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General Rozenite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Fe++SO4•4(H2O)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 223.97 gm
   Iron      24.93 %  Fe   32.08 % FeO
   Hydrogen   3.60 %  H    32.17 % H2O
   Sulfur    14.32 %  S    35.75 % SO3
   Oxygen    57.15 %  O
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Fe2+(SO4)•4(H2O)
Help on Environment: Environment: Secondary mineral, formed at or below 21 deg C and under low humidity directly from copper-free melanterite
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1960
Help on Locality: Locality: Staszic mine, Poland. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Zygmunt Rozen (1874-1936), mineralogist and petrographer, Academy of Mining and Metallurgy, Kracow, Poland.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Rozenite Say ROZENITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 23912
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Rozenite Image

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  Rozenite   Ferrinatrite   Copiapite

Comments: White powdery rozenite coating with yellow ferrinatrite on purple copiapite.
Location: Le Cetine Mine, Siena, Tuscany, Italy. Scale: See Photo.
© Jeff Weissman / Photographic Guide to Mineral Species

Rozenite Crystallography

Help on Axial Ratios: Axial Ratios: a:b:c =0.4374:1:0.5842
Help on Cell Dimensions: Cell Dimensions: a = 5.945, b = 13.59, c = 7.94, Z = 4; beta = 90.5° V = 641.47 Den(Calc)= 2.32
Help on Crystal System: Crystal System: Monoclinic - Prismatic H-M Symbol (2/m) Space Group: P 21/n
Help on X Ray Diffraction: X Ray Diffraction: By Intensity(I/Io): 4.47(1), 5.46(0.9), 3.97(0.7),
 

Physical Properties of Rozenite

Help on Color: Color: Colorless, Greenish, Greenish white, Yellowish white, White.
Help on Density: Density: 2.195
Help on Diaphaneity: Diaphaneity: Transparent to Translucent
Help on Hardness: Hardness: 2-3 - Gypsum-Calcite
Help on Luster: Luster: Earthy (Dull)
Help on Streak: Streak: white
 

Optical Properties of Rozenite

Help on Gladstone-Dale: Gladstone-Dale: CI meas= -0.047 (Good) - where the CI = (1-KPDmeas/KC)
CI calc= 0.009 (Superior) - where the CI = (1-KPDcalc/KC)
KPDcalc= 0.2308,KPDmeas= 0.244,KC= 0.233
Ncalc = 1.51 - 1.54
Help on Optical Data: Optical Data: Biaxial (-), a=1.526-1.528, b=1.536-1.537, g=1.541-1.545, bire=0.0150-0.0170, 2V(Calc)=70-86, 2V(Meas)=90.
 

Calculated Properties of Rozenite

Help on Electron Density: Electron Density: Bulk Density (Electron Density)=2.36 gm/cc
note: Specific Gravity of Rozenite =2.32 gm/cc.
Help on Fermion Index: Fermion Index: Fermion Index = 0.0066396714
Boson Index = 0.9933603286
Help on Photoelectric: Photoelectric: PERozenite = 8.09 barns/electron
U=PERozenite x rElectron Density= 19.10 barns/cc.
Help on Radioactivity: Radioactivity: GRapi = 0 (Gamma Ray American Petroleum Institute Units)
Rozenite is Not Radioactive
 

Rozenite Classification

Help on  Dana Class: Dana Class: 29.06.06.01 (29)Hydrated Acid and Sulfates
  (29.06)where A XO4 � x(H2O)
  (29.06.06)Rozenite Group (Monoclinic)
 
29.06.06.01 Rozenite FeSO4•4(H2O) P 21/n 2/m
 
29.06.06.02 Starkeyite MgSO4•4(H2O) P 21/n 2/m
 
29.06.06.03 Ilesite (Mn,Zn,Fe)SO4•4(H2O) P 21/n 2/m
 
29.06.06.04 Aplowite (Co,Mn,Ni)SO4•4(H2O) P 21/m 2/m
 
29.06.06.05 Boyleite (Zn,Mg)SO4•4(H2O) P 21/n 2/m
 
29.06.06.06 IMA2002-034! CdSO4•4(H2O) P 21/n 2/m
Help on  Strunz Class: Strunz Class: 07.CB.15 07 - SULFATES (SELENATES, TELLURATES)
  07.C - Sulfates (selenates, etc.) without Additional Anions, with H2O
  07.CB -With only medium-sized cations
 
07.CB.15 Boyleite (Zn,Mg)SO4•4(H2O) P 21/n 2/m
 
07.CB.15 Aplowite (Co,Mn,Ni)SO4•4(H2O) P 21/m 2/m
 
07.CB.15 Ilesite (Mn,Zn,Fe)SO4•4(H2O) P 21/n 2/m
 
07.CB.15 Rozenite FeSO4•4(H2O) P 21/n 2/m
 
07.CB.15 Starkeyite MgSO4•4(H2O) P 21/n 2/m
 
07.CB.15 IMA2002-034! CdSO4•4(H2O) P 21/n 2/m
 

Other Rozenite 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 Rozenite :
1 - Alkali-Nuts(English)
2 - Alkali-Nuts(Francais)
3 - Am. Min. Crystal Structure Database
4 - Athena
5 - EUROmin Project
6 - Ecole des Mines de Paris
7 - GeoScienceWorld
8 - Google Images
9 - Google Scholar
10 - Handbook of Mineralogy (MinSocAm)
11 - Handbook of Mineralogy (UofA)
12 - MinDAT
13 - Mineralienatlas (Deutsch)
14 - Online Mineral Museum
15 - QUT Mineral Atlas
16 - Ruff.Info
17 - WWW-MINCRYST

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Fe++SO4•4(H2O)
Dana No: 29.06.06.01 Strunz No: 07.CB.15
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