Cyanochroite R061035

Name: Cyanochroite
RRUFF ID: R061035
Ideal Chemistry: K2Cu(SO4)2·6H2O
Locality: Tolbachik Volcano, Main Fracture, N. Breakthrough, Kamchatka, Russia
Source: Michael Scott S100954 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Blue-green grainy crust
Status: The identification of this mineral is not yet confirmed.
Mineral Group: [ Picromerite (3) ]
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R061035
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
REFERENCES for Cyanochroite

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]

Guarini G, Palmieri L, Scacchi A (1855) Chapter 5. Esame mineralogico-chimico delle produzioni dell'incendio, in Memoria sullo Incendio Vesuviano Gaetano Nobile Napoli 165-200   [view file]

Dana J D, Brush G J (1868) 670. Cyanochroite, in A System of Mineralogy, Fifth Edition John Wiley and Sons New York 649-649   [view file]

Carapezza M, Di Sanseverino L R (1968) Crystallography and genesis of double sulfates and their hydrates. II. Structure, powder pattern and thermoanalysis of cyanochroite, K2Cu(SO4)2·6H2O, Mineralogica Petrographica Acta, 14, 23-37

Robinson D J, Kennard C H L (1972) Potassium hexa-aquacopper(II) sulfate, CuH12K2O14S2 (neutron), Crystal Structure Communications, 1, 185-188

Bosi F, Belardi G, Ballirano P (2009) Structural features in Tutton's salts K2[M2+(H2O)6](SO4)2, with M2+= Mg, Fe, Co, Ni, Cu, and Zn, American Mineralogist, 94, 74-82   [view file]

Majzlan J, Zittlau A H, Grevel K, Schliesser J, Woodfield B F, Dachs E, Števko M, Chovan M, Plášil J, Sejkora J, Milovská S (2015) Thermodynamic properties and phase equilibria of the secondary copper minerals libethenite, olivenite, pseudomalachite, kröhnkite, cyanochroite, and devilline, The Canadian Mineralogist, 53, 937-960