Bulachite R070243

Name: Bulachite
RRUFF ID: R070243
Ideal Chemistry: Al6(AsO4)3(OH)9(H2O)4·2H2O
Locality: Sa Malesa, Sarroch, Cagliari Province, Sardinia, Italy
Source: Michael Scott S101848 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Tufts and batches of white acicular crystals with satin luster in iron oxide coated vugs
Status: The identification of this mineral is not yet confirmed.
Mineral Group: [ Bulachite (1) ]
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R070243
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 50% of 150mW
REFERENCES for Bulachite

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]

Walenta K (1983) Bulachit, ein neues Aluminiumarsenatmineral von Neubulach im nördlichen Schwarzwald, Aufschluss, 34, 445-451

Dunn P J, Chao G Y, Fleischer M, Ferraiolo J A, Langley R H, Pabst A, Zilczer J A (1985) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 70, 214-221   [view file]

Grey I E, Yoruk E, Kodjikian S, Klein H, Bougerol C, Brand H E A, Bordet P, Mumme W G, Favreau G, Mills S J (2020) Bulachite, [Al6(AsO4)3(OH)9(H2O)4]⋅2H2O from Cap Garonne, France: Crystal structure and formation from a higher hydrate, Mineralogical Magazine, 84, 608-615   [view file]