Hydromagnesite R060011



Name: Hydromagnesite
RRUFF ID: R060011
Ideal Chemistry: Mg5(CO3)4(OH)2·4H2O
Locality: Paradise Range, Nye County, Nevada, USA
Source: University of Arizona Mineral Museum 5218 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Colorless bladed crystals
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis
CHEMISTRY 
RRUFF ID: R060011.2
Sample Description: Microprobe fragment
Measured Chemistry: Mg5.00(CO3)4(OH)2ยท4H2O
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
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RRUFF ID: R060011
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
INFRARED SPECTRUM (Attenuated Total Reflectance) 
RRUFF ID: R060011.1
Sample Description: Powder
Instrument settings: SensIR Durascope on a Nicolet Magna 860 FTIR
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POWDER DIFFRACTION 
RRUFF ID: R060011.1
Sample Description: Powder
Cell Refinement Output: a: 10.081(6)Å    b: 8.9562(4)Å    c: 8.376(2)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 114.28(8)°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 689.4(0)Å3    Crystal System: monoclinic
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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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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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REFERENCES for Hydromagnesite

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]

Wachtmeister T (1828) Analys af ett pulverformigt mineral från Norra Amerika, Kongliga Svenska Vetenskaps-Akademiens Handlingar, 1828, 17-19   [view file]

von Kobell F (1835) Ueber den hydromagnesit von Kumi auf Negroponte, Journal für Praktische Chemie, 4, 80-81   [view file]

Rogers A F (1923) Crystallography of hydromagnesite, American Journal of Science, 6, 37-47   [view file]

Akao M, Iwai S (1977) The hydrogen bonding of hydromagnesite, Acta Crystallographica, B33, 1273-1275