Veszelyite R160003



Name: Veszelyite
RRUFF ID: R160003
Ideal Chemistry: (Cu,Zn)2Zn(PO4)(OH)3·2H2O
Locality: Laochang ore field, Gejiu Co., Honghe Autonomous Prefecture, Yunnan Province, China
Source: Renato and Adriana Pagano [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Blue prismatic crystals
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed only by single crystal X-ray diffraction.
Mineral Group: [ Veszelyite (3) ]
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RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample
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RRUFF ID: R160003
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Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample
Instrument settings: none 532nm @ 100% of mW
POWDER DIFFRACTION 
RRUFF ID: R160003.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 9.9048(17)Å    b: 10.3017(17)Å    c: 7.5788(16)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 103.695(13)°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 751.33(29)Å3    Crystal System: triclinic
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REFERENCES for Veszelyite

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]

Schrauf A (1874) Untersuchung eines neuen Mineral's, genannt Veszelyit, Anzeiger der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften, 11, 135-137   [view file]

Ghose S, Leo S R, Wan C (1974) Structural chemistry of copper and zinc minerals. Part I. Veszelyite, (Cu,Zn)2ZnPO4(OH)3·2H2O: a novel type of sheet structure and crystal chemistry of copper-zinc substitution, American Mineralogist, 59, 573-581   [view file]

Danisi R M, Armbruster T, Lazic B, Vulić P, Kaindl R, Dimitrijević R, Kahlenberg V (2013) In situ dehydration behavior of veszelyite (Cu,Zn)2Zn(PO4)(OH)3·2H2O: A single-crystal X-ray study, American Mineralogist, 98, 1261-1269