Shannonite R070501

Name: Shannonite
RRUFF ID: R070501
Ideal Chemistry: Pb2O(CO3)
Locality: Tonopah-Belmont mine, Maricopa County, Arizona, USA
Source: Bob Jenkins [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: White massive
Status: The identification of this mineral is not yet confirmed.
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R070501
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
REFERENCES for Shannonite

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]

Foshag W F (1928) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 13, 158-160   [view file]

Foshag W F (1929) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 14, 41-42   [view file]

Greer W L C (1932) Mix - crystals of Ca2SiO4 and Mn2SiO4, American Mineralogist, 17, 135-142

Roberts A C, Stirling J A R, Carpenter G J C, Criddle A J, Jones G C, Birkett T C, Birch W D (1995) Shannonite, Pb2OCO3, a new mineral from the Grand Reef mine, Graham County, Arizona, USA, Mineralogical Magazine, 59, 305-310   [view file]

Jambor J L, Pertsev N N, Roberts A C (1996) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 81, 249-254   [view file]

Krivovichev S V, Burns P C (2000) Crystal chemistry of basic lead carbonates. I. Crystal structure of synthetic shannonite, Pb2O(CO3), Mineralogical Magazine, 64, 1063-1068   [view file]