Griphite R050618

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Record 1692 of 4131  

Name: Griphite
RRUFF ID: R050618
Ideal Chemistry: Ca(Mn2+,Na,Li)6Fe2+Al2(PO4)6(F,OH)2
Locality: Pennington County, South Dakota, USA
Source: University of Arizona Mineral Museum 7907 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Dark brown massive
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis
RRUFF ID: R050618.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: Ca1.00(Mn2+3.76Na1.87Ca0.24Li0.13)Σ=6(Fe2+0.74Mn2+0.25Mg0.01)Σ=1(Al1.82Fe3+0.18)Σ=2(P1.00O4)6F2.00 ; Li not measured but estimated by difference and charge balance.
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R050618
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
INFRARED SPECTRUM (Attenuated Total Reflectance) 
RRUFF ID: R050618.9
Instrument settings: SensIR Durascope on a Nicolet Magna 860 FTIR
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RRUFF ID: R050618.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 12.246(8)Å    b: 12.246(8)Å    c: 12.246(8)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 1837(1)Å3    Crystal System: cubic
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Calculated diffraction file.

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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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REFERENCES for Griphite

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]

Headden W P (1891) A new phosphate from the Black Hills of South Dakota, American Journal of Science, 141, 415-417   [view file]

Rinaldi R (1978) The crystal structure of griphite, a complex phosphate, not a garnetoid, Bulletin de Minéralogie, 101, 543-547

Fleischer M, Burns R G, Cabri L J, Chao G Y, Hogarth D D, Pabst A (1979) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 64, 1329-1334   [view file]