Zunyite X050185

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Name: Zunyite
RRUFF ID: X050185
Ideal Chemistry: Al13Si5O20(OH,F)18Cl
Locality: Electric Meat Ball deposit, Quartzsite, La Paz County, Arizona, USA
Source: G.R. Rossman 1586
Owner: Caltech
Status: The identification of this mineral has been determined only by Raman spectroscopy
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Sample Description: de-polarized laser on unoriented sample
Instrument settings: none 785nm @ 100% of mW
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REFERENCES for Zunyite

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 (1885) On zunyite and guitermanite, two new minerals from Colorado, Proceedings of the Colorado Scientific Society, 1, 124-131   [view file]

Ray W B (1956) The crystal structure of zunyite, in Dissertation for PhD at the California Institute of Technology Pasadena, California 1-197   [view file]

Ray B, Hughes E W (1957) The crystal structure of zunyite, Acta Crystallographica, 10, 759-759

Fleischer M (1961) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 46, 1513-1520   [view file]

Konta J, Mraz L (1961) Dillnite and its relation to zunyite, American Mineralogist, 46, 629-636   [view file]

Turco G (1962) La zunyite: Recherches expérimentales physico-chimiques en liaison avec l'étude du nouveau gisement de Beni-Embarek, 85, 407-458   [view file]

Baumer A, Gimenez H, Caruba R, Turco G (1974) Remplacements de regroupements atomiques dans la structure zunyite, Bulletin de la Société Française de Minéralogie et de Cristallographie, 97, 271-277   [view file]

Baur W H, Ohta T (1982) The Si5O16 pentamer in zunyite refined and empirical relations for individual silicon-oxygen bonds, Acta Crystallographica, B38, 390-401

Zhou B, Sherriff B L, Taulelle F, Wu G (2003) Nuclear magnetic resonance study of Al:Si and F:OH order in zunyite, The Canadian Mineralogist, 41, 891-903   [view file]