Lepidocrocite R050454

Name: Lepidocrocite
RRUFF ID: R050454
Ideal Chemistry: Fe3+O(OH)
Locality: Malvern, Chester County, Pennsylvania, USA
Source: University of Arizona Mineral Museum 16088 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Aggregate of red-brown flattened and platy crystals
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis
Mineral Group: [ Lepidocrocite (3) ]
RRUFF ID: R050454.2
Sample Description: Microprobe fragment
Measured Chemistry: Fe3+0.99O(OH)
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R050454
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
INFRARED SPECTRUM (Attenuated Total Reflectance) 
RRUFF ID: R050454.1
Sample Description: Powder
Instrument settings: SensIR Durascope on a Nicolet Magna 860 FTIR
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Sample Description: Powder
Cell Refinement Output: a: 12.4682(7)Å    b: 3.8584(5)Å    c: 3.064(1)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 147.40(5)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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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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REFERENCES for Lepidocrocite

American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database Record: [view record]

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International Mineralogical Association (1980) International Mineralogical Association: Commission on new minerals and mineral names, Mineralogical Magazine, 43, 1053-1055   [view file]

Christensen A N, Lehmann M S, Convert P (1982) Deuteration of crystalline hydroxides. Hydrogen bonds of ϒ-AlOO(H,D) and ϒ-FeOO(H,D), Acta Chemica Scandinavica, A 36, 303-308

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Zhukhlistov A P (2001) Crystal structure of lepidocrocite FeO(OH) from the electron-diffractometry data, Crystallography Reports, 46, 730-733   [view file]

Shannon R D, Shannon R C, Medenbach O, Fischer R X (2002) Refractive index and dispersion of fluorides and oxides, Journal of Physical and Chemical Reference Data, 31, 931-970   [view file]

Frankel R B, Bazylinski D A (2003) Biologically induced mineralization by bacteria, Reviews in Mineralogy and Geochemistry, 54, 95-114