Marićite R070273

Name: Marićite
RRUFF ID: R070273
Ideal Chemistry: NaFe2+(PO4)
Locality: Locality 16, Big Fish River, Richardson Mountains, Dawson Mining District, Yukon Territory, Canada
Source: Mark Mauthner 1182 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Compact radiating aggregate of gray prismatic crystals (with bluish to brownish sections) in phosphate nodule.
Status: The identification of this mineral is confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis.
RRUFF ID: R070273.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: Na1.00(Fe2+0.90Mn0.06Mg0.03Ca0.01)Σ=1P1.00O4
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R070273
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R070273.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 6.865(1)Å    b: 8.988(1)Å    c: 5.0471(6)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 311.4(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 Marićite

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]

Le Page Y, Donnay G (1977) The crystal structure of the new mineral marićite, NaFePO4, The Canadian Mineralogist, 15, 518-521   [view file]

Sturman B D, Mandarino J A, Corlett M I (1977) Marićite, a sodium iron phosphate, from the Big Fish River area, Yukon Territory, Canada, The Canadian Mineralogist, 15, 396-398   [view file]

Fleischer M, Mandarino J A, Chao G Y (1979) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 64, 652-659   [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]

Brunet F, Crouzet C, Cretu S, David R, Courty M, Demortière A, Recham N (2019) Oxidative decomposition products of synthetic NaFePO4 marićite: nano-textural and electrochemical characterization, European Journal of Mineralogy, 31, 837-842