Tsumgallite R100125



Name: Tsumgallite
RRUFF ID: R100125
Ideal Chemistry: GaO(OH)
Locality: Tsumeb, Namibia
Source: William W. Pinch [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Pale green platy crystals, associated with galena and tennantite
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by X-ray diffraction.
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample
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RRUFF ID: R100125
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Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 80% of 150mW
POWDER DIFFRACTION 
RRUFF ID: R100125.1
Sample Description: Powder, using Mo radiation
Cell Refinement Output: a: 4.5122(8)Å    b: 9.784(2)Å    c: 2.9701(5)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 131.12(3)Å3    Crystal System: orthorhombic
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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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REFERENCES for Tsumgallite

Grice J D, Ferraris G (2003) New minerals approved in 2002 and nomenclature modifications approved in 1998-2002 by the Commission on the New Minerals and Mineral Names, International Mineralogical Association, The Canadian Mineralogist, 41, 795-802   [view file]

Schluüter J, Klaska K H, Adiwidjaja G, Gebhard G (2003) Tsumgallite, GaO(OH), a new mineral from the Tsumeb mine, Tsumeb, Namibia, Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte, 2003, issue 11 521-527

Jambor J L, Roberts A C (2004) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 89, 894-897   [view file]

Mandarino J A (2004) New minerals, The Canadian Mineralogist, 42, 921-945   [view file]