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Zinclavendulan Mineral Data

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General Zinclavendulan Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: NaCa(Zn,Cu)5(AsO4)4Cl•4-5(H2O)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 1,059.91 gm
   Sodium     2.17 %  Na    2.92 % Na2O
   Calcium    3.78 %  Ca    5.29 % CaO
   Zinc      23.14 %  Zn   28.80 % ZnO
   Copper     7.49 %  Cu    9.38 % CuO
   Arsenic   28.27 %  As   43.37 % As2O5
   Hydrogen   0.86 %  H     7.65 % H2O
   Chlorine   3.34 %  Cl    3.34 % Cl
               -   %   Cl   -0.75 % -O=Cl2   
   Oxygen    30.94 %  O
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: NaCaZn3.75Cu1.25(AsO4)4Cl•4.5(H2O)
Help on Environment: Environment: Zinclavendulan is considered Zn-bearing lavendulan.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Discredited IMA 2006
Help on Locality: Locality: Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named as the Zn analog of lavendulan

Zinclavendulan Crystallography

Help on Crystal System: Crystal System: Orthorhombic Space Group: Unk

Physical Properties of Zinclavendulan

Help on Cleavage: Cleavage: {???} Good
Help on Color: Color: Blue.
Help on Hardness: Hardness: 2.5-3 - Finger Nail-Calcite
Help on Streak: Streak: light blue

Optical Properties of Zinclavendulan

Help on Optical Data: Optical Data:

Calculated Properties of Zinclavendulan

Help on Fermion Index: Fermion Index: Fermion Index = 0.0096862966
Boson Index = 0.9903137034
Help on Photoelectric: Photoelectric: PEZinclavendulan = 35.12 barns/electron
U=PEZinclavendulan x rElectron Density= . barns/cc.
Help on Radioactivity: Radioactivity: GRapi = 0 (Gamma Ray American Petroleum Institute Units)
Zinclavendulan is Not Radioactive

Zinclavendulan Classification

Help on  Dana Class: Dana Class: (37)Phosphate Minerals
  (37.00)Without Dana Classification Numbers
  (37.00.00)Arsenate, Hydrated Chloride Arnhemite* (K,Na)2Mg2(P2O7)•5(H2O) Unk Hex Arsenowaylandite* BiAl3(AsO4)2(OH)6 R 3m 3 2/m Auroantimonate* AuSbO3 Ortho ? Ortho Barium-zinc-alumopharmacosiderite* (Ba,K)0.5(Zn,Cu)0.5(Al,Fe)4(AsO4)3•5(H2O) I 42m 4 2m Chernovite-(Ce)* (Ce,Y)(AsO4) I 41/amd 4/m 2/m 2/m Churchite-(Dy)* (Dy,Sm,Gd,Nd)(PO4)•2(H2O) Mono Gengenbachite KFe3(H2PO4)2(HPO4)4•6H2OorKFe3H8(PO4)6•6H2O P 63mc 6mm IMA2008-063 Pb[Zn0.25,[]0.75]Fe3H(AsO4)2(OH)6 C 2/c 2/m IMA2009-005 (Y,Ca,REE)5[(Si,P)O4]3F P 63/m 6/m 2/m 2/m IMA2009-016 Cu4H(AsO4)2(OH)3•H2O P1 1 Kerstenite? PbSeO4(?) P nma 2/m 2/m 2/m Krasnoselskite* CoWO4 P 2/c 2/m Laubmannite? Fe3Fe6(PO4)4(OH)12 Unk Ortho Oxiberaunite* (Fe,Mn)Fe5(PO4)4O(OH)4•6(H2O) Mono Parwanite (Na,K)(Mg,Ca)4Al8(PO4)8(CO3)(OH)7•30H2O P 2, Pm, P 2/m, P 21, Mono Pyrocoproite* (Mg(K,Na))2P2O7 Unk Mono Pyrophosphite* K2CaP2O7 P 21/n 2/m Zinclavendulan? NaCa(Zn,Cu)5(AsO4)4Cl•4-5(H2O) Unk Ortho
Help on  Strunz Class: Strunz Class: 08.DG.05 08 - PHOSPHATES, ARSENATES, VANADATES
  08.D - Phosphates, etc
  08.DG -With large and medium-sized cations, (OH, etc.):RO4 < 0.5:1
08.DG.05 Lavendulan NaCaCu5(AsO4)4Cl•5(H2O) Unk Ortho
08.DG.05 Shubnikovite Ca2Cu8(AsO4)6Cl(OH)•7(H2O)(?) Unk Ortho
08.DG.05 Sampleite NaCaCu5(PO4)4Cl•5(H2O) pseudo TET 2/m 2/m 2/m
08.DG.05 Zinclavendulan? NaCa(Zn,Cu)5(AsO4)4Cl•4-5(H2O) Unk Ortho
08.DG.05 Lemanskiite! NaCaCu5(AsO4)4Cl•5H2O P 4122 or P 4322 4 2 2
08.DG.05 Zdenekite NaPbCu5(AsO4)4Cl•5(H2O) P 4122,P 4322 4 2 2

Other Zinclavendulan Information

Help on See Also: See Also: Links to other databases for Zinclavendulan :
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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