Symplesite R130513



Name: Symplesite
RRUFF ID: R130513
Ideal Chemistry: Fe2+3(AsO4)2·8H2O
Locality: Mapimi, Durango, Mexico
Source: Rock Currier [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Dark green thick blades, 2-fold twin around [1 -1 0]
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed only by single crystal X-ray diffraction.
Mineral Group: [ Symplesite (3) ]
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RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
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RRUFF ID: R130513
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
POWDER DIFFRACTION 
RRUFF ID: R130513.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 7.939(6)Å    b: 9.393(8)Å    c: 4.744(4)Å
alpha: 95.06(4)°    beta: 97.60(3)°    gamma: 107.23(3)°   Volume: 331.8(2)Å3    Crystal System: triclinic
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REFERENCES for Symplesite

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]

Breithaupt J F A (1837) Bestimmung neuer mineralien. 1. Symplesischer diatom oder symplesit, Journal für Praktische Chemie, 10, 501-503   [view file]

Tyrrell J B, Graham R P D (1913) Yukonite, a new hydrous arsenate of iron and calcium, from the Tagish Lake, Yukon Territory, Canada; with a note on the associated symplesite, Transactions of the Royal Society of Canada, 7, 13-18   [view file]

Mori H, Ito T (1950) The structure of vivianite and symplesite, Acta Crystallographica, 3, 1-6

Schmetzer K, Tremmel G, Bartelke W (1980) Eine Paragenese seltener Minerale aus Bou-Azzer, Marokko: Parasymplesit, Symplesit, Schneiderhöhnit, Karibibit, Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Abhandlungen, 138, 94-108