Heterosite R050165



Name: Heterosite
RRUFF ID: R050165
Ideal Chemistry: Fe3+(PO4)
Locality: White Elephant mine, Custer County, South Dakota, USA
Source: Marcus Origlieri
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Purple massive
Status: The identification of this mineral is confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis.
Mineral Group: [ Olivine (60) ]
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CHEMISTRY 
RRUFF ID: R050165.2
Sample Description: Microprobe fragment
Measured Chemistry: (Fe3+0.68Mn3+0.32)P1.00O4
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
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RRUFF ID: R050165
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
POWDER DIFFRACTION 
RRUFF ID: R050165.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 5.8299(6)Å    b: 9.7658(8)Å    c: 4.7824(3)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 272.28(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 Heterosite

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]

Alluaud F (1826) Notices sur l'hétérosite, l'hureaulite (fer et manganèse phosphatés), et sur quelques autres minéraux du département de la Haute-Vienne, Anneles des Sciences Naturelles, 8, 334-354   [view file]

Graton L C, Schauer W T (1906) Über purpurit, ein neues mineral, Zeitschrift für Kristallographie, 9, 433-438   [view file]

Björling C O, Westgren A (1938) Minerals of the Varuträsk Pegmatite, Geologiska Föreningens i Stockholm Förhandlingar, 60, 67-72   [view file]

Eventoff W, Martin R, Peacor D R (1972) The crystal structure of heterosite, American Mineralogist, 57, 45-51   [view file]

Fransolet A M (1977) Intercroissances et inclusions dans les associations graftonite-sarcopside-triphylite, Bulletin de la Société Française de Minéralogie et de Cristallographie, 100, 198-207   [view file]

Łodziński M, Sitarz M (2009) Chemical and spectroscopic characterization of some phosphate accessory minerals from pegmatites of the Sowie Góry Mts, SW Poland, Journal of Molecular Structure, 924-926, 442-447

Birch W D (2018) Minerals in the arrojadite, alluaudite and jahnsite-whiteite groups from the Mount Wills pegmatite field, Victoria, Australia, European Journal of Mineralogy, 30, 635-645