Volborthite R120063

Name: Volborthite
RRUFF ID: R120063
Ideal Chemistry: Cu3V2O7(OH)2·2H2O
Locality: Milpillas mine, Municipio de Santa Cruz, Sonora, Mexico
Source: Evan Jones
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Parallel aggregate of dark green tabular crystals associated with malachite
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed only by single crystal X-ray diffraction.
Mineral Group: [ Volborthite (4) ]
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Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample

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RRUFF ID: R120063
Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 50% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R120063.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 10.589(2)Å    b: 5.8547(9)Å    c: 7.188(1)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 95.010(4)°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 443.9(2)Å3    Crystal System: monoclinic
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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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REFERENCES for Volborthite

American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database Record: [view record]

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Kashaev AA, Bakakin V V (1968) Crystal structure of volborthite Cu3(OH)2V2O7·2H2O, Doklady Akademii Nauk SSSR, 181, 967-969   [view file]

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Lafontaine M A, Le Bail A, Férey G (1990) Copper-containing minerals - I. Cu3V2O7(OH)2·2H2O: The synthetic homolog of volborthite; Crystal structure determination from X-ray and neutron data; Structural correlations, Journal of Solid State Chemistry, 85, 220-227

Jambor J L, Puziewicz J (1991) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 76, 665-671   [view file]

Kolitsch U, Götzinger M (2000) Einige Neufunde aus der Grube Clara im mittleren Schwarzwald: Eulytin, Namibit, Volborthit, Gearksutit, Spertiniit, Monazit-(La), Protasit, Sainfeldit, Cyanotrichit und Vauquelinit, Der Erzgräber, 14, 33-47

Kashaev A A, Rozhdestvenskaya I V, Bannova I I, Sapozhnikov A N, Glebova O D (2008) Balance, uniformity, and asymmetry of the structure of volborthite Cu3(OH)2(V2O7)·2H2O, Journal of Structural Chemistry, 49, 708-711

Frost R L, Palmer S J, Čejka J, Sejkora J, Plášil J, Bahfenne S, Keefe E C (2011) A Raman spectroscopic study of the different vanadate groups in solid-state compounds - model case: mineral phases vésigniéite [BaCu3(VO4)2(OH)2] and volborthite{Cu3V2O7(OH)2·2H2O], Journal of Raman Spectroscopy, 42, 1701-1710

Ishikawa H, Yamaura J, Okamoto Y, Yoshida H, Nilsen G J, Hiroi Z (2012) A novel crystal polymorph of volborthite, Cu3V2O7(OH)2·2H2O, Acta Crystallographica, C68, i41-i44

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