Namuwite R130173

Name: Namuwite
RRUFF ID: R130173
Ideal Chemistry: Zn4(SO4)(OH)6·4H2O
Locality: Trentini mine, Schio, Vincenza, Italy
Source: Donald Doell (small piece), Rock Currier (large piece) [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Very pale-green platy crystals, associated with colorless gypsum and green ramsbeckite.
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed only by single crystal X-ray diffraction.
Mineral Group: [ Ktenasite (6) ]
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R130173
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 40% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R130173.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 8.314(2)Å    b: 8.314(2)Å    c: 10.541(2)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 120°   Volume: 631.0(3)Å3    Crystal System: hexagonal
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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 Namuwite

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]

Bevins R E, Turgoose S, Williams P A (1982) Namuwite, (Zn,Cu)4SO4(OH)6·4H2O, a new mineral from Wales, Mineralogical Magazine, 46, 51-54   [view file]

Fleischer M, Pabst A (1983) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 68, 280-283   [view file]

Groat L A (1996) The crystal structure of namuwite, a mineral with Zn in tetrahedral and octahedral coordination, and its relationship to the synthetic basic zinc sulfates, American Mineralogist, 81, 238-243   [view file]

Delcheva Z, Stanimirova T, Petrova N (2022) Order of osakaite-namuwite-lahnsteinite formation during alkalization of sulfate solutions, Review of the Bulgarian Geological Society, 83, 51-61