Benyacarite R130130



Name: Benyacarite
RRUFF ID: R130130
Ideal Chemistry: KTiMn2+2Fe3+2(PO4)4OF·15H2O
Locality: El Criollo mine, Cerro Blanco, Tanti, Punilla, Córdoba, Argentina
Source: Don Doell (small piece), Rock Currier (large piece) [view label] [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Pale yellow crystals, associated with reddish strengite, and light yellow to pale purple phosphosiderite.
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed only by single crystal X-ray diffraction.
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
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RRUFF ID: R130130
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
POWDER DIFFRACTION 
RRUFF ID: R130130.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 10.5549(8)Å    b: 20.731(2)Å    c: 12.4898(9)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 2732.9(6)Å3    Crystal System: orthorhombic
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Calculated diffraction file.

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

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REFERENCES for Benyacarite

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]

Demartin F, Pilati T, Gay H D, Gramaccioli C M (1993) The crystal structure of a mineral related to paulkerrite, Zeitschrift für Kristallographie, 208, 57-71   [view file]

Jambor J L, Puziewicz J, Roberts A C (1994) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 79, 763-767   [view file]

Demartin F, Gay H D, Gramaccioli C M, Pilati T (1997) Benyacarite, a new titanium-bearing phosphate mineral species from Cerro Blanco, Argentina, The Canadian Mineralogist, 35, 707-712   [view file]

Jambor J L, Roberts A C (1998) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 83, 400-403   [view file]