Powellite R100180

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Name: Powellite
RRUFF ID: R100180
Ideal Chemistry: Ca(MoO4)
Locality: Carlota mine, Pinto Creek, Gila, Arizona, USA
Source: Joe Ruiz [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Pale green thick tabular crystals, associated with blue azurite, green elongated szenicsite (R100179) and colorless granular prosopite (R100181).
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction.
Mineral Group: [ Scheelite (17) ]
Quick search: [ All Powellite samples (2) ]
Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample

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RRUFF ID: R100180
Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 50% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R100180.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 5.239(2)Å    b: 5.239(2)Å    c: 11.457(5)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 314.49(4)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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REFERENCES for Powellite

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]

Melville W H (1891) Powellite - calcium molybdate: A new mineral species, American Journal of Science, 141, 138-141   [view file]

Aleksandrov V B, Gorbatyii L V, Ilyukhin V V (1968) Crystal structure of powellite CaMoO4, Soviet Physics - Crystallography, 13, 414-415   [view file]

Hazen R M, Finger L W (1985) High–pressure crystal chemistry of scheelite-type tungstates and molybdates, Journal of Physics and Chemistry of Solids, 46, 253-263   [link]