Rosasite R120007

Name: Rosasite
RRUFF ID: R120007
Ideal Chemistry: CuZn(CO3)(OH)2
Locality: Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico
Source: Marcus Origlieri [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Teal blue thick coating on gossan
Status: The identification of this mineral is not yet confirmed.
Mineral Group: [ malachite (7) ]
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Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample

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RRUFF ID: R120007
Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
REFERENCES for Rosasite

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]

Lovisato D (1908) Rosasite, nuovo minerale della miniera di Rosas (Sulcis, Sardegna), Atti della Reale Accademia dei Lincei, 17, 723-728   [view file]

Strunz H (1959) Tsumeb, seine Erze und Sekundärmineralien, insbesondere der neu aufgeschlossenen zweiten Oxydationszone, Fortschritte der Mineralogie, 37, 87-90

Hawthorne F C, Jambor J L, Bladh K W, Burke E A J, Grice J D, Phillips D, Roberts A C, Schedler R A, Shigley J E (1987) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 72, 1023-1028   [view file]

Perchiazzi N (2006) Crystal structure determination and Rietveld refinement of rosasite and mcguinnessite, Zeitschrift für Kristallographie Supplement, 23, 505-510

Frost R L, Hales M C, Wain D L (2008) Raman spectroscopy of smithsonite, Journal of Raman Spectroscopy, 39, 108-114

Girgsdies F, Behrens M (2012) On the structural relations of malachite. I. The rosasite and ludwigite structure families, Acta Crystallographica, B68, 107-117

Perchiazzi N, Demitri N, Fehér B, Vignola P (2017) On the crystal-chemistry of rosasite and parádsasvárite, The Canadian Mineralogist, 55, 1027-1040