Whiteite-(CaFeMg) R060912

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Name: Whiteite-(CaFeMg)
RRUFF ID: R060912
Ideal Chemistry: CaFe2+Mg2Al2(PO4)4(OH)2·8H2O
Locality: Yukon Territory, Canada
Source: Royal Ontario Museum M52408 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Dull gray-tan crystals
Status: The identification of this mineral has been made only by X-ray diffraction.
Mineral Group: [ Jahnsite (7) ]
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CHEMISTRY 
RRUFF ID: R060912.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
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RRUFF ID: R060912
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
POWDER DIFFRACTION 
RRUFF ID: R060912.1
Sample Description: Powder
Cell Refinement Output: a: 14.930(1)Å    b: 6.933(1)Å    c: 9.903(1)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 110.50(1)°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 960.1(2)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 Whiteite-(CaFeMg)

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]

Moore P B, Ito J (1978) I. Whiteite, a new species, and a proposed nomenclature for the jahnsite-whiteite complex series. II. New data on xanthoxenite. III. Salmonsite discredited., Mineralogical Magazine, 42, 309-323   [view file]

Fleischer M, Chao G Y, Pabst A (1979) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 64, 464-467   [view file]

Grey I E, Mumme W G, Neville S M, Wilson N C, Birch W D (2010) Jahnsite-whiteite solid solutions and associated minerals in the phosphate pegmatite at Hagendorf-Süd, Bavaria, Germany, Mineralogical Magazine, 74, 969-978   [view file]

Capitelli F, Chita G, Cavallo A, Bellatreccia F, Ventura G D (2011) Crystal structure of whiteite-(CaFeMg) from Crosscut Creek, Canada, Zeitschrift für Kristallographie, 226, 731-738

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   [view file]