Agardite-(Y) R060711

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Name: Agardite-(Y)
RRUFF ID: R060711
Ideal Chemistry: YCu2+6(AsO4)3(OH)6·3H2O
Locality: Brumado, Bahia, Brazil
Source: Bob Jenkins [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Mass of pale green fibers
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis
Mineral Group: [ Mixite (10) ]
Quick search: [ All Agardite-(Y) samples (4) ]
RRUFF ID: R060711.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: (Cu5.73Fe0.04)Σ=5.77(Y0.32Gd0.10Nd0.03Sm0.08Ca0.39)Σ=0.92[(AsO4)0.79(PO4)0.06(SiO4)0.01]3(OH)6·4.58H2O
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R060711
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R060711.1
Sample Description: Powder, using Mo radiation
Cell Refinement Output: a: 13.525(3)Å    b: 13.525(3)Å    c: 5.926(2)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 120°   Volume: 938.7(3)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 Agardite-(Y)

American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database Record: [view record]

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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]