Arrojadite-(KFe) R070319



Name: Arrojadite-(KFe)
RRUFF ID: R070319
Ideal Chemistry: (KNa)Fe2+(CaNa2)Fe2+13Al(PO4)11(PO3OH)(OH)2
Locality: Nickel Plate mine, Keystone District, Pennington County, South Dakota, USA
Source: James Shigley [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Green massive
Status: The identification of this mineral is confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis.
Mineral Group: [ arrojadite (4) ]
CHEMISTRY 
RRUFF ID: R070319.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: (K0.67Na1.33)Σ=2Fe2+1.00(Ca0.80Na2.20)Σ=3(Fe2+7.53Mn4.65Mg0.64Al0.16Ti0.02)Σ=13Al1.00(P1.00O4)11(P1.00O3OH)(OH)2; OH estimated by charge balance
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
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RRUFF ID: R070319
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
POWDER DIFFRACTION 
RRUFF ID: R070319.1
Sample Description: Powder, cell parameters are from single crystal
Cell Refinement Output: a: 24.709(2)Å    b: 10.039(1)Å    c: 16.519(2)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 105.680(5)°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 3945(1)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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REFERENCES for Arrojadite-(KFe)

American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database Record: [view record]

Guimarães D (1925) Arrojadita, um novo mineral do grupo da wagnerita, Publicaçao da Inspectoria de Obras Contra as Seccas, Rio de Janeiro, 58, 119-122   [view file]

Foshag W F (1927) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 12, 355-356   [view file]

Krutik V M, Pushcharovskii D Y, Podebimskaya E A, Belov N V (1979) Crystal structure of arrojadite (translated into English), Kristallografiya, 24, 743-750   [view file]

Merlino S, Mellini M, Zanazzi P F (1981) Structure of arrojadite, KNa4CaMn4Fe10Al(PO4)12(OH,F)2, Acta Crystallographica, B37, 1733-1736

Yakubovich O V, Matviyenko Y N, Simonov M A, Mel'nikov O K (1986) The crystalline structure of synthetic Fe3+-arrojadites with the idealized formula K2Na5Fe2+14Fe3+(PO4)12(OH)2, Vestnik Moskovskogo Universiteta, Geologiya, 1986, 36-47   [view file]

Steele I M (2002) Arrojadite: variations in space group and composition based on four new refinements, 18th General Meeting of the International Mineralogical Association, Edinburgh, UK, 2002, MO2-117   [view file]

Chopin C, Oberti R, Camara F (2006) The arrojadite enigma: II. Compositional space, new members, and nomenclature of the group, American Mineralogist, 91, 1260-1270   [view file]

Birch W D (2018) Minerals in the arrojadite, alluaudite and jahnsite-whiteite groups from the Mount Wills pegmatite field, Victoria, Australia, European Journal of Mineralogy, 30, 635-645