Triplite R060743



Name: Triplite
RRUFF ID: R060743
Ideal Chemistry: (Mn2+,Fe2+)2(PO4)F
Locality: Shigar Valley, northeast of Skardu, Baltistan, Pakistan
Source: Herb Obodda 098 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Reddish-brown transparent fragment
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis
Mineral Group: [ Triplite (7) ]
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CHEMISTRY 
RRUFF ID: R060743.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: (Mn2+1.68Fe2+0.16Ca0.16)Σ=2(P1.00O4)(F0.71(OH)0.29)Σ=1
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
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RRUFF ID: R060743
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
POWDER DIFFRACTION 
RRUFF ID: R060743.1
Sample Description: powder
Cell Refinement Output: a: 13.459(1)Å    b: 6.5147(4)Å    c: 10.1237(8)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 120.094(6)°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 767.99(6)Å3    Crystal System: monoclinic
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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 Triplite

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]

Hausmann J F L (1813) Triplit, in Handbuch der Mineralogie, Volume 2 Göttingen 1079-1080   [view file]

Richmond W E (1940) Crystal chemistry of the phosphates, arsenates and vanadates of the type A2XO4(Z), The American Mineralogist, 25, 441-478   [view file]

Heinrich E W (1951) Mineralogy of triplite, American Mineralogist, 36, 256-271   [view file]

Fisher D J (1957) Isokite and triplite from Bohemia, Mineralogical Magazine, 31, 587-602   [view file]

Waldrop L (1969) The crystal structure of triplite, (Mn,Fe)2FPO4, Zeitschrift für Kristallographie, 130, 1-14   [view file]

Rea J R, Kostiner E (1972) The crystal structure of manganese fluorophosphate, Mn2(PO4)F, Acta Crystallographica, B28, 2525-2529

Shigley J E, Brown G E (1985) Occurance and alteration of phosphate minerals at the Stewart Pegmatite, Pala District, San Diego County, California, American Mineralogist, 70, 395-408   [view file]

Dyar M D, Jawin E R, Breves E, Marchand G, Nelms M, Lane M D, Mertzman S A, Bish D L and Bishop J L (2014) Mössbauer parameters of iron in phosphate minerals: Implications for interpretation of martian data, American Mineralogist, 99, 914-942

Roda-Robles E, Pesquera A, García de Madinabeitia S , Gil Ibarguchi J, Nizamoff J, Simmons W, Falster A, Galliski M A (2014) On the geochemical character of primary Fe-Mn phosphates belonging to the triphylite-lithiophilite, graftonite-beusite, and triplite-zwieselite series: first results and implications for pegmatite petrogenesis, The Canadian Mineralogist, 52, 321-335

Vignola P, Gatta G D, Hatert F, Guastoni A, Bersani D (2014) On the crystal-chemistry of a near-endmember triplite, Mn2+2(PO4)F, from the Codera Valley (Sondrio Province, Central Alps, Italy), The Canadian Mineralogist, 52, 235-245