Schultenite R050584

Name: Schultenite
RRUFF ID: R050584
Ideal Chemistry: Pb(AsO3OH)
Locality: Tsumeb mine, Tsumeb, Otavi District, Oshikoto, Namibia
Source: University of Arizona Mineral Museum 14754 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Colorless prismatic crystals with obvious striations, associated with keyite, R050585, and zincolivenite, R050583
Status: The identification of this mineral is confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis.
RRUFF ID: R050584.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: Pb1.00(As1.00O3OH)
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R050584
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R050584.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 4.885(2)Å    b: 6.754(3)Å    c: 5.843(1)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 95.39(2)°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 190.74(7)Å3    Crystal System: monoclinic
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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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REFERENCES for Schultenite

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]

Spencer L J, Mountain E D (1926) Schultenite, a new mineral, from South-West Africa, Mineralogical Magazine, 21, 149-155   [view file]

Foshag W F (1927) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 12, 295-296   [view file]

Effenberger H, Pertlik F (1986) Schultenit, PbHAsO4, und PbHPO4: synthesen und kristallstrukturen nebst einer diskussion zur symmetrie, Tschermaks Mineralogische und Petrographische Mitteilungen, 35, 157-166

Wilson C C, Cox P J, Stewart N S (1991) Structure and disorder in schultenite, lead hydrogen arsenate, Journal of Crystallographic and Spectroscopic Research, 21, 589-593

Kolitsch U, Tillmanns E (2006) A new mineral: PbHPO4, the phosphate analogue of schultenite, 19th General Meeting of the International Mineralogical Association, Kobe, Japan, 19, P31.02-P31.02   [view file]