Atelestite R080139

Name: Atelestite
RRUFF ID: R080139
Ideal Chemistry: Bi2O(AsO4)(OH)
Locality: Daniel mine, Schneeberg, Saxony, Germany
Source: William W. Pinch [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Small sharp tan to cream colored crystals, associated with dark brown eulytine
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction.
Mineral Group: [ Atelestite (1) ]
Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample

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RRUFF ID: R080139
Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R080139.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 6.987(1)Å    b: 7.442(2)Å    c: 10.822(2)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 106.975(9)°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 538.2(2)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 Atelestite

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 (1832) Atelestit, in Vollstandige Charakteristik des Mineral-Systems Arnoldische Buchhandlung Dresden 307-307   [view file]

Culver K B, Berry L G (1963) Flinkite and atelestite, The Canadian Mineralogist, 7, 547-553   [view file]

Mereiter K, Preisinger A (1986) Kristallstrukturdaten der Wismutminerale Atelestit, Mixit und Pucherit, Oesterreische Akademie der Wissenschaften, Mathematich-Naturwissenschaftliche Klasse, Sitzungsberichte, 123, 79-81

Grice J D, Ferraris G (2003) New minerals approved in 2002 and nomenclature modifications approved in 1998-2002 by the Commission on the New Minerals and Mineral Names, International Mineralogical Association, The Canadian Mineralogist, 41, 795-802   [view file]