Woodhouseite R060520

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Name: Woodhouseite
RRUFF ID: R060520
Ideal Chemistry: CaAl3(SO4)(PO4)(OH)6
Locality: Champion mine, Mono County, California, USA
Source: Michael Scott S100213 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Colorless cubes, with striations that display the rhombohedral symmetry
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis
Mineral Groups: [ alunite (44) ] [ beudantite (12) ]
CHEMISTRY 
RRUFF ID: R060520.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: (Ca0.98Sr0.02)Σ=1Al3.00[(P0.53S0.47)Σ=1O4]2((OH)5.94(H2O)0.06)Σ=6 ; = darker phase (Ca0.94Sr0.06)Σ=1Al3.00[(P0.52S0.48)O4]2((OH)5.96(H2O)0.04)Σ=6 = lighter phase
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample
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RRUFF ID: R060520
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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: R060520.1
Sample Description: powder
Cell Refinement Output: a: 6.7507(2)Å    b: 6.7507(2)Å    c: 6.7507(2)Å
alpha: 62.265(1)°    beta: 62.265(1)°    gamma: 62.265(1)°   Volume: 228.54(1)Å3    Crystal System: rhombohedral
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REFERENCES for Woodhouseite

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]

Lemmon D M (1937) Woodhouseite, a new mineral of the beudantite group, American Mineralogist, 22, 939-948   [view file]

Pabst A (1947) Some computations on svanbergite, woodhouseite and alunite, American Mineralogist, 32, 16-30   [view file]

Kato T (1971) The crystal structures of goyazite and woodhouseite, Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte, 1971, 241-247

Scott K M (1987) Solid solution in, and classification of, gossan-derived members of the alunite-jarosite family, northwest Queensland, Australia, American Mineralogist, 72, 178-187   [view file]

Stoffregen R E, Alpers C N (1987) Woodhouseite and svanbergite in hydrothermal ore deposits: products of apatite destruction during advanced argillic alteration, The Canadian Mineralogist, 25, 201-211   [view file]

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

Silaev V I, Filippov V N, Sokerin M Y (2001) Solid solutions of woodhouseite—svanbergite—florencite in secondary quartzites, Zapiski Vserossijskogo Mineralogicheskogo Obshchestva, 130, issue 1 99-111   [view file]

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

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