Olivenite R050532

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Name: Olivenite
RRUFF ID: R050532
Ideal Chemistry: Cu2(AsO4)(OH)
Locality: Tsumeb mine, Tsumeb, Otavi District, Oshikoto, Namibia
Source: University of Arizona Mineral Museum 4809 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Dark green prismatic crystals on botryoidal bayldonite R050670
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis
Mineral Group: [ Andalusite (17) ]
Quick search: [ All Olivenite samples (2) ]
RRUFF ID: R050532.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: (Cu0.99Zn0.01)2(As1.00O4)(OH)
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R050532
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
INFRARED SPECTRUM (Attenuated Total Reflectance) 
RRUFF ID: R050532.1
Instrument settings: SensIR Durascope on a Nicolet Magna 860 FTIR
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RRUFF ID: R050532.1
Sample Description: Powder
Cell Refinement Output: a: 8.6115(4)Å    b: 8.230(1)Å    c: 5.9382(7)Å
alpha: 90.12(2)°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 420.87(8)Å3    Crystal System: monoclinic
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REFERENCES for Olivenite

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]

Hoffmann C A S (1789) Mineralsystem des Herrn Inspektor Werners mit dessen Erlaubnis herausgegeben von C A S Hoffmann, Bergmannisches Journal, 1, 369-398   [view file]

Jameson R (1820) Olivenite, System of Mineralogy, II, Archibald Constable and Co. Edinburgh, U.K. 331-346   [view file]

Larsen E S (1921) The microscopic determination of the nonopaque minerals, U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin, 671, 5-294   [view file]

Heritsch H (1938) Die struktur des olivenites Cu2(OH)(AsO4), Zeitschrift für Kristallographie, 99, 466-479   [view file]

Richmond W E (1940) Crystal chemistry of the phosphates, arsenates and vanadates of the type A2XO4(Z), American Mineralogist, 25, 441-478   [view file]

Berry L G (1951) Observations on chonichalcite, cornwallite, euchroite liroconite and olivenite, American Mineralogist, 36, 484-503   [view file]

Sumin de Portilla V I (1974) Infrared spectroscopic investigation of the structure of some natural arsenates and the nature of H-bonds in their structures, The Canadian Mineralogist, 12, 262-268   [view file]

Toman K (1977) The symmetry and crystal structure of olivenite, Acta Crystallographica, B33, 2628-2631

Toman K (1978) Ordering in olivenite-adamite solid solutions, Acta Crystallographica, B34, 715-721

Braithwaite R S W (1983) Infrared spectroscopic analysis of the olivenite-adamite series, and of phosphate substitution in olivenite, Mineralogical Magazine, 47, 51-57   [view file]

Chisholm J E (1985) Cation segregation and the O-H stretching vibration of the olivenite-adamite series, Physics and Chemistry of Minerals, 12, 185-190

Burns P C, Hawthorne F C (1995) Rietveld refinement of the crystal structure of olivenite: a twinned monoclinic structure, The Canadian Mineralogist, 33, 885-888   [view file]

Frost R L, Martens W N, Williams P A (2002) Raman spectroscopy of the phase-related basic copper arsenate minerals olivenite, cornwallite, cornubite and clinoclase, Journal of Raman Spectroscopy, 33, 475-484   [link]

Martens W N, Frost R L, Kloprogge J T, Williams P A (2003) The basic copper arsenate minerals olivenite, cornubite, cornwallite, and clinoclase: An infrared emission and Raman spectroscopic study, American Mineralogist, 88, 501-508   [view file]

Li C, Yang H, Downs R T (2008) Redetermination of olivenite from an untwinned single-crystal, Acta Crystallographica, E64, i60-i61   [view file]

Majzlan J, Zittlau A H, Grevel K, Schliesser J, Woodfield B F, Dachs E, Števko M, Chovan M, Plášil J, Sejkora J, Milovská S (2015) Thermodynamic properties and phase equilibria of the secondary copper minerals libethenite, olivenite, pseudomalachite, kröhnkite, cyanochroite, and devilline, The Canadian Mineralogist, 53, 937-960

Tarantino S C, Zema M, Callegari A M, Boiocchi M, Carpenter M A (2018) Monoclinic-to-orthorhombic phase transition in Cu2(AsO4)(OH) olivenite at high temperature: strain and mode decomposition analyses, Mineralogical Magazine, 82, 347-365

Markl G, Keim M F, Bayerl R (2019) Unusual mineral diversity in hydrothermal vein-type deposit: The Clara mine, SW Germany, as a type example, The Canadian Mineralogist, 57, 427-456