Maricopaite R120147

Name: Maricopaite
RRUFF ID: R120147
Ideal Chemistry: Ca2Pb7(Si36Al12)O99·n(H2O,OH)
Locality: Moon Anchor mine, Hummingbird Spring, Big Horn Mts, Maricopa County, Arizona, USA
Source: Bob Jenkins and Ron Gibbs [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Spherical radial aggregates of white bladed crystals associated with yellow mimetite
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction.
Mineral Group: [ Mordenite (4) ]
Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample

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RRUFF ID: R120147
Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R120147.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 19.404(5)Å    b: 19.698(7)Å    c: 7.535(3)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 2880(1)Å3    Crystal System: orthorhombic
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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 Maricopaite

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]

Peacor D R, Dunn P J, Simmons W B, Wicks F J, Raudsepp M (1988) Maricopaite, a new hydrated Ca-Pb, zeolite-like silicate from Arizona, The Canadian Mineralogist, 26, 309-313   [view file]

Jambor J L, Vanko D A (1989) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 74, 946-951   [view file]

Rouse R C, Peacor D R (1994) Maricopaite, an unusual lead calcium zeolite with an interrupted mordenite-like framework and intrachannel Pb4tetrahedral clusters, American Mineralogist, 79, 175-184   [view file]

Coombs D S, Alberti A, Armbruster T, Artioli G, Colella C, Galli E, Grice J D, Liebau F, Mandarino J A, Minato H, Nickel E H, Passaglia E, Peacor D R, Quartieri S, Rinaldi R, Ross M, Sheppard R A, Tillmanns E, Vezzalini G, (1997) Recommended nomenclature for zeolite minerals: report of the Subcommittee on Zeolites of the International Mineralogical Association, Commission on New Minerals and Mineral Names, The Canadian Mineralogist, 35, 1571-1606   [view file]