Arrojadite-(KNa) R050107

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Name: Arrojadite-(KNa)
RRUFF ID: R050107
Ideal Chemistry: KNa3(CaNa2)Fe2+13Al(PO4)11(PO3OH)(OH)2
Locality: Big-Fish River, Yukon Territory, Canada
Source: Rock Currier
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Yellowish green tabular crystals
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed only by X-ray diffraction
Mineral Group: [ arrojadite (4) ]
CHEMISTRY 
RRUFF ID: R050107.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
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RRUFF ID: R050107
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
INFRARED SPECTRUM (Attenuated Total Reflectance) 
RRUFF ID: R050107.1
Sample Description: Powder
Instrument settings: SensIR Durascope on a Nicolet Magna 860 FTIR
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POWDER DIFFRACTION 
RRUFF ID: R050107.1
Sample Description: Powder
Cell Refinement Output: a: 24.672(2)Å    b: 10.0692(8)Å    c: 16.573(1)Å
alpha: 90.°    beta: 106.534(5)°    gamma: 90.°   Volume: 3947.2(3)Å3    Crystal System: monoclinic
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REFERENCES for Arrojadite-(KNa)

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]

Lindberg M L (1950) Arrojadite, hühnerkobelite, and graftonite, American Mineralogist, 35, 59-76   [view file]

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

Moore P B, Araki T, Merlino S, Mellini M, Zanazzi P F (1981) The arrojadite-dickinson series, KNa4Ca(Fe,Mn)2+14Al(OH)2(PO4)12: crystal structure and crystal chemistry, American Mineralogist, 66, 1034-1049   [view file]

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]

Cámara F, Oberti R, Chopin C, Medenbach O (2006) The arrojadite enigma: I. A new formula and a new model for the arrojadite structure, American Mineralogist, 91, 1249-1259   [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]

Dyar M D, Jawin E R, Breves E, Marchand G, Nelms M, Lane M D, Mertzman S A, Bish D L and Bishop J L (2014) Mössbauer parameters of iron in phosphate minerals: Implications for interpretation of martian data, American Mineralogist, 99, 914-942   [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