Minasragrite R130365

Name: Minasragrite
RRUFF ID: R130365
Ideal Chemistry: V4+O(SO4)·5H2O
Locality: Minas Ragra mine, Pasco, Peru
Source: Tom Loomis [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Glassy blue crystals on patronite, associated with R130366 retgersite
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed only by single crystal X-ray diffraction.
Mineral Group: [ Minasragrite (2) ]
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R130365
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R130365.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 7.020(1)Å    b: 9.787(2)Å    c: 12.992(4)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 110.85(2)°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 834.2(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 Minasragrite

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]

Schaller W T (1915) Four new minerals, Journal of the Washington Academy of Sciences, 5, 7-7   [view file]

Schaller W T (1917) Minasragrite, a hydrous sulphate of vanadium, Journal of the Washington Academy of Sciences, 7, 501-503   [view file]

Palache C (1934) Contributions to crystallography: Claudetite; minasragrite; samsonite; native selenium; indium, American Mineralogist, 19, 194-205   [view file]

Smith M L, Marinenko J (1973) A reexamination of minasragrite, American Mineralogist, 58, 531-534   [view file]

Tachez M, Théobald F R, Watson K J, Mercier R (1979) Redétermination de la structure du sulfate de vanadyle pentahydraté VOSO4·5H2O, Acta Crystallographica, B35, 1545-1550