Massicot R060454

Name: Massicot
RRUFF ID: R060454
Ideal Chemistry: PbO
Locality: Arenas, Sardinia, Italy
Source: Michael Scott S100090 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Tan colored earthy massive, associated with blue linarite, green malachite, and white or colorless cerussite.
Status: The identification of this mineral is not yet confirmed.
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R060454
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
REFERENCES for Massicot

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]

Huot J J N (1841) Massicot, in Nouveau Manuel Complet de Minéralogie, Première Partie A la Librairie Encyclopédique de Roret Paris 346-347   [view file]

Larsen E S (1917) Massicot and litharge, the two modifications of lead monoxide, American Mineralogist, 2, 18-19   [view file]

Scott J D (1974) Crystalline massicot on sheet lead, waste dump, Getchell mine, Nevada, The Canadian Mineralogist, 12, 286-288   [view file]

Hill R J (1985) Refinement of the structure of orthorhombic PbO (massicot) by Rietveld analysis of neutron powder diffraction data, Acta Crystallographica, C41, 1281-1284