Mimetite-M R070138

Name: Mimetite-M
RRUFF ID: R070138
Ideal Chemistry: Pb5(AsO4)3Cl
Locality: Eureka Hill Mine, Tintic District, East Tintic Mts, Juab County, Utah, USA
Source: Michael Scott S103866 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Colorless thin hexagonal prisms associated with quartz and anglesite
Status: The identification of this mineral is confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis.
Mineral Group: [ Apatite (55) ]
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RRUFF ID: R070138.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: Pb5.00(As1.00O4)3Cl1.00
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R070138
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R070138.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 10.236(1)Å    b: 20.475(2)Å    c: 7.4488(7)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 119.974(5)°   Volume: 1352.4(4)Å3    Crystal System: monoclinic
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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 Mimetite-M

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]

Dai Y, Hughes J M, Moore P B (1991) The crystal structures of mimetite and clinomimetite, Pb5(AsO4)3Cl, The Canadian Mineralogist, 29, 369-376   [view file]

Jambor J L, Burke E A J (1991) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 76, 2020-2026   [view file]

Dai Y (1993) Clinomimetite the history and substantiation of the natural monoclinic dimorph of mimetite, The Mineralogical Record, 24, 307-310

Jambor J L, Grew E S (1994) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 79, 185-189   [view file]

Pasero M, Kampf A R, Ferraris C, Pekov I V, Rakovan J R, White T J (2010) Nomenclature of the apatite supergroup minerals, European Journal of Mineralogy, 22, 163-179   [view file]

Baikie R, Schreyer M, Wei F, Herrin J S, Ferraris C, Brink F, Topolska J, Piltz R O, Price J, White T J (2014) The influence of stereochemically active lone-pair electrons on crystal symmetry and twist angles in lead apatite-2H type structures, Mineralogical Magazine, 78, 325-345