Hydrokenoelsmoreite R061044

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Name: Hydrokenoelsmoreite
RRUFF ID: R061044
Ideal Chemistry:    2W2O6(H2O)
Locality: Hemerdon mine, Sparkwell, Plympton, Devon, England
Source: Michael Scott S101387 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Pale orange crust on ferberite with quartz
Status: The identification of this mineral is not yet confirmed.
Mineral Groups: [ pyrochlore (28) ] [ Elsmoreite (2) ]
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R061044
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
REFERENCES for Hydrokenoelsmoreite

American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database Record: [view record]

Günter J R, Amberg M, Schmalle H (1989) Direct synthesis and single crystal structure determination of cubic pyrochlore-type tungsten trioxide hemihydrate, WO3·0.5H2O, Materials Research Bulletin, 24, 289-292

Williams P A, Leverett P, Sharpe J L, Colchester D M, Rankin J (2005) Elsmoreite, cubic WO3·0.5H2O, a new mineral species from Elsmore, New South Wales, Australia, The Canadian Mineralogist, 43, 1061-1064   [view file]

Locock A J, Piilonen P C, Ercit T S, Rowe R (2006) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 91, 216-224   [view file]

Atencio D, Andrade M B, Christy A G, Gieré R, Kartashov P M (2010) The pyrochlore supergroup of minerals: nomenclature, The Canadian Mineralogist, 48, 673-698   [view file]

Shimobayashi N, Ohnishi M, Tsuruta K (2012) Secondary tungsten minerals in quartz veins in the Ishidera area, Wazuka, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan: anthoinite, mpororoite, and Fe-free hydrokenoelsmoreite, Journal of Mineralogical and Petrological Sciences, 107, 33-38

Mills S J, Christy A G, Rumsey M S, Spratt J (2016) The crystal chemistry of elsmoreite from the Hemerdon (Drakelands) mine, UK: hydrokenoelsmoreite-3C and hydrokenoelsmoreite-6R, Mineralogical Magazine, 80, 1195-1203