Burangaite R070408

Name: Burangaite
RRUFF ID: R070408
Ideal Chemistry: NaFe2+Al5(PO4)4(OH)6·2H2O
Locality: Buranga pegmatite, Gatumba District, Gisenyi Province, Rwanda
Source: Michael Scott S100534 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Blue to blue-green prismatic, co-type specimen. This is the piece used by Selway et al (1997) to determine structure.
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction.
Mineral Group: [ Dufrenite (2) ]
RRUFF ID: R070408.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R070408
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R070408.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 25.043(4)Å    b: 5.0405(5)Å    c: 13.410(2)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 110.883(8)°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 1581.6(7)Å3    Crystal System: monoclinic
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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 Burangaite

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]

von Knorring O, Lehtinen M, Sahama T G (1977) Burangaite, a new phosphate mineral from Rwanda, Bulletin of the Geological Society of Finland, 49, 33-36   [view file]

Fleischer M, Pabst A, White J S (1978) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 63, 793-796   [view file]

Selway J B, Cooper M A, Hawthorne F C (1997) Refinement of the crystal structure of burangaite, The Canadian Mineralogist, 35, 1515-1522   [view file]

Daltry V D C, von Knorring O (1998) Type-mineralogy of Rwanda with particular reference to the Buranga pegmatite, Geologica Belgica, 1, 9-15   [view file]