Arsenolite R050383

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Name: Arsenolite
RRUFF ID: R050383
Ideal Chemistry: As2O3
Locality: Eureka, Nevada, USA
Source: University of Arizona Mineral Museum 3603 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Colorless hoppered octahedra
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis
Mineral Group: [ Arsenolite (4) ]
Quick search: [ All Arsenolite samples (2) ]
RRUFF ID: R050383.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: As2.00O3
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R050383
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
INFRARED SPECTRUM (Attenuated Total Reflectance) 
RRUFF ID: R050383.1
Sample Description: Powder
Instrument settings: SensIR Durascope on a Nicolet Magna 860 FTIR
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RRUFF ID: R050383.1
Sample Description: Powder
Cell Refinement Output: a: 11.0749(3)Å    b: 11.0749(3)Å    c: 11.0749(3)Å
alpha: 90.°    beta: 90.°    gamma: 90.°   Volume: 1358.4(1)Å3    Crystal System: cubic
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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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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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REFERENCES for Arsenolite

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]

Dana J D (1854) II. Oxyds of elements of the arsenic group. I. Oxyds of arsenic, antimony, etc. Arsenolite, in A System of Mineralogy, Comprising the Most Recent Discoveries, Fourth Edition, Volume II George P. Putnam & Co. New York and London 139-140   [view file]

Bozorth R M (1923) The crystal structures of the cubic forms of arsenious and antimonous oxides, Journal of the American Chemical Society, 45, 1621-1627   [view file]

Beattie I R, Livingston K M S, Ozin G A, Reynolds D J (1970) Single-crystal Raman spectra of arsenolite (As4O6) and senarmonite (Sb4O6). The gas-phase Raman spectra pf P4O6, P4O10, and As4O6, Journal of the Chemical Society A: Inorganic, Physical, Theoretical, 1970, 449-451

Flynn E J, Solin S A, Papatheodorou G N (1976) Vibrational excitations of As2O3. II. Crystalline phases, Physical Review B, 13, 1752-1758

Mrose M E, Larson R R, Estep P A (1976) Forbesite — a mixture of cobaltoan annabergite and arsenolite, The Canadian Mineralogist, 14, 414-421   [view file]

Pertlik F (1978) Strukturverfeinerung von kubischem As2O3 (arsenolith) mit einkristalldaten, Czechoslovak Journal of Physics, 28, 170-176

Treacy D J, Taylor P C (1981) Nuclear quadrupole resonance in two crystalline forms of As2O3, arsenolite and claudetite I, Solid State Communications, 40, 135-138

Grzechnik A (1999) Compressibility and vibrational modes in solid As4O6, Journal of Solid State Chemistry, 144, 416-422

Ballirano P, Maras A (2002) Refinement of the crystal structure of arsenolite, As2O3, Zeitschrift für Kristallographie, 217, 177-178

Shannon R D, Shannon R C, Medenbach O, Fischer R X (2002) Refractive index and dispersion of fluorides and oxides, Journal of Physical and Chemical Reference Data, 31, 931-970   [view file]

Gilliam S J, Merrow C N, Kirkby S J, Jensen J O, Zeroka D, Banerjee A (2003) Raman spectroscopy of arsenolite: crystalline cubic As4O6, Journal of Solid State Chemistry, 173, 54-58

Ballirano P, Maras A (2006) In-situ X-ray transmission powder diffraction study of the kinetics of the light induced alteration of realgar (α-As4S4), European Journal of Mineralogy, 18, 589-599

Soignard E, Amin S A, Mei Q, Benmore C J, Yarger J L (2008) High-pressure behavior of As2O3: Amorphous-amorphous and crystalline-amorphous transitions, Physical Review B, 77, 144113-8

Gibbs G V, Wallace A F, Cox D F, Dove P M, Downs R T, Ross N L, Rosso K M (2009) Role of directed van der Waals bonded interactions in the determination of the structures of molecular arsenate solids, Journal of Physical Chemistry A, 113, 736-749   [view file]

Ballirano P (2012) Thermal behavior of realgar As4S4, and of arsenolite As2O3 and non-stoichiometric As8S8+x crystals produced from As4S4 melt recrystallization, American Mineralogist, 97, 1320-1329   [view file]