Cornetite R040163

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Record 906 of 4043  


Name: Cornetite
RRUFF ID: R040163
Ideal Chemistry: Cu3(PO4)(OH)3
Locality: Kalabi, Katanga, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Source: University of Arizona Mineral Museum 13901 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Blue drusy coating
Status: The identification of this mineral is confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis.
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CHEMISTRY 
RRUFF ID: R040163.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: Cu2.91(P1.02O4)((OH)0.99F0.01)3
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
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RRUFF ID: R040163
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
POWDER DIFFRACTION 
RRUFF ID: R040163.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 10.851(3)Å    b: 14.075(5)Å    c: 7.098(2)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 1084.1(7)Å3    Crystal System: orthorhombic
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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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REFERENCES for Cornetite

American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database Record: [view record]

Anthony J W, Bideaux R A, Bladh K W, and Nichols M C (1990) Handbook of Mineralogy, Mineral Data Publishing, Tucson Arizona, USA, by permission of the Mineralogical Society of America. [view file]

Cesàro G (1912) Sur un nouveau minéral du Katanga, Annales de la Société Géologique de Belgique, 39, B241-B242   [view file]

Buttgenbach H (1916) Cornètite, in Les Minéraux et les Roches Liège 452-453   [view file]

Gordon S G, Wherry E T (1920) New minerals, American Mineralogist, 5, 15-18   [view file]

Richmond W E (1940) Crystal chemistry of the phosphates, arsenates and vanadates of the type A2XO4(Z), American Mineralogist, 25, 441-478   [view file]

Berry L G (1950) On pseudomalachite and cornetite, American Mineralogist, 35, 365-385   [view file]

Eby R K, Hawthorne F C (1989) Cornetite: modulated densely-packed Cu2+ oxysalt, Mineralogy and Petrology, 40, 127-136

Frost R L, Williams P A, Martens W, Kloprogge J T, Leverett P (2002) Raman spectroscopy of the basic copper phosphate minerals cornetite, libethenite, pseudomalachite, reichenbachite and ludjibaite, Journal of Raman Spectroscopy, 33, 260-263   [link]

Martens W, Frost R L (2003) An infrared spectroscopic study of the basic copper phosphate minerals: cornetite, libethenite, and pseudomalachite, American Mineralogist, 88, 37-46   [view file]