Hemimorphite R070536

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Name: Hemimorphite
RRUFF ID: R070536
Ideal Chemistry: Zn4(Si2O7)(OH)2·H2O
Locality: Potosi mine, Santa Eulalia District, Chihuahua, Mexico
Source: James Shigley [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Colorless striated thin tabular crystals in fan-shaped aggregates
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis
Mineral Group: [ Not in a structural group (123) ]
Quick search: [ All Hemimorphite samples (2) ]
CHEMISTRY 
RRUFF ID: R070536.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: Zn4.00Si2.00O7(OH)2·H2O; total H2O estimated by difference, (OH) by charge balance
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
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RRUFF ID: R070536
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
POWDER DIFFRACTION 
RRUFF ID: R070536.1
Sample Description: Powder
Cell Refinement Output: a: 8.36933(9)Å    b: 10.7211(2)Å    c: 5.11538(7)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 458.994(8)Å3    Crystal System: orthorhombic
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REFERENCES for Hemimorphite

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]

Kenngott A (1853) Hemimorphit, in Das Mohs’sche Mineralsystem Verlag und Druck Wien 67-68   [view file]

Barclay G A, Cox E G (1960) The structure of hemimorphite, Zeitschrift für Kristallographie, 113, 23-29   [view file]

International Mineralogical Association (1962) International Mineralogical Association: Commission on new minerals and mineral names, Mineralogical Magazine, 33, 260-263   [view file]

McDonald W S, Cruickshank D W J (1967) Refinement of the structure of hemimorphite, Zeitschrift für Kristallographie, 124, 180-191   [view file]

Hill R J, Gibbs G V, Ross F K, Williams J M (1977) A neutron-diffraction study of hemimorphite, Zeitschrift für Kristallographie, 146, 241-259   [view file]

International Mineralogical Association (1980) International Mineralogical Association: Commission on new minerals and mineral names, Mineralogical Magazine, 43, 1053-1055   [view file]

Cooper B J, Gibbs G V (1981) The effects of heating and dehydration on the crystal structure of hemimorphite up to 600° C, Zeitschrift für Kristallographie, 156, 305-321   [view file]

Fischer K F, Schäfer G (1982) Umgehung des phasenproblems durch intensitätsmessung bei zwei wellenlängen. Example: Struktur des Hemimorphit mittels lambda-methode, Zeitschrift für Kristallographie, 159, 47-48   [view file]

Libowitzky E, Kohler T, Armbruster T, Rossman GR (1997) Proton disorder in dehydrated hemimorphite - IR spectroscopy and X-ray structure refinement at low and ambient temperatures, European Journal of Mineralogy, 9, 803-810

Kolesov B (2006) Raman investigation of H2O molecule and hydroxyl groups in the channels of hemimorphite, American Mineralogist, 91, 1355-1362   [view file]

Dachs E, Geiger C A (2009) Heat-capacity behaviour of hemimorphite, Zn4Si2O7(OH)2·H2O, and its dehydrated analogue Zn4Si2O7(OH)2: a calorimetric and thermodynamic investigation of their phase transitions, European Journal of Mineralogy, 21, 971-983

Geiger C A, Dachs E (2009) Quasi-ice-like CP behavior of molecular H2O in hemimorphite Zn4Si2O7(OH)2·H2O: CP and entropy of confined H2O in microporous silicates, American Mineralogist, 94, 634-637   [view file]

Medas D, Meneghini C, Podda F, Floris C, Casu M, Casu M A, Musu E, De Giudici G (2018) Structure of low-order hemimorphite produced in a Zn-rich environment by cyanobacterium Leptolingbya frigida, American Mineralogist, 103, 711-719

Li Y, Bass J D (2020) Single crystal elastic properties of hemimorphite, a novel hydrous silicate, Minerals, 10, 425