Calomel R070499

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Name: Calomel
RRUFF ID: R070499
Ideal Chemistry: HgCl
Locality: Terlingua, Brewster County, Texas, USA
Source: James Shigley [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Colorless to ash-gray striated crystals associated with colorless calcite
Status: The identification of this mineral is not yet confirmed.
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R070499
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
REFERENCES for Calomel

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]

de Mayerne T T, Charleton W (1690) De scirrho & cancro uteri., in Praxeos Mayernianae In Morbis internis Præcipue Gravioribus & Chronicis Syntagma, ex Adversariis, Consiliis ac Epistolis Ejus, Summâ Curâ ac Diligentiâ Concinnatum. Impensis Sam. Smith Londini 432-433   [view file]

Whatton W R (1821) On the origin of the name of calomel, Annals of Philosophy, 2, 427-430   [view file]

Reuss F A, Steinmann J J (1827) Calomel, in Das Saidschitzer Bitterwasser J.G. Calve'sche Buchhandlung Prague 78-90   [view file]

Beudant F S (1832) Calomel, in Traité Élémentaire de Minéralogie, 2nd Edition Paris 500-500   [view file]

Moses A J (1903) Eglestonite, terlinguaite, and montroydite, new mercury minerals from Terlingua, Texas, American Journal of Science, Fourth Series, 16, 253-263   [view file]

Hawthorne F C, Burke E A J, Ercit T S, Grew E S, Grice J D, Jambor J L, Puziewicz J, Roberts A C, Vanko D A (1988) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 73, 189-199   [view file]

Calos N J, Kennard C H L, Davis R L (1989) The structure of calomel, Hg2Cl2, derived from neutron powder data, Zeitschrift für Kristallographie, 187, 305-307   [view file]