Barringerite R070439



Name: Barringerite
RRUFF ID: R070439
Ideal Chemistry: (Fe,Ni)2P
Locality: Dredged from Tampa Bay harbour, Tampa Bay, Florida, USA
Source: Paul Roth [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Silver colored metallic bleb associated with pseudowollastonite. Most likely synthetic.
Status: The identification of this mineral is confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis.
Mineral Group: [ Barringerite (2) ]
CHEMISTRY 
RRUFF ID: R070439.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: (Fe1.85Ti0.09Si0.03Cr0.02Mn0.01)Σ=2P1.00 ; = light phase. The dark phase is (Fe1.55Si0.45)Σ=2P1.00 or Fe1.00(P0.70Si0.30)Σ=1
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
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RRUFF ID: R070439
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
POWDER DIFFRACTION 
RRUFF ID: R070439.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 5.878(1)Å    b: 5.878(1)Å    c: 3.476(1)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 120°   Volume: 104.01(3)Å3    Crystal System: hexagonal
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REFERENCES for Barringerite

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]

Hendricks S B, Kosting P R (1930) The crystal structure of Fe2P, Fe2N, Fe3N and FeB, Zeitschrift für Kristallographie, 74, 511-533   [view file]

Buseck P R (1969) Phosphide from meteorites: Barringerite, a new iron-nickel mineral, Science, 165, 169-171

Fleischer M (1970) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 55, 317-323   [view file]

Carlsson B, Gölin M, Rundqvist S (1973) Determination of the homogenity range and refinement of the crystal structure of Fe2P, Journal of Solid State Chemistry, 8, 57-67

Catalono A, Arnott R J, Wold A (1973) Magnetic and crystallographic properties of the system Fe2P1-xAsx, Journal of Solid State Chemistry, 7, 262-268

Cervelle B, Cesbron F, Desnoyers C, Gasperin M, Sandrea A (1975) Morphologie et propriétés optiques des phosphures de fer et de nickel FeP et Ni2P, Bulletin de la Société Française de Minéralogie et de Cristallographie, 98, 289-293   [view file]

Fujii H, Komura S, Takeda T, Okamoto T, Ito Y, Akimitsu J (1979) Polarized neutron diffraction study of Fe2P single crystal, Journal of the Physical Society of Japan, 46, 1616-1621

Dunn P J, Cabri L J, Chao G Y, Fleischer M, Francis C A, Grice J D, Jambor J L, Pabst A (1984) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 69, 406-412   [view file]

Mikouchi T, Zolensky M, Tachikawa O, Komatsu M, Ivanova M A, Le L, Gounelle M (2006) Electron back-scatter diffraction (EBSD) analysis of two unusual minerals in carbonaceous chondrites, Lunar and Planetary Science, 37, 1855-1855