Jamesite R060274

Name: Jamesite
RRUFF ID: R060274
Ideal Chemistry: Pb2ZnFe3+2(Fe3+,Zn)4(AsO4)4(OH)8(OH,O)2
Locality: Tsumeb mine, Tsumeb, Otavi District, Oshikoto, Namibia
Source: Michael Scott S100195 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Reddish-brown bladed crystals coated with white dolomite and associated with dark green duftite
Status: The identification of this mineral is not yet confirmed.
Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample

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RRUFF ID: R060274
Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
REFERENCES for Jamesite

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]

Fleischer M, Cabri L J (1981) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 66, 1274-1280   [view file]

Keller P, Hess H, Dunn P J (1981) Jamesite, Pb2Zn2Fe3+5O4(AsO4)5, a new mineral from Tsumeb, Namibia, Chemie der Erde, 40, 105-109

Cooper M A, Hawthorne F C (1999) Local Pb2+    disorder in the crystal structure of jamesite, Pb2ZnFe3+2(Fe3+2.8Zn1.2)(AsO4)4(OH)8[(OH)1.2O0.8], and revision of the chemical formula, The Canadian Mineralogist, 37, 53-60   [view file]

Jambor J L, Roberts A C (2000) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 85, 263-266   [view file]