Sampleite R090072

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Name: Sampleite
RRUFF ID: R090072
Ideal Chemistry: NaCaCu5(PO4)4Cl·5H2O
Locality: EngaƱo Feliz mine, Las Pintadas dist., Tierra Amarilla, CopiapĆ³ Province, Chile
Source: Bob Jenkins [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Blue bladed crystals in radial aggregates associated with elongated, forest-green libethenite and dark-green atacamite. This is the polymorph or polytype described in Giester et al (2007)
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction.
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Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample

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RRUFF ID: R090072
Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 40% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R090072.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 9.73(1)Å    b: 9.72(2)Å    c: 19.77(4)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 100.84(8)°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 1836(2)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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REFERENCES for Sampleite

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]

Hurlbut C S (1942) Sampleite, a new mineral from Chuquicamata, Chile, American Mineralogist, 27, 586-589   [view file]

Frost R L, Weier M L, Williams P A, Leverett P, Kloprogge J T (2007) Raman spectroscopy of the sampleite group of minerals, Journal of Raman Spectroscopy, 38, 574-583

Giester G, Kolitsch U, Leverett P, Turner P, Williams P A (2007) The crystal structures of lavendulan, sampleite, and a new polymorph of sampleite, European Journal of Mineralogy, 19, 75-93