Vésigniéite R120149

Name: Vésigniéite
RRUFF ID: R120149
Ideal Chemistry: Cu3Ba(VO4)2(OH)2
Locality: Mina Milpillas, Municipio de Santa Cruz, Sonora, Mexico
Source: Marcus Origlieri
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Olive green druse of platy crystals, some with pseudohexagonal outlines, associated with malachite
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction.
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R120149
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 65% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R120149.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 10.239(8)Å    b: 5.900(3)Å    c: 7.686(5)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 116.26(4)°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 416.4(1)Å3    Crystal System: monoclinic
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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 Vésigniéite

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 (1955) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 40, 941-944   [view file]

Guillemin C (1955) Une nouvelle espèce minérale: la vésigniéite Cu3Ba(VO4)2(OH)2, Comptes Rendus de l'Académie des Sciences de Paris, 240, 2331-2333

Ma Z, He R, Zhu X (1991) Redetermination of the crystal structure of vesignieite, Acta Geologica Sinica, 4, 145-151

Jambor J L (1992) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 77, 670-675   [view file]

Frost R L, Palmer S J, Čejka J, Sejkora J, Plášil J, Bahfenne S, Keefe E C (2011) A Raman spectroscopic study of the different vanadate groups in solid-state compounds - model case: mineral phases vésigniéite [BaCu3(VO4)2(OH)2] and volborthite{Cu3V2O7(OH)2·2H2O], Journal of Raman Spectroscopy, 42, 1701-1710