Gordaite R100059

Name: Gordaite
RRUFF ID: R100059
Ideal Chemistry: NaZn4(SO4)(OH)6Cl·6H2O
Locality: San Francisco mine, Sierra Gorda, Chile
Source: William W Pinch [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Groups of pale bluish-green thin tabular crystals on quartz, associated with dark blue herbertsmithite.
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction.
Mineral Group: [ Ktenasite (6) ]
Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample

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RRUFF ID: R100059
Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R100059.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 8.354(4)Å    b: 8.354(4)Å    c: 13.031(7)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 120°   Volume: 787.6(1)Å3    Crystal System: hexagonal
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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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REFERENCES for Gordaite

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]

Adiwidjaja G, Friese K, Klaska K H, Schlüter J (1997) The crystal structure of gordaite NaZn4(SO4)(OH)6Cl·6H2O, Zeitschrift für Kristallographie, 212, 704-707

Schlülter J, Klaska K H, Friese K, Adiwidjaja G, Gebhard G (1997) Gordaite, NaZn4(SO4)(OH)6Cl·6H2O, a new mineral from the San Francisco mine, Antofagasta, Chile, Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte, 1997, 155-162

Jambor J L, Grew E S, Roberts A C (1998) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 83, 185-189   [view file]

Kasatkin A V, Plášil J, Škoda R, Belakovskiy D I, Marty J, Meisser N, Pekov I V (2018) Redefinition of thérèsemagnanite, NaCo4(SO4)(OH)6Cl·6H2O: new data and relationship to 'cobaltogordaite', Mineralogical Magazine, 82, 159-170   [view file]

Mills S J, Missen O P, Favreau G (2019) The crystal structure of Ni-rich gordaite–thérèsemagnanite from Cap Garonne, France, Mineralogical Magazine, 83, 459-463