Eglestonite R060612

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Name: Eglestonite
RRUFF ID: R060612
Ideal Chemistry: ([Hg1+]2)3OCl3(OH)
Locality: Cahill mine, Poverty Peak District, Humboldt County, Nevada, USA
Source: Michael Scott S101060 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Brown fragments
Status: The identification of this mineral is confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis.
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RRUFF ID: R060612.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: Hg1+6.00OCl3.00(OH) ; O,H not measured but estimated by difference and stoichiometry
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample

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RRUFF ID: R060612
Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 1% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R060612.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 16.036(2)Å    b: 16.036(2)Å    c: 16.036(2)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 4124.0(8)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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REFERENCES for Eglestonite

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]

Moses A J (1903) Eglestonite, terlinguaite, and montroydite, new mercury minerals from Terlingua, Texas, American Journal of Science, Fourth Series, 16, 253-263   [view file]

Moses A J (1904) Eglestonit, Terlinguaït und Montroydit, neue Quecksilbermineralien von Terlingua in Texas, Zeitschrift für Kristallographie, 39, 3-13   [view file]

Mereiter K, Zemann J (1976) Neubearbeitung des Quecksilberminerals Eglestonit: Kristallstruktur, chemische Zusammensetzung und Synthese, Tschermaks Mineralogische und Petrographische Mitteilungen, 23, 105-115

Fleischer M, Jambor J (1977) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 62, 395-397   [view file]

Mereiter K, Zemann J, Hewat A W (1992) Eglestonite, (Hg2)3Cl3O2H: confirmation of the chemical formula by neutron powder diffraction, American Mineralogist, 77, 839-842   [view file]