Turneaureite R070758

Name: Turneaureite
RRUFF ID: R070758
Ideal Chemistry: Ca5(AsO4)3Cl
Locality: ZCA mine No. 4 (St Joe mine), Balmat, Balmat-Edwards Zinc District, St Lawrence County, New York, USA
Source: Michael Scott S104122 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Colorless to grayish white massive that fluoresces bright orange under SW UV.
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed only by single crystal X-ray diffraction.
Mineral Group: [ Apatite (56) ]
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R070758
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 13% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R070758.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 9.990(2)Å    b: 9.990(2)Å    c: 6.782(2)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 120°   Volume: 586.2(2)Å3    Crystal System: hexagonal
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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 Turneaureite

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]

Dunn P J, Petersen E U, Peacor D R (1985) Turneaureite, a new member of the apatite group from Franklin, New Jersey, Balmat, New York and Långban, Sweden, The Canadian Mineralogist, 23, 251-254   [view file]

Hawthorne F C, Fleischer M, Grew E S, Grice J D, Jambor J L, Puziewicz J, Roberts A C, Vanko D A, Zilczer J A (1986) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 71, 1277-1282   [view file]

Wardojo T A, Hwu S-J (1996) Chlorapatite: Ca5(AsO4)3Cl, Acta Crystallographica, C52, 2959-2960

Biagioni C, Bosi F, Hålenius U, Pasero M (2017) The crystal structure of turneaureite, Ca5(AsO4)3Cl, the arsenate analog of chlorapatite, and its relationships with the arsenate apatites johnbaumite and svabite, American Mineralogist, 102, 1981-1986   [view file]