Ardealite R060233


Name: Ardealite
RRUFF ID: R060233
Ideal Chemistry: Ca2(PO3OH)(SO4)·4H2O
Locality: Moorba Cave, Jurien Bay, Western Australia, Australia
Source: Michael Scott S100314 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Tan colored powder
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis
Mineral Group: [ Gypsum (12) ]
CHEMISTRY 
RRUFF ID: R060233.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: (Ca1.98Fe0.02)Σ=2(HP1.00O4)(S1.00O4)·4H2O ; H not measured but assumed
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
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RRUFF ID: R060233
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
POWDER DIFFRACTION 
RRUFF ID: R060233.1
Sample Description: Powder
Cell Refinement Output: a: 5.7220(9)Å    b: 31.019(5)Å    c: 6.255(1)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 117.34(2)°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 986.2(0)Å3    Crystal System: monoclinic
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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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

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REFERENCES for Ardealite

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]

Halla F (1931) Isomorphe beziehungen und doppelsalzbildung zwischen gips und brushit, Zeitschrift für Kristallographie, 80, 349-352   [view file]

Henderson E P, Foshag W F (1932) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 17, 251-252   [view file]

Schadler J (1932) Ardealite, ein neues mineral, CaHPO4·CaSO4·4H2O, Centralblatt für Mineralogie, Geologie und Paläontologie, 2, 40-41   [view file]

Balenzano F, Dell'Anna L, Di Pierro M, Fiore S (1984) Ardealite, CaHPO4CaSO4·4H2O: a new occurrence and new data, Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte, 1984, 461-467

Dumitras D-G (2017) A re-investigation of ardealite from the type locality, the "dry" Cioclovina Cave (Şureanu Mountains, Romania), European Journal of Mineralogy, 29, 1055-1066