Nickelphosphide R070134

Name: Nickelphosphide
RRUFF ID: R070134
Ideal Chemistry: Ni3P
Locality: northwest Africa 1054 meteorite, Morocco
Source: Michael Scott S105082 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Black sliver of a phase, associated with kamacite and diopside
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed only by chemical analysis
RRUFF ID: R070134.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: lighter phase from the upper left: (Ni1.67Fe1.33)Σ=3P1.00
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R070134
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
REFERENCES for Nickelphosphide

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]

Britvin S N, Kolomensky V D, Boldyreva M M, Bogdanova A N, Kretser Y L, Boldyreva O N, Rudashesky N S (1999) Nickelphosphide (Ni, Fe)3P, the nickel analog of schreibersite, Zapiski Vserossijskogo Mineralogicheskogo Obshchestva, 128, issue 3 64-72   [view file]

Jambor J L, Kovalenker V A, Roberts A C (2000) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 85, 873-877   [view file]

Skála R, Drábek M (2003) Nickelphosphide from the Vicenice octahedrite: Rietveld crystal structure refinement of synthetic analogue, Mineralogical Magazine, 67, 783-792   [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]