Newberyite R050513

Name: Newberyite
RRUFF ID: R050513
Ideal Chemistry: Mg(PO3OH)·3H2O
Locality: Australia
Source: American Museum of Natural History 41793 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: An aggregate of beige fragments
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis
RRUFF ID: R050513.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: (Mg0.98Mn0.01Ca0.01)Σ=1(P1.00O3OH)·3H2O
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R050513
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
INFRARED SPECTRUM (Attenuated Total Reflectance) 
RRUFF ID: R050513.1
Sample Description: Powder
Instrument settings: SensIR Durascope on a Nicolet Magna 860 FTIR
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RRUFF ID: R050513.1
Sample Description: Powder
Cell Refinement Output: a: 10.2096(5)Å    b: 10.6781(5)Å    c: 10.0096(5)Å
alpha: 90.°    beta: 90.°    gamma: 90.°   Volume: 1091.26(7)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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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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REFERENCES for Newberyite

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]

vom Rath G (1879) Note sur deux nouveaux phosphates du guano, Bulletin de la Société Minéralogique de France, 2, 79-82   [view file]

MacIvor R W E (1887) On Australian bat guano and some minerals occurring therein, The Chemical News, 55, 215-216   [view file]

MacIvor R W E (1902) On minerals occurring in Australian bat guano, The Chemical News, 85, 181-182   [view file]

Larsen E S (1921) The microscopic determination of the nonopaque minerals, U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin, 671, 5-294   [view file]

Cohen L H, Ribbe P H (1966) Magnesium phosphate mineral replacement at Mono Lake, California, American Mineralogist, 51, 1755-1765   [view file]

Sutor D J (1967) The crystal and molecular structure of newberyite, MgHPO4·3H2O, Acta Crystallographica, 23, 418-422

Abbona F, Boistelle R, Haser R (1979) Hydrogen bonding in MgHPO4·3H2O (newberyite), Acta Crystallographica, B35, 2514-2518

Bartl H, Catti M, Joswig W, Ferraris G (1983) Investigation of the crystal structure of newberyite, MgHPO4·3H2O, by single crystal neutron diffraction, Tschermaks Mineralogische und Petrographische Mitteilungen, 32, 187-194

Frost R L, Weier M L, Martens W N, Henry D A, Mills S J (2005) Raman spectroscopy of newberyite, hannayite and struvite, Spectrochimica Acta Part A, 62, 181-188

Frost R L, Palmer S J, Pogson R E (2011) Raman spectroscopy of newberyite Mg(PO3OH)·3H2O: A cave mineral, Spectrochimica Acta Part A, 79, 1149-1153