Kipushite R060826

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Name: Kipushite
RRUFF ID: R060826
Ideal Chemistry: Cu6(PO4)2(OH)6·H2O
Locality: Shaba Provence, Zaire
Source: Michael Scott S101188 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Spherical aggregates of medium and dark greenish blue mineral associated with pseudo-kipushite
Status: The identification of this mineral is not yet confirmed.
Mineral Group: [ Philipsburgite (2) ]
Sample Description: Unoriented dark green sample

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RRUFF ID: R060826
Sample Description: Unoriented dark green sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
REFERENCES for Kipushite

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]

Buttgenbach H (1926) Description d'un minéral du Katanga, Académie Royale de Belgique, Classe des Sciences:, 1926, 905-913   [view file]

Foshag W F (1927) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 12, 325-326   [view file]

Piret P, Deliens M, Piret-Meunier J (1985) Occurrence and crystal structure of kipushite, a new copper-zinc phosphate from Kipushi, Zaire, The Canadian Mineralogist, 23, 35-42   [view file]

Dunn P J, Chao G Y, Fitzpatrick J J, Langley R H, Fleischer M, Zilczer J A (1986) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 71, 227-232   [view file]

Ciesielczuk J, Janeczek J, Dulski M, Krzykawski T (2016) Pseudomalachite-cornwallite and kipushite-philipsburgite solid solutions: chemical composition and Raman spectroscopy, European Journal of Mineralogy, 28, 555-569