Mammothite R130100

Name: Mammothite
RRUFF ID: R130100
Ideal Chemistry: Pb6Cu4AlSb5+O2(SO4)2Cl4(OH)16
Locality: Rowley mine, Maricopa County, Arizona, USA
Source: Joe Ruiz [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Blue bladed crystals, associated with blue cubes of boleite R130099, irregular masses of blue diaboleite, colorless paralaurionite, colorless gypsum in massive cerussite
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction.
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R130100
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Almega 532nm @ 40% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R130100.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 18.961(2)Å    b: 7.3338(9)Å    c: 11.346(1)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 112.414(7)°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 1458.5(3)Å3    Crystal System: monoclinic
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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 Mammothite

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]

Effenberger H (1985) The crystal structure of mammothite, Pb6Cu4AlSbO2(OH)16Cl4(SO4)2, Tschermaks Mineralogische und Petrographische Mitteilungen, 34, 279-288

Peacor D R, Dunn P J, Schnorrer-Köhler G, Bideaux R A (1985) Mammothite a new mineral from Tiger, Arizona and Laurium, Greece, The Mineralogical Record, 16, 117-120   [view file]

Dunn P J, Chao G Y, Fitzpatrick J J, Langley R H, Fleischer M, Zilczer J A (1986) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 71, 227-232   [view file]

Hawthorne F C, Bladh K W, Burke E A J, Ercit S, Grew E S, Grice J D, Puziewicz J, Roberts A C, Schedler R A, Shigley J E (1986) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 71, 1543-1548   [view file]

Grice J D, Cooper M A (2014) Mammothite: a Pb-Sb-Cu-Al oxy-hydroxide-sulfate — hydrogen atom determination lowers space group symmetry, The Canadian Mineralogist, 52, 687-697   [view file]