Tuite R120115


Name: Tuite
RRUFF ID: R120115
Ideal Chemistry: Ca3(PO4)2
Locality: Synthetic, at P = 15 GPa and T = 1300 deg C
Source: Shuangmeng Zhai and Xiande Xie
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Aggregates of small transparent colorless grains
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction.
Mineral Group: [ Palmierite (1) ]
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
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RRUFF ID: R120115
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
POWDER DIFFRACTION 
RRUFF ID: R120115.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 5.2557(7)Å    b: 5.2557(7)Å    c: 18.704(3)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 120°   Volume: 447.44(6)Å3    Crystal System: hexagonal
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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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REFERENCES for Tuite

American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database Record: [view record]

Chen M, Wopenka B, Xie X, El Goresy A (1995) A new high-pressure polymorph of chlorapatite in the shocked chondrite Sixiangkou (L6) chondrite, Lunar and Planetary Science, 26, 237-238   [view file]

Grice J D, Ferraris G (2003) New minerals approved in 2002 and nomenclature modifications approved in 1998-2002 by the Commission on the New Minerals and Mineral Names, International Mineralogical Association, The Canadian Mineralogist, 41, 795-802   [view file]

Xie X, Minitti M E, Chen M, Mao H-K, Wang D, Shu J, Fei Y (2003) Tuite, ϒ-Ca3(PO4)2: a new mineral from the Suizhou L6 chondrite, European Journal of Mineralogy, 15, 1001-1005   [view file]

Jambor J L, Roberts A C (2004) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 89, 1826-1834   [view file]

Mandarino J A (2004) New minerals, The Canadian Mineralogist, 42, 1241-1260   [view file]

Thompson R M, Xie X, Zhai S, Downs R T, Yang H (2013) A comparison of the Ca3(PO4)2 and CaSiO3 systems, with a new structure refinement of tuite synthesized at 15 GPa and 1300 ºC, American Mineralogist, 98, 1585-1592

Zhai S, Yamazaki D, Xue W, Ye L, Xu C, Shan S, Ito E, Yoneda A, Yoshino T, Guo X, Shimojuku A, Tsujino N, Funakoshi K I (2013) P-V-T relations of γ-Ca3(PO4)2 tuite determined by in situ X-ray diffraction in a large-volume high-pressure apparatus, American Mineralogist, 98, 1811-1816

Britvin S N, Krivovichev S V, Armbruster T (2016) Ferromerrillite, Ca9NaFe2+(PO4)7, a new mineral from the Martian meteorites, and some insights into merrillite-tuite transformation in shergottites, European Journal of Mineralogy, 28, 125-136