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Raygrantite

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Formula:
Pb
 
10
Zn(SO
 
4
)
 
6
(SiO
 
4
)
 
2
(OH)
 
2
System:Triclinic
Member of:Iranite Group
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Classification of Raygrantite

IMA status:Approved
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Type Occurrence of Raygrantite

Type Locality:Evening Star Mine (Silver Queen Mine; Old Queen group), Tiger Wash, Belmont Mountain, Tonopah, Osborn District, Big Horn Mts, Maricopa Co., Arizona, USA
Place of Conservation of Type Material:Type material is deposited in the collections of the University of Arizona Mineral Museum, Tucson, Arizona, USA, catalogue number 19345, and the RRUFF Project, deposition number R120151

Crystallography of Raygrantite

Crystal System:Triclinic
Class (H-M):1 - Pinacoidal
Space Group:P1
Cell Parameters:a = 9.3175(4) Å, b = 11.1973(5) Å, c = 10.8318(5) Å
α = 120.374(2)°, β = 90.511(2)°, γ = 56.471(2)°
Ratio:a:b:c = 0.832 : 1 : 0.967
Unit Cell Volume:V 753.13 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)
X-Ray Powder Diffraction:
d-spacingIntensity
4.753(56)
4.288(32)
3.267(63)
3.102(100)
2.996(29)
2.851(35)
2.783(31)
2.707(31)
Comments:From Type Description.

Chemical Properties of Raygrantite

Formula:
Pb
 
10
Zn(SO
 
4
)
 
6
(SiO
 
4
)
 
2
(OH)
 
2
Simplified for copy/paste:Pb10Zn(SO4)6(SiO4)2(OH)2
Essential elements:H, O, Pb, S, Si, Zn
All elements listed in formula:H, O, Pb, S, Si, Zn

Relationship of Raygrantite to other Species

Member of:Iranite Group
Other Members of Group:

- +
Hemihedrite
Pb
 
10
Zn(CrO
 
4
)
 
6
(SiO
 
4
)
 
2
(F,OH)
 
2
Iranite
Pb
 
10
Cu(CrO
 
4
)
 
6
(SiO
 
4
)
 
2
(F,OH)
 
2

Other Names for Raygrantite

Synonyms:
IMA2013-001
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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 Raygrantite

Reference List:

- +
Yang, H., Andrade, M.B., Downs, R.T., Gibbs, R.B. and Jenkins. R.A. (2013) Raygrantite, IMA 2013-001. CNMNC Newsletter No. 16, August 2013, page 2700; Mineralogical Magazine, 77, 2695-2709.

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  • Localities for Raygrantite

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    (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.
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    • Arizona
      • Maricopa Co.
        • Big Horn Mts
          • Osborn District
            • Tonopah
              • Belmont Mountain
                • Tiger Wash
    Yang, H., Andrade, M.B., Downs, R.T., Gibbs, R.B. and Jenkins. R.A. (2013) Raygrantite, IMA 2013-001. CNMNC Newsletter No. 16, August 2013, page 2700; Mineralogical Magazine, 77, 2695-2709.
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