Churchite-(Y) R060424

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Name: Churchite-(Y)
RRUFF ID: R060424
Ideal Chemistry: Y(PO4)·2H2O
Locality: Indian Mountain, Cherokee County, Alabama, USA
Source: Michael Scott S100069 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Spray of colorless acicular crystals
Status: The identification of this mineral is confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis.
Mineral Group: [ Gypsum (12) ]
Quick search: [ All Churchite-(Y) samples (2) ]
RRUFF ID: R060424.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: (Y0.93Dy0.03Er0.02Gd0.02Yb0.01Ho0.01Tm0.01Ca0.01Fe0.01)Σ=1.05(P0.94Al0.01)Σ=0.95O4·0.57H2O
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample

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RRUFF ID: R060424
Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R060424.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 5.588(3)Å    b: 15.022(7)Å    c: 6.293(2)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 117.90(2)°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 466.9(3)Å3    Crystal System: monoclinic
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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 Churchite-(Y)

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]

Church A H (1865) Preliminary note on a new British mineral containing cerium, The Chemical News, 12, 121-121   [view file]

Williams C G (1865) On the presence of didymium in churchite, The Chemical News, 12, 183-183   [view file]

Fleischer M (1954) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 39, 848-852   [view file]

Milton D J, Bastron H (1971) Churchite and Florencite (Nd) from Sausalito, California, The Mineralogical Record, 2, 166-168   [view file]

International Mineralogical Association (1982) International Mineralogical Association: Commission on new minerals and mineral names, Mineralogical Magazine, 46, 513-514   [view file]

Podporina E K, Burkov V V, Danilova K N (1983) Nd-churchites from the crust of weathering of Kazakjstan metamorphic rocks, Doklady Akademii Nauk SSSR, 268, 195-198   [view file]

Nickel E H, Mandarino J A (1987) Procedures involving the IMA Commission on New Minerals and Mineral Names and guidelines on mineral nomenclature, American Mineralogist, 72, 1031-1042   [view file]

Kohlmann M, Sowa H, Reithmayer K, Schulz H, Kruger R R, Abriel W (1994) Structure of a Y1-x(Gd,Dy,Er)xPO4·2H2O microcrystal using synchrotron radiation, Acta Crystallographica, C50, 1651-1652

Plášil J, Sejkora J, Čejka J, Škoda R, Goliáš V (2009) Supergene mineralization of the Medvedín uranium deposit, Krkonoše Mountains, Czech Republic, Journal of Geosciences, 54, 15-56

Göb S, Wenzel T, Bau M, Jacob D E, Loges A, Markl G (2011) The redistribution of rare-earth elements in secondary minerals of hydrothermal veins, Schwarzwald, southwestern Germany, The Canadian Mineralogist, 49, 1305-1333   [view file]