Emmonsite R120126

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Name: Emmonsite
RRUFF ID: R120126
Ideal Chemistry: Fe3+2(Te4+O3)3·2H2O
Locality: Wendy open pit, Tambo mine, El Indio deposit, Elqui Province, Coquimbo Region, Chile
Source: Robert A. Jenkins
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Globular green rosettes
Status: The identification of this mineral is not yet confirmed.
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R120126
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
REFERENCES for Emmonsite

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) Emmonsite, a ferric tellurite, Proceedings of the Colorado Scientific Society, 2, 20-23   [view file]

Larsen E (1917) Durdenite from California, American Mineralogist, 2, 45-46   [view file]

Frondel C, Pough F H (1944) Two new tellurites of iron: mackayite and blakeite. with new data on emmonsite and “durdenite”, American Mineralogist, 29, 211-225   [view file]

Fleischer M (1945) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 30, 548-550   [view file]

Pertlik F (1972) Der Strukturtyp von Emmonsit, {Fe2[TeO3]3·H2O}·xH2O (x=0-1), Tschermaks Mineralogische und Petrographische Mitteilungen, 18, 157-168