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Rickturnerite

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Formula:
Pb
 
7
O
 
4
[Mg(OH)
 
4
](OH)Cl
 
3
System:OrthorhombicColour: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

IMA status:Approved 2010
Nickel-Strunz 10th (pending) edition ID:3.DB.

3 : HALIDES
D : Oxyhalides, hydroxyhalides and related double halides
B : With Pb, Cu, etc.
Dana 8th edition ID:10.6.17.

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

Type Locality:Torr Works Quarry (Merehead Quarry), Cranmore, Somerset, England, UK
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 {P21/n 21/m 21/a}
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:
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:
Pb
 
7
O
 
4
[Mg(OH)
 
4
](OH)Cl
 
3
Simplified for copy/paste:Pb7O4[Mg(OH)4](OH)Cl3
Essential elements:Cl, H, Mg, O, Pb
All elements listed in formula:Cl, H, Mg, O, Pb

Relationship of Rickturnerite to other Species

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz Grouping):

- +
3.DB.05Diaboleite
Pb
 
2
CuCl
 
2
(OH)
 
4
3.DB.10Pseudoboleite
Pb
 
31
Cu
 
24
Cl
 
62
(OH)
 
48
3.DB.15Boleite
KPb
 
26
Ag
 
9
Cu
 
24
(OH)
 
48
Cl
 
62
3.DB.20Cumengeite
Pb
 
21
Cu
 
20
Cl
 
42
(OH)
 
40
· 6H
 
2
O
3.DB.25Bideauxite
Pb
 
2
AgCl
 
3
(F,OH)
 
2
3.DB.30Chloroxiphite
Pb
 
3
CuO
 
2
Cl
 
2
(OH)
 
2
3.DB.35Hematophanite
Pb
 
4
Fe
 
3
O
 
8
(OH,Cl)
3.DB.40Asisite
Pb
 
7
SiO
 
9
Cl
 
2
3.DB.40Parkinsonite
Pb
 
7
MoO
 
9
Cl
 
2
3.DB.45Murdochite
PbCu
 
6
O
 
8-x
(Cl,Br)
 
2x
where x<=0.5
3.DB.50Yedlinite
Pb
 
6
Cr
3+
 
Cl
 
6
(O,OH,H
 
2
O)
 
8

Other Names for Rickturnerite

Synonyms:
IMA2010-034
Other Languages:

Other Information

Health Warning: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.

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  • Localities for Rickturnerite

    The 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. ? 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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