Aurichalcite R060426

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Name: Aurichalcite
RRUFF ID: R060426
Ideal Chemistry: (Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
Locality: Bisbee, Cochise County, Arizona, USA
Source: Michael Scott S100291 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Divergent sprays of light blue lathlike crystals
Status: The identification of this mineral is confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis.
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CHEMISTRY 
RRUFF ID: R060426.2
Sample Description: Microprobe fragment
Measured Chemistry: (Zn3.61Cu1.33Fe2+0.06)Σ=5(CO3)2(OH)6
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample
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RRUFF ID: R060426
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Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
POWDER DIFFRACTION 
RRUFF ID: R060426.1
Sample Description: Powder
Cell Refinement Output: a: 13.802(1)Å    b: 6.4105(3)Å    c: 5.2917(6)Å
alpha: 90.°    beta: 100.722(7)°    gamma: 90.°   Volume: 460.04(5)Å3    Crystal System: monoclinic
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REFERENCES for Aurichalcite

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]

Boettger T (1839) Chemische Untersuchung des Aurichalcits, eines neuen Kupfererzes vom Altai, Annalen der Physik und Chemie, 48, 495-500   [view file]

Jambor J L, Pouliot G (1965) X–ray crystallography of aurichalcite and hydrozincite, The Canadian Mineralogist, 8, 385-389   [view file]

Harding M M, Kariuki B M, Cernik R, Cressey G (1994) The structure of aurichalcite, (Cu, Zn)5(OH)6(CO3)2, determined from a microcrystal, Acta Crystallographica, B50, 673-676

Jambor J L, Roberts A C, (1995) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 80, 1073-1077   [view file]

Frost R L, Hales M C, Wain D L (2008) Raman spectroscopy of smithsonite, Journal of Raman Spectroscopy, 39, 108-114

Buzgar N, Apopei A I (2009) The Raman study of certain carbonates, Analele Stiintifice Ale Universitatii, Al. I. Cuza Iasi Geologie, 55, 97-112   [view file]

Giester G, Rieck B (2014) Crystal structure refinement of aurichalcite, (Cu,Zn)5(CO3)2(OH)6, from the Lavrion Mining District, Greece, Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Abhandlungen, 191, 225-232

Kolitsch U, Rieck B, Brandstätter F, Schreiber F, Fabritz K H, Blaß G, Gröbner J (2014) Neufunde aus dem altem Bergbau und den Schlacken von Lavrion (II), Mineralien Welt, 25, 82-95   [view file]