Philipsbornite R060683

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Name: Philipsbornite
RRUFF ID: R060683
Ideal Chemistry: PbAl3(AsO4)(AsO3OH)(OH)6
Locality: Gold Hill, Nevada, USA
Source: Bob Jenkins
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Aggregate of olive green spheroidal masses
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis
Mineral Groups: [ alunite (44) ] [ crandallite (14) ]
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RRUFF ID: R060683.2
Sample Description: Microprobe fragment
Measured Chemistry: light: Pb1.00(Al2.60Fe3+0.40)Σ=3[(As0.85S0.15)O4]2((OH)5.30(H2O)0.70)Σ=6; dark : Pb1.00(Al2.76Fe3+0.24)Σ=3[(As0.75S0.25)O4]2((OH)5.49(H2O)0.51)Σ=6; OH by charge balance; traces Cu, Zn, S
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R060683
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R060683.1
Sample Description: Powder
Cell Refinement Output: a: 7.0881(2)Å    b: 7.0881(2)Å    c: 16.9946(7)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 120°   Volume: 739.44(4)Å3    Crystal System: hexagonal
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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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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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REFERENCES for Philipsbornite

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]

Fleischer M, Chao G Y, Mandarino J A (1982) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 67, 854-860   [view file]

Walenta K, Zwiener M, Dunn P J (1982) Philipsbornit, ein neues Mineral der Crandallitreihe von Dundas auf Tasmanien, Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte, 1982, 1-5

Schwab R G, Götz C, Herold H, Pinto de Oliveira N (1991) Compounds of the crandallite type: Synthesis and properties of pure (Ca, Sr, Ba, Pb, La, Ce to Eu) - arsenocrandallites, Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte, 1991, 97-112

Jambor J L (1999) Nomenclature of the alunite supergroup, The Canadian Mineralogist, 37, 1323-1341   [view file]

Bayliss P, Kolitsch U, Nickel E H, Pring A (2010) Alunite supergroup: recommended nomenclature, Mineralogical Magazine, 74, 919-927   [view file]

Cooper M A, Hawthorne F C (2012) Refinement of the crystal structure of zoned philipsbornite-hidalgoite from the Tsumeb mine, Namibia, and hydrogen bonding in the D2+G3+3(T5+O4)(TO3OH)(OH)6 alunite structures, Mineralogical Magazine, 76, 839-849   [view file]