Afmite R130082

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Name: Afmite
RRUFF ID: R130082
Ideal Chemistry: Al3(OH)4(H2O)3(PO4)(PO3OH)·H2O
Locality: Fumade (hamlet), Castelnau-de-Brassac (village), Tarn, France
Source: Anthony R. Kampf and George R. Rossman
Owner: Anthony R. Kampf
Description: Dull white to cream to yellowish surface. Data from Kampf et al (2011)
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis
Mineral Group: [ test (2) ]
CHEMISTRY 
RRUFF ID: R130082.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
RRUFF ID:
Sample Description: Oriented sample on the (001) face
Instrument settings: Renishaw M1000 514nm @ 100% of 50mW
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BROAD SCAN WITH SPECTRAL ARTIFACTS
RRUFF ID: R130082
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Sample Description: Oriented sample on the (001) face
Instrument settings: Renishaw M1000 514nm @ 100% of 50mW
INFRARED SPECTRUM (Attenuated Total Reflectance) 
RRUFF ID: R130082
Sample Description: Infrared ATR absorption
Instrument settings: SensIR Durascope on a Nicolet Magna 860 FTIR
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POWDER DIFFRACTION 
RRUFF ID: R130082.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 7.386(3)Å    b: 7.716(3)Å    c: 11.345(4)Å
alpha: 99.773(5)°    beta: 91.141(6)°    gamma: 115.58(5)°   Volume: 571.6(3)Å3    Crystal System: triclinic
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Calculated diffraction file.

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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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REFERENCES for Afmite

American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database Record: [view record]

Williams P A, Hatert F, Pasero M, Mills S J (2010) IMA Commission on new minerals, nomenclature and classification (CNMNC) Newsletter 4. New minerals and nomenclature modification approved in 2010, Mineralogical Magazine, 74, 797-800   [view file]

Kampf A R, Mills S J, Rossman G R, Steele I M, Pluth J J, Favreau G (2011) Afmite, Al3(OH)4(H2O)3(PO4)(PO3OH)·H2O, a new mineral from Fumade, Tarn, France: description and crystal structure, European Journal of Mineralogy, 23, 269-277   [view file]

Piilonen P C, Rowe R, Poirier G, Tait K T (2011) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 96, 1654-1661   [view file]