Kleinite R150103

Name: Kleinite
RRUFF ID: R150103
Ideal Chemistry: (Hg2N)(Cl,SO4)·nH2O
Locality: Terlingua, Brewster Co., Texas, USA
Source: William W. Pinch [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Aggregates of orange short hexagonal prismatic crystals, associated with colorless or white prismatic gypsum. Part of the type find.
Status: The identification of this mineral is not yet confirmed.
Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample

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RRUFF ID: R150103
Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
REFERENCES for Kleinite

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]

Moses A J (1903) Eglestonite, terlinguaite, and montroydite, new mercury minerals from Terlingua, Texas, American Journal of Science, Fourth Series, 16, 253-263   [view file]

Sachs A (1905) Der Kleinit, ein hexagonales Quecksilberoxychlorid von Terlingua in Texas, Sitzungsberichte der Königlich Preussischen Akademie der Wissenschaften, 1905, 1091-1094   [view file]

Giester G, Mikenda W, Pertlik F (1996) Kleinite from Terlingua, Brewster County, Texas: investigations by single crystal X-ray diffraction, and vibrational spectroscopy, Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte, 1996, 49-56