Kröhnkite R060111



Name: Kröhnkite
RRUFF ID: R060111
Ideal Chemistry: Na2Cu(SO4)2·2H2O
Locality: Chuquicamata, Chile
Source: University of Arizona Mineral Museum 275 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Green bladed crystals
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis
Mineral Group: [ Roselite (11) ]
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CHEMISTRY 
RRUFF ID: R060111.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: Na2.00Cu1.00(S1.00O4)2·2H2O; H2O estimated by difference
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
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RRUFF ID: R060111
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
POWDER DIFFRACTION 
RRUFF ID: R060111.1
Sample Description: Powder
Cell Refinement Output: a: 5.8037(5)Å    b: 12.6571(9)Å    c: 5.5128(4)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 108.415(6)°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 384.23(3)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 Kröhnkite

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]

Domeyko I (1879) Kronnkit, in Mineraloj√≠a Libreria Central de Servat I CA. Santiago, Chile 250-252   [view file]

Palache C, Warren C H (1908) Kröhnkite, Natrochalcite, American Journal of Science, 26, 342-348   [view file]

Dahlman B (1952) The crystal structures of kröhnkite, CuNa2(SO4)2·2H2O and brandtite, MnCa2(AsO4)2·2H2O, Arkiv för Mineralogi och Geologi, 1, 339-366

Hawthorne F C, Ferguson R B (1975) Refinement of the crystal structure of kröhnkite, Acta Crystallographica, B31, 1753-1755

Fleck M, Kolitsch U, Hertweck B (2002) Natural and synthetic compounds with kröhnkite-type chains: review and classification, Zeitschrift für Kristallographie, 217, 435-443

Majzlan J, Zittlau A H, Grevel K, Schliesser J, Woodfield B F, Dachs E, Števko M, Chovan M, Plášil J, Sejkora J, Milovská S (2015) Thermodynamic properties and phase equilibria of the secondary copper minerals libethenite, olivenite, pseudomalachite, kröhnkite, cyanochroite, and devilline, The Canadian Mineralogist, 53, 937-960