Orlandiite R100122

Name: Orlandiite
RRUFF ID: R100122
Ideal Chemistry: Pb3Cl4(Se4+O3)·H2O
Locality: Baccu Locci mine, Villaputen, Sardinia
Source: William W. Pinch [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Colorless radiating bladed crystals associated with blue chalcomenite, R100123, and colorless anglesite.
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction.
Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample

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RRUFF ID: R100122
Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R100122.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 8.151(6)Å    b: 8.448(6)Å    c: 9.218(7)Å
alpha: 62.80(4)°    beta: 71.080(4)°    gamma: 75.14(4)°   Volume: 531.4(2)Å3    Crystal System: triclinic
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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 Orlandiite

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]

Campostrini I, Gramaccioli C M, Demartin F (1999) Orlandiite, Pb3Cl4(SeO3)·H2O, a new mineral species, and an associated lead-copper selenite chloride from the Baccu Locci mine, Sardinia, Italy, The Canadian Mineralogist, 37, 1493-1498   [view file]

Jambor J L, Grew E S, Roberts A C (2000) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 85, 1561-1565   [view file]

Demartin F, Gramaccioli C M, Pilati T (2003) The crystal structure of orlandiite, Pb3Cl4(SeO3)·H2O, a complex case of twinning and disorder, The Canadian Mineralogist, 41, 1147-1153   [view file]