Gormanite R050093

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Name: Gormanite
RRUFF ID: R050093
Ideal Chemistry: Fe2+3Al4(PO4)4(OH)6·2H2O
Locality: Rapid Creek, Yukon Territory, Canada
Source: Rock Currier
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Radial aggregates of blue bladed crystals
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis
Mineral Group: [ Souzalite (2) ]
Quick search: [ All Gormanite samples (2) ]
CHEMISTRY 
RRUFF ID: R050093.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: (Fe2+1.85Mg1.09Mn0.06)Σ=3(Al3.76Fe3+0.24)Σ=4(P1.00O4)4((OH5.65F0.35)Σ=6·2H2O ; (light phase) : (Fe2+1.53Mg1.42Mn0.05)Σ=3(Al3.89Fe3+0.11)Σ=4(P1.00O4)4((OH5.60F0.40)Σ=6·2H2O (dark phase
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
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RRUFF ID: R050093
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
INFRARED SPECTRUM (Attenuated Total Reflectance) 
RRUFF ID: R050093.1
Instrument settings: SensIR Durascope on a Nicolet Magna 860 FTIR
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POWDER DIFFRACTION 
RRUFF ID: R050093.1
Sample Description: Powder
Cell Refinement Output: a: 7.224035(8)Å    b: 11.79773(5)Å    c: 5.11759(2)Å
alpha: 90.3456(3)°    beta: 109.9792(2)°    gamma: 81.2907(3)°   Volume: 404.691(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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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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REFERENCES for Gormanite

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]

Sturman B D, Mandarino J A, Mrose M E, Dunn P J (1981) Gormanite, Fe2+3Al4(PO4)4(OH6)·2H2O, the ferrous analogue of souzalite, and new data for souzalite, The Canadian Mineralogist, 19, 381-387   [view file]

Fleischer M, Cabri L J, Chao G Y, Mandarino J A, Pabst A (1982) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 67, 621-624   [view file]

Le Bail A, Stephens P W, Hubert F (2003) A crystal structure for the souzalite/gormanite series from synchrotron powder diffraction data, European Journal of Mineralogy, 15, 719-723

Jambor J L, Roberts A C (2004) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 89, 467-471   [view file]

Frost R L, Erickson K L (2005) Near-infrared spectroscopic study of selected hydrated hydroxylated phosphates, Spectrochimica Acta Part A-Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy, 61, 45-50   [link]

Dyar M D, Jawin E R, Breves E, Marchand G, Nelms M, Lane M D, Mertzman S A, Bish D L and Bishop J L (2014) Mössbauer parameters of iron in phosphate minerals: Implications for interpretation of martian data, American Mineralogist, 99, 914-942   [view file]