Lindgrenite R050213

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Name: Lindgrenite
RRUFF ID: R050213
Ideal Chemistry: Cu3(Mo6+O4)2(OH)2
Locality: Chuquicamata mine, Calama, Antofagasta Province, Chile
Source: John Dagenais
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Green tabular single crystals
Status: The identification of this mineral is confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis.
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RRUFF ID: R050213.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: (Cu2.99Fe0.01)Σ=3.00(Mo6+1.00O4)2(OH)2.00 ; OH not measured but estimated by difference and charge balance
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R050213
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
INFRARED SPECTRUM (Attenuated Total Reflectance) 
RRUFF ID: R050213
Sample Description: Powder
Instrument settings: SensIR Durascope on a Nicolet Magna 860 FTIR
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RRUFF ID: R050213.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 5.3970(7)Å    b: 14.036(2)Å    c: 5.6138(8)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 98.513(8)°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 420.6(1)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 Lindgrenite

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]

Palache C (1935) Lindgrenite, a new mineral, American Mineralogist, 20, 484-491   [view file]

Bandy M C (1938) Mineralogy of three sulphate deposits of Northern Chile, American Mineralogist, 23, 669-760   [view file]

Calvert L D, Barnes W H (1957) The structure of lindgrenite, The Canadian Mineralogist, 6, 31-51   [view file]

Hawthorne F C, Eby R K (1985) Refinement of the crystal structure of lindgrenite, Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte, 1985, 234-240

Pavani K, Ramanan A (2005) Influence of 2-Aminopyridine on the Formation of Molybdates under Hydrothermal Conditions, European Journal of Solid State and Inorganic Chemistry, 2005, 3080-3087

Bao R L, Kong Z P, Cu M, Yue B, Weng L H, He H Y (2006) Hydrothermal synthesis and thermal stability of natural mineral lindgrenite, Chemical Research in Chinese Universities, 22, 679-683   [view file]