Vauxite X060017

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Name: Vauxite
RRUFF ID: X060017
Ideal Chemistry: Fe2+Al2(PO4)2(OH)2·6H2O
Locality: Siglo XX mine, Llallagua, Bustillos, Potosi, Bolivia
Source: University of Arizona Mineral Museum 8499
Owner: University of Arizona Mineral Museum
Description: Single crystal
Status: The identification of this mineral is not yet confirmed.
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RAMAN SPECTRUM 
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: SPEX HR460 514nm @ 100% of 100 mW
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REFERENCES for Vauxite

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]

Gordon S G (1922) Preliminary notes on vauxite and paravauxite, Science, 56, 50-50   [view file]

Newhouse W H (1922) Notes and News, American Mineralogist, 7, 108-109   [view file]

Fleischer M (1945) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 30, 548-550   [view file]

Baur W H, Rao B R (1968) Mineralogical Notes, American Mineralogist, 53, 1025-1028   [view file]

Moore P B, Araki T, Kampf A R, Steele I M (1976) Olmsteadite, K2Fe2+2[Fe2+2(Nb,Ta)5+2O4(H2O)4(PO4)4], a new species, its crystal structure and relation to vauxite and montgomeryite, American Mineralogist, 61, 5-11   [view file]

Ventura G D, Bellatreccia F, Cuocci C, Rossi M, Capitelli F (2016) Structure refinement and vibrational spectroscopy of vauxite from the type locality, Llallagua (Bolivia), The Canadian Mineralogist, 54, 163-176