Nagelschmidtite R070032

Name: Nagelschmidtite
RRUFF ID: R070032
Ideal Chemistry: Ca7(SiO4)2(PO4)2
Locality: Hatrurium Formation, Negev Desert, southern Israel
Source: Michael Scott S105080 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Status: The identification of this mineral is not yet confirmed.
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R070032
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
REFERENCES for Nagelschmidtite

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]

Barrett R L, McCaughey W J (1942) The system CaO-SiO2-P2O5, American Mineralogist, 27, 680-695   [view file]

Segnit E R (1950) New data on the slag-minerals nagelschmidtite and steadite, Mineralogical Magazine, 29, 173-190   [view file]

Gross S (1977) The mineralogy of the Hatrurim formation, Israel, Geological Survey of Israel, 70, 1-80   [view file]

Fleischer M, Cabri L J, Chao G Y, Pabst A (1978) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 63, 424-427   [view file]

Sugiyama K, Kato Y, Mikouchi T (2010) Structure of nagelschmidtite Ca7Si2P2O16, Acta Mineralogica Petrographica Abstract Series. 20th General Meeting of the International Mineralogical Association 21-27 August, 2010. Budapest, Hungary, 20, 725-725   [view file]

Gfeller F, Widmer R, Krüger B, Galuskin E V, Galuskina I O, Armbruster T (2015) The crystal structure of flamite and its relation to Ca2SiO4 polymorphs and nagelschmidtite, European Journal of Mineralogy, 27, 755-769