Petersite-(Ce) R050541

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Name: Petersite-(Ce)
RRUFF ID: R050541
Ideal Chemistry: Cu6Ce(PO4)3(OH)6·3H2O
Locality: Cherry Creek district, Yavapai County, Arizona, USA
Source: UAMM 19801 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Spray of yellowish-green acicular crystals, type sample
Status: The identification of this mineral is confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis.
Mineral Group: [ Mixite (10) ]
CHEMISTRY 
RRUFF ID: R050541.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: Cu6.03(Ce0.18Y0.16La0.12Nd0.09Gd0.03Pr0.02Sm0.01Dy0.01Ca0.42)Σ=1.05[(PO4)0.95(SiO4)0.05]3(OH)6·3.21H2O
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
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RRUFF ID: R050541
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 40% of 150mW
POWDER DIFFRACTION 
RRUFF ID: R050541.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 13.220(2)Å    b: 13.220(2)Å    c: 5.8591(9)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 120°   Volume: 886.8(4)Å3    Crystal System: hexagonal
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REFERENCES for Petersite-(Ce)

Williams P A, Hatert F, Pasero M, Mills S J (2014) IMA Commission on new minerals, nomenclature and classification (CNMNC) Newsletter 20. New minerals and nomenclature modifications approved in 2014, Mineralogical Magazine, 78, 549-558   [view file]

Morrison S M, Domanik K J, Yang H, Downs R T (2016) Petersite-(Ce), Cu2+6Ce(PO4)3(OH)6·3H2O, a new mixite group mineral from Yavapai County, Arizona, USA, The Canadian Mineralogist, 54, 1505-1511   [view file]

Cámara F, Belakovskiy D I, Uvarova Y, Gagne O C (2017) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 102, 2525-2531