Ludlockite R100176

Name: Ludlockite
RRUFF ID: R100176
Ideal Chemistry: PbFe3+4As3+10O22
Locality: Tsumeb, Namibia
Source: William W. Pinch
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Red fibrous crystals that display significant flexibility
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction.
Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample

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RRUFF ID: R100176
Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R100176.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 10.428(4)Å    b: 12.086(6)Å    c: 18.383(9)Å
alpha: 102.04(3)°    beta: 100.33(3)°    gamma: 90.33(3)°   Volume: 2226.8(9)Å3    Crystal System: triclinic
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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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REFERENCES for Ludlockite

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]

Davis R J, Embrey P G, Hey M H (1970) Ludlockite: A new arsenate mineral, Mineralogical Society of Japan Special Paper, 1, 264-264   [view file]

Fleischer M (1972) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 57, 1003-1006   [view file]

Embrey P G, Hey M H, Davis R J (1977) Ludlockite: a new mineral from Tsumeb, The Mineralogical Record, 8, 91-94   [view file]

Cooper M A, Hawthorne F C (1996) The crystal structure of ludlockite, PbFe3+4As3+10O22, the mineral with pentameric arsenite groups and orange hair, The Canadian Mineralogist, 34, 79-89   [view file]

Jambor J L, Kovalenker V A, Puziewics J, Roberts A C (1996) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 81, 1282-1286   [view file]