Hentschelite R061015

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Name: Hentschelite
RRUFF ID: R061015
Ideal Chemistry: CuFe3+2(PO4)2(OH)2
Locality: Spring Creek Copper mine, South Australia, Australia
Source: Michael Scott S102792 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Dark green platy crystals in radial aggregates associated with quartz and malachite
Status: The identification of this mineral is confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis.
Mineral Group: [ Lazulite (6) ]
RRUFF ID: R061015.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: (Cu0.91Fe2+0.08Mn0.01)Σ=1Fe3+2.00(P1.00O4)2(OH)2; OH estimated by charge balance; Fe2+ by charge balance and stoichiometry
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R061015
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R061015.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 7.03(2)Å    b: 7.84(3)Å    c: 7.33(2)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 118.18(7)°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 356.2(8)Å3    Crystal System: monoclinic
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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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REFERENCES for Hentschelite

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]

Sieber N H W, Hofmeister W, Tillmanns E, Abraham K (1984) Neue mineraldaten fur kupferphosphate und -arsenate von Reichenbach/Odw, Fortschritte der Mineralogie, 62, 231-232

Sieber N H W, Tillmanns E, Hofmeister W (1987) Structure of hentschelite, CuFe2(PO4)2(OH)2, a new member of the lazulite group, Acta Crystallographica, C43, 1855-1857

Sieber N H W, Tillmanns E, Medenbach O (1987) Hentschelite, CuFe2(PO4)2(OH)2, a new member of the lazulite group, and reichenbachite, Cu5(PO4)2(OH)4, a polymorph of pseudomalachite, two new copper phosphate minerals from Reichenbach, Germany, American Mineralogist, 72, 404-408   [view file]