Alfredopetrovite R210010

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Name: Alfredopetrovite
RRUFF ID: R210010
Ideal Chemistry: Al2(Se4+O3)3·6H2O
Locality: El Dragon, Potosi, Bolivia
Source: Bob Jenkins [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Aggregates or spheres of pale grey, radiating acicular crystals, associated with chalcomenite and clinochalcomenite.
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed only by chemical analysis
Mineral Group: [ Not in a structural group (128) ]
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RRUFF ID: R210010.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: (Al1.26Fe3+0.82)Σ2.08(Se0.98O3)3·6H2O, calculated on the basis of 15 O apfu.
Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample

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RRUFF ID: R210010
Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
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]