Nickeltalmessite R090023



Name: Nickeltalmessite
RRUFF ID: R090023
Ideal Chemistry: Ca2Ni(AsO4)2·2H2O
Locality: Ait Ahmane, Bou Azzer, Morocco
Source: Wiiliam W. Pinch [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Small pale green to colorless acicular crystals
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed only by single crystal X-ray diffraction.
Mineral Group: [ fairfieldite (11) ]
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample
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RRUFF ID: R090023
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Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
POWDER DIFFRACTION 
RRUFF ID: R090023.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 5.891(6)Å    b: 6.982(9)Å    c: 5.567(5)Å
alpha: 97.45(5)°    beta: 108.85(4)°    gamma: 108.19(4)°   Volume: 199.0(3)Å3    Crystal System: triclinic
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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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REFERENCES for Nickeltalmessite

Williams P A, Hatert F, Pasero M (2008) New minerals approved in 2008, in International Mineralogical Association 1-13   [view file]

Chukanov N V, Mukhanova A A, Möckel S, Belakovskiy D I, Levitskaya L A (2009) Nickeltalmessite, Ca2Ni(AsO4)2·2H2O - a new fairfieldite-group mineral from Bou Azzer, Morocco (abstract), Zapiski Rossiiskogo Mineralogicheskogo Obshchetstva, 138, issue 4 32-39   [view file]

Chukanov N V, Mukhanova A A, Möckel S, Belakovsky D I, Levitskaya L A (2010) Nickeltalmessite, Ca2Ni(AsO4)2·2H2O, a new mineral species of the fairfieldite group, Bou Azzer, Morocco, Geology of Ore Deposits, 52, 606-611   [view file]