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Nickel-Strunz Sulfates Classification

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The Nickel-Strunz 10th Edition (Pending Publication) Mineralogical Tables by Hugo Strunz and Ernest H. Nickel is based on a digital copy obtained from Jim Ferraiolo. Jim is responsible for the Strunz Classification in Mindat.org and he has generously provided webmineral with an updated copy of the classification numbers. Follow this link for a short discussion on the Nickel-Strunz Classification Number.

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Nickel-Strunz Sulfates Classification

07.D Sulfates (selenates, etc.) with additional anions, with H2O

07.DB With only medium-sized cations; insular octahedra and finite groups

07.DB.05 Svyazhinite MgAl(SO4)2F•14(H2O) P1,P 1 Tri
07.DB.05 Aubertite CuAl(SO4)2Cl•14(H2O) P1 1
07.DB.05 Magnesioaubertite (Mg,Cu)Al(SO4)2Cl•14(H2O) P1 1
07.DB.10 Rostite AlSO4(OH,F)•5(H2O) Pcba 2/m 2/m 2/m
07.DB.10 Khademite Al(SO4)F•5(H2O) Pcab 2/m 2/m 2/m
07.DB.15 Jurbanite Al(SO4)(OH)•5(H2O) P 21/n 2/m
07.DB.20 Minasragrite VO(SO4)•5(H2O) P 21/a 2/m
07.DB.20 Anorthominasragrite! V++++O(SO4)(H2O)5 P1 1
07.DB.20 Orthominasragrite! VO(SO4)•5(H2O) P mn21 mm2
07.DB.25 Bobjonesite! VO(SO4)(H2O)3 P 21/m 2/m
07.DB.30 Amarantite Fe+++(SO4)(OH)•3(H2O) P1 1
07.DB.30 Hohmannite Fe+++2(SO4)2(OH)2•7(H2O) P1 1
07.DB.30 Metahohmannite Fe+++2[O(SO4)2]•4(H2O) P1 1
07.DB.35 Aluminocopiapite Al2/3Fe+++4(SO4)6O(OH)2•20(H2O) P1 1
07.DB.35 Copiapite Fe++Fe+++4(SO4)6(OH)2•20(H2O) P1 1
07.DB.35 Calciocopiapite CaFe+++4(SO4)6(OH)2•19(H2O) P1 1
07.DB.35 Cuprocopiapite CuFe+++4(SO4)6(OH)2•20(H2O) P1 1
07.DB.35 Ferricopiapite Fe+++2/3Fe+++4(SO4)6(OH)2•20(H2O) P1 1
07.DB.35 Magnesiocopiapite MgFe+++4(SO4)6(OH)2•20(H2O) P1 1
07.DB.35 Zincocopiapite ZnFe+++4(SO4)6(OH)2•18(H2O) P1 1

07.DC With only medium-sized cations; chains of corner-sharing octahedra

07.DC.05 Aluminite Al2(SO4)(OH)4•7(H2O) P 21/c 2/m
07.DC.05 Meta-aluminite Al2(SO4)(OH)4•5(H2O) P 21/c ? 2/m
07.DC.10 Butlerite Fe+++(SO4)(OH)•2(H2O) P 21/m 2/m
07.DC.10 Parabutlerite Fe+++(SO4)(OH)•2(H2O) Pmnb 2/m 2/m 2/m
07.DC.15 Fibroferrite Fe+++(SO4)(OH)•5(H2O) R 3 3
07.DC.20 Xitieshanite Fe+++(SO4)(Cl)•7(H2O) P 21/a 2/m
07.DC.25 Botryogen MgFe+++(SO4)2(OH)•7(H2O) P 21/n 2/m
07.DC.25 Zincobotryogen (Zn,Mg,Mn)Fe+++(SO4)2(OH)•7(H2O) P 21/n 2/m
07.DC.30 Chaidamuite (Zn,Fe++)Fe+++(SO4)2(OH)•4(H2O) P1 1
07.DC.30 Guildite CuFe+++(SO4)2(OH)•4(H2O) P 21/m 2/m

