Tangeite R070489

Name: Tangeite
RRUFF ID: R070489
Ideal Chemistry: CaCu(VO4)(OH)
Locality: Chinita mine, Tal Tal, Antofagasta Province, Chile
Source: Bob Jenkins [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Aggregates of bright green prismatic crystals associated with calcite and malachite
Status: The identification of this mineral is confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis.
Mineral Group: [ Adelite (17) ]
RRUFF ID: R070489.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: (Ca0.99   0.01)Σ=1Cu1.00(V0.93P0.04S0.02As0.01)Σ=1O4(OH); OH estimated by charge balance
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R070489
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R070489.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 5.779(4)Å    b: 7.415(4)Å    c: 9.322(7)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 399.5(7)Å3    Crystal System: orthorhombic
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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 Tangeite

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]

Hillebrand W F, Merwin H E (1913) Two varieties of caciovolborthite (?) from eastern Utah, American Journal of Science, 35, 441-445   [view file]

Kurbatoff I (1926) Uber Vanadiumverbindungen und das neue mineral „Usbekit” der radioaktiven Lager in Ferghana, Centralblatt für Mineralogie, Geologie und Paläontologie, 1926, 345-353

Nenadkewitch K, Volkov P (1926) La tanguéite - nouvell espèce minérale des mines de Tjuja Moujoun en Ferghana, Comptes Rendus (Doklady) de l'Académie des Sciences de l'URSS, 1926, 43-46   [view file]

Foshag W F (1927) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 12, 379-382   [view file]

Richmond W E (1940) Crystal chemistry of the phosphates, arsenates and vanadates of the type A2XO4(Z), American Mineralogist, 25, 441-478   [view file]

Basso R, Palenzona A, Zefiro L (1989) Crystal structure refinement of a Sr-bearing term related to copper vanadates and arsenates of adelite and descloizite groups, Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte, 1989, 300-308

Jambor J L, Puziewicz J (1990) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 75, 1209-1216   [view file]

Basso R, Zefiro L (1994) Mineral nomenclature: status of calciovolborthite and tangeite, Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte, 1994, 205-208

Jambor J L, Roberts A C (1995) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 80, 184-188   [view file]