Kuksite R110039

Name: Kuksite
RRUFF ID: R110039
Ideal Chemistry: Pb3Zn3TeO6(PO4)2
Locality: Blue Bell claims, Baker, San Bernardino County, California, USA
Source: Brent Thorne [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Pale-green short-primatic hexagonal crystals, associated with colorless elongated tabular hemimorphite and yellow to brown-yellow andradite.
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed only by single crystal X-ray diffraction.
Mineral Group: [ Dugganite (2) ]
Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample

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RRUFF ID: R110039
Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R110039.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 8.392(7)Å    b: 8.392(7)Å    c: 5.186(5)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 120°   Volume: 316.27(7)Å3    Crystal System: hexagonal
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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 Kuksite

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]

Kim A A, Zayakina N V, Makhotko V F (1990) Kuksite Pb3Zn3TeO6(PO4)2 and cheremnykhite Pb3Zn3TeO6(VO4)2—new tellurates from the Kuranakh gold deposit (Central Aldan, southern Yakutia), Zapiski Vsesoyuznogo Mineralogicheskogo Obshchestva, 119, issue 5 50-57   [view file]

Jambor J L, Vanko D A (1992) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 77, 446-452   [view file]

Mills S J, Kampf A R, Kolitsch U, Housley R M, Raudsepp M (2010) The crystal chemistry and crystal structure of kuksite, Pb3Zn3Te6+P2O14, and a note on the crystal structure of yafsoanite, (Ca,Pb)3Zn(TeO6)2, American Mineralogist, 95, 933-938   [view file]