Althausite R070113



Name: Althausite
RRUFF ID: R070113
Ideal Chemistry: Mg4(PO4)2(OH,O)(F,   )
Locality: Tingelstadtjern, Modum, Norway
Source: Bob Jenkins [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Colorless platy crystals associated with R060710 holtedahlite
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed only by single crystal X-ray diffraction.
CHEMISTRY 
RRUFF ID: R070113.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
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RRUFF ID: R070113
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
POWDER DIFFRACTION 
RRUFF ID: R070113.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 8.30(1)Å    b: 6.077(6)Å    c: 14.47(3)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 729.5(6)Å3    Crystal System: orthorhombic
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Calculated diffraction file.

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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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REFERENCES for Althausite

American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database Record: [view record]

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]

Raade G, Tysseland M (1975) Althausite, a new mineral from Modum, Norway, Lithos, 8, 215-219

Fleischer M, Cabri L J (1976) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 61, 502-504   [view file]

Rømming C, Raade G (1980) The crystal structure of althausite, Mg4(PO4)2(OH,O)(F,   ), American Mineralogist, 65, 488-498   [view file]