Conichalcite R050028

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Name: Conichalcite
RRUFF ID: R050028
Ideal Chemistry: CaCu(AsO4)(OH)
Locality: Mapimi, Durango, Mexico
Source: Eugene Schlepp
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Green botryoidal groups covering adamite
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis
Mineral Group: [ Adelite (17) ]
Quick search: [ All Conichalcite samples (6) ]
CHEMISTRY 
RRUFF ID: R050028.2
Sample Description: Microprobe fragment
Measured Chemistry: Ca1.00(Cu0.70Zn0.30)Σ=1(As1.00O4)(OH)
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
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RRUFF ID: R050028
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
INFRARED SPECTRUM (Attenuated Total Reflectance) 
RRUFF ID: R050028.1
Instrument settings: SensIR Durascope on a Nicolet Magna 860 FTIR
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POWDER DIFFRACTION 
RRUFF ID: R050028.1
Sample Description: Powder, mixed with adamite
Cell Refinement Output: a: 7.449(2)Å    b: 5.860(2)Å    c: 9.131(3)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 398.6(0)Å3    Crystal System: orthorhombic
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Calculated diffraction file.

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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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REFERENCES for Conichalcite

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]

Breithaupt J F A, Fritzsche F W (1849) Bestimmung neuer mineralien: Konichalcit, Annalen der Physik und Chemie, 77, 139-141   [view file]

Larsen E S (1921) The microscopic determination of the nonopaque minerals, U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin, 671, 5-294   [view file]

Berry L G (1951) Observations on chonichalcite, cornwallite, euchroite liroconite and olivenite, American Mineralogist, 36, 484-503   [view file]

Qurashi M M, Barnes W H (1963) The structures of the minerals of the descloizite and adelite groups: IV - descloizite and conichalcite (part 2) The structure of conichalcite, The Canadian Mineralogist, 7, 561-577   [view file]

Qurashi M M, Barnes W H (1964) The structures of the minerals of the descloizite and adelite groups: V—descloizite and conichalcite (part 3). The structure of descloizite, The Canadian Mineralogist, 8, 23-39   [view file]

Sumin de Portilla V I (1974) Infrared spectroscopic investigation of the structure of some natural arsenates and the nature of H-bonds in their structures, The Canadian Mineralogist, 12, 262-268   [view file]

Jambor J L, Owens D R, Dutrizac J E (1980) Solid solution in the adelite group of arsenates, The Canadian Mineralogist, 18, 191-195   [view file]

Reddy B J, Frost R L, Martens W N (2005) Characterization of conichalcite by SEM, FTIR, Raman and electronic reflectance spectroscopy, Mineralogical Magazine, 69, 155-167   [view file]

Henderson R R, Yang H, Downs R T, Jenkins R A (2008) Redetermination of conichalcite, CaCu(AsO4)(OH), Acta Crystallographica, E64, i53-i54   [view file]

Sakai S, Yoshiasa A, Sugiyama K, Miyawaki R (2009) Crystal structure and chemistry of conichalcite, CaCu(AsO4)(OH), Journal of Mineralogical and Petrological Sciences, 104, 125-131

Schlüter J, Pohl D, Gebhard G (2011) The new mineral hermannroseite, CaCu(PO4,AsO4)(OH), the phosphate analogue of conichalcite, from Tsumeb, Namibia, Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Abhandlungen, 188, 135-140