Gaitite R130625

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Name: Gaitite
RRUFF ID: R130625
Ideal Chemistry: Ca2Zn(AsO4)2·2H2O
Locality: Municipio de Pitiquito, Sonora, Mexico
Source: Rock Currier [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Grey to white tabular or granular crystals, associated with colorless irregular austinite and quartz
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed only by single crystal X-ray diffraction.
Mineral Group: [ fairfieldite (16) ]
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R130625
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R130625.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 5.801(5)Å    b: 6.883(7)Å    c: 5.490(7)Å
alpha: 97.38(6)°    beta: 108.98(7)°    gamma: 108.02(7)°   Volume: 190.59(4)Å3    Crystal System: triclinic
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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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REFERENCES for Gaitite

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]

Sturman B D, Dunn P J (1980) Gaitite, H2Ca2Zn(AsO4)2(OH)2, a new mineral from Tsumeb, Namibia (South West Africa), The Canadian Mineralogist, 18, 197-200   [view file]

Fleischer M, Cabri L J (1981) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 66, 1274-1280   [view file]

Fleck M, Kolitsch U, Hertweck B (2002) Natural and synthetic compounds with kröhnkite-type chains: review and classification, Zeitschrift für Kristallographie, 217, 435-443

Keller P, Lissner F, Schleid T (2004) The crystal structures of zincroselite and gaitite: Two natural polymorphs of Ca2Zn[AsO4]2·2H2O from Tsumeb, Namibia, European Journal of Mineralogy, 16, 353-359

Jambor J L, Grew E S, Roberts A C (2005) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 90, 518-522   [view file]