Mansfieldite R060409


Name: Mansfieldite
RRUFF ID: R060409
Ideal Chemistry: Al(AsO4)·2H2O
Locality: Djebel Debagh, Constantine, Algeria
Source: Herb Obodda 044 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Pale blue cryptocrystalline mass
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis
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CHEMISTRY 
RRUFF ID: R060409.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: (Al0.98Fe3+0.02)Σ=1(As0.97P0.03)Σ=1O4·2H2O
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample
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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: R060409.1
Sample Description: powder
Cell Refinement Output: a: 8.7884(6)Å    b: 9.7928(5)Å    c: 10.0829(4)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 867.76(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 Mansfieldite

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]

Fleischer M (1947) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 32, 371-374   [view file]

Allen V T, Fahey J J, Axelrod J M (1948) Mansfieldite, a new arsenate, the aluminum analogue of scorodite, and the mansfieldite-scorodite series, American Mineralogist, 33, 122-132   [view file]

Harrison W T A (2000) Synthetic mansfieldite, AlAsO4·2H2O, Acta Crystallographica, C56, e421-e421

Zoppi M, Pratesi G (2009) Rietveld refinment of a natural cobaltian mansfieldite from synchrotron data, Acta Crystallographica, E65, i6-i7