Adelite R060687


Name: Adelite
RRUFF ID: R060687
Ideal Chemistry: CaMg(AsO4)(OH)
Locality: Jakobsberg mine, Nordmark, Filipstad, Varmland, Sweden
Source: Michael Scott S101296 [view label]
Owner: Michael Scott
Description: Colorless irregular shaped crystals, associated with colorless tilasite and berzeliite (R061084).
Status: The identification of this mineral is confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis.
Mineral Group: [ Adelite (17) ]
CHEMISTRY 
RRUFF ID: R060687.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: (Ca0.55Na0.38Mn0.07)Σ=1(Mg0.74Ca0.26)Σ=1(As1.00O4)(OH)
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
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RRUFF ID: R060687
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
POWDER DIFFRACTION 
RRUFF ID: R060687.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 7.58(2)Å    b: 9.09(2)Å    c: 6.02(2)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 414.6(8)Å3    Crystal System: orthorhombic
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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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REFERENCES for Adelite

American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database Record: [view record]

Anthony J W, Bideaux R A, Bladh K W, and Nichols M C (1990) Handbook of Mineralogy, Mineral Data Publishing, Tucson Arizona, USA, by permission of the Mineralogical Society of America. [view file]

Sjögren H (1891) Adelit, ett basiskt arseniat från Nordmarken och Långban, Geologiska Föreningens i Stockholm Förhandlingar, 13, 781-789   [view file]

Sjogren H (1892) Contributions to Swedish mineralogy Part I: 8. Adelite a new basic arseniate from Nordmarken, Jakobsberg and Långban, Vermland, Bulletin of the Geological Institution of the University of Upsala, 1, 56-64   [view file]

Richmond W E (1940) Crystal chemistry of the phosphates, arsenates and vanadates of the type A2XO4(Z), The American Mineralogist, 25, 441-478   [view file]

Qurashi M M, Barnes W H (1964) The structures of the minerals of the descloizite and adelite groups: V—descloizite and conichalcite (part 3). The structure of descloizite, The Canadian Mineralogist, 8, 23-39   [view file]

Welin E (1968) Notes on the mineralogy of Sweden 6. X-ray powder data for minerals from Långban and the related mineral deposits of Central Sweden, Arkiv för Mineralogi och Geologi, 4, 499-541

Jambor J L, Owens D R, Dutrizac J E (1980) Solid solution in the adelite group of arsenates, The Canadian Mineralogist, 18, 191-195   [view file]

Effenberger H (2002) New investigations of the adelite-descloizite group, 18th General Meeting of the International Mineralogical Association, Edinburgh, UK, 18, 134-142   [view file]

Effenberger H, Krause W, Bernhardt H J (2002) Structural investigations of adelite and cobaltaustinite, two members of the adelite-descloizite group, Experimental Mineralogy, Petrology, and Geochemistry Abstract, 9, 30-30   [view file]

Ðorđević T, Kolitsch U, Nasadala L (2016) A single-crystal X-ray and Raman spectroscopic study of hydrothermally synthesized arsenates and vanadates with the descloizite and adelite structure types, American Mineralogist, 101, 1135-1149