Luetheite R060088

Name: Luetheite
RRUFF ID: R060088
Ideal Chemistry: CuAl(AsO4)(OH)2
Locality: Alum Gulch, Patagonia, Arizona, USA
Source: Andy Anderson [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Pale blue fine-grained
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed only by chemical analysis
Mineral Group: [ Chenevixite (3) ]
RRUFF ID: R060088.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: Cu2.00(Al1.96Fe3+0.04)Σ=2(As1.00O4)2(OH)4·H2O; trace amounts of P; OH estimated by charge balance; H2O by difference
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R060088
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
REFERENCES for Luetheite

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]

Fleischer M, Pabst A, Mandarino J A, Chao G Y (1977) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 62, 1057-1061   [view file]

Williams S A (1977) Luetheite, Cu2Al2(AsO4)2(OH)4·H2O, a new mineral from Arizona, compared with chenevixite, Mineralogical Magazine, 41, 27-32   [view file]

Burns P C, Smith J V, Steele I M (2000) Arizona porphyry copper/hydrothermal deposits I. The structure of chenevixite and luetheite, Mineralogical Magazine, 64, 25-30   [view file]

Miyawaki R, Hatert F, Pasero M, Mills S J (2019) IMA Commission on New Minerals, Nomenclature and Classification (CNMNC) Newsletter 50. New minerals and nomenclature modifications approved in 2019, Mineralogical Magazine, 83, 615-620   [view file]