Paratooite-(La) R110066



Name: Paratooite-(La)
RRUFF ID: R110066
Ideal Chemistry: (La,Ca,Na,Sr)6Cu(CO3)8
Locality: Paratoo mine, Yunta, South Australia
Source: Renato & Adriana Pagano [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Aggregates of platy pale blue crystals
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed only by chemical analysis
CHEMISTRY 
RRUFF ID: R110066
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: (La1.93Nd0.48Pr0.15Y0.10Gd0.05Sm0.04Na1.65Ca1.53Sr0.33)Σ=6.26Cu0.81C7.98O23.75F0.23S0.02
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample; 780 nm spectrum is overwhelmed by fluorescence.
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RRUFF ID: R110066
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Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample; 780 nm spectrum is overwhelmed by fluorescence.
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
REFERENCES for Paratooite-(La)

Piilonen P C, Rowe R, Ercit T S, Locock A J (2006) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 91, 1452-1457   [view file]

Pring A, Wallwork K, Brugger J, Kolitsch U (2006) Paratooite-(La), a new lanthanum-dominant rare-earth copper carbonate from Paratoo, South Australia, Mineralogical Magazine, 70, 131-138   [view file]