Epsomite R150060

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Name: Epsomite
RRUFF ID: R150060
Ideal Chemistry: Mg(SO4)·7H2O
Locality: Synthetic, purchased from Walgreens
Source: Hexiong Yang [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: White powder
Status: The identification of this mineral has been determined only by Raman spectroscopy
Mineral Group: [ Epsomite (2) ]
Quick search: [ All Epsomite samples (2) ]
Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample

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RRUFF ID: R150060
Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
REFERENCES for Epsomite

American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database Record: [view record]

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Brooke H J (1823) On the crystalline forms of artificial salts, The Annals of Philosophy, 5, 449-452;38-43;117-121;374   [view file]

Blasdale W C, Robson H L (1928) The system water and the sulfates of sodium and magnesium, Journal of the American Chemical Society, 50, 35-46   [view file]

Milton C, Johnston W D (1938) Sulphate minerals of the Comstock Lode, Nevada, Economic Geology, 33, 749-771   [view file]

Fleischer M (1948) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 33, 653-654   [view file]

Baur W H (1964) On the crystal chemistry of salt hydrates. IV. The refinement of the crystal structure of MgSO4·7H2O (epsomite), Acta Crystallographica, 17, 1361-1369

Mandarino J A, Harris D C (1965) New Canadian mineral occurrences: I. Eucryptite, pollucite, rozenite, epsomite, dawsonite, fairchildite and butschliite, The Canadian Mineralogist, 8, 377-381   [view file]

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Ferraris G, Jones D W, Yerkess J (1973) Refinement of the crystal structure of magnesium sulphate heptahydrate (epsomite) by neutron diffraction, Journal of the Chemical Society, Dalton Transactions, Inorganic Chemistry, 1973, 816-821

Calleri M, Gavetti A, Ivaldi G, Rubbo M (1984) Synthetic epsomite, MgSO4.7H2O: Absolute configuration and surface features of the complementary {111} forms, Acta Crystallographica, B40, 218-222

Shannon R D, Shannon R C, Medenbach O, Fischer R X (2002) Refractive index and dispersion of fluorides and oxides, Journal of Physical and Chemical Reference Data, 31, 931-970   [view file]

Fortes A D (2005) From Surrey to the moons of Jupiter (via Mars): The story of epsomite, Axis, 1, issue 9 www.MineralogicalRecord.com 1-28

Fortes A D, Wood I G, Alfredsson M, Vocadlo L, Knight K S (2006) The thermoelastic properties of MgSO4·7D2O (epsomite) from powder neutron diffraction and ab initio calculation, European Journal of Mineralogy, 18, 449-462

Vaniman D T, Chipera S J, Carey J W (2006) Hydration experiments and physical observations at 193 K and 243 K for Mg-sulfates relevant to Mars, Lunar and Planetary Science, 37, 1442   [view file]

Peterson R C, Nelson W, Madu B, Shurvell H F (2007) Meridianiite (MgSO4·11H2O): a new mineral species observed on Earth and predicted to exist on Mars, Seventh International Conference on Mars, 7, 3124-3124   [view file]

Buzgar N, Buzatu A, Sanislav I V (2009) The Raman study on certain sulfates, Annalele Stiintifice ale Universitatii, 55, 5-23   [view file]

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Lopez-Reyes G, Sobron P, Lefebvre C, Rull F (2014) Multivariate analysis of Raman spectra for the identification of sulfates: Implications for ExoMars, American Mineralogist, 99, 1570-1579

Mauro D, Biagioni C, Pasero M, Skogby H (2019) Crystal-chemistry of sulfates From the Apuan Alps (Tuscany, Italy). III. Mg-rich sulfate assemblages from the Fornovolasco mining complex, Atti della Società Toscana di Scienze Naturali, Memorie, Serie A, 126, 33-44

Biagioni C, Mauro D, Pasero M (2020) Sulfates from the pyrite ore deposits of the Apuan Alps (Tuscany, Italy): A review, Minerals, 10, 1092   [view file]