Ludjibaite R060413

Name: Ludjibaite
RRUFF ID: R060413
Ideal Chemistry: Cu5(PO4)2(OH)4
Locality: Sossego, Carajas, Brazil
Source: Bob Jenkins [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Bluish-green groups of colliform aggregates
Status: The identification of this mineral is not yet confirmed.
Mineral Group: [ Medenbachite (1) ]
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R060413
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
REFERENCES for Ludjibaite

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]

Shoemaker G L, Anderson J B, Kostiner E (1981) The crystal structure of a third polymorph of Cu5(PO4)2(OH)4, American Mineralogist, 66, 169-175   [view file]

Jambor J L, Burke E A J, Ercit T S, Grice J D (1988) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 73, 1492-1499   [view file]

Piret P, Deliens M (1988) Description de la ludjibaïte, un polymorphe de la pseudomalachite, Cu5(PO4)2(OH)4, Bulletin de Minéralogie, 111, 167-171

Frost R L, Kloprogge T, Williams P A, Martens W, Johnson T E, Leverett P (2002) Vibrational spectroscopy of the basic copper phosphate minerals: pseudomalachite, ludjibaite and reichenbachite, Spectrochimica Acta Part A-Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy, 58, 2861-2868   [link]

Frost R L, Williams P A, Martens W, Kloprogge J T, Leverett P (2002) Raman spectroscopy of the basic copper phosphate minerals cornetite, libethenite, pseudomalachite, reichenbachite and ludjibaite, Journal of Raman Spectroscopy, 33, 260-263   [link]

Martens W N, Frost R L, Williams P A (2003) The basic copper phosphate minerals pseudomalachite, ludjibaite and reichenbachite: an infrared emission and Raman spectroscopic study, Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte, 2003, 337-362

Makovicky E (2019) The pseudomalachite-ludjibaite-reichenbachite conundrum: OD description, The Canadian Mineralogist, 57, 571-581