Murdochite R110122



Name: Murdochite
RRUFF ID: R110122
Ideal Chemistry: Cu12Pb2O15Cl2
Locality: Mapimi, Mexico
Source: Rob Lavinsky [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Coating of black cubes
Status: The identification of this mineral is confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis.
Mineral Group: [ Murdochite (3) ]
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CHEMISTRY 
RRUFF ID: R110122.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: Pb1.88Cu11.26O14.02(Cl1.07Br0.83)Σ=1.90
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample
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RRUFF ID: R110122
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Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
POWDER DIFFRACTION 
RRUFF ID: R110122.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 9.228(1)Å    b: 9.228(1)Å    c: 9.228(1)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 785.77(7)Å3    Crystal System: cubic
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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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REFERENCES for Murdochite

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]

Christ C L, Clark J R (1955) The crystal structure of murdochite, American Mineralogist, 40, 907-916   [view file]

Fahey J J (1955) Murdochite, a new copper lead oxide mineral, American Mineralogist, 40, 905-906   [view file]

Dubler E, Vedani A, Oswald H R (1983) New structure determination of murdochite, Cu6PbO8, Acta Crystallographica, C39, 1143-1146

Dunn P J, Fleischer M, Francis C A, Langley R H, Kissin S A, Shigley J E, Vanko D A, Zilczer J A (1984) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 69, 810-815   [view file]

Taguchi H (1998) Relationship between crystal structure and electrical properties of murdochite-type Ni6+2xMn1-xO8, Solid State Communications, 108, 635-639

Winkler B, Chall M, Pickard C J, Milman V, White J (2000) Structure of Cu6PbO8, Acta Crystallographica, B56, 22-26