Hydroxyapophyllite-(K) R050169

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Name: Hydroxyapophyllite-(K)
RRUFF ID: R050169
Ideal Chemistry: KCa4Si8O20(OH,F)·8H2O
Locality: Christmas mine, Christmas, Gila County, Arizona, USA
Source: Marcus Origlieri
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Colorless prismatic crystals associated with kinoite, R050168
Status: The identification of this mineral is confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis.
Mineral Group: [ Apophyllite (6) ]
Quick search: [ All Hydroxyapophyllite-(K) samples (2) ]
CHEMISTRY 
RRUFF ID: R050169.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: K1.00Ca4.00Si8.00O20((OH)0.98F0.02)Σ=1·8H2O
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
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RRUFF ID: R050169
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
POWDER DIFFRACTION 
RRUFF ID: R050169.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 8.9685(7)Å    b: 8.9685(7)Å    c: 15.842(2)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 1274.2(2)Å3    Crystal System: tetragonal
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REFERENCES for Hydroxyapophyllite-(K)

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]

Dunn P J, Rouse R C, Norberg J A, Peacor D R (1978) Hydroxyapophyllite, a new mineral, and a redefinition of the apophyllite group I. Description, occurrences, and nomenclature II. Crystal structure, American Mineralogist, 63, 196-202   [view file]

Dunn P J, Wilson W E (1978) Nomenclature revisions in the apophyllite group: hydroxyapophyllite apophyllite fluorapophyllite, The Mineralogical Record, 9, 95-98   [view file]

Chalokwu C I, Yau Y C (1985) Hydroxyapophyllite in hornfels beneath the Duluth Complex, northeastern Minnesota, The Canadian Mineralogist, 23, 489-490   [view file]

Burke E A J (2008) Tidying up mineral names: an IMA-CNMNC scheme for suffixes, hyphens and diacritical marks, The Mineralogical Record, 39, 131-135   [view file]