Mimetite R050527

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Name: Mimetite
RRUFF ID: R050527
Ideal Chemistry: Pb5(AsO4)3Cl
Locality: Tsumeb mine, Tsumeb, Otavi District, Oshikoto, Namibia
Source: University of Arizona Mineral Museum 10567 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Yellow hexagonal prisms, monoclinic polytype
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis
Mineral Group: [ Apatite (56) ]
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RRUFF ID: R050527.2
Sample Description: Microprobe fragment
Measured Chemistry: Pb5.00(As1.00O4)3Cl1.00
Sample Description: Sample is oriented and mounted on a pin
Pin ID: M00655
Orientation: Laser parallel to  a*  (1 0 0).     Fiducial mark perpendicular to laser is parallel to  c   [0 0 1].

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RRUFF ID: R050527
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
INFRARED SPECTRUM (Attenuated Total Reflectance) 
RRUFF ID: R050527.1
Instrument settings: SensIR Durascope on a Nicolet Magna 860 FTIR
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RRUFF ID: R050527.1
Sample Description: Powder, cell parameters are from single crystal
Cell Refinement Output: a: 10.2425(9)Å    b: 20.491(2)Å    c: 7.4496(7)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 119.942(5)°   Volume: 1354.8(2)Å3    Crystal System: monoclinic
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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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REFERENCES for Mimetite

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]

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Fleischer M (1969) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 54, 990-994   [view file]

Sumin de Portilla V I (1974) Infrared spectroscopic investigation of the structure of some natural arsenates and the nature of H-bonds in their structures, The Canadian Mineralogist, 12, 262-268   [view file]

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Ginderow D (1988) Structure cristalline d´un chloro-silico-chromate de plomb, Pb5(CrO4,SiO4)3Cl, Zeitschrift für Kristallographie, 184, 185-190   [view file]

Dai Y, Hughes J M, Moore P B (1991) The crystal structures of mimetite and clinomimetite, Pb5(AsO4)3Cl, The Canadian Mineralogist, 29, 369-376   [view file]

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Baikie T, Ferraris C, Klooster W T, Madhavi S, Pramana S S, Pring A, Schmidt G, White T J (2008) Crystal chemistry of mimetite, Pb10(AsO4)6Cl1.48O0.26, and finnemanite, Pb10(AsO3)6Cl2, Acta Crystallographica, B64, 34-41   [view file]

Lyalina L M, Savchenko Y E, Selivanova E A, Zozulya D R (2010) Behoite and mimetite from the Saharjok alkaline intrusion, Kola Peninsula, Geology of Ore Deposits, 52, 641-645

Pasero M, Kampf A R, Ferraris C, Pekov I V, Rakovan J R, White T J (2010) Nomenclature of the apatite supergroup minerals, European Journal of Mineralogy, 22, 163-179   [view file]

Flis J, Manecki M, Bajda T (2011) Solubility of pyromorphite Pb5(PO4)3Cl - mimetite Pb5(AsO4)3Cl solid solution series, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 75, 1858-1868

Okudera H (2013) Relationships among channel typology and atomic displacements in the structures of Pb5(BO4)3Cl with B = P (pyromorphite), V (vanadinite), and As (mimetite), American Mineralogist, 98, 1573-1579

Markl G, Marks M A W, Holzäpfel J, Wenzel T (2014) Major, minor, and trace element composition of pyromorphite-group minerals as recorder of supergene weathering processes from the Schwarzwald mining district, SW Germany, American Mineralogist, 99, 1133-1146

Epp T, Marks M A W, Ludwig T, Kendrick M A, Eby N, Neidhardt H, Oelmann Y, Markl G (2019) Crystallographic and fluid compositional effects on the halogen (Cl, F, Br, I) incorporation in pyromorphite-group minerals, American Mineralogist, 104, 1673-1688