Wavellite R050219

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Name: Wavellite
RRUFF ID: R050219
Ideal Chemistry: Al3(PO4)2(OH)3·5H2O
Locality: Kapunda Quarry, South Australia, Australia
Source: Marcus Origlieri
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Radial aggregate of colorless acicular crystals
Status: The identification of this mineral is confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis.
Mineral Group: [ Wavellite (3) ]
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CHEMISTRY 
RRUFF ID: R050219.2
Sample Description: Microprobe fragment
Measured Chemistry: (Al2.96Fe3+0.04)Σ=3(P1.00O4)2((OH)2.02F0.98)Σ=3·5H2O
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
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RRUFF ID: R050219
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
POWDER DIFFRACTION 
RRUFF ID: R050219.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 9.603(4)Å    b: 17.332(7)Å    c: 6.975(1)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 1161.0(6)Å3    Crystal System: orthorhombic
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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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REFERENCES for Wavellite

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]

Davy H (1805) An account of some analytical experiments on a mineral production from Devonshire, consisting principally of alumine and water, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, 95, 155-162   [view file]

Fleischer M (1943) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 28, 61-64   [view file]

Araki T, Zoltai T (1968) The crystal structure of wavellite, Zeitschrift für Kristallographie, 127, 21-33   [view file]

Embrey P G, Fejer E E (1969) Tavistockite and bialite discredited, Mineralogical Magazine, 37, 123-127   [view file]

International Mineralogical Association (1971) International Mineralogical Association: Commission on new minerals and mineral names, Mineralogical Magazine, 38, 102-105   [view file]

Capitelli F, Della Ventura G, Bellatreccia F, Sodo A, Saviano M, Ghiara M R, Rossi M (2014) Crystal-chemical study of wavellite from Zbirov, Czech Republic, Mineralogical Magazine, 78, 1057-1070

Kampf A R, Adams P M, Barwood H, Nash B P (2017) Fluorwavellite, Al3(PO4)2(OH)2F·5H2O, the fluorine analog of wavellite, American Mineralogist, 102, 909-915

Rossi M, Rizzi R, Vergara A, Capitelli F, Altomare A, Bellatreccia F, Saviano M, Ghiara R M (2017) Compositional variation of turquoise-group minerals from the historical collection of the Real Museo Mineralogico of the University of Naples, Mineralogical Magazine, 81, 1405-1429