Langite R120042

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Name: Langite
RRUFF ID: R120042
Ideal Chemistry: Cu4(SO4)(OH)6·2H2O
Locality: Dunbrack mine, Musquodoboit Harbour, Halifax County, Nova Scotia, Canada
Source: Donald Doell [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Blue tabular crystals
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction.
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Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample

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RRUFF ID: R120042
Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R120042.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 7.140(2)Å    b: 6.040(1)Å    c: 11.231(4)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90.08(2)°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 484.4(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 Langite

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]

Maskelyne N S (1864) Notices of recent discoveries. New Cornish mineral ('Langite'), The Geological Magazine, 1, 48-48   [view file]

Pisani F (1864) Analysis of langite, a new mineral from Cornwall, The London, Edinburgh, and Dublin Philosophical Magazine and Journal of Science, 28, 403-404   [view file]

Pisani M (1864) Minéralogie. - Analyse de la langite, nouveau minéral du Cornouailles, Comptes Rendus Hebdomadaires des Séances de l'Académie des Sciences, 59, 633-633   [view file]

Maskelyne N S (1865) On new Cornish minerals of the brochantite group, The London, Edinburgh, and Dublin Philosophical Magazine and Journal of Science, 24, 473-476   [view file]

Galy J, Jaud J, Pulou R, Sempère R (1984) Structure cristalline de la langite, Cu4[SO4(OH)6H2O]·H2O, Bulletin de Minéralogie, 107, 641-648

Gentsch M, Weber K (1984) Structure of langite, Cu4[(OH)6| SO4].2H2O, Acta Crystallographica, C40, 1309-1311

Frost R L (2003) Raman spectroscopy of selected copper minerals of significance in corrosion, Spectrochimica Acta Part A-Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy, 59, 1195-1204

Martens W, Frost R L, Kloprogge J T, Williams P A (2003) Raman spectroscopic study of the basic copper sulphates - implications for copper corrosion and ‘bronze disease’, Journal of Raman Spectroscopy, 34, 145-151

Frost R L, Williams P A, Martens W, Leverett P, Kloprogge J T (2004) Raman spectroscopy of basic copper (II) and some complex copper (II) sulfate minerals: Implications for hydrogen bonding, American Mineralogist, 89, 1130-1137   [view file]

Markl G, Keim M F, Bayerl R (2019) Unusual mineral diversity in hydrothermal vein-type deposit: The Clara mine, SW Germany, as a type example, The Canadian Mineralogist, 57, 427-456