Agardite-(Y) R070649

Name: Agardite-(Y)
RRUFF ID: R070649
Ideal Chemistry: YCu2+6(AsO4)3(OH)6·3H2O
Locality: Jote West mine, Pampa Larga Mining District, Copiapo, Chile
Source: Bob Jenkins
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Sprays of bright green acicular crystals. Sample used in Morrison et al. (2013) study.
Status: The identification of this mineral is confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis.
Mineral Group: [ Mixite (10) ]
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RRUFF ID: R070649.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: (Cu5.33Al0.12Ca0.03Mn0.01)Σ=5.49(Y0.52Er0.02Dy0.01Yb0.01Ho0.01Ca0.43)Σ=1.00[(AsO4)0.88(PO4)0.14)]3(OH)6·2.99H2O
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R070649
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 65% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R070649.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 13.459(3)Å    b: 13.459(3)Å    c: 5.8791(7)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 120°   Volume: 922.3(2)Å3    Crystal System: hexagonal
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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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REFERENCES for Agardite-(Y)

American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database Record: [view record]

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Frost R L, Erickson K L, Weier M L, McKinnon A R, Williams P A, Leverett P (2004) Effect of the lanthanide ionic radius on the Raman spectroscopy of lanthanide agardite minerals, Journal of Raman Spectroscopy, 35, 961-966   [link]

Frost R L, Erickson K L, Weier M L, McKinnon A R, Williams P A, Leverett P (2005) Thermal decomposition of agardites (REE) - relationship between dehydroxylation temperature and electronegativity, Thermochimica Acta, 427, 167-170

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Morrison S M, Domanik K J, Origlieri M J, Downs R T (2013) Agardite-(Y), Cu2+6Y(AsO4)3(OH)6·3H2O, Acta Crystallographica, E69, i61-i62   [view file]