Fleischerite R120043



Name: Fleischerite
RRUFF ID: R120043
Ideal Chemistry: Pb3Ge(SO4)2(OH)6·3H2O
Locality: Tsumeb, Namibia
Source: William W. Pinch
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Bundled aggregate of tan colored acicular crystals
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction.
Mineral Group: [ Fleischerite (4) ]
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample
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RRUFF ID: R120043
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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: R120043.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 8.883(3)Å    b: 8.883(3)Å    c: 10.878(4)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 120°   Volume: 743.4(1)Å3    Crystal System: hexagonal
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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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REFERENCES for Fleischerite

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]

Fleischer M (1960) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 45, 1313-1317   [view file]

Frondel C, Strunz H (1960) Fleischerit und Itoit, zwei neue Germanium-Mineralien von Tsumeb, Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte, 1960, 132-142

International Mineralogical Association (1962) International Mineralogical Association: Commission on new minerals and mineral names, Mineralogical Magazine, 33, 260-263   [view file]

Otto H H (1975) Die Kristallstruktur von Fleischerit, Pb3Ge[(OH)6|(SO4)2]·3H2O, sowie kristallchemische Untersuchungen an isotypen Verbindungen, Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Abhandlungen, 123, 160-190

Sima I, Ettinger K, Koppelhuber-Bitschnau B, Taucher J, Walter F (1996) Pb3Sb(OH)6(AsO4,SO4)2·3H2O, ein neues Mineral isotyp mit Fleischerit., Mitteilungen der Österreichischen Mineralogischen Gesellschaft, 141, 224-225