Vladimirite R080001

Name: Vladimirite
RRUFF ID: R080001
Ideal Chemistry: Ca4(AsO4)2(AsO3OH)·4H2O
Locality: Cobriza mine, Copiapó, Chile
Source: Bob Jenkins [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Parallel aggregate of colorless thin prisms.
Status: The identification of this mineral is confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis.
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RRUFF ID: R080001.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: (Ca3.974Zn0.002Mn0.002)Σ=3.978(As1.009O3OH)(AsO4)2·4H2O
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R080001
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R080001.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 5.8220(1)Å    b: 10.1750(2)Å    c: 22.8816(6)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 96.902(1)°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 1345.66(7)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 Vladimirite

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]

Nefedov E I (1953) Report on new minerals discovered by him p.317 in V. A. Mokievsky. The scientific session of the Federov Institute together with the All-Union Mineralogical Society, Zapiski Vsesoyuznogo Mineralogicheskogo Obshchestva, 82, issue 4 311-317   [view file]

Fleischer M (1955) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 40, 551-554   [view file]

Fleischer M (1956) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 41, 671-674   [view file]

Pierrot R (1964) Contribution à la minéralogie des arséniates calciques et calcomagnésiens naturels, Bulletin de la Société Française de Minéralogie et de Cristallographie, 87, 169-211   [view file]

Fleischer M (1965) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 50, 805-813   [view file]

Yakhontova L K, Stolyarova T I (1970) New information on vladimirite, Zapiski Vsesoyuznogo Mineralogicheskogo Obshchestva, 99, issue 3 362-364   [view file]

Fleischer M (1971) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 56, 631-640   [view file]

Catti M, Ivaldi G (1981) Mechanism of the reaction Ca5H2(AsO4)4·9H2O (ferrarisite) -> Ca5H2(AsO4)4·5H2O) (dimorph of vladimirite), and structure of the latter phase, Zeitschrift für Kristallographie, 157, 119-130   [view file]

Yang H, Evans S H, Downs R T, Jenkins R A (2011) The crystal structure of vladimirite, with a revised chemical formula, Ca4(AsO4)2(AsO3OH)·4H2O, The Canadian Mineralogist, 49, 1055-1064   [view file]

Kolitsch U, Rieck B, Brandstätter F, Schreiber F, Fabritz K, Blaß G, Gröbner J (2014) Neufunde aus dem alten Bergbau und den Schlacken von Lavrion (I), Mineralien Welt, 1, 60-75