Yukonite X100001

Name: Yukonite
RRUFF ID: X100001
Ideal Chemistry: Ca2Fe3+3(AsO4)3(OH)4·4H2O
Locality: Tagish Lake, Yukon, Canada
Source: Geological Survey of Canada
Owner: M. A. Gomez, L. Becze and G.P. Demopoulos of McGill University
Description: Single homogeneous crystals. Sample and data are from Gomez et al (2010).
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis
Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample
Instrument settings: Not collected by RRUFF: 632nm @ 10% of 25mW
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RRUFF ID: X100001
Sample Description: Perkin Elmer FTIR (Spectrum BX model) spectrometer with a Miracle single bounce diamond ATR cell from PIKE Technologies.
Instrument settings: Not collected by RRUFF:
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REFERENCES for Yukonite

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]

Tyrrell J B, Graham R P D (1913) Yukonite, a new hydrous arsenate of iron and calcium, from the Tagish Lake, Yukon Territory, Canada; with a note on the associated symplesite, