Wendwilsonite R050398

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Name: Wendwilsonite
RRUFF ID: R050398
Ideal Chemistry: Ca2Mg(AsO4)2·2H2O
Locality: Bou Azzer, Morocco
Source: Marcus Origlieri
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Stout prismatic red crystals
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis
Mineral Group: [ Roselite (18) ]
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RRUFF ID: R050398.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: Ca2.00(Mg0.54Co0.31Zn0.15)(As1.00O4)2ยท2H2O
Sample Description: Unoriented Sample

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RRUFF ID: R050398
Sample Description: Unoriented Sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
INFRARED SPECTRUM (Attenuated Total Reflectance) 
RRUFF ID: R050398.1
Instrument settings: SensIR Durascope on a Nicolet Magna 860 FTIR
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RRUFF ID: R050398.1
Sample Description: Powder
Cell Refinement Output: a: 5.8113(3)Å    b: 12.9078(3)Å    c: 5.6321(3)Å
alpha: 90.°    beta: 107.526(3)°    gamma: 90.°   Volume: 402.86(2)Å3    Crystal System: monoclinic
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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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REFERENCES for Wendwilsonite

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]

Keller P, Hess H, Riffel H (1981) Die kristallstrukturen von zwei neuen calcium-zink-arsenat-mineralen von Tsumeb/Nambia, Zeitschrift für Kristallographie, 156, 70-71   [view file]

Dunn P J, Sturman B D, Nelen J A (1987) Wendwilsonite, the Mg analogue of roselite, from Morocco, New Jersey, and Mexico, and new data on roselite, American Mineralogist, 72, 217-221   [view file]

Fleck M, Kolitsch U, Hertweck B (2002) Natural and synthetic compounds with kröhnkite-type chains: review and classification, Zeitschrift für Kristallographie, 217, 435-443

Kolitsch U, Fleck M (2006) Third update on compounds with kröhnkite-type chains: the crystal structure of wendwilsonite [Ca2Mg(AsO4)2·2H2O] and the new triclinic structure of synthetic AgSc(CrO4)2·2H2O and M2Cu(Cr2O7)2·2H2O (M= Rb, Cs), European Journal of Mineralogy, 18, 471-482

Frost R L, Scholz R, López A, Belotti F M, Xi Y (2014) Structural characterization and vibrational spectroscopy of the arsenate mineral wendwilsonite, Spectrochimica Acta Part A-Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy, 118, 737-743