Fluorcalciobritholite R141089

Name: Fluorcalciobritholite
RRUFF ID: R141089
Ideal Chemistry: (Ca,REE)5(SiO4,PO4)3F
Locality: In den Dellen, Laach lake volcano, Mendig, Eifel, Germany
Source: Ch. and H. Schäfer [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Light pinkish, hexagonal prismatic crystals, associated with black prismatic augite and volcanic glass.
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed only by single crystal X-ray diffraction.
Mineral Group: [ Apatite (56) ]
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R141089
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R141089.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 9.540(2)Å    b: 9.540(2)Å    c: 6.989(2)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 120°   Volume: 550.80(8)Å3    Crystal System: hexagonal
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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 Fluorcalciobritholite

American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database Record: [view record]

Pekov I V, Pasero M, Yaskovskaya A N, Chukanov N V, Pushcharovsky D Y, Merlino S, Zubkova N V, Kononkova N N, Men’shikov Y P, Zadov A E (2007) Fluorcalciobritholite, (Ca,REE)5[(Si,P)O4]3F, a new mineral: description and crystal chemistry, European Journal of Mineralogy, 19, 95-103   [view file]

Pekov I V (2007) New minerals from former Soviet Union countries, 1998-2006: new minerals approved by the IMA commission on new minerals and mineral names, Mineralogical Almanac, 11, 9-51   [view file]

Tait K, Poirier G, Rowe R, Piilonen P C (2008) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 93, 252-256   [view file]

Pasero M, Kampf A R, Ferraris C, Pekov I V, Rakovan J R, White T J (2010) Nomenclature of the apatite supergroup minerals, European Journal of Mineralogy, 22, 163-179   [view file]