Frondelite R050622



Name: Frondelite
RRUFF ID: R050622
Ideal Chemistry: Mn2+Fe3+4(PO4)3(OH)5
Locality: Hagendorf, Bavaria, Germany
Source: University of Arizona Mineral Museum 2647 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Black bladed crystals in divergent radial aggregates
Status: The identification of this mineral is confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis.
Mineral Group: [ Rockbridgeite (3) ]
CHEMISTRY 
RRUFF ID: R050622.2
Sample Description: Microprobe fragment
Measured Chemistry: (Mn2+0.63Fe2+0.37)Σ=1Fe3+4.00(P1.00O4)3(OH)5
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
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RRUFF ID: R050622
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
INFRARED SPECTRUM (Attenuated Total Reflectance) 
RRUFF ID: R050622.1
Instrument settings: SensIR Durascope on a Nicolet Magna 860 FTIR
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POWDER DIFFRACTION 
RRUFF ID: R050622.1
Sample Description: Powder, cell parameters are from single crystal
Cell Refinement Output: a: 13.958(7)Å    b: 16.794(8)Å    c: 5.175(1)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 1212.9(5)Å3    Crystal System: orthorhombic
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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 Frondelite

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]

Lindberg M L (1949) Frondelite and the frondelite-rockbridgeite series, American Mineralogist, 34, 541-549   [view file]

Redhammer G J, Roth G, Tippelt G, Bernroider M, Lottermoser W, Amthauer G, Hochleitner R (2006) Manganoan rockbridgeite Fe4.32Mn0.62Zn0.06(PO4)3(OH)5: structure analysis and 57Fe Mössbauer spectroscopy, Acta Crystallographica, C62, i24-i28

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]

Grey I E, Williams T, Kampf A R, Cashion J D, Gozukara Y, MacRae C M, Keck E (2018) Non-stoichiometry and local order in minerals with the rockbridgeite structure, European Journal of Mineralogy, 30, 773-783

Hålenius U, Hatert F, Pasero M, Mills S J (2018) IMA Commission on New Minerals, Nomenclature and Classification (CNMNC) Newsletter 41. New minerals and nomenclature modifications approved in 2017 and 2018, Mineralogical Magazine, 82, 229–233   [view file]