Libethenite R050613

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Name: Libethenite
RRUFF ID: R050613
Ideal Chemistry: Cu2(PO4)(OH)
Locality: Libethen, Banskobystricky, Slovakia
Source: University of Arizona Mineral Museum 2420 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Dark green wedge-shaped prismatic crystals
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis
Mineral Group: [ Andalusite (17) ]
Quick search: [ All Libethenite samples (2) ]
RRUFF ID: R050613.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: (Cu0.98Zn0.02)2(P1.00O4)((OH)0.94F0.06)
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R050613
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
INFRARED SPECTRUM (Attenuated Total Reflectance) 
RRUFF ID: R050613.1
Instrument settings: SensIR Durascope on a Nicolet Magna 860 FTIR
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RRUFF ID: R050613.1
Sample Description: Powder
Cell Refinement Output: a: 8.0623(3)Å    b: 8.4001(4)Å    c: 5.8892(2)Å
alpha: 90.°    beta: 90.°    gamma: 90.°   Volume: 398.84(2)Å3    Crystal System: orthorhombic
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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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REFERENCES for Libethenite

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]

Breithaupt J F A (1823) Euchroït. Diprismatischer Oliven-Malachit, in Vollst√§ndige Charakteristik des Mineral-Systems. Arnoldischen Buchhandlung Dresden 266-267   [view file]

Larsen E S (1921) The microscopic determination of the nonopaque minerals, U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin, 671, 5-294   [view file]

Richmond W E (1940) Crystal chemistry of the phosphates, arsenates and vanadates of the type A2XO4(Z), American Mineralogist, 25, 441-478   [view file]

Cordsen A (1978) A crystal-structure refinement of libethenite, The Canadian Mineralogist, 16, 153-157   [view file]

Keller P, Hess H, Zetter F (1979) Ladungsbilanzen an den verfeinerten kristallstrukturen von libethenit, adamin und Co2[OH/AsO4] und ihre Wasserstoffbrükenbindungen, Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Abhandlungen, 134, 147-156

Burns P C, Hawthorne F C (1995) Rietveld refinement of the crystal structure of olivenite: a twinned monoclinic structure, The Canadian Mineralogist, 33, 885-888   [view file]

Frost R L, Williams P A, Martens W, Kloprogge J T, Leverett P (2002) Raman spectroscopy of the basic copper phosphate minerals cornetite, libethenite, pseudomalachite, reichenbachite and ludjibaite, Journal of Raman Spectroscopy, 33, 260-263   [link]

Martens W, Frost R L (2003) An infrared spectroscopic study of the basic copper phosphate minerals: cornetite, libethenite, and pseudomalachite, American Mineralogist, 88, 37-46   [view file]

Zema M, Tarantino S C, Callegari A M (2010) Thermal behaviour of libethenite from room temperature up to dehydration, Mineralogical Magazine, 74, 553-565   [view file]

Belik A A, Naumov P, Kim J, Tsuda S (2011) Low-temperature structural phase transition in synthetic libethenite Cu2PO4OH, Journal of Solid State Chemistry, 184, 3128-3133

Majzlan J, Zittlau A H, Grevel K, Schliesser J, Woodfield B F, Dachs E, Števko M, Chovan M, Plášil J, Sejkora J, Milovská S (2015) Thermodynamic properties and phase equilibria of the secondary copper minerals libethenite, olivenite, pseudomalachite, kröhnkite, cyanochroite, and devilline, The Canadian Mineralogist, 53, 937-960