Orthoserpierite R060977

Name: Orthoserpierite
RRUFF ID: R060977
Ideal Chemistry: CaCu4(SO4)2(OH)6·3H2O
Locality: Copper Creek, Galuiro Mountains, Pinal County, Arizona, USA
Source: Michael Scott S101453 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Blue-green platy crystals in masses with chrysocolla
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed only by X-ray diffraction
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R060977
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R060977.1
Sample Description: Powder
Cell Refinement Output: a: 22.11(1)Å    b: 6.134(7)Å    c: 20.37(2)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 2760(3)Å3    Crystal System: orthorhombic
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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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REFERENCES for Orthoserpierite

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]

Sarp H (1985) Orthoserpiérite Ca(CuZn)4(SO4)2(OH)6·3H2O, un nouveau minéral de la Mine de Chessy, France, polymorphe de la serpiérite, Schweizerische Mineralogische und Petrographische Mitteilungen, 65, 1-7

Hawthorne F C, Jambor J L, Bladh K W, Burke E A J, Grice J D, Phillips D, Roberts A C, Schedler R A, Shigley J E (1987) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 72, 1023-1028   [view file]

Krause W, Täuber H (1992) Zum Kenntnisstand der Minerale Serpierit, Orthoserpierit und Devillin, Aufschluss, 43, 1-25