Castellaroite R220036

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Record 697 of 4133  

Name: Castellaroite
RRUFF ID: R220036
Ideal Chemistry: Mn2+3(AsO4)2·4.5H2O
Locality: Monte Nero mine, Rocchetta Vara, La Spezia, Liguria, Italy
Source: Tony Kampf
Owner: Tony Kampf
Description: Colorless, striated thin blades associated with coralloite, manganohörnesite, rhodochrosite, sarkinite, sterlinghillite, strashimirite and wallkilldellite. Co-type sample described in Kampf et al (2016)
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis
Mineral Group: [ Not in a structural group (129) ]
Quick search: [ All Castellaroite samples (2) ]
CHEMISTRY 
RRUFF ID: R220036.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: Mn2+3.02(As1.94P0.06)O12.5H8.96
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Jobin-Yvon Horiba Labram 532nm @ 100% of 250mW
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POWDER DIFFRACTION 
RRUFF ID: R220036
Sample Description: Cell parameters are from powder data, profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 8.733(4)Å    b: 13.438(4)Å    c: 18.643(4)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 95.006(11)°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 2179.5(13)Å3    Crystal System: monoclinic
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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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REFERENCES for Castellaroite

Hålenius U, Hatert F, Pasero M, Mills S J (2015) IMA Commission on New Minerals, Nomenclature and Classification (CNMNC) Newsletter 28. New minerals and nomenclature modifications approved in 2015, Mineralogical Magazine, 79, 1859-1864   [view file]

Kampf A R, Cámara F, Ciriotti M E, Nash B P, Balestra C, Chiappino L (2016) Castellaroite, Mn2+3(AsO4)2·4.5H2O, a new mineral from Italy related to metaswitzerite, European Journal of Mineralogy, 28, 687-696   [view file]

Cámara F, Belakovskiy D I, Uvarova Y (2017) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 102, 916-920   [view file]