Aldermanite R100073

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Record 75 of 4144  

Name: Aldermanite
RRUFF ID: R100073
Ideal Chemistry: [Mg(H2O)6][Na(H2O)2Al3(PO4)2(OH)6]·H2O
Locality: Tom's quarry, Kapunda, South Australia, Australia
Source: Marcus Origlieri [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Sprays or white, thin platy crystals, associated with colorless minyulite , R100072, and colorless needles of wavellite.
Status: The identification of this mineral is not yet confirmed.
Mineral Group: [ Aldermanite (1) ]
Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample

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RRUFF ID: R100073
Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
REFERENCES for Aldermanite

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]

Cabri L J, Fleischer M, Pabst A (1981) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 66, 1099-1103   [view file]

Harrowfield I R, Segnit E R, Watts J A (1981) Aldermanite, a new magnesium aluminium phosphate, Mineralogical Magazine, 44, 59-62   [view file]

Elliot P, Grey I E, Willis A C (2021) Redefinition of the formula for aldermanite, [Mg(H2O)6] [Na(H2O)2Al3(PO4)2(OH,F)6]⋅H2O, and its crystal structure, Mineralogical Magazine, 85, 348-353

Miyawaki R, Hatert F, Pasero M, Mills S J (2021) IMA Commission on New Minerals, Nomenclature and Classification (CNMNC) – Newsletter 60, European Journal of Mineralogy, 33, 203-208   [view file]