Faheyite R100084



Name: Faheyite
RRUFF ID: R100084
Ideal Chemistry: Be2Mn2+Fe3+2(PO4)4·6H2O
Locality: Sapucaia mine, Galiléia, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Source: Royal Ontaario Museum M56011 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Parallel aggregates of white fibrous acicular crystals associated with muscovite
Status: The identification of this mineral is not yet confirmed.
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample
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RRUFF ID: R100084
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Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
REFERENCES for Faheyite

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]

Hurlbut C S (1952) Proceedings of the thirty-third annual meeting of the Mineralogical Society of America at Boston, Massachusetts, American Mineralogist, 38, 317-368   [view file]

Lindberg M L, Murata K J (1953) Faheyite, a new phosphate mineral from the Sapucaia pegmatite mine, Minas Gerais, Brazil, American Mineralogist, 38, 263-270   [view file]

Fleischer M (1954) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 39, 402-408   [view file]

Lindberg M L (1964) Mineralogical notes: Crystallography of faheyite, Sapucaia pegmatite mine, Minas Gerais, Brazil, American Mineralogist, 49, 395-398   [view file]

Cooper M A, Hawthorne F C (2015) The crystal structure of faheyite, Mn2+Fe3+2[Be2(PO4)4](H2O)6: a new twist for the [Be(PΦ4)2] chain, The Canadian Mineralogist, 53, 199-208