Hydrocerussite R070059

Name: Hydrocerussite
RRUFF ID: R070059
Ideal Chemistry: Pb3(CO3)2(OH)2
Locality: Wanlockhead, Scotland
Source: William W. Pinch [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Aggregates of colorless thin hexagonal plates, likely a pseudomorph after plumbonacrite
Status: The identification of this mineral is confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis.
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RRUFF ID: R070059.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: Pb3(CO3)2(OH)2 ; Pb confirmed by EPMA, CO2 and H2O not analyzed but confirmed by Raman spectroscopy
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R070059
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R070059.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 5.2359(1)Å    b: 5.2359(1)Å    c: 23.636(1)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 120°   Volume: 561.15(3)Å3    Crystal System: hexagonal
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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 Hydrocerussite

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]

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Wherry E T (1924) Redefinition of species, American Mineralogist, 9, 97-98   [view file]

Cowley J M (1956) Electron-diffraction study of the structure of basic lead carbonate, 2PbCO3·Pb(OH)2, Acta Crystallographica, 9, 391-396

Fleischer M (1967) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 52, 559-564   [view file]

Welin E (1968) Notes on the mineralogy of Sweden 6. X-ray powder data for minerals from Långban and the related mineral deposits of Central Sweden, Arkiv för Mineralogi och Geologi, 4, 499-541

Martinetto P, Anne M, Dooryhée E, Walter P, Tsoucaris G (2002) Synthetic hydrocerussite, 2PbCO3·Pb(OH)2, by X-ray powder diffraction, Acta Crystallographica, C58, i82-i84

Frost R L, Kloprogge J T, Williams P A (2003) Raman spectroscopy of lead sulphate-carbonate minerals - implications for hydrogen bonding, Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte, 2003, 529-542

Kolitsch U, Rieck B, Brandstätter F, Schreiber F, Fabritz K H, Blaß G, Gröbner J (2014) Neufunde aus dem altem Bergbau und den Schlacken von Lavrion (II), Mineralien Welt, 25, 82-95   [view file]

Siidra O, Nekrasova D, Depmeier W, Chukanov N, Zaitsev A, Turner R (2018) Hydrocerussite-related minerals and materials: structural principles, chemical variations and infrared spectroscopy, Acta Crystallographica, B74, 182-195

Siidra O, Nekrasova D, Turner R, Zaitsev A, Chukanov N, Polekhovsky Y, Spratt J, Rumsey M (2018) Somersetite, Pb8O(OH)4(CO3)5, a new complex hydrocerussite-related mineral from the Mendip Hills, England, Mineralogical Magazine, 82, 1211-1224

Siidra O I, Nekrasova D O, Chukanov N V, Pekov I V, Yapaskurt V O, Katerinopoulos A K , Voudouris P, Magganas A, Zaitsev A N (2018) The hydrocerussite-related phase, NaPb5(CO3)4(OH)3, from the ancient slags of Lavrion, Greece, Mineralogical Magazine, 82, 809-819

Markl G, Keim M F, Bayerl R (2019) Unusual mineral diversity in hydrothermal vein-type deposit: The Clara mine, SW Germany, as a type example, The Canadian Mineralogist, 57, 427-456