Euchlorine R070460

Name: Euchlorine
RRUFF ID: R070460
Ideal Chemistry: KNaCu3O(SO4)3
Locality: Northern Breakthrough (North Breach), Great Fissure (Main Fracture) eruption, Tolbachik volcano, Kamchatka Oblast', Far-Eastern Region, Russia
Source: Michael Scott S105976 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Bright green massive crystalline coating
Status: The identification of this mineral is confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis.
Mineral Group: [ Euchlorine (2) ]
RRUFF ID: R070460.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: K1.00(Na0.80K0.20)Σ=1Cu3.00O(S1.00O4)3
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R070460
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R070460.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 18.558(7)Å    b: 9.394(4)Å    c: 14.325(6)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 113.87(1)°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 2284(3)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 Euchlorine

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]

Scacchi E (1884) Sull’euclorina, sull’eriocaleo e sul melanotallo, Rendiconto dell'Accademia delle Scienze Fisiche e Matematiche (sezione della Societa reale di Napoli), 23, 158-165   [view file]

Jambor J L, Puziewicz J (1990) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 75, 1209-1216   [view file]

Scordari F, Stasi F (1990) The crystal structure of euchlorine, NaKCu3O(SO4)3, Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Abhandlungen, 161, 241-253

Jambor J L, Grew E S (1991) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 76, 299-305   [view file]

Siidra O I, Nazarchuk E V, Zaitsev A N, Lukina E A, Avdontseva E Y, Vergasova L P, Vlasenko N S, Filatov S K, Turner R, Karpov G A (2017) Copper oxosulphates from fumaroles of Tolbachik volcano: puninite, Na2Cu3O(SO4)3- a new mineral species and structure refinements of kamchatkite and alumoklyuchevskite, European Journal of Mineralogy, 29, 499-510, 1089   [view file]

Siidra O I, Borisov A S, Lukina E A, Depmeier W, Platonova N V, Colmont M, Nekrasova D O (2019) Reversible hydration/dehydration and thermal expansion of euchlorine, ideally KNaCu3O(SO4)3, Physics and Chemistry of Minerals, 46, 403-416