Claudetite R050313

Name: Claudetite
RRUFF ID: R050313
Ideal Chemistry: As2O3
Locality: Jáchymov, Erzgebirge Region, Czech Republic
Source: University of Arizona Mineral Museum 16128 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Colorless prismatic crystals scattered on the matrix
Status: The identification of this mineral is confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis.
RRUFF ID: R050313.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: As2.00O3 ; trace amounts of Al, gray phase
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R050313
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 65% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R050313.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 5.248(2)Å    b: 12.964(4)Å    c: 4.509(2)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 94.06(3)°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 306.0(6)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 Claudetite

American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database Record: [view record]

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Strunz H (1959) Tsumeb, seine Erze und Sekundärmineralien, insbesondere der neu aufgeschlossenen zweiten Oxydationszone, Fortschritte der Mineralogie, 37, 87-90

Pertlik F (1975) Die kristallstruktur der monoklinen form von As2O3 (claudetit II), Monatshefte für Chemie, 106, 755-762

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Treacy D J, Taylor P C (1981) Nuclear quadrupole resonance in two crystalline forms of As2O3, arsenolite and claudetite I, Solid State Communications, 40, 135-138

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Origlieri M J, Downs R T, Pinch W W, Zito G L (2009) Stibioclaudetite AsSbO3 a new mineral from Tsumeb, Namibia, The Mineralogical Record, 40, 209-213   [view file]

Kolitsch U, Rieck B, Brandstätter F, Schreiber F, Fabritz K, Blaß G, Gröbner J (2014) Neufunde aus dem alten Bergbau und den Schlacken von Lavrion (I), Mineralien Welt, 1, 60-75