Tschermigite R050276


Name: Tschermigite
RRUFF ID: R050276
Ideal Chemistry: (NH4)Al(SO4)2·12H2O
Locality: near Wamsutter, Wyoming, USA
Source: Marcus Origlieri
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Colorless fibrous columnar aggregate
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by X-ray diffraction.
Mineral Group: [ Alum (5) ]
CHEMISTRY 
RRUFF ID: R050276.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
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RRUFF ID: R050276
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
INFRARED SPECTRUM (Attenuated Total Reflectance) 
RRUFF ID: R050276.1
Instrument settings: SensIR Durascope on a Nicolet Magna 860 FTIR
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POWDER DIFFRACTION 
RRUFF ID: R050276.1
Sample Description: Powder
Cell Refinement Output: a: 12.2402(1)Å    b: 12.2402(1)Å    c: 12.2402(1)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 1833.86(6)Å3    Crystal System: cubic
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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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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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REFERENCES for Tschermigite

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]

von Kobel F (1858) Es sind in Salzsäure, einige auch in Wasser, ohne merklichen Rückstand auflöslich. Die Aufl. bildet keine Gallerte, in Tafeln zur Bestimmung der Mineralien mittelst einfacher chemischer Versuche auf trockenem und nassem Wege. Joseph Lindauer'sche Buchhandlung M√ľnchen 47-47   [view file]

Abdeen A M, Will G, Schafer W, Kirfel A, Bargouth M O, Recker K, Weiss A (1981) X-ray and neutron diffraction study of alums: II. The crystal structure of methylammonium aluminium alum III. The crystal structure of ammonium aluminium alum, Zeitschrift für Kristallographie, 157, 147-166   [view file]

Frost R L, Kloprogge J T (2001) Raman microscopy study of kalinite, tschermigite and lonecreekite at 298 and 77 K, Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte, 2001, 27-40

Kaminskii A A, Haussühl E, Huassühl S, Eichler H J, Ueda K, Hanuza J, Takaichi K, Rhee H, Gad G M A (2004) α— Alums: K, Rb, TI and NH4Al(SO4)2·12H2O - a new family of Χ(3)-active crystalline materials for Raman laser converters with large frequency shifts, The Laser Physics Letters, 1, 205-211   [view file]