Valentinite R050389

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Name: Valentinite
RRUFF ID: R050389
Ideal Chemistry: Sb2O3
Locality: Bohemia Region, Pribram, Czech Republic
Source: University of Arizona Mineral Museum 2886 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Colorless prismatic parallel crystals
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis
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CHEMISTRY 
RRUFF ID: R050389.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: Sb2.00O3
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
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RRUFF ID: R050389
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
INFRARED SPECTRUM (Attenuated Total Reflectance) 
RRUFF ID: R050389.1
Sample Description: Powder
Instrument settings: SensIR Durascope on a Nicolet Magna 860 FTIR
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POWDER DIFFRACTION 
RRUFF ID: R050389.1
Sample Description: Powder
Cell Refinement Output: a: 4.9122(5)Å    b: 12.482(1)Å    c: 5.4154(9)Å
alpha: 90.°    beta: 90.°    gamma: 90.°   Volume: 332.06(6)Å3    Crystal System: orthorhombic
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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 Valentinite

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]

Haidinger W (1845) Zweite Klasse: Geogenide. II. Ordnung. Baryte VIII. Antimonbaryt. Valentinit., in Handbuch der Bestimmenden Mineralogie Bei Braumüller and Seidel Wien 499-506   [view file]

Buerger M J, Hendricks S B (1938) The crystal structure of valentinite (orthorhombic Sb2O3), Zeitschrift für Kristallographie, 98, 1-30   [view file]

Mason B, Vitaliano C J (1952) The mineralogy of the antimony oxides and antimonates, Mineralogical Magazine, 30, 100-112   [view file]

Svensson C (1974) The crystal structure of orthorhombic antimony trioxide, Sb2O3, Acta Crystallographica, B30, 458-461

International Mineralogical Association (1980) International Mineralogical Association: Commission on new minerals and mineral names, Mineralogical Magazine, 43, 1053-1055   [view file]

Whitten AE, Dittrich B, Spackman MA, Turner P, Brown TC (2004) Charge density analysis of two polymorphs of antimony(III) oxide, Dalton Transactions, 2004, 23-29

Kolitsch U, Rieck B, Brandstätter F, Schreiber F, Fabritz K H, Blaß G, Gröbner J (2014) Neufunde aus dem altem Bergbau und den Schlacken von Lavrion (II), Mineralien Welt, 25, 82-95   [view file]