Serpierite R060475

Name: Serpierite
RRUFF ID: R060475
Ideal Chemistry: Ca(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6·3H2O
Locality: Oh mine, Gila County, Arizona, USA
Source: Michael Scott S100183 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Divergent sprays of blue bladed crystals associated with ktenasite, R090002
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction.
Mineral Group: [ Devilline (4) ]
Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample

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RRUFF ID: R060475
Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R060475.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 22.200(8)Å    b: 6.246(2)Å    c: 21.869(7)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 113.21(2)°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 2786.9(9)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 Serpierite

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]

Bertrand E (1881) Étude optique de différents minéraux: Nouveau minéral du Laurium, Bulletin de la Société Minéralogique de France, 4, 87-93   [view file]

Bertrand E (1881) Sur un nouveau minéral du Laurium, Bulletin de la Société Minéralogique de France, 4, 135-136   [view file]

Sabelli C, Zanazzi P F (1968) The crystal structure of serpierite, Acta Crystallographica, B24, 1214-1221

Fleischer M (1969) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 54, 326-330   [view file]

Iakhontova L K (1981) New data on posnjakite, serpeirite and woodwardite, Doklady Akademii Nauk SSSR, 256, 1221-1225   [view file]

Krause W, Täuber H (1992) Zum Kenntnisstand der Minerale Serpierit, Orthoserpierit und Devillin, Aufschluss, 43, 1-25

Frost R L, Williams P A, Martens W, Leverett P, Kloprogge J T (2004) Raman spectroscopy of basic copper (II) and some complex copper (II) sulfate minerals: Implications for hydrogen bonding, American Mineralogist, 89, 1130-1137   [view file]

Lane M D (2007) Mid-infrared emission spectroscopy of sulfate and sulfate-bearing minerals, American Mineralogist, 92, 1-18   [view file]