Arrojadite-(BaNa) R160077



Name: Arrojadite-(BaNa)
RRUFF ID: R160077
Ideal Chemistry: BaNa3(NaCa)Fe2+13Al(PO4)11(PO3OH)(OH)2
Locality: Victory mine, near Custer, Custer County, South Dakota, USA
Source: James Shigley [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Pale grey to colorless, transparent grains embedded in dark-green arrojadite (R160068).
Status: The identification of this mineral is confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis.
Mineral Group: [ arrojadite (4) ]
CHEMISTRY 
RRUFF ID: R160077.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: (Ba0.42Pb0.41)Σ0.83Na3.00(Ca0.75Na0.89K0.32)Σ1.96(Fe2+11.53Mn0.88Mg0.41Zn0.05)Σ12.83Al1.03(P1.00O4)11(P1.00O3OH)(OH)2
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
POWDER DIFFRACTION 
RRUFF ID: R160077.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 16.4965(9)Å    b: 10.0450(8)Å    c: 24.6455(18)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 105.7867(37)°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 3929.90(72)Å3    Crystal System: monoclinic
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REFERENCES for Arrojadite-(BaNa)

Williams P A, Hatert F, Pasero M, Mills S J (2015) IMA Commission on New Minerals, Nomenclature and Classification (CNMNC) Newsletter 23. New minerals and nomenclature modifications approved in 2014 and 2015, Mineralogical Magazine, 79, 51-58   [view file]

Vignola P, Hatert F, Baijot M, Dal Bo F, Andò S, Bersani D, Pavese A, Risplendente A, Vanini F (2016) Arrojadite-(BaNa), BaNa3(Na,Ca)Fe2+13Al(PO4)11(PO3OH)(OH)2, a new phosphate mineral from the Luna Albite pegmatite, Dorio commune, Lecco province, Italy, The Canadian Mineralogist, 54, 1021-1032   [view file]

Belakovskiy D I, Cámara F, Uvarova Y, Gagné O C (2018) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 103, 330-337

Tomes H E, Di Cecco V E, Tait K T, Cámara F (2018) Crystal structure of near-endmember arrojadite-(BaNa) from Big Fish River, Yukon, Canada, The Canadian Mineralogist, 56, 923-938