Abhurite R060227

Name: Abhurite
RRUFF ID: R060227
Ideal Chemistry: Sn2+21O6(OH)14Cl16
Locality: Wreck of the SS Cheerful, 14 miles NNW of St. Ives, Cornwall, England
Source: Michael Scott S100143 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Aggregate of tan colored platy crystals
Status: The identification of this mineral is confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis.
Mineral Group: [ Not in a structural group (133) ]
RRUFF ID: R060227.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: Sn2+21.00Cl16.00(OH)14.00O6; (OH) estimated by difference
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R060227
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R060227.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 9.981(3)Å    b: 9.981(3)Å    c: 43.84(2)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 120°   Volume: 3782(3)Å3    Crystal System: hexagonal
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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 Abhurite

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]

Schnering H G, Nesper R, Pelshenke H (1981) Sn21Cl16(OH)14O6, das sogenannte basische zinn(II)-clorid, Zeitschrift für Naturforschung B Chemical Science, 36, 1551-1560

Matzko J J, Evans H T, Mrose M E, Aruscavage P (1985) Abhurite, a new tin hydroxychloride mineral, and a comparative study with a synthetic basic tin chloride, The Canadian Mineralogist, 23, 233-240   [view file]

Jambor J L, Puziewicz J (1989) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 74, 500-505   [view file]

Edwards R, Gillard R D, Williams P A (1992) The stabilities of secondary tin minerals: abhurite and its relationships to Sn(II) and Sn(IV) oxides and oxyhydroxides, Mineralogical Magazine, 56, 221-226   [view file]

Jambor J L, Grew E S (1993) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 78, 233-238   [view file]

Dunkle S E, Craig J R, Rimstidt J D, Lusardi W R (2003) Romarchite, hydroromarchite and abhurite formed during the corrosion of pewter artifacts from the Queen Anne's Revenge (1718), The Canadian Mineralogist, 41, 659-669   [view file]