Mottramite R050517

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Name: Mottramite
RRUFF ID: R050517
Ideal Chemistry: PbCu(VO4)(OH)
Locality: Tsumeb mine, Tsumeb, Otavi District, Oshikoto, Namibia
Source: University of Arizona Mineral Museum 10865 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Coating of green prismatic crystals
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis
Mineral Group: [ descloizite (10) ]
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RRUFF ID: R050517.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: Pb1.00Cu1.00((V0.88As0.12)Σ=1O4)(OH)
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R050517
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
INFRARED SPECTRUM (Attenuated Total Reflectance) 
RRUFF ID: R050517.1
Sample Description: Powder
Instrument settings: SensIR Durascope on a Nicolet Magna 860 FTIR
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RRUFF ID: R050517.1
Sample Description: Powder
Cell Refinement Output: a: 7.7035(2)Å    b: 6.0491(3)Å    c: 9.2367(4)Å
alpha: 90.°    beta: 90.°    gamma: 90.°   Volume: 430.43(2)Å3    Crystal System: orthorhombic
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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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REFERENCES for Mottramite

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]

Roscoe H E (1876) On two new vanadiium minerals, Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, 25, 109-112   [view file]

Williams S A (1981) Duhamelite, Cu4Pb2Bi(VO4)4(OH)3·8H2O, a new Arizona mineral, Mineralogical Magazine, 44, 151-152   [view file]

Cooper M A, Hawthorne F C (1995) The crystal structure of mottramite, and the nature of Cu ‹—› Zn solid solution in the mottramite-descloizite serires, The Canadian Mineralogist, 33, 1119-1124   [view file]

Frost R L, Williams P A, Kloprogge J T, Leverett P (2001) Raman spectroscopy of descloizite and mottramite at 298 and 77 K, Journal of Raman Spectroscopy, 32, 906-911

Grice J D, Ferraris G (2003) New minerals approved in 2002 and nomenclature modifications approved in 1998-2002 by the Commission on the New Minerals and Mineral Names, International Mineralogical Association, The Canadian Mineralogist, 41, 795-802   [view file]

Krause W, Kolitsch U, Bernhardt H J, Effenberger H (2003) Duhamelite discredited, Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte, 2003, 75-96