Calcioaravaipaite R100033

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Record 646 of 4205  

Name: Calcioaravaipaite
RRUFF ID: R100033
Ideal Chemistry: PbCa2AlF9
Locality: Grand Reef mine, Klondyke, Aravaipa District, Graham County, Arizona, USA
Source: Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County LACMNH 39338
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Colorless fragments from type specimen, associated with artroeite R100034. Photos of type specimen are courtesy of LACMNH. Same sample as used in the Kampf et al (2011) study.
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction.
Mineral Group: [ Aravaipaite (3) ]
Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample

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RRUFF ID: R100033
Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R100033.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 7.714(1)Å    b: 7.505(1)Å    c: 12.215(2)Å
alpha: 99.05(1)°    beta: 96.843(9)°    gamma: 89.96(1)°   Volume: 693.4(2)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 Calcioaravaipaite

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]

Kampf A R, Foord E E (1996) Calcioaravaipaite a new mineral and associated lead fluoride minerals from the Grand Reef mine, Graham County, Arizona, The Mineralogical Record, 27, 293-300   [view file]

Jambor J L, Roberts A C (1997) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 82, 207-210   [view file]

Kampf A R, Merlino S, Pasero M (2003) Order-disorder approach to calcioaravaipaite, [PbCa2Al(F,OH)9]: The crystal structure of the triclinic MDO polytype, American Mineralogist, 88, 430-435   [view file]

Kampf A R, Yang H, Downs R T, Pinch W W (2011) The crystal structures and Raman spectra of aravaipaite and calcioaravaipaite, American Mineralogist, 96, 402-407   [view file]