Phosgenite R050640

Name: Phosgenite
RRUFF ID: R050640
Ideal Chemistry: Pb2(CO3)Cl2
Locality: Monte Poni, Sardinia, Italy
Source: University of Arizona Mineral Museum 2007 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Gray rectangular prismatic crystal
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis
RRUFF ID: R050640.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: Pb2.00(CO3)Cl2.03 ; C estimated by difference
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R050640
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
INFRARED SPECTRUM (Attenuated Total Reflectance) 
RRUFF ID: R050640.1
Instrument settings: SensIR Durascope on a Nicolet Magna 860 FTIR
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RRUFF ID: R050640.1
Sample Description: Powder
Cell Refinement Output: a: 8.1599(1)Å    b: 8.1599(1)Å    c: 8.8757(4)Å
alpha: 90.°    beta: 90.°    gamma: 90.°   Volume: 590.99(3)Å3    Crystal System: tetragonal
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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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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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REFERENCES for Phosgenite

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]

Karsten D L G (1800) Tabellarische uebersicht der mineralogisch - einfachen fossilien [as hornblei], in Mineralogische Tabellen Heinrich August Rottmann Berlin 50-50   [view file]

Breithaupt J F A (1841) Phosgenites plumbosus kürzer Phosgenit, in Vollst√§ndige Charakteristik des Mineral-Systems 2nd Edition Arnoldische Buchhandlung Dresden and Leipzig 183-184   [view file]

Köchlin R (1887) Ueber Phosgenit und ein muthmasslich neues Mineral vom Laurion, Annalen des K.K. Naturhistorischen Hofmuseums, 2, 185-190   [view file]

Giuseppetti G, Tadini C (1974) Reexamination of the crystal structure of phosgenite, Pb2Cl2(CO3), Tschermaks Mineralogische und Petrographische Mitteilungen, 21, 101-109

Frost R L, Williams P A, Martens W (2003) Raman spectroscopy of the minerals boléite, cumengéite, diaboléite and phosgenite - implications for the analysis of cosmetics of antiquity, Mineralogical Magazine, 67, 103-111   [view file]

Frost R L, Williams P A (2004) Raman spectroscopy of some basic chloride containing minerals of lead and copper, Spectrochimica Acta Part A, 60, 2071-2077

Frost R L, Dickfos M J (2007) Raman spectroscopy of halogen-containing carbonates, Journal of Raman Spectroscopy, 38, 1516-1522