Barnesite R060883



Name: Barnesite
RRUFF ID: R060883
Ideal Chemistry: Na2V5+6O16·3H2O
Locality: Cactus Rat mine, Grand County, Utah, USA
Source: Bob Jenkins [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Radiating aggregate of red fibrous crystals on gypsum
Status: The identification of this mineral is not yet confirmed.
Mineral Group: [ Hewettite (4) ]
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 785nm @ 10% of 500mW
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RRUFF ID: R060883
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 785nm @ 10% of 500mW
REFERENCES for Barnesite

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]

Bachmann H G, Barnes W H (1962) The crystal structure of a sodium-calcium variety of metahewettite, The Canadian Mineralogist, 7, 219-235   [view file]

Weeks A D, Ross D R, Marvin R F (1963) The occurrence and properties of barnesite, Na2V6O16·3H2O, a new hydrated sodium vanadate mineral from Utah, American Mineralogist, 48, 1187-1195   [view file]

Fleischer M (1964) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 49, 439-448   [view file]

International Mineralogical Association (1967) Commission on new minerals and mineral names, Mineralogical Magazine, 36, 131-136   [view file]

Leake B E (1978) Nomenclature of amphiboles, American Mineralogist, 63, 1023-1052   [view file]

Akinovich E A, Podlipaeva N I (1986) A Ca-variety of barnesite from rocks of a carbonaceous-siliceous vanadium-bearing formation in southern Kazakhstan, Zapiski Vsesoyuznogo Mineralogicheskogo Obshchestva, 115, 345-351   [view file]

Evans H T, Hughes J M (1990) Crystal chemistry of the natural vanadium bronzes, American Mineralogist, 75, 508-521   [view file]

Frost R L, Erickson K L, Weier M L (2004) Hydrogen bonding in selected vanadates: a Raman and infrared spectroscopy study, Spectrochimica Acta Part A, 60, 2419

Kolitsch U, Rieck B, Brandstätter F, Schreiber F, Fabritz K H, Blaß G, Gröbner J (2014) Neufunde aus dem altem Bergbau und den Schlacken von Lavrion (II), Mineralien Welt, 25, 82-95   [view file]