Guyanaite R070444

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Record 1733 of 4130  

Name: Guyanaite
RRUFF ID: R070444
Ideal Chemistry: CrO(OH)
Locality: Merume river, Kamakusa, Mazaruni District, Guyana
Source: Michael Scott S104672 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Black alluvial grains, a mixture of guyanaite, bracewellite, eskolaite and quartz, colloquially known as merumite
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed only by X-ray diffraction
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R070444
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R070444.1
Sample Description: Powder, mixture includes bracewellite, eskolaite and quartz
Cell Refinement Output: a: 4.8773Å    b: 4.3111Å    c: 2.9547Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 62.127Å3    Crystal System: orthorhombic
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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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REFERENCES for Guyanaite

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]

Christensen N, Hansen P, Lehmann M S (1976) Isotope effects in the bonds of β-CrOOH and β-CrOOD, Journal of Solid State Chemistry, 19, 299-304

Milton C, Appleman D E, Appleman M H, Chao E C T, Cuttita F, Dinnin J I, Dwornik E J, Ingram B L, Rose H J (1976) Merumite, a complex assemblage of chromium minerals from Guyana, U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper, 887, 1-29   [view file]

Fleischer M, Cabri L J, Nickel E H, Pabst A (1977) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 62, 593-600   [view file]

Jahn S, Wunder B, Koch-Müller M, Tarrieu L, Pöhle M, Watenphul A, Taran M N (2012) Pressure-induced hydrogen bond symmetrisation in guyanaite, β-CrOOH: evidence from spectroscopy and ab initio simulations, European Journal of Mineralogy, 24, 839-850

Schultze D J, Flemming R L, Shepherd P H M, Helmstaedt H (2014) Mantle-derived guyanaite in a Cr-omphacite xenolith from Moses Rock diatreme, Utah, American Mineralogist, 99, 1277-1283