Parascholzite R060806

Name: Parascholzite
RRUFF ID: R060806
Ideal Chemistry: CaZn2(PO4)2·2H2O
Locality: Tip Top mine, Fourmile, Custer District, Custer County, South Dakota, USA
Source: Michael Scott S100832 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Radial spray of colorless elongated flattened prismatic crystals
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction.
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R060806
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 30% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R060806.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 17.86(1)Å    b: 7.410(5)Å    c: 6.669(4)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 106.52(2)°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 846(1)Å3    Crystal System: monoclinic
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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 Parascholzite

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]

Sturman B D, Rouse R C, Dunn P J (1981) Parascholzite, a new mineral from Hagendorf, Bavaria, and its relationship to scholzite, American Mineralogist, 66, 843-851   [view file]

Rolland C, Guidoin R, Ledoux R, Zerguini A, Roy P E (1991) Carbonate-hydroxylapatite, hopeite, and parascholzite in fibrous capsules surrounding silicone breast implants, The Canadian Mineralogist, 29, 337-345   [view file]

Taxer K (1992) Order-disorder and polymorphism of the compound with the composition of scholzite, CaZn2[PO4]2·2H2O, Zeitschrift für Kristallographie, 198, 239-255   [view file]

Taxer K, Bartl H (1997) Die „geordnete gemittelte” kristallstruktur von parascholzit. Zur dimorphie von CaZn2(PO4)2·2H2O, parascholzit – scholzit, Zeitschrift für Kristallographie, 212, 197-202