Cotunnite R060655

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Record 984 of 4216  

Name: Cotunnite
RRUFF ID: R060655
Ideal Chemistry: PbCl2
Locality: Mount Vesuvius, Somma-Vesuvius Complex, Naples Province, Campania, Italy
Source: Michael Scott S101165 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Colorless tabular crystals with a melted looking exterior
Status: The identification of this mineral is confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis.
RRUFF ID: R060655.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: Pb1.00Cl2.00
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R060655
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R060655.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 9.039(2)Å    b: 7.619(1)Å    c: 4.5298(6)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 312.0(1)Å3    Crystal System: orthorhombic
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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 Cotunnite

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]

Monticelli T, Covelli N (1825) Cotunnia (Piombo muriato), in Prodromo della Mineralogia Vesuviana, Volume 1 Napoli 47-52   [view file]

Nozik Y Z, Fykin L E, Muradyan L A (1976) Crystal structure of contunnite PbCl2 determined more precisely by application of the neutron diffraction method, Soviet Physics - Crystallography, 21, 38-40

Chidester B A, Pardo O S, Fischer R A, Thompson E C, Heinz D L, Prescher C, Prakapenka V B, Campbell A J (2018) High-pressure phase behavior and equations of state of ThO2 polymorphs, American Mineralogist, 103, 749-756