Wolfeite R060545

Name: Wolfeite
RRUFF ID: R060545
Ideal Chemistry: Fe2+2(PO4)(OH)
Locality: Big Fish River, Yukon Territory, Canada
Source: Michael Scott S100274 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Orange-brown fragment
Status: The identification of this mineral is confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis.
Mineral Group: [ Wagnerite (7) ]
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RRUFF ID: R060545.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: (Fe2+1.72Mg0.22Mn0.06)P1.00O4((OH)0.87F0.13) ; (OH) estimated by difference and charge balance
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R060545
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R060545.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 12.228(5)Å    b: 13.119(5)Å    c: 9.720(4)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 108.71(1)°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 1476.9(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 Wolfeite

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]

Frondel C (1949) Wolfeite, xanthoxenite, and whitlockite from the Palermo mine, New Hampshire, American Mineralogist, 34, 692-705   [view file]

Clark A M, Couper A G (1979) End-member triploidite from Cornwall, Mineralogical Magazine, 43, 179-180   [view file]

Antenucci D, Fontan F, Fransolet A M (1989) X-ray powder diffraction for wolfeite: (Fe0.59Mn0.40Mg0.01)2PO4(OH), Powder Diffraction, 4, 34-35   [view file]

Kolitsch U (2003) Mg-rich wolfeite, (FeII,Mg)2(PO4)(OH): structure refinement and Raman spectroscopic data, Acta Crystallographica, E59, 125-128

Hatert F (2007) FeII2(PO4)(OH), a synthetic analogue of wolfeite, Acta Crystallographica, C63, i119-i121

Łodziński M, Sitarz M (2009) Chemical and spectroscopic characterization of some phosphate accessory minerals from pegmatites of the Sowie Góry Mts, SW Poland, Journal of Molecular Structure, 924-926, 442-447