Romarchite R080006

Name: Romarchite
RRUFF ID: R080006
Ideal Chemistry: SnO
Locality: Boundary Falls, Winnipeg River, Ontario, Canada
Source: Royal Ontario Museum M53027 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Incrusted lustrous black crystals, reported to be fine-grained psuedomorphs of an unknown phase. Co-type material.
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis
RRUFF ID: R080006.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: Sn1.00O
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R080006
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R080006.9
Sample Description: Powder, using Mo radiation
Cell Refinement Output: a: 3.8256(7)Å    b: 3.8256(7)Å    c: 4.879(3)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 71.41(4)Å3    Crystal System: tetragonal
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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 Romarchite

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]

Organ R M, Mandarino J A (1971) Abstract: Romarchite and hydroromarchite, two new stannous minerals, The Canadian Mineralogist, 10, 916-916   [view file]

Fleischer M (1972) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 57, 1552-1561   [view file]

Pannetier J, Denes G (1980) Tin(II) oxide: structure refinement and thermal expansion, Acta Crystallographica, B36, 2763-2765

Izumi F (1981) Pattern-fitting structure refinement of tin(II) oxide, Journal of Solid State Chemistry, 38, 381-385

Moreno M S, Mercader R C (1994) Mössbauer study of SnO lattice dynamics, Physical Review B, 50, 9875-9881

Dunkle S E, Craig J R, Rimstidt J D, Lusardi W R (2003) Romarchite, hydroromarchite and abhurite formed during the corrosion of pewter artifacts from the Queen Anne's Revenge (1718), The Canadian Mineralogist, 41, 659-669   [view file]

Ramik R A, Organ R M, Mandarino J A (2003) On type romarchite and hydroromarchite from Boundary Falls, Ontario, and notes on other occurrences, The Canadian Mineralogist, 41, 649-657   [view file]

Locock A J, Ramik R A, Back M E (2006) The structures of two novel Sn2+ oxysalts found with romarchite and hydroromarchite as corrosion products of pewter artifacts, The Canadian Mineralogist, 44, 1457-1467   [view file]