Wilhelmkleinite R070060

Name: Wilhelmkleinite
RRUFF ID: R070060
Ideal Chemistry: ZnFe3+2(AsO4)2(OH)2
Locality: Tsumeb mine, Tsumeb, Otavi District, Oshikoto, Namibia
Source: William W. Pinch [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Dark green bladed crystal, vug has large xl with Parasymplessite xls, smaller xl removed from this larger one
Status: The identification of this mineral is confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis.
RRUFF ID: R070060.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: (Zn0.90Fe2+0.07Cu0.03)Σ=1(Fe3+1.99Al0.01)Σ=2(As1.00O4)2(OH)2 ; OH estimated by difference; Fe2+ and Fe3+ proportions estimated by charge balance and stoichiometry
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R070060
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R070060.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 6.642(4)Å    b: 7.621(7)Å    c: 7.394(6)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 91.00(5)°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 374.2(2)Å3    Crystal System: monoclinic
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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 Wilhelmkleinite

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]

Schlüter J, Klaska K H, Friese K, Adiwidjaja G, Gebhard G (1998) Wilhelmkleinite, ZnFe3+2(AsO4)2(OH)2, a new mineral from Tsumeb, Namibia, Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte, 1998, 558-564

Jambor J L, Pertsev N N, Roberts A C (1999) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 84, 1195-1198   [view file]

Adiwidjaja G, Friese K, Klaska K H, Moore P B, Schlüter J (2000) The crystal structure of the new mineral wilhelmkleinite ZnFe3+2(OH)2(AsO4)2, Zeitschrift für Kristallographie, 215, 96-101