Utahite R190036


Name: Utahite
RRUFF ID: R190036
Ideal Chemistry: Cu5Zn3(Te6+O4)4(OH)8·7H2O
Locality: Tombstone, Cochise County, Arizona, USA
Source: Peter Megaw [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Blue acicular crystals found as isolated crystals, or as sprays, associated with quartz and greenish dugganite
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction.
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample
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RRUFF ID: R190036
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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: R190036.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 8.7828(8)Å    b: 9.9994(7)Å    c: 5.6881(4)Å
alpha: 104.0181(38)°    beta: 90.0307(38)°    gamma: 95.9425(40)°   Volume: 481.895(89)Å3    Crystal System: triclinic
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REFERENCES for Utahite

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]

Roberts A C, Stirling J A R, Criddle A J, Jensen M C, Moffatt E A, Wilson W E (1997) Utahite, a new mineral and associated copper tellurates from the Centennial Eureka mine, Tintic District, Juab County, Utah, The Mineralogical Record, 28, 175-179   [view file]

Jambor J L, Grew E S, Roberts A C (1998) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 83, 185-189   [view file]