Philipsburgite R061036

Name: Philipsburgite
RRUFF ID: R061036
Ideal Chemistry: Cu5Zn(AsO4)(PO4)(OH)6·H2O
Locality: Black Pine mine, Granite county, Montana, USA
Source: Michael Scott S101463 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Dark green, almost black subparallel rosettes, associated with lighter greenish blue spherules of zapatalite
Status: The identification of this mineral is not yet confirmed.
Mineral Group: [ Philipsburgite (2) ]
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R061036
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
REFERENCES for Philipsburgite

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]

Peacor D R, Dunn P J, Ramik R A, Sturman B D, Zeihen L G (1985) Philipsburgite, a new copper zinc arsenate hydrate related to kipushite, from Montana, The Canadian Mineralogist, 23, 255-258   [view file]

Hawthorne F C, Fleischer M, Grew E S, Grice J D, Jambor J L, Puziewicz J, Roberts A C, Vanko D A, Zilczer J A (1986) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 71, 1277-1282   [view file]

Olmi F, Sabelli C, Brizzi G (1988) Agardite-(Y), Gysinite-(Nd) and other rare minerals from Sardinia, The Mineralogical Record, 19, 305-310

Ciesielczuk J, Janeczek J, Dulski M, Krzykawski T (2016) Pseudomalachite-cornwallite and kipushite-philipsburgite solid solutions: chemical composition and Raman spectroscopy, European Journal of Mineralogy, 28, 555-569

Krivovichev S V, Zhitova E S, Ismagilova R M, Zolotarev A A (2018) Site-selective As-P substitution and hydrogen bonding in the crystal structure of philipsburgite, Cu5Zn((As,P)O4)2(OH)6·H2O, Physics and Chemistry of Minerals, 45, 917-923

Miyawaki R, Hatert F, Pasero M, Mills S J (2021) IMA Commission on New Minerals, Nomenclature and Classification (CNMNC) – Newsletter 60, European Journal of Mineralogy, 33, 203-208   [view file]