Chenite R130278

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Name: Chenite
RRUFF ID: R130278
Ideal Chemistry: CuPb4(SO4)2(OH)6
Locality: Haltcliff Smelter, Caldbeck Fells, Cumbria, England
Source: Neil Hubbard [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Sky-blue poorly-formed prismatic crystals, associated with violet fibrous elyite, R130277.
Status: The identification of this mineral is not yet confirmed.
Mineral Group: [ Chenite (2) ]
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R130278
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 16% of 150mW
REFERENCES for Chenite

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]

Paar W H, Mereiter K, Braithwaite R S W, Keller P, Dunn P J (1986) Chenite, Pb4Cu(SO4)2(OH)6, a new mineral, from Leadhills, Scotland, Mineralogical Magazine, 50, 129-135   [view file]

Hawthorne F C, Bladh K W, Burke E A J, Grew E S, Langley R H, Puciewicz J, Roberts A C, Schedler R A, Shigley J E, Vanko D A (1987) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 72, 222-230   [view file]

Hess H, Keller P, Riffel H (1988) The crystal structure of chenite, Pb4Cu(OH)6(SO4)2, Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte, 1988, 259-264