Tungstite R050452



Name: Tungstite
RRUFF ID: R050452
Ideal Chemistry: WO3·H2O
Locality: Sinaloa (near shared border with Chihuahua and Durango), Mexico
Source: University of Arizona Mineral Museum 13415 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Yellow massive
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed only by chemical analysis
CHEMISTRY 
RRUFF ID: R050452.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: (W0.95Fe3+0.05)Σ=1(O2.85(OH)0.15)Σ=3·H2O; H2O estimated by difference; (OH) by charge balance
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
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RRUFF ID: R050452
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
POWDER DIFFRACTION 
RRUFF ID: R050452.9
Sample Description: Powder, using Mo radiation
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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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REFERENCES for Tungstite

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]

Dana J D, Brush G J (1868) 225. Tungstite, in A System of Mineralogy, Fifth Edition John Wiley and Sons New York 186-186   [view file]

Sahama T G (1981) The secondary tungsten minerals, a review, The Mineralogical Record, 12, 81-87   [view file]

Szymanski J T, Roberts A C (1984) The crystal structure of tungstite, WO3·H2O, The Canadian Mineralogist, 22, 681-688   [view file]