Preisingerite R060803

Name: Preisingerite
RRUFF ID: R060803
Ideal Chemistry: Bi3O(AsO4)2(OH)
Locality: Josef mine, Moldava, Czech. Republic
Source: Michael Scott S100110 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Group of tan colored spheres
Status: The identification of this mineral is not yet confirmed.
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
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REFERENCES for Preisingerite

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]

Bedlivy D, Mereiter K (1982) Preisingerite, Bi3O(OH)(AsO4)2, a new species from San Juan Province, Argentina: its description and crystal structure, American Mineralogist, 67, 833-840   [view file]

Fleischer M, Burns R G, Cabri L J, Francis C A, Pabst A (1982) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 67, 413-418   [view file]

Krause W, Belendorff K, Bernhardt H J (1993) Petitjeanite, Bi3O(OH)(PO4)2, a new mineral, and additional data for the corresponding arsenate and vanadate, preisingerite and schumacherite, Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte, 1993, 487-503

Grice J D, Ferraris G (2003) New minerals approved in 2002 and nomenclature modifications approved in 1998-2002 by the Commission on the New Minerals and Mineral Names, International Mineralogical Association, The Canadian Mineralogist, 41, 795-802   [view file]