Kulanite R060240

Name: Kulanite
RRUFF ID: R060240
Ideal Chemistry: BaFe2+2Al2(PO4)3(OH)3
Locality: Big Fish River, Yukon Territory, Canada
Source: Rock Currier [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Dark green tabular crystals
Status: The identification of this mineral is confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis.
Mineral Group: [ Bjarebyite (5) ]
RRUFF ID: R060240.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: (Ba0.97Sr0.03)Σ=1(Fe2+1.06Mn0.54Mg0.35Ca0.03Ti0.01   0.01)Σ=2(Al1.67Fe3+0.33)Σ=2(P1.00O4)3((OH)2.68F0.32)Σ=3; OH estimated by difference and charge balance
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R060240
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R060240.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 9.034(1)Å    b: 12.113(2)Å    c: 4.9321(8)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 100.516(9)°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 530.64(9)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 Kulanite

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]

Mandarino J A, Sturman B D (1976) Kulanite, a new barium iron aluminum phosphate from the Yukon Territory, Canada, The Canadian Mineralogist, 14, 127-131   [view file]

Fleischer M, Mandarino J A (1977) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 62, 173-176   [view file]

Mandarino J A, Sturman B D, Corlett M I (1977) Penikisite, the magnesium analogue of kulanite, from Yukon Territory, The Canadian Mineralogist, 15, 393-395   [view file]

Jambor J L, Grew E S (1990) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 75, 240-246   [view file]

Cooper M, Hawthorne F C (1994) Refinement of the crystal structure of kulanite, The Canadian Mineralogist, 32, 15-19   [view file]

Jambor J L, Roberts A C (1995) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 80, 184-188   [view file]

Dyar M D, Jawin E R, Breves E, Marchand G, Nelms M, Lane M D, Mertzman S A, Bish D L and Bishop J L (2014) Mössbauer parameters of iron in phosphate minerals: Implications for interpretation of martian data, American Mineralogist, 99, 914-942   [view file]