Goldichite R120120



Name: Goldichite
RRUFF ID: R120120
Ideal Chemistry: KFe3+(SO4)2·4H2O
Locality: Dexter #7 mine, San Rafael Swell, Emery County, Utah, USA
Source: Marcus Origlieri [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Aggregates of pale yellowish green bladed crystals on pink coquimbite
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction.
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample
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RRUFF ID: R120120
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Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
POWDER DIFFRACTION 
RRUFF ID: R120120.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 10.415(3)Å    b: 10.499(3)Å    c: 9.104(2)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 101.60(2)°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 975.2(3)Å3    Crystal System: triclinic
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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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REFERENCES for Goldichite

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]

Rosenzweig A, Gross E B (1955) Goldichite, a new hydrous potassium ferric sulfate from the San Rafael Swell, Utah, American Mineralogist, 40, 469-480   [view file]

Graeber E J (1971) The crystal structures of yavapaiite, KFe(SO4)2, and goldichite, KFe(SO4)2·4H2O, American Mineralogist, 56, 1917-1933   [view file]

Márquez-Zavalía M F, Galliski M A (1995) Goldichite of fumarolic origin from the Santa Bárbara mine, Jujuy, northwestern Argentina, The Canadian Mineralogist, 33, 1059-1062   [view file]

Kolitsch U, Rieck B, Brandstätter F, Schreiber F, Fabritz K, Blaß G, Gröbner J (2014) Neufunde aus dem alten Bergbau und den Schlacken von Lavrion (I), Mineralien Welt, 1, 60-75

Yang Z, Giester G (2018) Erratum to: Hydrogen bonding in goldichite, KFe(SO4)2·4H2O: structure refinement, Mineralogy and Petrology, 112, 143