Centennialite R141189

Name: Centennialite
RRUFF ID: R141189
Ideal Chemistry: CaCu3Cl2(OH)6·nH2O (n ~ 0.7)
Locality: 4800' level, Centennial mine, Michigan, USA
Source: University of Arizona Mineral Museum 8789 [view label]
Owner: UAMM
Description: Aggregate of blue spherules, associated with darker blue calumetite (R141188).
Status: The identification of this mineral is not yet confirmed.
Mineral Group: [ Atacamite (16) ]
REFERENCES for Centennialite

Williams P A, Hatert F, Pasero M, Mills S J (2014) IMA Commission on new minerals, nomenclature and classification (CNMNC) Newsletter 19. New minerals and nomenclature modifications approved in 2014, Mineralogical Magazine, 78, 165-170   [view file]

Crichton W A, Müller H (2017) Centennialite, CaCu3(OH)6Cl2·nH2O, n ≈ 0.7, a new kapellasite-like species, and a reassessment of calumetite, Mineralogical Magazine, 81, 1105-1124   [view file]

Belakovskiy D I, Cámara F, Gagné O C (2018) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 103, 2036-2048   [view file]