Straczekite R050325

Name: Straczekite
RRUFF ID: R050325
Ideal Chemistry: (Ca,K,Ba)(V5+,V4+)8O20·3H2O
Locality: Union Carbide mine, Wilson Springs, Garland County, Arkansas, USA
Source: Marcus Origlieri
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Black lathlike fibers
Status: The identification of this mineral is not yet confirmed.
Mineral Group: [ Straczekite (5) ]
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: SPEX HR460 514nm @ 100% of 100 mW
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RRUFF ID: R050325.9
Sample Description: Single crystal spun on X8, with Mo radiation
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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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REFERENCES for Straczekite

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]

Kutoglu A (1983) Kristallstruktur der calcium-vanadium-bronze CaxV4+2xV5+2-2xO5, Zeitschrift für Kristallographie, 162, 263-272   [view file]

Evans H T, Nord G, Marinenko J, Milton C (1984) Straczekite, a new calcium barium potassium vanadate mineral from Wilson Springs, Arkansas, Mineralogical Magazine, 48, 289-293   [view file]

Dunn P J, Fleischer M, Langley R H, Shigley J E, Zilczer J A (1985) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 70, 871-881   [view file]

Evans H T, Hughes J M (1990) Crystal chemistry of the natural vanadium bronzes, American Mineralogist, 75, 508-521   [view file]