Yanomamite R060537

Name: Yanomamite
RRUFF ID: R060537
Ideal Chemistry: In(AsO4)·2H2O
Locality: Periquito mine, Monte Alegre de Goias, Goias, Brazil
Source: Michael Scott S100011 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Tan colored microscopic crystalline druse
Status: The identification of this mineral is not yet confirmed.
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
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REFERENCES for Yanomamite

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]

Botelho N F, Roger G, d'Yvoire F, Moëlo Y, Volfinger M (1994) Yanomamite, InAsO4·2H2O, a new indium mineral from topaz-bearing greisen in the Goiás Tin Province, Brazil, European Journal of Mineralogy, 6, 245-254   [view file]

Jambor J L, Roberts A C (1995) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 80, 184-188   [view file]

Tang X, Gentiletti M J, Abdessadek L (2001) Synthesis and crystal structure of indium arsenate and phosphate dihydrates with variscite and metavariscite structure types, Journal of Chemical Crystallography, 31, 45-50

Moura M A, Botelho N F, Carvalho de Mendonça F (2007) The indium-rich sulfides and rare arsenates of the Sn—In-mineralized Mangabeira A-type granite, central Brazil, The Canadian Mineralogist, 45, 485-496   [view file]