Chalconatronite R160004

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Name: Chalconatronite
RRUFF ID: R160004
Ideal Chemistry: Na2Cu(CO3)2·3H2O
Locality: Rowley mine, Maricopa County, Arizona, USA
Source: Danielle Sotomayor and Keith Wentz
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Aggregates of blue crystals. The mineral was found on a metallic mining artifact of copper composition.
Status: The identification of this mineral has been made only by X-ray diffraction.
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R160004
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 50% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R160004.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 9.7052(21)Å    b: 6.0943(8)Å    c: 13.8045(21)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 91.796(12)°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 816.08(22)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 Chalconatronite

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]

Fleischer M (1955) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 40, 941-944   [view file]

Frondel C, Gettens R J (1955) Chalconatronite, a new mineral from Egypt, Science, 122, 75-76

Mosset A, Bonnet J J, Galy J (1978) Structure cristalline de la chalconatronite synthétique: Na2Cu(CO3)2·3H2O, Zeitschrift für Kristallographie, 148, 165-177   [view file]