Vivianite R050076

Name: Vivianite
RRUFF ID: R050076
Ideal Chemistry: Fe2+3(PO4)2·8H2O
Locality: near Canutillos mine, Potosi, Saavedra, Bolivia
Source: Rock Currier
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Green prismatic and elongated single crystal
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis
Mineral Group: [ Vivianite (16) ]
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RRUFF ID: R050076.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: (Fe2+0.99Mn0.01)3(P1.00O4)2ยท8H2O
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R050076
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
INFRARED SPECTRUM (Attenuated Total Reflectance) 
RRUFF ID: R050076.1
Instrument settings: SensIR Durascope on a Nicolet Magna 860 FTIR
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RRUFF ID: R050076.1
Sample Description: Powder
Cell Refinement Output: a: 10.129(2)Å    b: 13.416(4)Å    c: 4.681(3)Å
alpha: 90.°    beta: 104.76(3)°    gamma: 90.°   Volume: 615.2(3)Å3    Crystal System: monoclinic
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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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REFERENCES for Vivianite

American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database Record: [view record]

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Werner A G (1817) Vivianit, in Letztes Mineral-System bey Craz und Gerlach, und bey Carl Gerold Freiberg und Wien 41-42   [view file]

Mori H, Ito T (1950) The structure of vivianite and symplesite, Acta Crystallographica, 3, 1-6

Faye G H (1968) The optical absorption spectra of iron in six-coordinate sites in chlorite, biotite, phlogopite and vivianite. Some aspects of pleochroism in the sheet silicates, The Canadian Mineralogist, 9, 403-425   [view file]

Mattievich E and Danon J (1977) Hydrothermal synthesis and Mössbauer studies of ferrous phosphates of the homologous series Fe32+(PO4)2(H2O)n, Journal of Inorganic and Nuclear Chemistry, 39, 569-580

Fejdi P, Poullen J F, Gaspérin M (1980) Affinement de la structure de la vivianite Fe3(PO4)2·8H2O, Bulletin de Minéralogie, 103, 135-138

Dormann J L, Gaspérin M, Poullen J F (1982) Étude structurale de la séquence d‘oxydationde la vivianite Fe3(PO4)2·8H2O, Bulletin de Minéralogie, 105, 147-160

Piriou B, Poullen J F (1984) Raman-study of vivianite, Journal of Raman Spectroscopy, 15, 343-346

Sameshima T, Henderson G S, Black P M, Rodgers K A (1985) X-ray diffraction studies of vivianite, metavivianite, and barićite, Mineralogical Magazine, 49, 81-85   [view file]

Rodgers K A (1986) Metavivianite and kerchenite: a review, Mineralogical Magazine, 50, 687-691   [view file]

Bartl H (1989) Water of crystallization and its hydrogen-bonded crosslinking in vivianite Fe3(PO4)2·8H2O; a neutron diffraction investigation, Fresenius' Zeitschrift für Analytische Chemie, 333, 401-403

Manning P G, Murphy T P, Prepas E E (1991) Intensive formation of vivianite in the bottom sediments of mesotrophic Narrow Lake, Alberta, The Canadian Mineralogist, 29, 77-85   [view file]

Rodgers K A, Kobe H W, Childs C W (1993) Characterization of vivianite from Catavi, Llallagua Bolivia, Mineralogy and Petrology, 47, 193-208   [view file]

Martincea S, Constantinescu E, Ladriere J (1997) Relatively unoxidized vivianite in limnic coal from Capeni, Baraolt Basin, Romania, The Canadian Mineralogist, 35, 713-722   [view file]

Frost R L, Martens W, Williams P A, Kloprogge J T (2002) Raman and infrared spectroscopic study of the vivianite-group phosphates vivianite, baricite, and bobierrite, Mineralogical Magazine, 66, 1063-1073   [link]   [view file]

Frankel R B, Bazylinski D A (2003) Biologically induced mineralization by bacteria, Reviews in Mineralogy and Geochemistry, 54, 95-114

Frost R L, Kloprogge T, Weier M L, Martens W N, Ding Z, Edwards H G H (2003) Raman spectroscopy of selected arsenates - implications for soil remediation, Spectrochimica Acta Part A-Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy, 59, 2241-2246   [link]

Frost R L, Weier M, Lyon W G (2004) Metavivianite an intermediate mineral phase between vivianite, and ferro/ferristrunzite - a Raman spectroscopic study, Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte, 2004, 228-240   [link]

Frost R L, Weier M (2004) Raman spectroscopic study of vivianites of different origins, Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte, 2004, 445-463   [link]

Capitelli F, Chita G, Ghiara M R, Rossi M (2012) Crystal-chemical investigation of Fe3(PO4)2 ·8H2O vivianite minerals, Zeitschrift für Kristallographie, 227, 92-101

Dyar M D, Jawin E R, Breves E, Marchand G, Nelms M, Lane M D, Mertzman S A, Bish D L and Bishop J L (2014) Mössbauer parameters of iron in phosphate minerals: Implications for interpretation of martian data, American Mineralogist, 99, 914-942   [view file]