Schwertmannite R220002

Name: Schwertmannite
RRUFF ID: R220002
Ideal Chemistry: Fe3+16O16(OH)9.6(SO4)3.2·10H2O
Locality: A ditch in the Tinto river basin, SW Spain
Source: Annika Parviainen
Owner: Annika Parviainen
Description: Sample LN-2 from Parviainen et al (2015). A crusty surface with a layered texture consisting of spherical aggregates exhibiting the three major phases schwertmannite, jarosite, and goethite
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by X-ray diffraction.
Mineral Group: [ Coronadite (13) ]
Sample Description: Powder, sharp peak is quartz
Instrument settings: Jobin-Yvon Horiba Labram 784nm @ 100% of 2mW
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RRUFF ID: R220002.1
Sample Description: Powder, sharp peak is quartz
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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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

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REFERENCES for Schwertmannite

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]

Bigham J M, Carlson L, Murad E (1994) Schwertmannite, a new iron oxyhydroxy-sulphate from Pyhäsalmi, Finland, and other localities, Mineralogical Magazine, 58, 641-648   [view file]

Jambor J L, Pertsev N N, Roberts A C (1995) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 80, 845-850   [view file]

Mazzetti L, Thistlethwaite P J (2002) Raman spectra and thermal transformation of ferrihydrite and schwertmannite, Journal of Raman Spectroscopy, 33, 104-111

Frankel R B, Bazylinski D A (2003) Biologically induced mineralization by bacteria, Reviews in Mineralogy and Geochemistry, 54, 95-114

Fernandez-Martinez A, Timon V, Roman-Ross G, Cuello G J, Daniels J E, Ayora C (2010) The structure of schwertmannite, a nanocrystalline iron oxyhydroxysulfate, American Mineralogist, 95, 1312-1322   [view file]

French R A, Caraballo M A, Kim B, Rimstidt J D, Murayama M, Hochella M F (2012) The enigmatic iron oxyhydroxysulfate nanomineral schwertmannite: Morphology, structure, and composition, American Mineralogist, 97, 1469-1482   [view file]

Bishop J L, Murad E, Dyar M D (2015) Akaganéite and schwertmannite: spectral properties and geochemical implications of their possible presence on Mars, American Mineralogist, 100, 738-746

Parviainen A, Cruz-Hernández P, Pérez-López R, Nieto J M, Delgado-López J M (2015) Raman identification of Fe precipitates and evaluation of As fate during phase transformation in Tinto and Odiel River Basins, Chemical Geology, 398, 22-31