Chloroxiphite R060267

Name: Chloroxiphite
RRUFF ID: R060267
Ideal Chemistry: Pb3CuO2Cl2(OH)2
Locality: Merehead Quarry, Mendips, Somerset, England
Source: Michael Scott S100325 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Green colored elongated bladed crystals in subparallel group associated with white mendipite
Status: The identification of this mineral is confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis.
RRUFF ID: R060267.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: Pb3.00(Cu0.96Fe0.04)Σ=1O2Cl2.00(OH)2 ; H not measured but estimated by difference and stoichiometry
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample

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RRUFF ID: R060267
Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R060267.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 10.489(7)Å    b: 5.778(3)Å    c: 6.707(3)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 97.71(3)°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 402.8(4)Å3    Crystal System: monoclinic
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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 Chloroxiphite

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]

Spencer L J, Mountain E D (1923) New lead-copper minerals from the Mendip Hills (Somerset), Mineralogical Magazine, 20, 67-92   [view file]

Wherry E T (1924) New minerals: new species, American Mineralogist, 9, 96-97   [view file]

Finney J J, Graeber E J, Rosenzweig A, Hamilton R D (1977) The structure of chloroxiphite, Pb3CuO2(OH)2Cl2, Mineralogical Magazine, 41, 357-361   [view file]

Siidra O I, Krivovichev S V, Turner R W, Rumsey M S (2008) Chloroxiphite Pb3CuO2(OH)2Cl2: structure refinement and description in terms of oxocentred OPb4 tetrahedra, Mineralogical Magazine, 72, 793-798   [view file]