Dreyerite R130060

Name: Dreyerite
RRUFF ID: R130060
Ideal Chemistry: Bi(VO4)
Locality: Ritter mine, Schneeberg District, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany
Source: William W. Pinch [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Greenish-yellow milky tetragonal crystals, associated with waylandite, bismutite, and clear crystal of dreyerite R140327
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed only by single crystal X-ray diffraction.
Mineral Group: [ Zircon (35) ]
Sample Description: Unoriented sample, note that the intensity is strongly dependent on orientation

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RRUFF ID: R130060
Sample Description: Unoriented sample, note that the intensity is strongly dependent on orientation
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 25% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R130060.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 7.2953(6)Å    b: 7.2953(6)Å    c: 6.4595(6)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 343.78(8)Å3    Crystal System: tetragonal
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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 Dreyerite

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]

Dreyer G, Tillmanns E (1981) Dreyerite: ein natürliches, tetragonales wismutvanadat von Hirschhorn/Pfalz, Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte, 1981, 151-154

Fleischer M, Cabri L J, Chao G Y, Mandarino J A, Pabst A (1982) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 67, 621-624   [view file]

Frost R L, Henry D A, Weier M L, Martens W (2006) Raman spectroscopy of three polymorphs of BiVO4: clinobisvanite, dreyerite and pucherite, with comparisons to (VO4)3-bearing minerals: namibite, pottsite and schumacherite, Journal of Raman Spectroscopy, 37, 722-732