Khaidarkanite R060322

Name: Khaidarkanite
RRUFF ID: R060322
Ideal Chemistry: Cu4Al3(OH)14F3·2H2O
Locality: Khaidarkan, (Kirgizia) Kyrgyzstan
Source: Michael Scott S100280 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Pale sky blue acicular divergent crystals, each fiber is an aggregate of even finer fibers
Status: The identification of this mineral is not yet confirmed.
Mineral Group: [ Cyanotrichite (4) ]
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 785nm @ 40% of 500 mW
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REFERENCES for Khaidarkanite

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]

Rastsvetaeva R K, Chukanov N V, Karpenko V Y (1997) Crystal structure of new native compound Cu4Al3(OH)14F3(H2O)2, Doklady Chemistry, 353, 45-48

Chukanov N V, Karpenko V Y, Rastsvetaeva R K, Zadov A E, Kuz'mina O V (1999) Khaidarkanite Cu4Al3(OH)14F3·2H2O, new mineral from Khaidarkan deposit, Kyrgyzstan, Zapiski Vserossijskogo Mineralogicheskogo Obshchestva, 128, issue 3 58-63   [view file]

Jambor J L, Pertsev N N, Roberts A C (2000) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 85, 1321-1325   [view file]

Pekov I V (2007) New minerals from former Soviet Union countries, 1998-2006: new minerals approved by the IMA commission on new minerals and mineral names, Mineralogical Almanac, 11, 9-51   [view file]

Hager S L, Leverett P, Williams P A (2009) Possible structural and chemical relationships in the cyanotrichite group, The Canadian Mineralogist, 47, 635-648   [view file]