Farringtonite R130127

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Name: Farringtonite
RRUFF ID: R130127
Ideal Chemistry: Mg3(PO4)2
Locality: Springwater meteorite, Springwater, Canada
Source: Rock Currier [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Pale yellow transparent fragment, embedded in a polished epoxy mount
Status: The identification of this mineral is not yet confirmed.
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R130127
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
REFERENCES for Farringtonite

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]

DuFresne E R, Roy S K (1961) A new phosphate mineral from the Springwater pallasite, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 24, 198-205

Fleischer M (1961) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 46, 1513-1520   [view file]

International Mineralogical Association (1967) Commission on new minerals and mineral names, Mineralogical Magazine, 36, 131-136   [view file]

Nord A G, Kierkegaard P (1968) The crystal structure of Mg3(PO4)2, Acta Chemica Scandinavica, 22, 1466-1474

Fuchs L H, Osen E, Gebert E (1973) New X-ray and compositional data for farringtonite, Mg3(PO4)2, American Mineralogist, 58, 949-951   [view file]