Ramsbeckite R050295

Name: Ramsbeckite
RRUFF ID: R050295
Ideal Chemistry: Cu15(SO4)4(OH)22·6H2O
Locality: 79 mine, 6th level, 31 stope, Hayden, Gila County, Arizona, USA
Source: George Godas, John Callahan
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Greenish-blue tabular
Status: The identification of this mineral is confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis.
RRUFF ID: R050295.2
Sample Description: Microprobe fragment
Measured Chemistry: (Cu8.33Zn6.67)Σ=15(S1.00O4)4(OH)22·6H2O ; = rim, gray phase. The core, light phase is sphalerite.
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R050295
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 10% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R050295.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 16.1309(7)Å    b: 15.5910(6)Å    c: 7.0808(5)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90.259(8)°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 1780.8(0)Å3    Crystal System: monoclinic
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Calculated diffraction file.

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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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REFERENCES for Ramsbeckite

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]

von Hodenberg R, Krause W, Schnorrer-Köhler G, Täuber H (1985) Ramsbeckite, (Cu,Zn)7(SO4)2(OH)10·5H2O, a new mineral, Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte, 1985, 550-556

Hawthorne F C, Bladh K W, Burke E A J, Grew E S, Langley R H, Puciewicz J, Roberts A C, Schedler R A, Shigley J E, Vanko D A (1987) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 72, 222-230   [view file]

Effenberger H (1988) Ramsbeckite, (Cu,Zn)15(OH)22(SO4)4·6(H2O): Revision of the chemical formula based on a structure determination, Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte, 1988, 38-48

Jambor J L, Puziewicz J (1989) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 74, 500-505   [view file]

Orlandi P, Perchiazzi N (1989) Ramsbeckite, (Cu, Zn)15(OH)22(SO4)4·6H2O, a first occurrence for Italy from "La Veneziana" mine, Valle dei Mercanti, Vicenza, European Journal of Mineralogy, 1, 147-149   [view file]