Szenicsite R050146

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Name: Szenicsite
RRUFF ID: R050146
Ideal Chemistry: Cu3(MoO4)(OH)4
Locality: Jardinera mine, Inca del Oro, Chile
Source: Jim McGlasson
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Green lamellar crystals
Status: The identification of this mineral is confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis.
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RRUFF ID: R050146.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: Cu3.00Mo1.00O4(OH)4
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R050146
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R050146.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 12.546(8)Å    b: 8.516(5)Å    c: 6.075(3)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 649(1)Å3    Crystal System: orthorhombic
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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 Szenicsite

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]

Francis C A, Pitman L C, Lange D E (1994) Szenicsite, a new mineral from Tierra Amarilla, Chile, The Mineralogical Record, 25, 76-76   [view file]

Jambor J L, Grew E S, Roberts A C (1994) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 79, 1210-1214   [view file]

Francis C A, Pitman L C, Lange D E (1997) Szenicsite a new copper molybdate from Inca de Oro, Atacama, Chile, The Mineralogical Record, 28, 387-394

Burns P C (1998) The crystal structure of szenicsite, Cu3MoO4(OH)4, Mineralogical Magazine, 62, 461-469   [view file]

Jambor J L, Roberts A C (1998) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 83, 400-403   [view file]

Stolz J, Armbruster T (1998) X-ray single-crystal structure refinement of szenicsite, Cu3MoO4(OH)4, and its relation to the structure of antlerite, Cu3SO4(OH)4, Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte, 1998, 278-288

Thompson R M, Yang H, Downs R T (2012) Packing systematics and structural relationships of the new copper molybdate markascherite and related minerals, American Mineralogist, 97, 1977-1986   [view file]