Penikisite R060160

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Name: Penikisite
RRUFF ID: R060160
Ideal Chemistry: BaMg2Al2(PO4)3(OH)3
Locality: 16 miles north of the Hess River, Mayo Mining District, Yukon Territory, Canada
Source: Mark Mauthner 3568
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Aggregate of green crystals in quartz associated with purple gorceixite, R060158. Crystal used in the Bowman et al (2013) study.
Status: The identification of this mineral is confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis.
Mineral Group: [ Bjarebyite (5) ]
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RRUFF ID: R060160.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: Ba1.00(Mg1.97Mn0.03)Σ=2Al2.00(P1.00O4)3(OH)3
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R060160
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R060160.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 8.9577(4)Å    b: 12.0150(5)Å    c: 4.9079(2)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 100.505(2)°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 519.37(4)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 Penikisite

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]

Mandarino J A, Sturman B D, Corlett M I (1977) Penikisite, the magnesium analogue of kulanite, from Yukon Territory, The Canadian Mineralogist, 15, 393-395   [view file]

Fleischer M, Mandarino J A, Chao G Y (1979) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 64, 652-659   [view file]

Bowman M G, Downs R T, Yang H (2013) Penikisite, BaMg2Al2(PO4)3(OH)3, isostructural with bjarebyite, Acta Crystallographica, E69, i4-i5   [view file]