Fluckite R130556

Name: Fluckite
RRUFF ID: R130556
Ideal Chemistry: CaMn2+(AsO3OH)2·2H2O
Locality: Alsace, France
Source: Rock Currier [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Sprays of colorless to very pale pink prismatic crystals
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by X-ray diffraction.
Mineral Group: [ Fluckite (1) ]
RRUFF ID: R130556
Cell Refinement Output: a: 8.469(3)Å    b: 7.639(3)Å    c: 6.981(2)Å
alpha: 82.09(2)°    beta: 98.18(2)°    gamma: 95.59(2)°   Volume: 441.4(4)Å3    Crystal System: triclinic

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REFERENCES for Fluckite

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]

Bari H, Cesbron F, Permingeat F, Pillard F (1980) La fluckite, arséniate hydraté de calcium et manganèse CaMnH2(AsO4)2.2H2O, une nouvelle espèce minérale, Bulletin de Minéralogie, 103, 122-128

Catti M, Chiari G, Ferraris G (1980) Fluckite, CaMn(HAsO4)2·2H2O, a structure related by pseudo-polytypism to krautite MnHAsO4·H2O, Bulletin de Minéralogie, 103, 129-134

Fleischer M, Cabri L J, Chao G Y, Pabst A (1980) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 65, 1065-1070   [view file]

Đorđević T, Gerger S, Karanović L (2017) Hydrothermal and ionothermal synthesis of mineral-related arsenates in the system CdO–MO–As2O5 (M2+ = Mg, Co, Ni, Cu, Zn) and their crystal structures, European Journal of Mineralogy, 29, 73-89