 2/m
 
30.02.04.03 Schlossmacherite (H3O,Ca)Al3(AsO4,SO4)2(OH)6 R 3m 3 2/m
 
30.02.04.04 Osarizawaite PbCuAl2(SO4)2(OH)6 R 3m 3m
 
30.02.04.05 Minamiite (Na,Ca,K)Al3(SO4)2(OH)6 R 3m 3 2/m
 
30.02.04.06 Ammonioalunite (NH4)Al3(SO4)2(OH)6 R 3m 3 2/m
 
30.02.04.07 Walthierite Ba0.5Al3(SO4)2(OH)6 R 3m 3 2/m
 
30.02.04.08 Huangite Ca0.5Al3(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 Osarizawaite 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 Osarizawaite :
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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Osarizawaite

PbCuAl2(SO4)2(OH)6
Dana No: 30.02.04.04 Strunz No: 07.BC.10
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