Mooreite R060089



Name: Mooreite
RRUFF ID: R060089
Ideal Chemistry: Mg15(SO4)2(OH)26·8H2O
Locality: Sterling Hill, New Jersey, USA
Source: University of Arizona Mineral Museum 9916 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Tan fragment showing well-developed cleavage
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis
CHEMISTRY 
RRUFF ID: R060089.2
Sample Description: Microprobe fragment
Measured Chemistry: Mg9.00Zn4.00(Mn2+1.85Mg0.15)Σ=2(S1.00O4)2(OH)26·8H2O
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
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RRUFF ID: R060089
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
INFRARED SPECTRUM (Attenuated Total Reflectance) 
RRUFF ID: R060089.1
Sample Description: Powder
Instrument settings: SensIR Durascope on a Nicolet Magna 860 FTIR
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POWDER DIFFRACTION 
RRUFF ID: R060089.1
Sample Description: Powder
Cell Refinement Output: a: 11.1727(9)Å    b: 20.371(1)Å    c: 8.2329(6)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 92.810(7)°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 1871.6(2)Å3    Crystal System: monoclinic
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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 Mooreite

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]

Bauer L H, Berman H (1929) Mooreite, a new mineral and fluoborite from Sterling Hill, New Jersey, American Mineralogist, 14, 165-172   [view file]

Prewitt-Hopkins J (1949) X-ray study of holdenite, mooreite, and torreyite, American Mineralogist, 34, 589-595   [view file]

Finney J J (1969) Mineralogical notes: the unit cell of mooreite, American Mineralogist, 54, 973-975   [view file]

Hill R J (1980) The structure of mooreite, Acta Crystallographica, B36, 1304-1311

Treiman A H, Peacor D R (1982) The crystal structure of lawsonbauerite, (Mn,Mg)9Zn4(SO4)2(OH)22·8H2O, and its relation to mooreite, American Mineralogist, 67, 1029-1034   [view file]

Dunn P J, Fleischer M, Burns R G, Pabst A (1983) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 68, 471-475   [view file]