Gunningite R070571


Name: Gunningite
RRUFF ID: R070571
Ideal Chemistry: Zn(SO4)·H2O
Locality: Rammelsberg, Goslar, Harz Mountains, Lower Saxony, Germany
Source: James Shigley [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Fine white powder, with minor component of boyleite
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by X-ray diffraction.
Mineral Group: [ Kieserite (4) ]
CHEMISTRY 
RRUFF ID: R070571.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
POWDER DIFFRACTION 
RRUFF ID: R070571.1
Sample Description: Powder, with minor component of boyleite
Cell Refinement Output: a: 6.9629(3)Å    b: 7.5979(3)Å    c: 7.6822(5)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 118.258(5)°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 357.98(2)Å3    Crystal System: monoclinic
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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 Gunningite

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]

Fleischer M (1962) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 47, 1216-1223   [view file]

Jambor J L, Boyle R W (1962) Gunningite, a new zinc sulphate from the Keno Hill – Galena Hill area, Yukon, The Canadian Mineralogist, 7, 209-218   [view file]

International Mineralogical Association (1967) Commission on new minerals and mineral names, Mineralogical Magazine, 36, 131-136   [view file]

Wildner M, Giester G (1991) The crystal structures of kieserite-type compounds. I. Crystal structures of Me(II)SO4·H2O (Me=Mn,Fe,Co,Ni,Zn), Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte, 1991, 296-306