Lazaraskeite R180026



Name: Lazaraskeite
RRUFF ID: R180026
Ideal Chemistry: Cu(C2H3O3)2
Locality: Western end of Pusch Ridge in the Santa Catalina Mountains, north of Tucson, Pima County, Arizona, USA
Source: Warren Lazar
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Pale blue to blue prismatic or bladed crystals, associated with chrysocolla, muscovite, orthoclase, calcite, and quartz. Type specimen (UAMM 22052)
Status: The identification of this mineral is confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis.
CHEMISTRY 
RRUFF ID: R180026.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: Cu2+1.01(C1.994H3O3)2. The C content of 22.6(2) wt.% was obtained from an Elemental Combustion System equipped with mass spectrometry. Crystals are easily damaged by electron beam (lower photo),
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample
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RRUFF ID: R180026
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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: R180026.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 5.1049(2)Å    b: 8.6742(4)Å    c: 7.7566(3)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 106.834°    gamma: 90°   Volume: Å3    Crystal System: monoclinic
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REFERENCES for Lazaraskeite

Prout C K, Armstrong R A, Carruthers J R, Forrest J G, Murray-Rust P, Rossotti F J C. (1968) Structure and Stability of Carboxylate Complexes. Part 1. The Crystal and Molecular Structures of Copper(II) Glycollate, DL-Lactate, 2-Hydroxy-2-methylpropionate, Methoxyacetate, and Phenoxyacetate, Journal of the Chemical Society A: Inorganic, Physical, Theoretical, 0, 2791-2813   [view file]

Ye Q S, Xie M J, Liu W P, Chen X Z, Chang Q W, Yu Y (2010) Refinement of the crystal structure of bis(glycolato)copper(II), Cu(C2H3O3)2, Zeitschrift für Kristallographie, 225, 481-482

Yoneyama S, Kodama T, Kikuchi K, Kawabata Y, Kikuchi K, Ono T, Hosokoshi Y, Fujita W (2013) Large structural transformation and ferromagnetic ordering in a coordination polymer with a two-dimensional square-planar lattice, bis(glycolato)copper(II), CrystEngComm, 15, 10193-10196   [view file]

Yoneyama S, Kodama T, Kikuchi K, Fujisawa T, Yamaguchi A, Sumiyama A, Shuku Y, Aoyagi S, Fujita, W (2016) Deuterium substitution effects on the structural and magnetic phase transitions of a hydrogen-bonded coordination polymer, bis(glycolato)copper(II), Dalton Transactions, 45, 16774-16778   [view file]