Beaverite-(Cu) R060400

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Name: Beaverite-(Cu)
RRUFF ID: R060400
Ideal Chemistry: Pb(Fe3+2Cu)(SO4)2(OH)6
Locality: Utah, USA
Source: American Museum of Natural History 17785 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Brownish yellow earthy mass
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by X-ray diffraction.
Mineral Groups: [ alunite (44) ] [ Alunite (19) ]
CHEMISTRY 
RRUFF ID: R060400.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
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RRUFF ID: R060400
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
POWDER DIFFRACTION 
RRUFF ID: R060400.1
Sample Description: Powder
Cell Refinement Output: a: 7.2348(8)Å    b: 7.2348(8)Å    c: 17.187(6)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 120°   Volume: 779.1(0)Å3    Crystal System: hexagonal
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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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REFERENCES for Beaverite-(Cu)

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]

Butler B S, Schaller W T (1911) Beaverite, a new mineral, Journal of the Washington Academy of Sciences, 1, 26-27   [view file]

Spencer L J (1913) A (sixth) list of new mineral names, Mineralogical Magazine, 16, 352-378   [view file]

Jambor J L, Dutrizac J E (1983) Beaverite – plumbojarosite solid solutions, The Canadian Mineralogist, 21, 101-113   [view file]

Jambor J L, Dutrizac J E (1985) The synthesis of beaverite, The Canadian Mineralogist, 23, 47-51   [view file]

Breidenstein B, Schlüter J, Gebhard G (1992) On beaverite: new occurrence, chemical data and crystal structure, Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte, 1992, 213-220

Jambor J L (1999) Nomenclature of the alunite supergroup, The Canadian Mineralogist, 37, 1323-1341   [view file]

Frost R L, Wills R, Martens W (2005) Raman spectroscopy of beaverite and plumbojarosite, Journal of Raman Spectroscopy, 36, 1106-1112

Hudson-Edwards K A, Smith A M L, Dubbin W E, Bennett A J, Murphy P J, Wright K (2008) Comprison of the structures of natural and synthetic Pb-Cu-jarosite-type compounds, European Journal of Mineralogy, 2004, 241-252

Sato E, Nakai I, Miyawaki R, Matsubara S (2009) Crystal structures of alunite family minerals: beaverite, corkite, alunite, natroalunite, jarosite, svanbergite, and woodhouseite, Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Abhandlungen, 185, 313-322

Williams P A, Hatert F, Pasero M (2009) New minerals approved in 2009, in International Mineralogical Association 1-34   [view file]

Bayliss P, Kolitsch U, Nickel E H, Pring A (2010) Alunite supergroup: recommended nomenclature, Mineralogical Magazine, 74, 919-927   [view file]