Ajoite R060735

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Name: Ajoite
RRUFF ID: R060735
Ideal Chemistry: K3Cu2+20Al3Si29O76(OH)16·8H2O
Locality: Pinal County, Arizona, USA
Source: Bob Jenkins [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Radiating aggregates of blue acicular crystals
Status: The identification of this mineral is not yet confirmed.
Mineral Group: [ Ajoite (2) ]
Quick search: [ All Ajoite samples (2) ]
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
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RRUFF ID: R060735
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
REFERENCES for Ajoite

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]

Schaller W T, Vlisidis A C, (1958) Ajoite, a new hydrous aluminum copper silicate, American Mineralogist, 43, 1107-1111   [view file]

Fleischer M (1959) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 44, 464-470   [view file]

Chao G Y (1981) Ajoite: new data, American Mineralogist, 66, 201-203   [view file]

Pluth J J, Smith J V (2002) Arizona porphyry copper/hydrothermal deposits II: Crystal structure of ajoite, (K + Na)3Cu20Al3Si29O7(OH)16·~8H2O, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 99, 11002-11005