Wulfenite R050024

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Name: Wulfenite
RRUFF ID: R050024
Ideal Chemistry: PbMoO4
Locality: Old Yuma mine, Tucson, Arizona, USA
Source: Eugene Schlepp
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Orange flat tabular crystals
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by X-ray diffraction.
Mineral Group: [ Scheelite (17) ]
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RRUFF ID: R050024.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Sample Description: Sample is oriented, mounted onto a pin and polished
Pin ID: L00102
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: R050024
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
INFRARED SPECTRUM (Attenuated Total Reflectance) 
RRUFF ID: R050024.1
Instrument settings: SensIR Durascope on a Nicolet Magna 860 FTIR
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RRUFF ID: R050024.1
Sample Description: Powder
Cell Refinement Output: a: 5.4374(1)Å    b: 5.4374(1)Å    c: 12.1123(7)Å
alpha: 90.°    beta: 90.°    gamma: 90.°   Volume: 358.11(2)Å3    Crystal System: tetragonal
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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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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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REFERENCES for Wulfenite

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. VII. Bleibaryt. Wulfenit., in Handbuch der Bestimmenden Mineralogie Bei Braumüller and Seidel Wien 499-506   [view file]

Koch S (1882) Ueber den wulfenit, Zeitschrift für Krystallographie und Mineralogie, 6, 389-409   [view file]

Leciejewicz J (1965) A neutron crystallographic investigation of lead molybdenum oxide, PbMoO4, Zeitschrift für Kristallographie, 121, 158-164   [view file]

Hazen R M, Finger L W (1985) High–pressure crystal chemistry of scheelite-type tungstates and molybdates, Journal of Physics and Chemistry of Solids, 46, 253-263   [link]

Kloprogge J T, Frost R L (1999) A Raman microscopic study of tungstate and molybdate minerals: scheelite, wolframite and wulfenite, Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte, 1999, 193-211

Lugli C, Medici L, Saccardo D (1999) Natural wulfenite: structural refinement by single-crystal X-ray diffraction, Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte, 1999, 281-288

Crane M, Frost R L, Williams P A, Kloprogge J T (2002) Raman spectroscopy of the molybdate minerals chillagite (tungsteinian wulfenite-I4), stolzite, scheelite, wolframite and wulfenite, Journal of Raman Spectroscopy, 33, 62-66

Secco L, Nestola F, Dal Negro A (2008) The wulfenite - stolzite series: centric or acentric structures?, Mineralogical Magazine, 72, 987-990   [view file]