Hörnesite R060724

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Name: Hörnesite
RRUFF ID: R060724
Ideal Chemistry: Mg3(AsO4)2·8H2O
Locality: Huercal Overa, Almeria Province, Spain
Source: Bob Jenkins [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Stellate aggregate of pearly white bladed crystals associated with green conichalcite
Status: The identification of this mineral is confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis.
Mineral Group: [ Vivianite (16) ]
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CHEMISTRY 
RRUFF ID: R060724.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: (Mg2.88Fe0.10Mn0.02)Σ=3(As1.00O4)2·7.82H2 ; H2O estimated by difference
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
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RRUFF ID: R060724
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
POWDER DIFFRACTION 
RRUFF ID: R060724.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 10.21(2)Å    b: 13.34(3)Å    c: 4.710(8)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 105.15(6)°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 619(2)Å3    Crystal System: monoclinic
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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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REFERENCES for Hörnesite

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]

Kenngott A (1860) Der Hörnesit, ein neues Mineral aus dem Banat, Jahrbuch der Kaiserlich-Königlichen Geologischen Reichsanstalt, 11, 10-11   [view file]

Larsen E S (1921) The microscopic determination of the nonopaque minerals, U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin, 671, 5-294   [view file]

Koritnig S, Süsse P (1966) Gitterkonstanten und Raumgruppe des Hörnesit, Mg3[AsO4]2·8 H2O, Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte, 1966, 349-352

Fleischer M (1967) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 52, 1579-1589   [view file]

Welin E (1968) Notes on the mineralogy of Sweden 6. X-ray powder data for minerals from Långban and the related mineral deposits of Central Sweden, Arkiv för Mineralogi och Geologi, 4, 499-541

Jambor J L, Dutrizac J E (1995) Solid solutions in the annabergite - erythrite - hörnesite synthetic system, The Canadian Mineralogist, 33, 1063-1071   [view file]

Rojo J M, Mesa J L, Pizarro J L, Lezama L, Arriortua M I, Rojo T (1996) Spectroscopic and magnetic study of the (Mg,M)3(AsO4)2·8H2O (M = Ni2+, Co2+) arsenates, Materials Research Bulletin, 31, 925-934

Frost R L, Kloprogge T, Weier M L, Martens W N, Ding Z, Edwards H G H (2003) Raman spectroscopy of selected arsenates - implications for soil remediation, Spectrochimica Acta Part A-Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy, 59, 2241-2246   [link]

Frost R L, Martens W, Williams P A, Kloprogge J T (2003) Raman spectroscopic study of the vivianite arsenate minerals, Journal of Raman Spectroscopy, 34, 751-759   [link]

Kolitsch U, Rieck B, Brandstätter F, Schreiber F, Fabritz K H, Blaß G, Gröbner J (2014) Neufunde aus dem altem Bergbau und den Schlacken von Lavrion (II), Mineralien Welt, 25, 82-95   [view file]