Giniite R060765



Name: Giniite
RRUFF ID: R060765
Ideal Chemistry: Fe2+Fe3+4(PO4)4(OH)2·2H2O
Locality: Sandamab, Namibia
Source: Michael Scott S101093 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Black fragment, associated with triphylite, hureaulite, yellow-greenish tavorite (R140539), and black heterosite.
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction.
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Unoriented black crystal
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RRUFF ID: R060765
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Sample Description: Unoriented black crystal
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 65% of 150mW
POWDER DIFFRACTION 
RRUFF ID: R060765.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 14.2649(8)Å    b: 5.1503(3)Å    c: 10.3580(6)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 111.356(2)°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 708.7(1)Å3    Crystal System: monoclinic
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REFERENCES for Giniite

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]

Fleischer M, Cabri L J, Chao G Y, Pabst A (1980) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 65, 1065-1070   [view file]

Keller P (1980) Giniit, Fe2+Fe3+4[(H2O)2|(OH)2|(PO4)4], ein neues mineral aus dem pegmatit von Sandamab bei Usakos, Namibia, Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte, 1980, 49-56