Wolfeite R050614



Name: Wolfeite
RRUFF ID: R050614
Ideal Chemistry: Fe2+2(PO4)(OH)
Locality: Hagendorf, Bavaria
Source: University of Arizona Mineral Museum 3012 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Reddish-brown elongated prismatic crystals
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis
Mineral Group: [ Wagnerite (7) ]
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CHEMISTRY 
RRUFF ID: R050614.2
Sample Description: Microprobe fragment
Measured Chemistry: (Fe2+1.49Mn2+0.49Mg0.02)Σ=2(P1.00O4)(OH)
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
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RRUFF ID: R050614
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
INFRARED SPECTRUM (Attenuated Total Reflectance) 
RRUFF ID: R050614.1
Instrument settings: SensIR Durascope on a Nicolet Magna 860 FTIR
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POWDER DIFFRACTION 
RRUFF ID: R050614.1
Sample Description: Powder
Cell Refinement Output: a: 12.297(2)Å    b: 13.211(3)Å    c: 9.798(3)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 108.47(3)°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 1509.9(4)Å3    Crystal System: monoclinic
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Calculated diffraction file.

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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 Wolfeite

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]

Frondel C (1949) Wolfeite, xanthoxenite, and whitlockite from the Palermo mine, New Hampshire, American Mineralogist, 34, 692-705   [view file]

Kolitsch U (2003) Mg-rich wolfeite, (FeII,Mg)2(PO4)(OH): structure refinement and Raman spectroscopic data, Acta Crystallographica, E59, 125-128

Hatert F (2007) FeII2(PO4)(OH), a synthetic analogue of wolfeite, Acta Crystallographica, C63, i119-i121

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