Voltaite R060237

Name: Voltaite
RRUFF ID: R060237
Ideal Chemistry: K2Fe2+5Fe3+3Al(SO4)12·18H2O
Locality: Dexter no. 7 mine, Calf Mesa, San Rafael Swell, Emery County, Utah, USA
Source: University of Arizona Mineral Museum 15636
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Dark blue modified octahedra associated with romerite (R060238) and coquimbite (R060638)
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction.
Mineral Group: [ Voltaite (3) ]
RRUFF ID: R060237.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R060237
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R060237.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 27.189(2)Å    b: 27.189(2)Å    c: 27.189(2)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 20099(4)Å3    Crystal System: cubic
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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 Voltaite

American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database Record: [view record]

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