Wupatkiite R060515

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Name: Wupatkiite
RRUFF ID: R060515
Ideal Chemistry: CoAl2(SO4)4·22H2O
Locality: Lorena Gold mine, Cloncurry, Queensland, Australia
Source: Michael Scott S100326 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Pale pink acicular crystals in a random and loose aggregate
Status: The identification of this mineral is not yet confirmed.
Mineral Group: [ Halotrichite (7) ]
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R060515
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
REFERENCES for Wupatkiite

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]

Williams S A, Cesbron F P (1995) Wupatkiite from the Cameron Uranium District, Arizona, a new member of the halotrichite group, Mineralogical Magazine, 59, 553-556   [view file]

Jambor J L, Pertsev N N, Roberts A C (1996) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 81, 516-520   [view file]

Hazen R M, Hystad G, Golden J J, Hummer D R, Liu C, Downs R T, Morrison S M, Ralph J, Grew E S (2017) Cobalt mineral ecology, American Mineralogist, 102, 108-116   [view file]