Lausenite X070004

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Name: Lausenite
RRUFF ID: X070004
Ideal Chemistry: Fe3+2(SO4)3·5H2O
Locality: United Verde Mine, Gerome, Arizona, USA
Source: University of Arizona Mineral Museum 53
Owner: University of Arizona Mineral Museum
Description: Small white fibrous crystal aggregates stored in a sealed glass tube. Type specimen
Status: The identification of this mineral is not yet confirmed.
Mineral Group: [ Not in a structural group (133) ]
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: X070004
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
REFERENCES for Lausenite

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]

Butler G M (1928) Corrections to volume 13, American Mineralogist, 13, 594-594   [view file]

Lausen C (1928) Hydrous sulphates formed under fumerolic conditions at the United Verde Mine, American Mineralogist, 13, 203-229   [view file]

Majzlan J, Botez C, Stephens P W (2005) The crystal structures of synthetic Fe2(SO4)3(H2O)5 and the type specimen of lausenite, American Mineralogist, 90, 411-416   [view file]

Westland R E (2012) New phases in the hydrous ferric sulfate system, a supporting argument that the mineral lausenite is of formula Fe2(SO4)3∙5H2O and the crystal structure refinement and hydrogen bonding scheme of the minerals quenstedtite and romerite, in Master's thesis Queen's University Kingston, Ontario, Canada 161 pp.   [view file]