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Zincolivenite Mineral Data

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General Zincolivenite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: CuZn(AsO4)(OH)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 284.86 gm
   Zinc      22.95 %  Zn   28.57 % ZnO
   Copper    22.31 %  Cu   25.12 % Cu2O
   Arsenic   26.30 %  As   40.34 % As2O5
   Hydrogen   0.35 %  H     3.16 % H2O
   Oxygen    28.08 %  O
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %       97.19 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: CuZn(AsO4)OH
Help on Environment: Environment: Libethenite group
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 2006 (Dana # Added)
Help on Locality: Locality: Kamariza dump, Lavrion, Attik� Prefecture, Greece Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named as the Zn analog of olivenite.
Help on Synonym: Synonym: IMA2006-047
 

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  Zincolivenite

Comments: B&W image of prismatic, triangular zincolivenite crystal aggregate.
Location: Kamariza dump, Lavrion, Attikí Prefecture, Greece. Scale: Not Given.
© Doklady Earth Sciences

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  Zincolivenite

Comments: Green crystals of zincolivenite (Co-adamite) associated with keyite, and schultenite.
Location: Tsumeb mine, Tsumeb, Otavi District, Oshikoto, Namibia. Scale: See Image.
© Rruff Database

Zincolivenite Crystallography

Help on Axial Ratios: Axial Ratios: a:b:c =0.9976:1:0.703
Help on Cell Dimensions: Cell Dimensions: a = 8.5, b = 8.52, c = 5.99, Z = 4; V = 433.80 Den(Calc)= 4.36
Help on Crystal System: Crystal System: Orthorhombic - Dipyramidal H-M Symbol (2/m 2/m 2/m) Space Group: Pnnm
Help on X Ray Diffraction: X Ray Diffraction: By Intensity(I/Io): 3.002(1), 2.456(0.94), 2.437(0.86),2.69(0.67), 4.86(0.64), 6(0.54), 2.662(0.53), 1.604(0.49),
 

Physical Properties of Zincolivenite

Help on Cleavage: Cleavage: {010} Perfect, {101} Imperfect
Help on Color: Color: Green, Greenish blue.
Help on Density: Density: 4.34
Help on Diaphaneity: Diaphaneity: Translucent
Help on Fracture: Fracture: Brittle - Conchoidal - Very brittle fracture producing small, conchoidal fragments.
Help on Habit: Habit: Prismatic - Crystals Shaped like Slender Prisms (e.g. tourmaline).
Help on Habit: Habit: Radial - Crystals radiate from a center without producing stellar forms (e.g. stibnite)
Help on Luster: Luster: Vitreous (Glassy)
Help on Streak: Streak: white
 

Optical Properties of Zincolivenite

Help on Optical Data: Optical Data: NCalc= 1.78 - from Gladstone-Dale relationship (KC = 0.18) where Ncalc=Dcalc*KC+1
NCalc= 1.78 - from Gladstone-Dale relationship (KC = 0.18) where Ncalc=Dmeas*KC+1
 

Calculated Properties of Zincolivenite

Help on Electron Density: Electron Density: Bulk Density (Electron Density)=4.07 gm/cc
note: Specific Gravity of Zincolivenite =4.36 gm/cc.
Help on Fermion Index: Fermion Index: Fermion Index = 0.0095468493
Boson Index = 0.9904531507
Help on Photoelectric: Photoelectric: PEZincolivenite = 40.04 barns/electron
U=PEZincolivenite x rElectron Density= 163.03 barns/cc.
Help on Radioactivity: Radioactivity: GRapi = 0 (Gamma Ray American Petroleum Institute Units)
Zincolivenite is Not Radioactive
 

Zincolivenite Classification

Help on  Dana Class: Dana Class: 41.06.06.06 (41)Anhydrous Phosphates, etc. Containing Hydroxyl or Halogen
  (41.06)where (A)2 (XO4) Zq
  (41.06.06)Olivenite Group
 
41.06.06.01 Olivenite Cu2AsO4(OH) P 21/n 2/m
 
41.06.06.02 Libethenite Cu2(PO4)(OH) Pnnm 2/m 2/m 2/m
 
41.06.06.03 Adamite Zn2(AsO4)(OH) Pnnm 2/m 2/m 2/m
 
41.06.06.04 Eveite Mn2(AsO4)(OH) Pnnm 2/m 2/m 2/m
 
41.06.06.05 Zincolibethenite! CuZn(PO4)OH Pnnm 2/m 2/m 2/m
 
41.06.06.06 Zincolivenite! CuZn(AsO4)(OH) Pnnm 2/m 2/m 2/m
Help on  Strunz Class: Strunz Class: 08.BB.30 08 - PHOSPHATES, ARSENATES, VANADATES
  08.B - Phosphates, etc. with Additional Anions, without H2O
  08.BB -With only medium-sized cations, (OH, etc.):RO4 � 1:1
 
08.BB.30 Eveite Mn2(AsO4)(OH) Pnnm 2/m 2/m 2/m
 
08.BB.30 Adamite Zn2(AsO4)(OH) Pnnm 2/m 2/m 2/m
 
08.BB.30 Libethenite Cu2(PO4)(OH) Pnnm 2/m 2/m 2/m
 
08.BB.30 Olivenite Cu2AsO4(OH) P 21/n 2/m
 
08.BB.30 Zincolibethenite! CuZn(PO4)OH Pnnm 2/m 2/m 2/m
 
08.BB.30 Zincolivenite! CuZn(AsO4)(OH) Pnnm 2/m 2/m 2/m
 

Other Zincolivenite Information

Help on References: References: NAME( Doklady Earth Sciences, v415:841) PHYS. PROP.(Doklady Earth Sciences, v415:841)
Help on See Also: See Also: Links to other databases for Zincolivenite :
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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Zincolivenite

CuZn(AsO4)(OH)
Dana No: 41.06.06.06 Strunz No: 08.BB.30
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