Botallackite R080012

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Name: Botallackite
RRUFF ID: R080012
Ideal Chemistry: Cu2Cl(OH)3
Locality: Cligga Head, Cornwall, England
Source: William W. Pinch [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Aggregate of green bladed to platy crystals
Status: The identification of this mineral is confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis.
Mineral Group: [ Atacamite (16) ]
Quick search: [ All Botallackite samples (2) ]
CHEMISTRY 
RRUFF ID: R080012
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: (Cu2.00Zn0.02)Cl0.96(OH)3
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
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RRUFF ID: R080012
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 80% of 150mW
POWDER DIFFRACTION 
RRUFF ID: R080012.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 5.725(3)Å    b: 6.122(3)Å    c: 5.627(3)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 93.01(3)°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 197.0(1)Å3    Crystal System: monoclinic
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REFERENCES for Botallackite

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]

Church A H (1865) Notes on a Cornish mineral of the atacamite group, Journal of the Chemical Society, 18, 212-214   [view file]

Frondel C (1950) On paratacamite and some related copper chlorides, Mineralogical Magazine, 29, 34-45   [view file]

Fleischer M (1951) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 36, 381-384   [view file]

Hawthorne F C (1985) Refinement of the crystal structure of botallackite, Mineralogical Magazine, 49, 87-89   [view file]

Pollard A M, Thomas R G, Williams P A (1989) Synthesis and stabilities of the basic copper (II) chlorides atacamite, paratacamite and botallackite, Mineralogical Magazine, 53, 557-563   [view file]

Scott D A (2000) A review of copper chlorides and related salts in bronze corrosion and as painting pigments, Studies in Conservation, 45, 39-53

Milman V, Winkler B (2001) Prediction of hydrogen positions in complex structures, Zeitschrift für Kristallographie, 216, 99-104

Martens W, Frost R L, Williams P A (2003) Raman and infrared spectroscopic study of the basic copper chloride minerals - implications for the study of the copper and brass corrosion and "bronze disease", Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Abhandlungen, 178, 197-215

Zheng X G, Xu C N (2004) Antiferromagnetic transition in botallackite Cu2Cl(OH)3, Solid State Communications, 131, 509-511

Zheng X G, Mori T, Nishiyama K, Higemoto W, Yamada H, Nishikubo K, Xu C N (2005) Antiferromagnetic transitions in polymorphous minerals of the natural cuprates atacamite and botallackite Cu2Cl(OH)3, Physical Review B, 71, 174404-8