07.DD With only medium-sized cations; sheets of edge-sharing octahedra

07.DD.05 Basaluminite? Al4(SO4)(OH)10•5(H2O) P 21 2
07.DD.05 Felsobanyaite Al4(SO4)(OH)10•5(H2O) Unk Hex
07.DD.07.5 Kyrgyzstanite! ZnAl4(SO4)(OH)12•3(H2O) P 21/n 2/m
07.DD.08.0 Zn-Schulenbergite! (Zn,Cu)7(SO4,CO3)2(OH)10•3(H2O) Hex Hex
07.DD.10 Langite Cu4(SO4)(OH)6•2(H2O) Pc m
07.DD.10 Posnjakite Cu4(SO4)(OH)6•(H2O) C 2/c 2/m
07.DD.10 Wroewolfeite Cu4(SO4)(OH)6•2(H2O) Pc m
07.DD.15 Spangolite Cu6Al(SO4)(OH)12Cl•3(H2O) P 31c 3m
07.DD.20 Ktenasite (Cu,Zn)5(SO4)2(OH)6•6(H2O) P 21/c 2/m
07.DD.25 Christelite! Zn3Cu2(SO4)2(OH)6•4(H2O) P1 1
07.DD.30 Campigliaite Cu4Mn(SO4)2(OH)6•4(H2O) C 2 2
07.DD.30 Devilline CaCu4(SO4)2(OH)6•3(H2O) P 21/c 2/m
07.DD.30 Orthoserpierite Ca(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6•3(H2O) P ca21 mm2
07.DD.30 Niedermayrite! Cu4Cd(SO4)2(OH)6•4(H2O) P 21/m 2/m
07.DD.30 Serpierite Ca(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6•3(H2O) C 2/c 2/m
07.DD.35 Motukoreaite Na2Mg38Al24(CO3)13(SO4)8(OH)108•56(H2O) R 3m 3 2/m
07.DD.35 Mountkeithite (Mg,Ni)11(Fe+++,Cr)3(SO4,CO3)3.5(OH)24•11(H2O) Unk Hex
07.DD.35 Glaucocerinite (Zn,Cu)5Al3(SO4)1.5(OH)16•9(H2O) Unk (HEX-R) Trig
07.DD.35 Honessite Ni6Fe+++2(SO4)(OH)16•4(H2O) R 3m 3 2/m
07.DD.35 Hydrowoodwardite! Cu1-xAlx(OH)2(SO4)x/2•n(H2O) with 0 < x < 0.67 and n > 3x/2 R 3m 3 2/m
07.DD.35 Hydrohonessite Ni6Fe+++2(SO4)(OH)16•7(H2O) Unk Hex
07.DD.35 Shigaite Mn++7Al4(SO4)2(OH)22•8(H2O) R 3 3
07.DD.35 Natroglaucocerinite! (Na,Zn,Cu)10Al6(SO4)3(OH)32•18(H2O)? Unk
07.DD.35 Wermlandite (Ca,Mg)Mg7(Al,Fe+++)2(SO4)2(OH)18•12(H2O) P 3c1 3 2/m
07.DD.35 Nikischerite! NaFe++6Al3(SO4)2(OH)18(H2O)12 R 3 3
07.DD.35 Zincaluminite Zn6Al6(SO4)2(OH)26•5(H2O) Unk Hex
07.DD.35 Woodwardite Cu4Al2(SO4)(OH)12•2-4(H2O) Unk Hex
07.DD.35 Carrboydite (Ni,Cu)14Al9(SO4,CO3)6(OH)43•7(H2O) Unk Hex
07.DD.35 Zincowoodwardite! [Zn1-xAlx(OH)2][(SO4)x/2(H2O)n] P 3- or R 3m 3
07.DD.35 Zincowoodwardite-3R! [Zn1BxAlx(OH)2][(SO4)x/2•n(H2O)], 0.32 < x < 0.50, n = 0.59 R 3m 3 2/m
07.DD.35 Zincowoodwardite-1T! [Zn1BxAlx(OH)2][(SO4)x/2•n(H2O)], x = 0.33, n . 0.96 P 3 3
07.DD.40 Lawsonbauerite (Mn,Mg)9Zn4(SO4)2(OH)22•8(H2O) P 21/c 2/m
07.DD.40 Torreyite (Mg,Mn)9Zn4(SO4)2(OH)22•8(H2O) P 21/a 2/m
07.DD.45 Mooreite (Mg,Zn,Mn)15(SO4)2(OH)26•8(H2O) P 21/a 2/m
07.DD.50 Namuwite (Zn,Cu)4(SO4)(OH)6•4(H2O) Unk Hex
07.DD.55 Bechererite! (Zn,Cu)6Zn2(OH)13[(S,Si)(O,OH)4]2 P 3 3
07.DD.60 Ramsbeckite (Cu,Zn)15(SO4)4(OH)22•6(H2O) P 21/a 2/m
07.DD.65 Vonbezingite Ca6Cu3(SO4)3(OH)12•2(H2O) P 21/c 2/m
07.DD.70 Redgillite! Cu6(OH)10(SO4)•H2O P 21/c 2/m
07.DD.75 Chalcoalumite CuAl4(SO4)(OH)12•3(H2O) P 21 2
07.DD.75 Nickelalumite* (Ni,Cu)Al4[(SO4),(NO3)2](OH)12•3(H2O) P 21 2
07.DD.80 Guarinoite (Zn,Co,Ni)6(SO4)(OH,Cl)10•5(H2O) P 63/m,P 63, or P 6322 Hex
07.DD.80 Theresemagnanite (Co,Zn,Ni)6(SO4)(OH,Cl)10•8(H2O) P 63 6
07.DD.80 Schulenbergite (Cu,Zn)7(SO4,CO3)2(OH)10•3(H2O) Hex Hex
07.DD.85 Montetrisaite! Cu6(SO4)(OH)10•H2O C mc21 mm2

