Delafossite R050403

Name: Delafossite
RRUFF ID: R050403
Ideal Chemistry: Cu1+Fe3+O2
Locality: Cole Shaft, Bisbee, Cochise County, Arizona, USA
Source: Marcus Origlieri
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Black bladed rosettes
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis
RRUFF ID: R050403.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: Cu1+(Fe3+0.94Al0.06)O2
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R050403
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 80% of 150mW
INFRARED SPECTRUM (Attenuated Total Reflectance) 
RRUFF ID: R050403.1
Instrument settings: SensIR Durascope on a Nicolet Magna 860 FTIR
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RRUFF ID: R050403.1
Sample Description: Powder
Cell Refinement Output: a: 5.979(1)Å    b: 5.979(1)Å    c: 5.979(1)Å
alpha: 29.336(5)°    beta: 29.336(5)°    gamma: 29.336(5)°   Volume: 45.4(1)Å3    Crystal System: rhombohedral
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Calculated diffraction file.

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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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REFERENCES for Delafossite

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]

Friedel C (1873) Sur une combinaison naturelle des oxydes de fer et de cuivre, et sur la reproduction de l'atacamite, Comptes Rendus Hebdomadaires des Séances de l'Académie des Sciences, 77, 211-214   [view file]

Fleischer M (1968) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 53, 1775-1780   [view file]

Effenberger H (1991) Structure of hexagonal copper(I) ferrite, Acta Crystallographica, C47, 2644-2646

Tendeloo G V, Garlea O, Darie C, Bougerol-Chaillout C, Bordet P (2001) The fine structure of YCuO2+x delafossite determined by synchrotron powder diffraction and electron microscopy, Journal of Solid State Chemistry, 156, 428-436