Mackayite R060592

Name: Mackayite
RRUFF ID: R060592
Ideal Chemistry: Fe3+Te4+2O5(OH)
Locality: Lone Pine mine, Lone Pine Hill area, Wilcox District, Catron County, New Mexico, USA
Source: Michael Scott S100792 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Greenish-brown octahedral crystals associated with quartz
Status: The identification of this mineral is confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis.
RRUFF ID: R060592.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: (Fe3+0.98Al0.02)Σ=1Te4+2.00O5(OH) ; OH by difference and stoichiometry
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample

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RRUFF ID: R060592
Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R060592.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 11.7211(9)Å    b: 11.7211(9)Å    c: 14.988(2)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 2059.2(5)Å3    Crystal System: tetragonal
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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 Mackayite

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]

Frondel C, Pough F H (1944) Two new tellurites of iron: mackayite and blakeite. with new data on emmonsite and “durdenite”, American Mineralogist, 29, 211-225   [view file]

Fleischer M (1945) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 30, 548-550   [view file]

Pertlik F (1969) Hydrothermalsynthese, formel und struktur von mackayit, Fe(OH)[Te2O5], Tschermaks Mineralogische und Petrographische Mitteilungen, 13, 219-232

Fleischer M (1970) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 55, 1067-1073   [view file]

Pertlik F, Gieren A (1977) Verfeinerung der kristallstruktur von mackayite Fe(OH)[Te2O5], Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte, 1977, 145-154