Reinerite R080132

Name: Reinerite
RRUFF ID: R080132
Ideal Chemistry: Zn3(AsO3)2
Locality: 4400 ft. level, Tsumeb, Namibia
Source: William W. Pinch [view label] [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Colorless fragment
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction.
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R080132
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R080132.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 6.095(2)Å    b: 14.421(3)Å    c: 7.819(2)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 687.2(2)Å3    Crystal System: orthorhombic
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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 Reinerite

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]

Geier B H, Weber K (1958) Reinerit Zn3[AsO3]2, ein neues Mineral der Tsumeb Mine Südwestafrika, Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte, 1958, 160-167

Fleischer M (1959) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 44, 207-210   [view file]

Ghose S, Boving P, LaChappelle W A, Wan C (1977) Reinerite, Zn3(AsO3)2: an arsenite with a novel type of Zn-tetrahedral double chain, American Mineralogist, 62, 1129-1134   [view file]

Bahfenne S, Rintoul L, Frost R L (2011) Single-crystal Raman spectroscopy of natural leiteite (ZnAs2O4) and comparison with the synthesised mineral, Journal of Raman Spectroscopy, 42, 659-666