Overite R100024

Name: Overite
RRUFF ID: R100024
Ideal Chemistry: CaMgAl(PO4)2(OH)·4H2O
Locality: Clay Canyon deposit, near Fairfield, Utah County, Utah, USA
Source: Terry Szenics
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Light apple-green lathlike crystals
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction.
Mineral Group: [ Overite (3) ]
Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample

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RRUFF ID: R100024
Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R100024.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 14.6964(8)Å    b: 18.675(1)Å    c: 7.0976(4)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 1948.0(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 Overite

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]

Larsen E S (1940) Overite and montgomeryite: two new mineral from Fairfield, Utah, American Mineralogist, 25, 315-326   [view file]

Moore P B, Ito J (1974) I. Jahnsite, segelerite, and robertsite, three new transition metal phosphate species II. Redefinition of overite, an isotype of segelerite III. Isotypy of robertsite, mitridatite, and arseniosiderite, American Mineralogist, 59, 48-59   [view file]

Moore P B, Araki T (1977) Overite, segelerite, and jahnsite: a study in combinatorial polymorphism, American Mineralogist, 62, 692-702   [view file]