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Rickturnerite

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Rick Turner
Formula:
Pb7O4[Mg(OH)4](OH)Cl3
System:
Orthorhombic
Colour:
white to pale green
Name:
For past President of the Russell Society, Rick Turner - who first discovered the mineral in 2005.
This page provides mineralogical data about Rickturnerite.

Classification of Rickturnerite

Approved 2010
3.DB.

3 : HALIDES
D : Oxyhalides, hydroxyhalides and related double halides
B : With Pb, Cu, etc.
10.6.17.

10 : OXYHALIDES AND HYDROXYHALIDES
6 : AmBn(O,OH)pXq
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Type Occurrence of Rickturnerite

Place of Conservation of Type Material:
Type material is deposited in the collections of
the Natural History Museum, London, UK,
registration number BM 2008,100
Year of Discovery:
2005

Physical Properties of Rickturnerite

Colour:
white to pale green

Crystallography of Rickturnerite

Crystal System:
Orthorhombic
Class (H-M):
mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) - Dipyramidal
Space Group:
Pnma
Cell Parameters:
a = 25.879(3) Å, b = 5.8024(6) Å, c = 22.717(2) Å
Ratio:
a:b:c = 4.46 : 1 : 3.915
Unit Cell Volume:
V 3,411.19 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)
X-Ray Powder Diffraction Data:
d-spacingIntensity
6.474 (100)
5.636 (44)
3.254 (28)
3.233 (73)
3.112 (31)
2.867 (57)
2.635 (25)
1.683 (26)

Chemical Properties of Rickturnerite

Formula:
Pb7O4[Mg(OH)4](OH)Cl3
Essential elements:
All elements listed in formula:

Relationship of Rickturnerite to other Species

3.DB.05DiaboleitePb2CuCl2(OH)4
3.DB.10PseudoboleitePb31Cu24Cl62(OH)48
3.DB.15BoleiteKPb26Ag9Cu24(OH)48Cl62
3.DB.20CumengeitePb21Cu20Cl42(OH)40 · 6H2O
3.DB.25BideauxitePb2AgCl3(F,OH)2
3.DB.30ChloroxiphitePb3CuO2Cl2(OH)2
3.DB.35HematophanitePb4Fe3O8(OH,Cl)
3.DB.40AsisitePb7SiO9Cl2
3.DB.40ParkinsonitePb7MoO9Cl2
3.DB.45MurdochitePbCu6O8-x(Cl,Br)2x where x<=0.5
3.DB.50YedlinitePb6Cr3+Cl6(O,OH,H2O)8

Other Names for Rickturnerite

Name in Other Languages:

Other Information

Health Risks:
No information on health risks for this material has been entered into the database. You should always treat mineral specimens with care.

References for Rickturnerite

Reference List:
Rumsey, M.S., Krivovichev, S.V., Siidra, O.I., Kirk, C.A., Stanley, C.J. and Spratt, J. (2010) Rickturnerite, IMA 2010-034. CNMNC Newsletter, October 2010, page 900; Mineralogical Magazine, 74, 899-902.

M. S. Rumsey, S. V. Krivovichev, O. I. Siidra, C. A. Kirk, C. J. Stanley and J. Spratt (2012): Rickturnerite, Pb7O4[Mg(OH)4](OH)Cl3, a complex new lead oxychloride mineral. Mineralogical Magazine 76, 59-73.

Internet Links for Rickturnerite

Localities for Rickturnerite

map shows a selection of localities that have latitude and longitude coordinates recorded. Click on the symbol to view information about a locality. The symbol next to localities in the list can be used to jump to that position on the map.
(TL) indicates type locality for a valid mineral species. (FRL) indicates first recorded locality for everything else. ? indicates mineral may be doubtful at this locality. All other localities listed without reference should be considered as uncertain and unproven until references can be found.
Namibia
 
  • Otjozondjupa Region
    • Grootfontein District
      • Kombat
Turner, R.W. and Rumsey, M.S. (2010): Mineral Relationships in the Mendip Hills. Journal of the Russell Society, vol 13, pp 3-46.
UK
 
  • England
    • Bristol
      • Westbury on Trym
Turner, R.W. and Rumsey, M.S. (2010): Mineral Relationships in the Mendip Hills. Journal of the Russell Society, vol 13, pp 3-46;
    • Somerset
      • Cranmore
Mineralogical Magazine, 74, 899-902; Turner, R.W. and Rumsey, M.S. (2010): Mineral Relationships in the Mendip Hills. Journal of the Russell Society, vol 13, pp 3-46; M. S. Rumsey, S. V. Krivovichev, O. I. Siidra, C. A. Kirk, C. J. Stanley and J. Spratt (2012): Rickturnerite, Pb7O4[Mg(OH)4](OH)Cl3, a complex new lead oxychloride mineral. Mineralogical Magazine 76, 59-73.
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