Alfredopetrovite R210014

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Name: Alfredopetrovite
RRUFF ID: R210014
Ideal Chemistry: Al2(Se4+O3)3·6H2O
Locality: El Dragon mine, Potosi, Bolivia
Source: Bob Jenkins [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Colorless irregular crystals, intergrown with blue chalcomenite, and colorless massive anglesite, on the matrix of krut'aite.
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by X-ray diffraction.
Mineral Group: [ Not in a structural group (133) ]
Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample

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RRUFF ID: R210014
Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R210014
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 8.848(3) Å    b: 8.848(3) Å    c: 10.774(4) Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 120°   Volume: 730.5(4)Å3    Crystal System: hexagonal

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REFERENCES for Alfredopetrovite

American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database Record: [view record]

Morris R E, Harrison W T A, Stucky G D, Cheetham A K (1991) The syntheses and crystal structures of two novel aluminum selenites, Al2(SeO3)3·6H2O and AlH(SeO3)2·2H2O, Journal of Solid State Chemistry, 94, 227-235

Morris R E, Harrison W T A, Stucky G D, Cheetham A K (1992) On the structure of Al2(SeO3)3·6H2O, Journal of Solid State Chemistry, 99, 200-200

Hålenius U, Hatert F, Pasero M, Mills S J (2015) IMA Commission on New Minerals, Nomenclature and Classification (CNMNC) Newsletter 26. New minerals and nomenclature modifications approved in 2015, Mineralogical Magazine, 79, 941-947   [view file]

Belakovskiy D I, Cámara F, Gagné O C (2016) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 101, 2355-2360   [view file]

Kampf A R, Mills S J, Nash B P, Thorne B, Favreau G (2016) Alfredopetrovite, a new selenite mineral from the El Dragón mine, Bolivia, European Journal of Mineralogy, 28, 479-484   [view file]