Warikahnite R080105


Name: Warikahnite
RRUFF ID: R080105
Ideal Chemistry: Zn3(AsO4)2·2H2O
Locality: O stope, 31st level, Tsumeb, Namibia
Source: William W. Pinch [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Transparent yellow flattened striated crystal fragments
Status: The identification of this mineral is confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis.
CHEMISTRY 
RRUFF ID: R080105.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: (Zn2.87Fe0.04Mn0.03Cd0.02)(As1.01O4)2.2H2O
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
POWDER DIFFRACTION 
RRUFF ID: R080105.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 6.694(2)Å    b: 8.966(3)Å    c: 14.492(5)Å
alpha: 105.59(1)°    beta: 93.50(1)°    gamma: 108.66(1)°   Volume: 783.4(7)Å3    Crystal System: triclinic
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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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REFERENCES for Warikahnite

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]

Keller P, Hess H, Dunn P J (1979) Warikahnit, Zn3[(H2O)2|(AsO4)2], ein neues mineral aus Tsumeb, Südwestafrika, Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte, 1979, 389-395

Fleischer M, Cabri L J, Pabst A (1980) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 65, 406-408   [view file]

Riffel H, Keller P, Hess H (1980) Die kristallstruktur von warikahnit, Zn3[(H2O)2|(AsO4)2], Tschermaks Mineralogische und Petrographische Mitteilungen, 27, 187-199