Record details

Title
    Burgessite, Co2(H2O)4[(AsO3OH)]2 (H2O), a new arsenate mineral species from the Keeley mine, south Lorraine township, Ontario
Author
    Cooper, Mark A.
    Grice, Joel D.
    Hawthorne, Frank C.
    Jambor, John L.
    Sejkora, Jiří
    Vajdak, Josef
Language
    anglicky
Publication type
    článek v periodiku
Source title - serial
    Canadian Mineralogist
Vol./nr.
    Roč. 47, č. 1
Pages
    6
Year
    2009
Thesaurus term
    arsenate
    burgessite
    Canada
    Keeley mine
    new mineral species
    Ontario
Keyword
    Arsenate
    Burgessite
    Co2(H2O)4[(AsO3OH)]2
    H2O
    Keeley
    Lorraine
    Mine
    Mineral
    New
    Ontario
    South
    Species
    Township
Abstract (in english)
   Burgessite is a new mineral species of supergene origin from the Keeley mine, South Lorrain Township, Timiskaming District, Ontario, Canada. Burgessite forms rosettes up to 0.8 mm across consisting of prismatic crystals up to 0.1 mm long, elongate along a, with the following forms: {011} >> {h0l}, and no observable twinning. It is associated with primary skutterudite, cobaltite and bismuth, and supergene arsenolite, bismutoferrite and erythrite. Burgessite is transparent, purplish pink with a slight brown tint, and has a colorless to pale pink streak and a vitreous luster; it does not fluoresce under ultraviolet light. All physical and chemical data are given.
Contributor
    Národní muzeum Praha
Contributor code
    NM
Source format
    R
Import date
    8. 8. 2012