Vantasselite R060371

Name: Vantasselite
RRUFF ID: R060371
Ideal Chemistry: Al4(PO4)3(OH)3·9H2O
Locality: Bihain, Stavelot Massif, Belgium
Source: Michael Scott S100281 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: White pearly luster lamellar crystals in flattened rosettes
Status: The identification of this mineral is not yet confirmed.
Mineral Group: [ Not in a structural group (123) ]
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150 mW
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REFERENCES for Vantasselite

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]

Fransolet A M (1987) La vantasselite, Al4(PO4)3(OH)3·9H2O, une nouvelle espèce minérale du Massif de Stavelot, Belgique, Bulletin de Minéralogie, 110, 647-656

Jambor J L, Bladh K W, Ercit T S, Grice J D, Grew E S (1988) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 73, 927-935   [view file]