Caledonite R060506

Name: Caledonite
RRUFF ID: R060506
Ideal Chemistry: Cu2Pb5(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
Locality: Rowley mine, Maricopa County, Arizona, USA
Source: Jim Ricker [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Blue prismatic crystals
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction.
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RRUFF ID: R060506.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample

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RRUFF ID: R060506
Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R060506.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 20.100(3)Å    b: 7.149(1)Å    c: 6.567(1)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 943.6(4)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 Caledonite

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]

Beudant F S (1832) Calédonite, in Traité Élémentaire de Minéralogie, 2nd Edition Paris 367-369   [view file]

Giacovazzo C, Menchetti S, Scordari F (1973) The crystal structure of caledonite, Cu2Pb5(SO4)3CO3(OH)6, Acta Crystallographica, B29, 1986-1990

Frost R L, Kloprogge J T, Williams P A (2003) Raman spectroscopy of lead sulphate-carbonate minerals - implications for hydrogen bonding, Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte, 2003, 529-542

Schofield P F, Wilson C C, Knight K S, Kirk C A (2009) Proton location and hydrogen bonding in the hydrous lead copper sulfates linarite, PbCu(SO4)(OH)2, and caledonite, Pb5Cu2(SO4)3CO3(OH)6, The Canadian Mineralogist, 47, 649-662   [view file]

Markl G, Keim M F, Bayerl R (2019) Unusual mineral diversity in hydrothermal vein-type deposit: The Clara mine, SW Germany, as a type example, The Canadian Mineralogist, 57, 427-456