Szomolnokite R070620

Name: Szomolnokite
RRUFF ID: R070620
Ideal Chemistry: Fe(SO4)·H2O
Locality: Oage mine, Ominato, Aomori-Ken, Honshu, Japan
Source: James Shigley [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Pulverulent colorless to pale yellow efflorescent grains. Larger colorless grain with scalloped surface was examined.
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed only by single crystal X-ray diffraction.
Mineral Group: [ Kieserite (4) ]
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R070620
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 40% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R070620.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 7.077(5)Å    b: 7.537(8)Å    c: 7.765(7)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 118.65(4)°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 363.5(4)Å3    Crystal System: monoclinic
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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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REFERENCES for Szomolnokite

American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database Record: [view record]

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Meusburger J M, Ende M, Talla D, Wildner M, Miletich R (2019) Transformation mechanism of the pressure-induced C2/c-to-P1 transition in ferrous sulfate monohydrate single crystals, Journal of Solid State Chemistry, 277, 240-252

Talla D, Wildner M (2019) Investigation of the kieserite–szomolnokite solid-solution series, (Mg,Fe)SO4·H2O, with relevance to Mars: Crystal chemistry, FTIR, and Raman spectroscopy under ambient and martian temperature conditions, American Mineralogist, 104, 1732-1749   [view file]

Pardo O S, Dobrosavljevic V V, Perez T, Sturhahn W, Liu Z, Rossman G R, Jackson J M (2023) X-ray diffraction reveals two structural transitions in szomolnokite, American Mineralogist, 108, 476-484