Namibite R060782

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Name: Namibite
RRUFF ID: R060782
Ideal Chemistry: Cu(BiO)2(VO4)(OH)
Locality: Khorixas, Darmaraland, Namibia
Source: Michael Scott S101297 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Dark green irregularly formed crystals associated with quartz
Status: The identification of this mineral is confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis.
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RRUFF ID: R060782.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: (Cu0.87Fe0.13)Σ=1((Bi0.93Cr0.05Al0.02)Σ=1O)2V1.00O4(OH); OH estimated by charge balance
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R060782
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R060782.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 6.122(6)Å    b: 7.28(1)Å    c: 7.38(1)Å
alpha: 90.06(7)°    beta: 108.94(5)°    gamma: 107.19(6)°   Volume: 296.0(3)Å3    Crystal System: triclinic
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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 Namibite

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]

von Knorring O, Sahama T G (1981) Namibite, a new copper-bismuth-vanadium mineral from Namibia, Schweizerische Mineralogische und Petrographische Mitteilungen, 61, 7-12

Fleischer M, Chao G Y, Mandarino J A (1982) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 67, 854-860   [view file]

Jambor J L, Roberts A C, (1995) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 80, 1073-1077   [view file]

Foord E E (1996) Clinobisvanite, eulytite, and namibite from the Pala pegmatite district, San Diego Co., California, USA, Mineralogical Magazine, 60, 387-388   [view file]

Kolitsch U, Götzinger M (2000) Einige Neufunde aus der Grube Clara im mittleren Schwarzwald: Eulytin, Namibit, Volborthit, Gearksutit, Spertiniit, Monazit-(La), Protasit, Sainfeldit, Cyanotrichit und Vauquelinit, Der Erzgräber, 14, 33-47

Kolitsch U, Giester G (2000) The crystal structure of namibite, Cu(BiO)2VO4(OH), and revision of its symmetry, American Mineralogist, 85, 1298-1301   [view file]

Frost R L, Henry D A, Weier M L, Martens W (2006) Raman spectroscopy of three polymorphs of BiVO4: clinobisvanite, dreyerite and pucherite, with comparisons to (VO4)3-bearing minerals: namibite, pottsite and schumacherite, Journal of Raman Spectroscopy, 37, 722-732