Cobaltaustinite R050536



Name: Cobaltaustinite
RRUFF ID: R050536
Ideal Chemistry: CaCo(AsO4)(OH)
Locality: Dome Rock, Mingary, South Australia, Australia
Source: University of Arizona Mineral Museum 16265 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Dark-green drusy coating
Status: The identification of this mineral is confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis.
Mineral Group: [ Adelite (17) ]
CHEMISTRY 
RRUFF ID: R050536.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: Ca1.00(Co0.95Cu0.05)Σ=1As1.00O4(OH) ; (OH) estimated by difference and stoichiometry
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
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RRUFF ID: R050536
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
POWDER DIFFRACTION 
RRUFF ID: R050536.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 7.495(2)Å    b: 9.001(2)Å    c: 5.909(1)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 398.6(1)Å3    Crystal System: orthorhombic
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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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REFERENCES for Cobaltaustinite

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]

Nickel E H, Birch W D (1988) Cobaltaustinite - A new arsenate mineral from Dome Rock, South Australia, Australian Mineralogist, 3, 53-57

Jambor J L, Puziewicz J (1989) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 74, 500-505   [view file]

Martens W, Frost R L, Williams P A (2003) Molecular structure of the adelite group of minerals - a Raman spectroscopic study, Journal of Raman Spectroscopy, 34, 104-111

Yang H, Costin G, Keogh J, Lu R, Downs R T (2007) Cobaltaustinite, CaCo(AsO4)(OH), Acta Crystallographica, E63, i53-i55   [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