Chrysocolla R050053

Browse Search Results 
<< Previous |  Back to Search Results |  Next >> 
Record 1 of 2  

Name: Chrysocolla
RRUFF ID: R050053
Ideal Chemistry: (Cu2-xAlx)H2-xSi2O5(OH)4·nH2O
Locality: Pima open pit, Pima County, Arizona, USA
Source: University of Arizona Mineral Museum 12921 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Blue amorphous fragment
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed only by chemical analysis
Mineral Group: [ Allophane (4) ]
Quick search: [ All Chrysocolla samples (2) ]
RRUFF ID: R050053.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: (Cu1.65Al0.180.09Ca0.05Mg0.03)Σ=2H2Si2.00O5(OH)4·0.2H2O
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

  To download sample data,
  please select a specific
  orientation angle.

Direction of polarization of laser relative to fiducial mark:
X Min:    X Max:    X Sort:
RRUFF ID: R050053
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
INFRARED SPECTRUM (Attenuated Total Reflectance) 
RRUFF ID: R050053.1
Instrument settings: SensIR Durascope on a Nicolet Magna 860 FTIR
X Min:    X Max:    X Sort:
RRUFF ID: R050053.1
Sample Description: Powder
  File Type Information Close
Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

X Min:    X Max:    X Sort:
REFERENCES for Chrysocolla

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]

Agricola G (1556) Chrysocolla, in De Re Metallica, translated by Hoover H C and Hoover L H 1950 Dover New York 560-560   [view file]

Chukhrov F V, Zvyagin B B, Gorshkov A I, Ermilova L P, Rudnitskaya E S (1968) About chrysocolla, Doklady Akademii Nauk SSSR Earth Science Sections, 6, 29-44   [view file]

Fleischer M (1969) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 54, 990-994   [view file]

Oosterwyck-Gastuche M C (1970) La structure de la chrysocolle, Comptes Rendus de l'Académie des Sciences de Paris, 271, 1837-1840

International Mineralogical Association (1980) International Mineralogical Association: Commission on new minerals and mineral names, Mineralogical Magazine, 43, 1053-1055   [view file]

Stebbins F J (2017) Toward the wider application of 29Si NMR spectroscopy to paramagnetic transition metal silicate minerals: copper (II) silicates, American Mineralogist, 102, 2406-2414

Theophrastus (315 BC) Chrysokolla, in Theophrastus On Stones translated by Caley E R and Richards J F C 1956 Ohio State University Columbus, Ohio 25-27   [view file]