Corkite R050522

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Name: Corkite
RRUFF ID: R050522
Ideal Chemistry: PbFe3+3(SO4)(PO4)(OH)6
Locality: near Dernbach, Nassau, Germany
Source: University of Arizona Mineral Museum 2490 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Black pseudo-cubo-octahedral single crystals, associated with reniform goethite balls
Status: The identification of this mineral is confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis.
Mineral Groups: [ alunite (46) ] [ beudantite (14) ]
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RRUFF ID: R050522.2
Sample Description: Microprobe fragment
Measured Chemistry: Pb1.00(Fe3+2.80Fe2+0.15Al0.05)Σ=3[(S0.58P0.42)Σ=1O4]2(OH)6
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R050522
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R050522.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 7.2894(9)Å    b: 7.2894(9)Å    c: 16.863(1)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 120°   Volume: 776.0(2)Å3    Crystal System: hexagonal
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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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REFERENCES for Corkite

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]

Dauber H (1857) Ueber Svanbergit und Beudantit, Annalen der Physik und Chemie, 10, 579-580   [view file]

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Adam G J (1869) Tableau Minéralogique. Corkite, Annales des Mines, 15, 552-553   [view file]

Butler B S, Schaller W T (1911) Some minerals from Beaver County, Utah, American Journal of Science, 32, 418-424   [view file]

Giuseppetti G, Tadini C (1987) Corkite, PbFe3(SO4)(PO4)(OH)6, its crystal structure and ordered arrangement of the tetrahedral cations, Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte, 1987, 71-81

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Sato E, Nakai I, Miyawaki R, Matsubara S (2009) Crystal structures of alunite family minerals: beaverite, corkite, alunite, natroalunite, jarosite, svanbergite, and woodhouseite, Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Abhandlungen, 185, 313-322

Bayliss P, Kolitsch U, Nickel E H, Pring A (2010) Alunite supergroup: recommended nomenclature, Mineralogical Magazine, 74, 919-927   [view file]

Ondrejka M, Bačík P, Sobocký T, Uher P, Škoda R, Mikuš T, Luptáková J, Konečiný P (2018) Minerals of the rhabdophane group and the alunite supergroup in microgranite: products of low-temperature alteration in a highly acidic environment from the Velence Hills, Hungary, Mineralogical Magazine, 82, 1277-1300