Argentojarosite R060097



Name: Argentojarosite
RRUFF ID: R060097
Ideal Chemistry: AgFe3+3(SO4)2(OH)6
Locality: unknown
Source: University of Arizona Mineral Museum 5015
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Yellowish-brown flat hexagonal plates
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis
Mineral Groups: [ alunite (44) ] [ Alunite (19) ]
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CHEMISTRY 
RRUFF ID: R060097.2
Sample Description: Microprobe fragment
Measured Chemistry: Ag1.00Fe3+3.00(S1.00O4)2(OH)6
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
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RRUFF ID: R060097
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
INFRARED SPECTRUM (Attenuated Total Reflectance) 
RRUFF ID: R060097.1
Sample Description: Powder
Instrument settings: SensIR Durascope on a Nicolet Magna 860 FTIR
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POWDER DIFFRACTION 
RRUFF ID: R060097.1
Sample Description: Powder
Cell Refinement Output: a: 7.3360(2)Å    b: 7.3360(2)Å    c: 16.5362(6)Å
alpha: 90.°    beta: 90.°    gamma: 120.°   Volume: 770.71(4)Å3    Crystal System: hexagonal
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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 Argentojarosite

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]

Schaller W T (1923) Argentojarosite, a new silver mineral. Preliminary note., Journal of the Washington Academy of Sciences, 13, 233-233   [view file]

Schempp C A (1923) Argento-jarosite; a new silver mineral, American Journal of Science, 6, 73-75   [view file]

Wherry E T (1923) New minerals: new species, American Mineralogist, 8, 230-231   [view file]

May A, Sjoberg J J, Baglin E G (1973) Synthetic argentojarosite: Physical properties and thermal behavior, American Mineralogist, 58, 936-941   [view file]

Sasaki K, Tsunekawa M, Konno H (1995) Characterization of argentojarosite formed from biologically oxidized Fe3+ ions, The Canadian Mineralogist, 33, 1311-1319   [view file]

Sasaki K, Tanaike O, Konno H (1998) Distinction of jarosite-group compounds by Raman spectroscopy, The Canadian Mineralogist, 36, 1225-1235   [view file]

Jambor J L (1999) Nomenclature of the alunite supergroup, The Canadian Mineralogist, 37, 1323-1341   [view file]

Groat L A, Jambor J L, Pemberton B C (2003) The crystal structure of argentojarosite, AgFe3(SO4)2(OH)6, The Canadian Mineralogist, 41, 921-928   [view file]

Frost R L, Wills R A, Weier M L, Martens W, Mills S (2006) A Raman spectroscopic study of selected natural jarosites, Spectrochimica Acta, A63, 1-8

Bayliss P, Kolitsch U, Nickel E H, Pring A (2010) Alunite supergroup: recommended nomenclature, Mineralogical Magazine, 74, 919-927   [view file]