Minyulite R070151

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Name: Minyulite
RRUFF ID: R070151
Ideal Chemistry: KAl2(PO4)2F·4H2O
Locality: Minyulo Well, Dandaragan, Western Australia, Australia
Source: James Shigley [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Radiating colorless transparent thin prismatic crystals
Status: The identification of this mineral is confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis.
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RRUFF ID: R070151.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: K1.00Al2.00(P1.00O4)2F1.00ยท4H2O; H2O estimated by difference
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R070151
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R070151.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 9.337(1)Å    b: 9.732(1)Å    c: 5.516(1)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 501.3(1)Å3    Crystal System: orthorhombic
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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 Minyulite

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]

Foshag W F (1933) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 18, 512-512   [view file]

Simpson E S, LeMesurier C R (1933) Minyulite, a new phosphate mineral from Dandaragan, W.A., Journal of the Royal Society of Western Australia, 19, 13-16   [view file]

Kampf A R (1977) Minyulite: its atomic arrangement, American Mineralogist, 62, 256-262   [view file]

Grey I E, MacRae C M, Elliott P, Mills S J, Downes P J (2022) Minyulite, KAl2F(PO4)2·4H2O: approval of revised formula and its stability in South Australian rock phosphate deposits, Australian Journal of Mineralogy, 23, 21-25