07.DE With only medium-sized cations; unclassified

07.DE.05 Mangazeite! Al2(SO4)(OH)4•3H2O P1 or P1 Tri
07.DE.10 Carbonatecyanotrichite Cu++4Al2(CO3,SO4)(OH)12•2(H2O) Unk Ortho
07.DE.10 Cyanotrichite Cu4Al2(SO4)(OH)12•2(H2O) Unk Ortho
07.DE.15 Schwertmannite Fe+++16O16(OH)12(SO4)2 P 4/m 4/m
07.DE.20 Tlalocite Cu10Zn6(Te++++O3)(Te++++++O4)2Cl(OH)25•27(H2O) Unk. Ortho
07.DE.25 Utahite! Cu5Zn3(Te++++++O4)4(OH)8•7(H2O) P1 or P1 Tri
07.DE.35 Coquandite Sb6O8(SO4)•(H2O) P1 1
07.DE.40 Osakaite! Zn4SO4(OH)6•5H2O P1 1
07.DE.45 Wilcoxite MgAl(SO4)2F•18(H2O) P 1,P1 Tri
07.DE.50 Stanleyite (V++++O)SO4•6(H2O) Unk Ortho
07.DE.55 Mcalpineite Cu++3Te++++++O6•(H2O) Unk Cubic
07.DE.60 Hydrobasaluminite Al4(SO4)(OH)10•12-36(H2O) Unk. Mono
07.DE.65 Zaherite Al12(SO4)5(OH)26•20H20 P1 or P1 Tri
07.DE.70 Lautenthalite PbCu++4(OH)6(SO4)2•3(H2O) P 21/c 2/m
07.DE.75 Camerolaite Cu4Al2[HSbO4,SO4](OH)10(CO3)•2(H2O) P 21 ? 2
07.DE.80 Brumadoite! Cu3(TeO4)(OH)4•5H2O P 21/m or P 21 Mono

