Mimetite R130731


Name: Mimetite
RRUFF ID: R130731
Ideal Chemistry: Pb5(AsO4)3Cl
Locality: Tsumeb mine, Tsumeb, Otavi District, Oshikoto, Namibia
Source: Bob Downs
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Pale yellow transparent hexagonal prisms, monoclinic polytype
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction.
Mineral Group: [ Apatite (55) ]
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RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
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RRUFF ID: R130731
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
POWDER DIFFRACTION 
RRUFF ID: R130731.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 10.2601(6)Å    b: 20.516(1)Å    c: 7.4674(5)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 119.913(4)°   Volume: 1362.5(2)Å3    Crystal System: monoclinic
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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 Mimetite

American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database Record: [view record]

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Okudera H (2013) Relationships among channel typology and atomic displacements in the structures of Pb5(BO4)3Cl with B = P (pyromorphite), V (vanadinite), and As (mimetite), American Mineralogist, 98, 1573-1579

Markl G, Marks M A W, Holzäpfel J, Wenzel T (2014) Major, minor, and trace element composition of pyromorphite-group minerals as recorder of supergene weathering processes from the Schwarzwald mining district, SW Germany, American Mineralogist, 99, 1133-1146