Tarbuttite R050621

Name: Tarbuttite
RRUFF ID: R050621
Ideal Chemistry: Zn2(PO4)(OH)
Locality: Broken Hill, Rhodesia
Source: University of Arizona Mineral Museum 13605 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Colorless prismatic crystals
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis
Mineral Group: [ Tarbuttite (2) ]
RRUFF ID: R050621.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: Zn2.00(P1.00O4)(OH)
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R050621
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
INFRARED SPECTRUM (Attenuated Total Reflectance) 
RRUFF ID: R050621.1
Instrument settings: SensIR Durascope on a Nicolet Magna 860 FTIR
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RRUFF ID: R050621.1
Sample Description: Powder
Cell Refinement Output: a: 5.5542(3)Å    b: 5.6990(3)Å    c: 6.4727(2)Å
alpha: 102.672(4)°    beta: 102.805(4)°    gamma: 86.906(5)°   Volume: 194.92(1)Å3    Crystal System: triclinic
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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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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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REFERENCES for Tarbuttite

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]

Spencer L J (1907) Societies and Academies: Mineralogical Society, Nature, 76, 215-215   [view file]

Spencer L J (1908) On hopeite and other zinc phosphates and associated minerals from Broken Hill mines, North-Western Rhodesia, Mineralogical Magazine, 15, 1-38   [view file]

Richmond W E (1940) Crystal chemistry of the phosphates, arsenates and vanadates of the type A2XO4(Z), American Mineralogist, 25, 441-478   [view file]

Fanfani L, Zanazzi P F (1965) Dati strutturali sulla tarbuttite, Periodico di Mineralogia, 34, 539-545   [view file]

Cocco G, Fanfani L, Zanazzi P F (1966) The crystal structure of tarbuttite, Zn2(OH)PO4, Zeitschrift für Kristallographie, 123, 321-329   [view file]

Hill R J, Milnes A R (1974) Phosphate minerals from Reaphook Hill, Flinders Ranges, South Australia, Mineralogical Magazine, 39, 684-695   [view file]

Genkina E A, Maksimov B A, Mel'nikov O K (1985) Crystal structure of synthetic tarbuttite Zn(PO4)(OH), Doklady Akademii Nauk SSSR, 282, 314-317   [view file]

Frost R L (2004) An infrared and Raman spectroscopic study of natural zinc phosphates, Spectrochimica Acta Part A, 60, 1439-1445

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]