Blixite R070364

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Name: Blixite
RRUFF ID: R070364
Ideal Chemistry: Pb8O5(OH)2Cl4
Locality: Upper Bolivia Stope, 185 m level, Nya Schaktet Shaft, Langban, Filipstad, Varmland, Sweden
Source: Michael Scott S106185 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Pale gray-yellow massive with vitreous luster, associated with black hausmannite
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed only by single crystal X-ray diffraction.
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R070364
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R070364.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 5.79(7)Å    b: 5.75(6)Å    c: 12.6(1)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 420(1)Å3    Crystal System: orthorhombic

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REFERENCES for Blixite

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]

Gabrielson O, Parwel A, Wickman F E (1958) Blixite, a new lead-oxyhalide mineral from Långban, Arkiv för Mineralogi och Geologi, 2, 411-415

Fleischer M (1960) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 45, 908-910   [view file]

International Mineralogical Association (1962) International Mineralogical Association: Commission on new minerals and mineral names, Mineralogical Magazine, 33, 260-263   [view file]

Welin E (1968) Notes on the mineralogy of Sweden 6. X-ray powder data for minerals from Långban and the related mineral deposits of Central Sweden, Arkiv för Mineralogi och Geologi, 4, 499-541

Aurivillius B (1977) A case of mimetic twinning. The crystal structures of Pb2OFX (X=Cl, Br, and I), Chemica Scripta, 11, 208-211

Krivovichev S V, Burns P C (2006) The crystal structure of Pb8O5(OH)2Cl4, a synthetic analogue of blixite?, The Canadian Mineralogist, 44, 515-522   [view file]

Locock A J, Ercit T S, Kjellman J, Piilonen C (2006) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 91, 1945-1954   [view file]