Karibibite R060380

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Name: Karibibite
RRUFF ID: R060380
Ideal Chemistry: Fe3+3(As3+O2)4(As3+2O5)(OH)
Locality: Tsumeb mine, Tsumeb, Otavi District, Oshikoto, Namibia
Source: Michael Scott S100188 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Matted coating of orange-yellow thin hairs
Status: The identification of this mineral is not yet confirmed.
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R060380
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 50% of 150mW
REFERENCES for Karibibite

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]

von Knorring O, Sahama T G, Rehtijarvi P (1973) Karibibite, a new FeAs mineral from South West Africa, Lithos, 6, 265-272

Fleischer M, Mandarino J A (1974) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 59, 381-384   [view file]

Schmetzer K, Tremmel G, Bartelke W (1980) Eine Paragenese seltener Minerale aus Bou-Azzer, Marokko: Parasymplesit, Symplesit, Schneiderhöhnit, Karibibit, Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Abhandlungen, 138, 94-108

Colombo F, Mugnaioli E, Vallcorba O, García A, Goñi, Rius J (2017) Crystal structure determination of karibibite, an Fe3+ arsenite, using electron diffraction tomography, Mineralogical Magazine, 81, 1191-1202