Boussingaultite R070597

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Record 564 of 4216  

Name: Boussingaultite
RRUFF ID: R070597
Ideal Chemistry: (NH4)2Mg(SO4)2·6H2O
Locality: The Geysers, near Cloverdale, Sonoma County, California, USA
Source: James Shigley [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Unconsolidated aggregate of transparent to translucent colorless to white grains
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction.
Mineral Group: [ Picromerite (3) ]
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R070597
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R070597.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 9.327(3)Å    b: 12.600(4)Å    c: 6.210(1)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 107.091(6)°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 697.6(8)Å3    Crystal System: monoclinic
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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 Boussingaultite

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]

Bechi E (1863) Lavori eseguiti nel laboratorio di Chimica del R. Istituto Tecnico di Forenze, Continuazione degli Atti Della R. Accademia Economico-Agraria dei Georgofili di Firenze, 10, 201-206   [view file]

Bechi E (1864) Mémoire sur les soffioni boracifères de Travale, en Toscane, Comptes Rendus Hebdomadaires des Séances de l'Académie des Sciences, 58, 583-584   [view file]

Tutton A E H (1905) The relation of ammonium to the alkali metals. A study of ammonium magnesium and ammonium zinc sulphates and selenates, Journal of the Chemical Society, 87, 1123-1183   [view file]

Margulis T N, Templeton D H (1962) Crystal structure and hydrogen bonding of magnesium ammonium sulfate hexahydrate, Zeitschrift für Kristallographie, 117, 344-357   [view file]

Montgomery H, Lingafelter E C (1964) The crystal structure of Tutton's salts. II. Magnesium ammonium sulfate hexahydrate and nickel ammonium sulfate hexahydrate, Acta Crystallographica, 17, 1478-1479

Gatta G D, Guastella G, Guastoni A, Gagliardi V, Cañadillas-Delgado L, Fernandez-Diaz M T (2023) A neutron diffraction study of boussingaultite, (NH4)2[Mg(H2O)6](SO4)2, American Mineralogist, 108, 354-361