Cumengeite R060079

Name: Cumengeite
RRUFF ID: R060079
Ideal Chemistry: Pb21Cu20Cl42(OH)40·6H2O
Locality: Amelia mine, Santa Rosalia, Baja California, Mexico
Source: Marcus Origlieri
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Blue pseudocubo-octahedral crystal
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction.
RRUFF ID: R060079.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R060079
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
REFERENCES for Cumengeite

American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database Record: [view record]

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Hawthorne F C, Groat L A (1986) The crystal structure and chemical composition of cumengéite, Mineralogical Magazine, 50, 157-162   [view file]

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Frost R L, Williams P A, Martens W (2003) Raman spectroscopy of the minerals boléite, cumengéite, diaboléite and phosgenite - implications for the analysis of cosmetics of antiquity, Mineralogical Magazine, 67, 103-111   [view file]

Frost R L, Williams P A (2004) Raman spectroscopy of some basic chloride containing minerals of lead and copper, Spectrochimica Acta Part A, 60, 2071-2077

Cruciani G, Orlandi P, Pasero M, Russo M (2005) First Italian occurrence of cumengéite from Vesuvius: crystal-structure refinement and revision of the chemical formula, Mineralogical Magazine, 69, 1037-1045   [view file]

Ercit T S, Piilonen P C, Locock A J, Kolitsch U, Rowe R (2006) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 91, 1201-1209   [view file]