Planerite R080123

Name: Planerite
RRUFF ID: R080123
Ideal Chemistry: Al6(PO4)2(PO3OH)2(OH)8·4H2O
Locality: Bruguers, Gavá, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
Source: Joan Abella i Creus [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Light green, microcrystalline fragments
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed only by X-ray diffraction
Mineral Group: [ turquoise (9) ]
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R080123
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R080123
Sample Description: Powder, using Mo radiation
Cell Refinement Output: a: 7.528Å    b: 7.713Å    c: 10.087Å
alpha: 69.934°    beta: 68.847°    gamma: 64.544°   Volume: 480.75Å3    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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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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REFERENCES for Planerite

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]

Hermann R (1862) Untersuchungen einiger neuer Russischer mineralien. 1. Ueber Planerit, ein neues Mineral, Bulletin de la Société Impériale des Naturalistes de Moscou, 35, 240-243   [view file]

Fleischer M (1962) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 47, 1216-1223   [view file]

Foord E E, Taggart J E (1998) A reexamination of the turquoise group: the mineral aheylite, planerite (redefined), turquoise and coeruleolactite, Mineralogical Magazine, 62, 93-111   [view file]

Frost R L, Erickson K L (2005) Near-infrared spectroscopic study of selected hydrated hydroxylated phosphates, Spectrochimica Acta Part A-Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy, 61, 45-50   [link]

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