Mendipite R050669

Name: Mendipite
RRUFF ID: R050669
Ideal Chemistry: Pb3O2Cl2
Locality: Mendip Hills, Higher Pits, Somerset, England
Source: University of Arizona Mineral Museum 9713 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Colorless coarsely fibrous aggregate
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis
RRUFF ID: R050669.2
Sample Description: Microprobe fragment
Measured Chemistry: Pb3.00O2Cl2.00
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R050669
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
INFRARED SPECTRUM (Attenuated Total Reflectance) 
RRUFF ID: R050669.1
Sample Description: Powder
Instrument settings: SensIR Durascope on a Nicolet Magna 860 FTIR
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RRUFF ID: R050669.1
Sample Description: Powder
Cell Refinement Output: a: 11.8906(8)Å    b: 5.8115(6)Å    c: 9.5189(9)Å
alpha: 90.°    beta: 90.°    gamma: 90.°   Volume: 657.78(8)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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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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REFERENCES for Mendipite

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]

Berzelius J (1824) Undersokning af tvenne i K. Vet. Academiens Mineralsamling befintlige Mineralier. 2. Saltsyradt bly, Kongliga Svenska Vetenskaps-Akademiens Handlingar, 1823, 183-189   [view file]

Glocker E F (1839) 12. Mendipit, in Grundrib der Mineralogie, mit Einschlub der Geognosie und Petrefactenkunde Schrag Nurnberg 604-605   [view file]

Spencer L J, Mountain E D (1923) New lead-copper minerals from the Mendip Hills (Somerset), Mineralogical Magazine, 20, 67-92   [view file]

Wherry E T (1924) Redefinition of species, American Mineralogist, 9, 97-98   [view file]

Welin E (1968) Notes on the mineralogy of Sweden 6. X-ray powder data for minerals from Långban and the related mineral deposits of Central Sweden, Arkiv för Mineralogi och Geologi, 4, 499-541

Vincent H, Perrault G (1971) Structure cristalline de l'oxyclorure de plomb synthétique Pb3O2Cl2, Bulletin de la Société Française de Minéralogie et de Cristallographie, 94, 323-331   [view file]

Pasero M, Vacchiano D (2000) Crystal structure refinement of mendipite, Pb3O2Cl2, Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte, 2000, 563-569

Krivovichev S V, Burns P C (2001) Crystal chemistry of lead oxide chlorides. I. Crystal structures of synthetic mendipite, Pb3O2Cl2, and synthetic damaraite, Pb3O2(OH)Cl, European Journal of Mineralogy, 13, 801-809