Hopeite R130562

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Name: Hopeite
RRUFF ID: R130562
Ideal Chemistry: Zn3(PO4)2·4H2O
Locality: Broken Hill mine, Kabwe, Zambia
Source: Eric van Valkenburg [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Colorless fragment
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed only by single crystal X-ray diffraction.
Mineral Group: [ Hopeite (2) ]
Quick search: [ All Hopeite samples (2) ]
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R130562
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R130562.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 10.624(1)Å    b: 18.373(4)Å    c: 5.044(1)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 984.4(1)Å3    Crystal System: orthorhombic
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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 Hopeite

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]

Brewster D (1823) Art. XXII.-Proceedings of the Royal Society of Edinburgh. (Continued from Vol. VIII. p. 386), Edinburgh Philosophy Journal, 9, 186-186   [view file]

Brewster D (1826) Description of hopeite, a new mineral from Altenberg near Aix-la-Chapelle, Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, 10, 107-111   [view file]

Mamedov K S, Gamidov R S, Belov N V (1961) Crystal structure of hopeite, Zn3(PO4)2·4(H2O), Soviet Physics - Crystallography, 6, 91-94   [view file]

Liebau F (1965) Zur kristallstruktur des hopeits, Zn3[PO4]2·4H2O, Acta Crystallographica, 18, 352-354

Kawahara A, Takano Y, Takahashi M (1973) The structure of hopeite, Mineralogical Journal, 7, 289-297   [view file]

Whitaker A (1975) The crystal structure of hopeite, Zn3(PO4)2·4H2O, Acta Crystallographica, B31, 2026-2035

Hill R J, Jones J B (1976) The crystal structure of hopeite, American Mineralogist, 61, 987-995   [view file]

Whitaker A (1978) The crystal structure of hopeite, Zn3(PO4)2·4H2O: errata, Acta Crystallographica, B34, 2385-2386

Haussuehl S, Middendorf B, Doerffel M (1991) Structure and properties of hopeites (MgxZn1-x)3(PO4)2·4(H2O), Journal of Solid State Chemistry, 93, 9-16

Rolland C, Guidoin R, Ledoux R, Zerguini A, Roy P E (1991) Carbonate-hydroxylapatite, hopeite, and parascholzite in fibrous capsules surrounding silicone breast implants, The Canadian Mineralogist, 29, 337-345   [view file]

Pawlig O, Trettin R (1999) Synthesis and characterization of α-hopeite, Zn3(PO4)2·4H2O, Materials Research Bulletin, 34, 1959-1966

Frost R L (2004) An infrared and Raman spectroscopic study of natural zinc phosphates, Spectrochimica Acta Part A, 60, 1439-1445

Herschke L, Enkelmann V, Lieberwirth I, Wenger G (2004) The role of hydrogen bonding in the crystal structures of zinc phosphate hydrates, Chemistry - A European Journal, 10, 2795-2803