Pyroaurite R120011

Name: Pyroaurite
RRUFF ID: R120011
Ideal Chemistry: Mg6Fe3+2(CO3)(OH)16·4H2O
Locality: Scotch Lake quarry, Scotch Lake, Cape Breton County, Nova Scotia, Canada
Source: Donald Doell [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Orange hexagonal tablets
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed only by single crystal X-ray diffraction.
Mineral Group: [ Hydrotalcite (22) ]
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Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample

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RRUFF ID: R120011
Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 30% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R120011.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 3.1102(9)Å    b: 3.1102(9)Å    c: 23.106(8)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 120°   Volume: 193.57(8)Å3    Crystal System: hexagonal
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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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REFERENCES for Pyroaurite

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]

Igelström L J (1866) Nya och sällsynta mineralier från Vermlands och Örebro län, Öfversigt af Kongliga Vetenskaps-Akademiens Förhandlingar, 1865, 605-611   [view file]

Frondel C (1941) Constitution and polymorphism of the pyroaurite and sjögrenite groups, American Mineralogist, 26, 295-315   [view file]

Mandarino J A (1966) Abstract of paper presented at the eleventh meeting: Pyroaurite and stichtite from Langmuir Township, Ontario, The Canadian Mineralogist, 8, 668-669   [view file]

Allmann R (1968) The crystal structure of pyroaurite, Acta Crystallographica, B24, 972-977

Welin E (1968) Notes on the mineralogy of Sweden 6. X-ray powder data for minerals from Långban and the related mineral deposits of Central Sweden, Arkiv för Mineralogi och Geologi, 4, 499-541

Taylor H F W (1973) Crystal structures of some double hydroxide minerals, Mineralogical Magazine, 39, 377-389   [view file]

Bailey S W (1977) Report of the I.M.A-I.U.Cr. Joint Committee on Nomenclature, American Mineralogist, 62, 411-415   [view file]

Mills S J, Christy A G, Génin J -M R, Kameda T, Colombo F (2012) Nomenclature of the hydrotalcite supergroup: natural layered double hydroxides, Mineralogical Magazine, 76, 1289-1336   [view file]