Alamosite R060067



Name: Alamosite
RRUFF ID: R060067
Ideal Chemistry: PbSiO3
Locality: Alamos, Sonora, Mexico
Source: University of Arizona Mineral Museum 16087 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Aggregate of transparent parallel acicular crystals
Status: The identification of this mineral is confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis.
CHEMISTRY 
RRUFF ID: R060067.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: Pb1.00Si1.00O3
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
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RRUFF ID: R060067
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
POWDER DIFFRACTION 
RRUFF ID: R060067.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 11.195(1)Å    b: 7.0372(6)Å    c: 12.209(1)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 113.063(6)°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 884.9(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 Alamosite

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]

Palache C, Merwin H E (1909) Alamosite, a new lead silicate from Mexico, American Journal of Science, 27, 399-401   [view file]

Boucher M L, Donald P R (1968) The crystal structure of alamosite, PbSiO3, Zeitschrift für Kristallographie, 126, 98-111   [view file]

Krivovichev S V, Burns P C (2004) Crystal structure of synthetic alamosite Pb[SiO3], Zapiski Vserossijskogo Mineralogicheskogo Obshchestva, 133, issue 5 70-76   [view file]

Locock A J, Piilonen P C, Ercit T S, Rowe R (2006) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 91, 216-224   [view file]