Ruifrancoite R070049



Name: Ruifrancoite
RRUFF ID: R070049
Ideal Chemistry: Ca2(   ,Mn)2(Fe3+,Mn,Mg)4Be4(PO4)6(OH)6·4H2O
Locality: Sapucaia mine, Galileia, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Source: Michael Scott S105056 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Spherical aggregates of brown thin acicular radiating crystals, co-type material, associated with quartz, albite and muscovite
Status: The identification of this mineral is not yet confirmed.
Mineral Group: [ roscherite (9) ]
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
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RRUFF ID: R070049
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
REFERENCES for Ruifrancoite

Atencio D, Chukanov N V, Coutinho J M V, Menezes L A D, Dubinchuk V T, Möckel S (2007) Ruifrancoite, a new Fe3+-dominant monoclinic member of the roscherite group from Galiléia, Minas Gerais, Brazil, The Canadian Mineralogist, 45, 1263-1273   [view file]