Apachite R060694



Name: Apachite
RRUFF ID: R060694
Ideal Chemistry: Cu2+9Si10O29·11H2O
Locality: Christmas mine, Gila County, Arizona, USA
Source: Bob Jenkins
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Spherical aggregates of pale blue fibers, associated with yellowish-orange andradite and colorless calcite
Status: The identification of this mineral is not yet confirmed.
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
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RRUFF ID: R060694
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
REFERENCES for Apachite

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]

Cesbron F P, Williams S A (1980) Apachite and gilalite, two new copper silicates from Christmas, Arizona, Mineralogical Magazine, 43, 639-641   [view file]

Fleischer M, Cabri L J, Chao G Y, Pabst A (1980) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 65, 1065-1070   [view file]