Chalcomenite R060586

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Name: Chalcomenite
RRUFF ID: R060586
Ideal Chemistry: Cu(Se4+O3)·2H2O
Locality: El Dragon mine, Potosi, Bolivia
Source: Michael Scott S100185 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Blue crystalline mass, associated with white needle calcite
Status: The identification of this mineral is confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis.
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RRUFF ID: R060586.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: Cu1.00Se4+1.00O3ยท1.84H2O ; trace amounts of Fe
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample

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RRUFF ID: R060586
Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 25% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R060586.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 6.650(4)Å    b: 9.128(5)Å    c: 7.343(2)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 445.7(3)Å3    Crystal System: orthorhombic
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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 Chalcomenite

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]

Des Cloizeaux A, Damour A A (1881) Note sur la chalcoménite, nouvelle espèce minérale (sélénite de cuivre), Bulletin de la Société Minéralogique de France, 4, 51-55   [view file]

Gattow V G (1958) Die Kristallstruktur von CuSeO3·2H2O (Chalkomenit), Acta Crystallographica, 11, 377-383   [view file]

Mandarino J A (1964) Mineralogical notes: X-ray powder data for teineite and chalcomenite, American Mineralogist, 49, 1481-1485   [view file]

Effenberger H (1977) Verfeinerung der Kristallstruktur von synthetischem Teineit CuTeO3·2H2O, Tschermaks Mineralogische und Petrographische Mitteilungen, 24, 287-298

Lo K, Wei J, Zhang J, Gu Q (1980) Clinochalcomenite, a new mineral of selenite, Kexue Tongbao, 25, 427-433   [view file]

Lo K, Chen Z, Ma Z (1984) The crystal structure of clinochalcomenite, Kexue Tongbao, 29, 352-355   [view file]

Pasero M, Perchiazzi N (1989) Chalcomenite from Baccu Locci, Sardinia, Italy: mineral data and structure refinement, Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte, 1989, 551-556

Robinson P D, Gupta P K S, Swihart G H, Houk L (1992) Crystal structure, H positions, and the Se lone pair of synthetic chalcomenite, Cu(H2O)2[SeO3], American Mineralogist, 77, 834-838   [view file]

Charykova M V, Lelet M I, Krivovichev V G, Ivanova N M, Suleimanov E V (2017) A calorimetric and thermodynamic investigation of the synthetic analogue of chalcomenite, CuSeO3·2H2O, European Journal of Mineralogy, 29, 269-277