Clinoclase R050659

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Name: Clinoclase
RRUFF ID: R050659
Ideal Chemistry: Cu3(AsO4)(OH)3
Locality: Carissa mine, Tintic District, Utah, USA
Source: University of Arizona Mineral Museum 7906
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Dark blue prismatic single crystal associated with cornwallite
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction.
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RRUFF ID: R050659.2
Sample Description: Microprobe fragment
Sample Description: Unoriented Sample

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RRUFF ID: R050659
Sample Description: Unoriented Sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R050659.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 7.23(1)Å    b: 6.427(7)Å    c: 12.34(2)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 99.52(5)°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 565.8(7)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 Clinoclase

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]

Breithaupt J F A (1830) Klinoklas-phyllit, in Uibersicht des Mineral-System's J. G. Engelhardt Freiberg 8-8   [view file]

Church A H (1895) A chemical study of some native arsenates and phosphates, Mineralogical Magazine, 11, 1-12   [view file]

Ghose S, Fehlmann M, Sundaralingam M (1965) The crystal structure of clinoclase, Cu3AsO4(OH)3, Acta Crystallographica, 18, 777-787

Eby R K, Hawthorne F C (1990) Clinoclase and the geometry of [5]-coordinate Cu2+ in minerals, Acta Crystallographica, C46, 2291-2294

Frost R L, Martens W N, Williams P A (2002) Raman spectroscopy of the phase-related basic copper arsenate minerals olivenite, cornwallite, cornubite and clinoclase, Journal of Raman Spectroscopy, 33, 475-484   [link]

Martens W N, Frost R L, Kloprogge J T, Williams P A (2003) The basic copper arsenate minerals olivenite, cornubite, cornwallite, and clinoclase: An infrared emission and Raman spectroscopic study, American Mineralogist, 88, 501-508   [view file]

Markl G, Keim M F, Bayerl R (2019) Unusual mineral diversity in hydrothermal vein-type deposit: The Clara mine, SW Germany, as a type example, The Canadian Mineralogist, 57, 427-456