07.DF With large and medium-sized cations

07.DF.05 Uklonskovite NaMg(SO4)F•2(H2O) P 21/m 2/m
07.DF.10 Kainite MgSO4•KCl•3(H2O) C 2/m 2/m
07.DF.15 Natrochalcite NaCu2(SO4)2(OH)•(H2O) I2/m 2/m
07.DF.20 Metasideronatrite Na2Fe+++(SO4)2(OH)•(H2O) Pbnm or Pbn21 Ortho
07.DF.20 Sideronatrite Na2Fe+++(SO4)2(OH)•3(H2O) Pbnm 2/m 2/m 2/m
07.DF.25 Despujolsite Ca3Mn++++(SO4)2(OH)6•3(H2O) P 62c 6 m2
07.DF.25 Fleischerite Pb3Ge(SO4)2(OH)6•3(H2O) P 63/mmc 6/m 2/m 2/m
07.DF.25 Schaurteite Ca3Ge++++(SO4)2(OH)6•3(H2O) P 62c 6 m2
07.DF.25 Mallestigite! Pb3Sb+++++(SO4)(AsO4)(OH)6•3(H2O) P 63 6 2 2
07.DF.30 Slavikite NaMg2Fe+++5(SO4)7(OH)6•33(H2O) R 3 3
07.DF.35 Metavoltine K4Na4(Fe++,Zn)Fe+++6(SO4)12O2•20(H2O) P 3 3
07.DF.40 Lannonite HCa4Mg2Al4(SO4)8F9•32(H2O) Unk Tetra
07.DF.40 Vlodavetsite! AlCa2(SO4)2F2Cl•4(H2O) I 4/m 4/m
07.DF.45 Peretaite CaSb+++4O4(OH)2(SO4)2•2(H2O) C 2/c 2/m
07.DF.50 Gordaite! NaZn(SO4)(OH)6Cl•6(H2O) P 3 3
07.DF.55 Clairite (NH4)2Fe+++3(SO4)4(OH)3•3(H2O) Unk Tri
07.DF.60 Arzrunite Cu4Pb2SO4(OH)4Cl6•2(H2O) Unk Ortho
07.DF.65 Elyite Pb4Cu(SO4)O2(OH)4•(H2O) P 21/c 2/m
07.DF.70 Yecoraite Bi5Fe+++3(Te++++O3)(Te++++++O4)2O9•9(H2O) Unk Tetra
07.DF.75 Riomarinaite! Bi(OH)SO4•H2O P 21/n 2/m
07.DF.80 Dukeite! Bi+++24Cr++++++8O57(OH)6(H2O)3 P 31c 3m
07.DF.85 Xocolatlite! Ca2Mn++++2Te++++++2O12•H2O P 2, P 2/m, Pm, P 21, P 31/m Mono

07.DG With large and medium sized cations; with NO3, CO3, B(OH)4, SiO4 or IO3

07.DG.05 Darapskite Na3(SO4)(NO3)•(H2O) P 21/m 2/m
07.DG.10 Clinoungemachite K3Na9Fe+++(SO4)6(OH)3•9(H2O) ? (pseudo-HEX-R) Mono
07.DG.10 Ungemachite K3Na8Fe+++(SO4)6(NO3)2•6(H2O) R 3 3
07.DG.10 Humberstonite K3Na7Mg2(SO4)6(NO3)2•6(H2O) R 3 3
07.DG.15 Bentorite Ca6(Cr,Al)2(SO4)3(OH)12•26(H2O) P 63/mmc 6/m 2/m 2/m
07.DG.15 Charlesite Ca6(Al,Si)2(SO4)2B(OH)4(OH,O)12•26(H2O) P 31c 3m
07.DG.15 Ettringite Ca6Al2(SO4)3(OH)12•26(H2O) P 63/mmc 6/m 2/m 2/m
07.DG.15 Jouravskite Ca3Mn++++(SO4,CO3)2(OH)6•12(H2O) P 63/m 6/m
07.DG.15 Sturmanite Ca6(Fe+++,Al,Mn++)2(SO4)2[B(OH)4](OH)12•25(H2O) P 31c 3m
07.DG.15 Thaumasite Ca3Si(CO3)(SO4)(OH)6•12(H2O) P 63/m 6/m
07.DG.15 Carraraite! Ca3Ge(OH)6(SO4)(CO3 )•12H2 O P 63/m, or P 63 Hex
07.DG.15 Buryatite! Ca3(Si,Fe+++,Al)[SO4][B(OH)4](OH,O)6•12(H2O) P 31c 3m
07.DG.20 Rapidcreekite Ca2(SO4)(CO3)•4(H2O) Pcnb 2/m 2/m 2/m
07.DG.25 Tatarskite Ca6Mg2(SO4)2(CO3)2Cl4(OH)4•7(H2O) Unk Ortho
07.DG.30 Nakauriite (Mn,Ni,Cu)8(SO4)4(CO3)(OH)6•48(H2O) Unk Ortho
07.DG.35 Chessexite (K,Na)4Ca2Mg3Al8(SiO4)2(SO4)10(OH)10•40(H2O) Unk Ortho
07.DG.40 Carlosruizite K6(Na,K)4Na6Mg10(Se++++++O4)12(IO3)12•12(H2O) P 3c1 3 2/m
07.DG.40 Fuenzalidaite K6(Na,K)4Na6Mg10(SO4)12(IO3)12•12(H2O) P 3c1 3 2/m
07.DG.45 Chelyabinskite* (Ca,Mg)3Si(OH)6(SO4,CO3)2•9(H2O) Unk Ortho