Zemannite R050273

Name: Zemannite
RRUFF ID: R050273
Ideal Chemistry: Mg0.5ZnFe3+(Te4+O3)3·4.5H2O
Locality: Mina Bambollita, Moctezuma, Sonora, Mexico
Source: Marcus Origlieri
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Dark reddish-brown hexagonal prisms
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction.
Mineral Group: [ Zemannite (3) ]
RRUFF ID: R050273.2
Sample Description: Microprobe fragment
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R050273
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 10% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R050273.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 9.4145(32)Å    b: 9.4154(32)Å    c: 7.6617(27)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 120°   Volume: 588.102(52)Å3    Crystal System: hexagonal
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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 Zemannite

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]

Mandarino J A, Matzat E, Williams S J (1969) Abstract: Zemannite, a new tellurite mineral from Moctezum, Sonora, Mexico, The Canadian Mineralogist, 10, 139-140   [view file]

Fleischer M (1970) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 55, 1444-1449   [view file]

Mandarino J A, Matzat E, Williams S J (1976) Zemannite, a zinc tellurite from Moctezuma, Sonora, Mexico, The Canadian Mineralogist, 14, 387-390   [view file]

Miletich R (1995) Crystal chemistry of the microporous tellurite minerals zemannite and kinichilite, Mg0.5[Me2+Fe3+(TeO3)3]4·5H2O, (Me2+=Zn;Mn), European Journal of Mineralogy, 7, 509-523

Cametti G, Churakov S, Armbruster T (2017) Reinvestigation of the zemannite structure and its dehydration behavior: a single-crystal X-ray and atomistic simulation study, European Journal of Mineralogy, 29, 53-61