Waylandite R130361

Name: Waylandite
RRUFF ID: R130361
Ideal Chemistry: BiAl3(PO4)2(OH)6
Locality: Ngussa, Kivu, Zaire
Source: Rock Currier [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Colorless to pale brown crystals, associated with prismatic dark brown or bluish fluor-dravite
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed only by single crystal X-ray diffraction.
Mineral Groups: [ alunite (46) ] [ crandallite (14) ]
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R130361
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R130361.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 7.031(4)Å    b: 7.031(4)Å    c: 16.422(5)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 120°   Volume: 703.0(4)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 Waylandite

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]

von Knorring O, Mrose M E (1962) Westgrenite and waylandite, two new bismuth minerals from Uganda, Geological Society of America, Abstracts Annual Meetings, 1962, 156A-157A

Fleischer M (1963) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 48, 209-217   [view file]

Bayliss P (1986) X-ray powder data for nissonite and waylandite, Powder Diffraction, 1, 331-333

Clark A M, Couper A G, Embrey P G, Fejer E E (1986) Waylandite: new data, from an occurrence in Cornwall, with a note on 'agnesite', Mineralogical Magazine, 50, 731-733   [view file]

Hawthorne F C, Burke E A J, Ercit T S, Grew E S, Grice J D, Jambor J L, Puziewicz J, Roberts A C, Vanko D A (1988) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 73, 189-199   [view file]

Jambor J L (1999) Nomenclature of the alunite supergroup, The Canadian Mineralogist, 37, 1323-1341   [view file]

Bayliss P, Kolitsch U, Nickel E H, Pring A (2010) Alunite supergroup: recommended nomenclature, Mineralogical Magazine, 74, 919-927   [view file]

Mills S J, Kampf A R, Raudsepp M, Birch W D (2010) The crystal structure of waylandite from Wheal Remfry, Cornwall, United Kingdom, Mineralogy and Petrology, 100, 249-253