Bismutite R050634

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Name: Bismutite
RRUFF ID: R050634
Ideal Chemistry: Bi2O2(CO3)
Locality: Outpost mine, Wickenburg, White Picacho District, Maricopa County, Arizona, USA
Source: University of Arizona Mineral Museum 13158 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Pale brown flattened spear-head shaped crystals
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction.
Mineral Group: [ Bismutite (3) ]
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RRUFF ID: R050634.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R050634
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 65% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R050634.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 3.876(4)Å    b: 3.877(4)Å    c: 13.83(3)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 207.8(3)Å3    Crystal System: orthorhombic
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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 Bismutite

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 (1841) XV. Ueber das natürliche kohlensaure Wismutoxyd, Annalen der Physik und Chemie, 23, 627-630   [view file]

Frondel C (1943) Mineralogy of the oxides and carbonates of bismuth, American Mineralogist, 28, 521-535   [view file]

Grice J D (2002) A solution to the crystal structures of bismutite and beyerite, The Canadian Mineralogist, 40, 693-698   [view file]