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Rickturnerite

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


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Classification of RickturneriteHide

Approved
Approval Year:
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

Physical Properties of RickturneriteHide

Colour:
white to pale green

Chemical Properties of RickturneriteHide

Formula:
Pb7O4[Mg(OH)4](OH)Cl3

Crystallography of RickturneriteHide

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 V:
3,411.19 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)

X-Ray Powder DiffractionHide

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)

Type Occurrence of RickturneriteHide

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

Synonyms of RickturneriteHide

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Mereheadite9 photos of Rickturnerite associated with Mereheadite on mindat.org.
Plumbonacrite3 photos of Rickturnerite associated with Plumbonacrite on mindat.org.
Symesite2 photos of Rickturnerite associated with Symesite on mindat.org.
Hydrocerussite2 photos of Rickturnerite associated with Hydrocerussite on mindat.org.
Calcite1 photo of Rickturnerite associated with Calcite on mindat.org.
Cerussite1 photo of Rickturnerite associated with Cerussite on mindat.org.
Diaboleite1 photo of Rickturnerite associated with Diaboleite on mindat.org.

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz GroupingHide

3.DB.05DiaboleitePb2CuCl2(OH)4Tet. 4mm : P4mm
3.DB.10PseudoboleitePb31Cu24Cl62(OH)48Tet. 4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m) : I4/mmm
3.DB.15BoleiteKPb26Ag9Cu24(OH)48Cl62Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Pm3m
3.DB.20CumengeitePb21Cu20Cl42(OH)40 · 6H2OTet. 4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m) : I4/mmm
3.DB.25BideauxitePb2AgCl3(F,OH)2Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fd3m
3.DB.30ChloroxiphitePb3CuO2Cl2(OH)2Mon. 2/m : P21/m
3.DB.35HematophanitePb4Fe3O8(OH,Cl)Tet. 4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m)
3.DB.40AsisitePb7SiO9Cl2 Tet. 4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m) : I4/mmm
3.DB.40ParkinsonitePb7MoO9Cl2 Tet.
3.DB.45MurdochitePbCu6O8-x(Cl,Br)2x where x<=0.5Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fm3m
3.DB.50YedlinitePb6Cr3+Cl6(O,OH,H2O)8Trig. 3 : R3

Other InformationHide

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 RickturneriteHide

Reference List:
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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 RickturneriteHide

Localities for RickturneriteHide

This 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.

Locality ListHide

- This locality has map coordinates listed. - This locality has estimated coordinates. ⓘ - Click for further information on this occurrence. ? - Indicates mineral may be doubtful at this locality. - Good crystals or important locality for species. - World class for species or very significant. (TL) - Type Locality for a valid mineral species. (FRL) - First Recorded Locality for everything else (eg varieties). Struck out - Mineral was erroneously reported from this locality. Faded * - Never found at this locality but inferred to have existed at some point in the past (eg from pseudomorphs.)

All localities listed without proper references should be considered as questionable.
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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