Susannite R070704

Name: Susannite
RRUFF ID: R070704
Ideal Chemistry: Pb4(SO4)(CO3)2(OH)2
Locality: Boarezzo mine (Pradisci prospect; Rio Carpane prospect), Boarezzo, Varese Province, Lombardy, Italy
Source: Michael Scott S102221 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Array of colorless tabular hexagonal plates
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: R070704
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R070704.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 9.071(1)Å    b: 9.071(1)Å    c: 11.572(2)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 120°   Volume: 824.6(3)Å3    Crystal System: hexagonal
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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 Susannite

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]

Haidinger W (1845) Zweite Klasse: Geogenide. II. Ordnung. Baryte. VII. Bleibaryt. Suzannit., in Handbuch der Bestimmenden Mineralogie Bei Braumüller and Seidel Wien 499-506   [view file]

Fleischer M (1970) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 55, 1444-1449   [view file]

Steele I M, Pluth J J, Livingstone A (1999) Crystal structure of susannite, Pb4SO4(CO3)2(OH)2: a trimorph with macphersonite and leadhillite, European Journal of Mineralogy, 11, 493-499

Frost R L, Kloprogge J T, Williams P A (2003) Raman spectroscopy of lead sulphate-carbonate minerals - implications for hydrogen bonding, Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte, 2003, 529-542

Bindi L, Menchetti S (2005) Structural changes accompanying the phase transformation between leadhillite and susannite: a structural study by means of in situ high-temperature single-crystal X-ray diffraction, American Mineralogist, 90, 1641-1647   [view file]

Siidra O, Nekrasova D, Depmeier W, Chukanov N, Zaitsev A, Turner R (2018) Hydrocerussite-related minerals and materials: structural principles, chemical variations and infrared spectroscopy, Acta Crystallographica, B74, 182-195