Mottramite R120112

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Name: Mottramite
RRUFF ID: R120112
Ideal Chemistry: PbCu(VO4)(OH)
Locality: Copperopolis, Yavapai County, Arizona, USA
Source: Joe Ruiz [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Radial sprays of yellow transparent needles, variety duhamelite; associated with goethite
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed only by single crystal X-ray diffraction.
Mineral Group: [ descloizite (10) ]
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R120112
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 25% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R120112.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 7.493(6)Å    b: 5.883(4)Å    c: 9.652(6)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 425.4(3)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