Lavendulan R141212

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Name: Lavendulan
RRUFF ID: R141212
Ideal Chemistry: NaCaCu5(AsO4)4Cl·5H2O
Locality: Alice May mine, Ravensthorpe, Western Australia, Australia
Source: James Shigley [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Sprays of blue bladed crystals
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed only by single crystal X-ray diffraction.
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Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample

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RRUFF ID: R141212
Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 25% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R141212.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 9.991(5)Å    b: 19.430(8)Å    c: 10.011(6)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90.01(3)°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 1943.3(9)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 Lavendulan

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]

Breithaupt J F A (1837) Bestimmung neuer mineralien. 3. Lavendulan, Journal für Praktische Chemie, 10, 505-506   [view file]

Fleischer M (1957) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 42, 117-124   [view file]

Strunz H (1959) Tsumeb, seine Erze und Sekundärmineralien, insbesondere der neu aufgeschlossenen zweiten Oxydationszone, Fortschritte der Mineralogie, 37, 87-90

Frost R L, Weier M L, Williams P A, Leverett P, Kloprogge J T (2007) Raman spectroscopy of the sampleite group of minerals, Journal of Raman Spectroscopy, 38, 574-583

Giester G, Kolitsch U, Leverett P, Turner P, Williams P A (2007) The crystal structures of lavendulan, sampleite, and a new polymorph of sampleite, European Journal of Mineralogy, 19, 75-93