Zincroselite R100192

Name: Zincroselite
RRUFF ID: R100192
Ideal Chemistry: Ca2Zn(AsO4)2·2H2O
Locality: Tsumeb, Namibia
Source: William W Pinch
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Colorless, lathlike, elongated and striated, associated with tennantite ore. A piece of the co-type specimen from John Innes
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction.
Mineral Group: [ Roselite (18) ]
RRUFF ID: R100192.2
Sample Description: Chemistry is from the original description of the sample reported by Keller et al (1986)
Measured Chemistry: Ca2.06(Zn0.90Mn0.06Mg0.05Fe0.01)(As0.99O4)2ยท2H2O
Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample

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RRUFF ID: R100192
Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R100192.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 5.8302(7)Å    b: 12.906(2)Å    c: 5.6513(8)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 107.673(8)°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 405.17(8)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 Zincroselite

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]

Keller P, Innes J, Dunn P J (1986) Zincroselite, Ca2Zn(AsO4)2·2H2O, a new mineral from Tsumeb, Namibia, Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte, 1986, 523-527

Jambor J L, Bladh K W, Ercit T S, Grice J D, Grew E S (1988) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 73, 927-935   [view file]

Fleck M, Kolitsch U, Hertweck B (2002) Natural and synthetic compounds with kröhnkite-type chains: review and classification, Zeitschrift für Kristallographie, 217, 435-443

Keller P, Lissner F, Schleid T (2004) The crystal structures of zincroselite and gaitite: Two natural polymorphs of Ca2Zn[AsO4]2·2H2O from Tsumeb, Namibia, European Journal of Mineralogy, 16, 353-359