Sincosite R060523



Name: Sincosite
RRUFF ID: R060523
Ideal Chemistry: Ca(VO)2(PO4)2·4H2O
Locality: Ross Hannibal mine, Lawrence County, South Dakota, USA
Source: Michael Scott S100045 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Green thin tabular square to rectangular crystals. Crystals twinned by a 2-fold around [1 -1 0].
Status: The identification of this mineral has been made only by X-ray diffraction.
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
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RRUFF ID: R060523
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
POWDER DIFFRACTION 
RRUFF ID: R060523.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 6.351(5)Å    b: 6.345(7)Å    c: 6.576(8)Å
alpha: 105.84(8)°    beta: 93.51(8)°    gamma: 89.82(8)°   Volume: 254.42(9)Å3    Crystal System: triclinic
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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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REFERENCES for Sincosite

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 (1922) Sincosite, a new mineral, Journal of the Washington Academy of Sciences, 12, 195-195   [view file]

Wherry E T (1922) New minerals: new species, American Mineralogist, 7, 162-164   [view file]

Schaller W T (1924) The occurrence and properties of sincosite, a new vanadium mineral from Sincos, Peru, American Journal of Science, 8, 462-480   [view file]

Foshag W F (1925) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 10, 131-135   [view file]

Zolensky M E (1985) New data on sincosite, American Mineralogist, 70, 409-410   [view file]

Kang H Y, Lee W C, Wang S L (1992) Hydrothermal synthesis and structural characterization of four layered vanadyl(IV) phosphate hydrates A(VO)2(PO4)2·4H2O (A = Co, Ca, Sr, Pb), Inorganic Chemistry, 31, 4743-4748

Franke W A, Luger P, Weber M, Ivanova T I (1997) Low hydrothermal growth of sincosite Ca(VO/PO4)2·4H2O, Zapiski Vserossijskogo Mineralogicheskogo Obshchestva, 126, issue 2 85-86   [view file]