Jarosite R070493



Name: Jarosite
RRUFF ID: R070493
Ideal Chemistry: KFe3+3(SO4)2(OH)6
Locality: Maria Josefa mine, Rhodalquilar, Almeria Province, Spain
Source: Bob Jenkins [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Dark brown rhombohedral crystals
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed only by single crystal X-ray diffraction.
Mineral Groups: [ alunite (44) ] [ Alunite (19) ]
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RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
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RRUFF ID: R070493
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
POWDER DIFFRACTION 
RRUFF ID: R070493.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 7.361(8)Å    b: 7.361(8)Å    c: 17.19(3)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 120°   Volume: 806.7(9)Å3    Crystal System: hexagonal
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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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REFERENCES for Jarosite

American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database Record: [view record]

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