Pucherite R060824

Name: Pucherite
RRUFF ID: R060824
Ideal Chemistry: Bi(VO4)
Locality: Pucher Shaft, Wolfgang Maa├čen mine field, Schneeberg District, Saxony, Germany
Source: Michael Scott S101166 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Brown tabular crystals associated with green namibite. Pale yellow crust is also pucherite.
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed only by single crystal X-ray diffraction.
Mineral Group: [ Scheelite (17) ]
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RRUFF ID: R060824.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R060824
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 65% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R060824.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 5.341(2)Å    b: 5.076(6)Å    c: 12.065(2)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 327.09(9)Å3    Crystal System: orthorhombic
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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 Pucherite

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]

Frenzel A (1871) Pucherit, Journal für Praktische Chemie, 117, 227-231   [view file]

Granzin J, Pohl D (1969) Refinement of pucherite, BiVO4, Zeitschrift für Kristallographie, 169, 289-294   [view file]

Mereiter K, Preisinger A (1986) Kristallstrukturdaten der wismutminerale atelestit, mixit und pucherit, Oesterreische Akademie der Wissenschaften, Mathematich-Naturwissenschaftliche Klasse, Sitzungsberichte, 123, 79-81

Frost R L, Henry D A, Weier M L, Martens W (2006) Raman spectroscopy of three polymorphs of BiVO4: clinobisvanite, dreyerite and pucherite, with comparisons to (VO4)3-bearing minerals: namibite, pottsite and schumacherite, Journal of Raman Spectroscopy, 37, 722-732