Footemineite R090005

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Name: Footemineite
RRUFF ID: R090005
Ideal Chemistry: Ca2Mn2+5Be4(PO4)6(OH)4·6H2O
Locality: Foote mine, North Carolina, USA
Source: Luiz Menezes [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Pale yellow to light green prismatic or barrel-shaped crystals associated with colorless albite.
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction.
Sample Description: Unoriented Sample

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RRUFF ID: R090005
Sample Description: Unoriented Sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R090005.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 6.743(6)Å    b: 9.926(9)Å    c: 9.951(7)Å
alpha: 73.81(2)°    beta: 85.46(3)°    gamma: 87.63(3)°   Volume: 638(1)Å3    Crystal System: triclinic
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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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REFERENCES for Footemineite

American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database Record: [view record]

Fanfani L, Nunzi A, Zananni P F, Zanzari A R (1975) The crystal structure of roscherite, Tschermaks Mineralogische und Petrographische Mitteilungen, 22, 266-277

Rastsvetaeva R K, Chukanov N V, Verin I A, Atencio D (2007) The crystal structure of footemineite, Doklady Earth Sciences, 416, 1053-1056

Atencio D, Matioli P A, Smith J B, Chukanov N V, Coutinho J M V, Rastsvetaeva R K, Mockel S (2008) Footemineite, the Mn-analog of atencioite, from the Foote mine, Kings Mountain, Cleveland County, North Carolina, U.S.A., and its relationship with other roscherite-group minerals, American Mineralogist, 93, 1-6   [view file]

Poirier G, Ercit T S, Tait K T, Piilonen P C, Rowe R (2009) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 94, 399-408   [view file]