Bieberite R070595



Name: Bieberite
RRUFF ID: R070595
Ideal Chemistry: Co(SO4)·7H2O
Locality: Nkana mine, Kitwe, Western Province, Zambia
Source: James Shigley [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Light pink massive coating blue chalcanthite
Status: The identification of this mineral is not yet confirmed.
Mineral Group: [ Melanterite (1) ]
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
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RRUFF ID: R070595
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 10% of 150mW
REFERENCES for Bieberite

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]

Haidinger W (1845) Erste Klasse: Akrogenide. IV. Ordnung. Salze. VII. Vitriolsalz. Bieberit., in Handbuch der Bestimmenden Mineralogie Bei Braumüller and Seidel Wien 487-492   [view file]

Kellersohn T, Delaplane R G, Olovsson I (1991) Disorder of a trigonally planar coordinated water molecule in cobalt sulfate heptahydrate, CoSO4·7D2O (bieberite), Zeitschrift für Naturforschung B Chemical Science, 46, 1635-1640

Redhammer G J, Koll L, Bernroider M, Tippelt G, Amthauer G, Roth G (2007) Co2+-Cu2+ substitution in bieberite solid-solution series, (Co1-xCux)SO4·7H2O, 0.00≤x≤0.46: synthesis, single-crystal structure analysis, and optical spectroscopy, American Mineralogist, 92, 532-545   [view file]

Buzgar N, Buzatu A, Sanislav I V (2009) The Raman study on certain sulfates, Annalele Stiintifice ale Universitatii, 55, 5-23   [view file]

Hazen R M, Hystad G, Golden J J, Hummer D R, Liu C, Downs R T, Morrison S M, Ralph J, Grew E S (2017) Cobalt mineral ecology, American Mineralogist, 102, 108-116