Urusovite R061114

Name: Urusovite
RRUFF ID: R061114
Ideal Chemistry: CuAlO(AsO4)
Locality: Tolbachik Volcano, Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia
Source: Michael Scott S105122 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Cluster of light green crystals embedded in epoxy, co-type material
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction.
RRUFF ID: R061114.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: (Cu1.04Fe0.01Zn0.01)Σ1.06Al0.99O(As0.98V0.01O4)
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R061114
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R061114.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 7.314(2)Å    b: 10.226(3)Å    c: 5.598(2)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 99.69(2)°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 412.7(2)Å3    Crystal System: monoclinic
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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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REFERENCES for Urusovite

American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database Record: [view record]

Krivovichev S V, Molchanov A V, Filatov S K (2000) Crystal structure of urusovite Cu[AlAsO5]: a new type of an tetrahedral aluminoarsenate polyanion, Crystallography Reports, 45, 723-727

Vergasova L P, Filatov S K, Gorskaya M G, Molchanov A A, Krivovichev S V, Ananiev V V (2000) Urusovite, Cu[AlAsO5], a new mineral from the Tolbachik volcano, Kamchatka, Russia, European Journal of Mineralogy, 12, 1041-1044   [view file]

Jambor J L, Roberts A C (2001) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 86, 767-770   [view file]

Mandarino J A (2001) New minerals, The Canadian Mineralogist, 39, 1473-1502   [view file]

Pekov I V (2007) New minerals from former Soviet Union countries, 1998-2006: new minerals approved by the IMA commission on new minerals and mineral names, Mineralogical Almanac, 11, 9-51   [view file]

Filatov S K, Rybin D S, Krivovichev S V, Vergasova L P (2009) Thermal expansion of new arsenate minerals, bradaczekite, NaCu4(AsO4)3, and urusovite, Cu(AsAlO5), Geology of Ore Deposits, 51, 827-832   [view file]