Vanadinite R050533

Name: Vanadinite
RRUFF ID: R050533
Ideal Chemistry: Pb5(VO4)3Cl
Locality: Ahumada mine, Los Lamentos, Mexico
Source: University of Arizona Mineral Museum 1028 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Greenish-brown hexagonal prisms
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis
Mineral Group: [ Apatite (54) ]
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RRUFF ID: R050533.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: Pb5.00((V0.95As0.05)O4)3Cl1.00
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R050533
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
INFRARED SPECTRUM (Attenuated Total Reflectance) 
RRUFF ID: R050533.1
Instrument settings: SensIR Durascope on a Nicolet Magna 860 FTIR
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RRUFF ID: R050533.1
Sample Description: Powder
Cell Refinement Output: a: 10.3188(5)Å    b: 10.3188(5)Å    c: 7.3505(6)Å
alpha: 90.°    beta: 90.°    gamma: 120.°   Volume: 677.81(7)Å3    Crystal System: hexagonal
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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 Vanadinite

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]

von Kobell F (1838) Vanadinit, in Grundzüge der Mineralogie Nürnberg 283-283   [view file]

Rammelsberg C (1880) Ueber die vanadinerze aus dem Staat Córdoba in Argentinien, Zeitschrift der Deutschen Geologischen Gesellschaft, 32, 708-713   [view file]

Trotter J, Barnes W H (1958) The structure of vanadinite, The Canadian Mineralogist, 6, 161-173   [view file]

Barnes W H (1962) Shorter communications: The X-ray diffraction powder pattern of vanadinite, The Canadian Mineralogist, 7, 301-306   [view file]

Dai Y, Hughes J M (1989) Crystal-structure refinements of vanadinite and pyromorphite, The Canadian Mineralogist, 27, 189-192   [view file]

Shannon R D, Shannon R C, Medenbach O, Fischer R X (2002) Refractive index and dispersion of fluorides and oxides, Journal of Physical and Chemical Reference Data, 31, 931-970   [view file]

Frost R L, Crane M, Williams P A, Kloprogge J T (2003) Isomorphic substitution in vanadinite [Pb5(VO4)3Cl]—a Raman spectroscopic study, Journal of Raman Spectroscopy, 34, 214-220

Laufek F, Skala R, Haloda J, Cisarova I (2009) Crystal structure of vanadinite: refinement of anisotropic displacement parameters, Journal of the Czech Geological Society, 51, 271-275

Redfern S A T, Smith S E, Maddrell E R (2012) High-temperature breakdown of the synthetic iodine analogue of vanadinite, Pb5(VO4)3I: an apatite-related compound for iodine radioisotope immobilization, Mineralogical Magazine, 76, 997-1003   [view file]

Okudera H (2013) Relationships among channel typology and atomic displacements in the structures of Pb5(BO4)3Cl with B = P (pyromorphite), V (vanadinite), and As (mimetite), American Mineralogist, 98, 1573-1579

Baikie R, Schreyer M, Wei F, Herrin J S, Ferraris C, Brink F, Topolska J, Piltz R O, Price J, White T J (2014) The influence of stereochemically active lone-pair electrons on crystal symmetry and twist angles in lead apatite-2H type structures, Mineralogical Magazine, 78, 325-345

Markl G, Marks M A W, Holzäpfel J, Wenzel T (2014) Major, minor, and trace element composition of pyromorphite-group minerals as recorder of supergene weathering processes from the Schwarzwald mining district, SW Germany, American Mineralogist, 99, 1133-1146