Legrandite R040151

Name: Legrandite
RRUFF ID: R040151
Ideal Chemistry: Zn2(AsO4)(OH)·H2O
Locality: Mapimi, Durango, Mexico
Source: University of Arizona Mineral Museum 4191 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Yellow crystal fragments; same material used in McLean et al. (1971) study
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis
RRUFF ID: R040151.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: Zn1.88Fe2+0.04As1.03O4(OH)┬ĚH2O
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
Sample Description: Sample is oriented, mounted onto a pin and polished
Pin ID: M01002
Orientation: Laser parallel to  a*  (1 0 0).     Fiducial mark perpendicular to laser is parallel to  -c   [0 0 -1].

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RRUFF ID: R040151
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
INFRARED SPECTRUM (Attenuated Total Reflectance) 
RRUFF ID: R040151.1
Sample Description: Powder
Instrument settings: SensIR Durascope on a Nicolet Magna 860 FTIR
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Sample Description: Powder
Cell Refinement Output: a: 12.8147(8)Å    b: 7.9307(6)Å    c: 10.2217(4)Å
alpha: 90.°    beta: 104.389(7)°    gamma: 90.°   Volume: 1006.24(9)Å3    Crystal System: monoclinic
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Calculated diffraction file.

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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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REFERENCES for Legrandite

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]

Bannister F A (1932) Proceedings of societies: Mineralogical Society of Great Britian and Ireland, American Mineralogist, 17, 455-455   [view file]

Drugman J, Hey M H, Bannister F A (1932) Legrandite, a new zinc arsenate, Mineralogical Magazine, 23, 175-178   [view file]

Foshag W F (1933) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 18, 79-79   [view file]

Desautels P E, Clarke R S (1963) Re-examination of legrandite, American Mineralogist, 48, 1258-1265   [view file]

Finney J J (1963) The composition and space group of legrandite, American Mineralogist, 48, 1255-1257   [view file]

McLean W J, Anthony J W, Finney J J, Laughon R B (1971) The crystal structure of legrandite, American Mineralogist, 56, 1147-1154   [view file]

Pushcharovskii D Y, Pobedimskaya E A, Belov N V (1971) The crystal structure of legrandite Zn2[AsO4]OH·H2O, Soviet Physics - Doklady, 16, 419-421

Hawthorne F C, Abdu Y A, Tait K T (2013) Hydrogen bonding in the crystal structure of legrandite: Zn2(AsO4)(OH)(H2O), The Canadian Mineralogist, 51, 233-241

Jinnouchi S, Yoshiasa A, Sugiyama K, Shimura R, Arima H, Momma H, Miyawaki R (2016) Crystal structure refinements of legrandite, adamite, and paradamite: The complex structure and characteristic hydrogen bonding network of legrandite, Journal of Mineralogical and Petrological Sciences, 111, 35-43