Khinite R080124

Name: Khinite
RRUFF ID: R080124
Ideal Chemistry: Cu2+3PbTe6+O6(OH)2
Locality: 400 ft. level, Empire mine, Tombstone, Arizona
Source: William W. Pinch [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Aggregates of dark emerald-green hexagonal prismatic crystals, this is the -3T polytype, previously known as parakhinite. Sample was used in the Hawthorne et al (2008) study
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction.
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R080124
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R080124.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 5.758(2)Å    b: 5.758(2)Å    c: 17.961(4)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 120°   Volume: 515.66(7)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 Khinite

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]

Williams S A (1978) Khinite, parakhinite, and dugganite, three new tellurates from Tombstone, Arizona, American Mineralogist, 63, 1016-1019   [view file]

Cooper M A, Hawthorne F C, Back M E (2008) The crystal structure of khinite and polytypism in khinite and parakhinite, Mineralogical Magazine, 72, 763-770   [view file]

Hawthorne F C, Cooper M A, Back M E (2009) Khinite-4O [= khinite] and khinite-3T [= parakhinite], The Canadian Mineralogist, 47, 473-476   [view file]

Williams P A, Hatert F, Pasero M (2009) New minerals approved in 2009, in International Mineralogical Association 1-34   [view file]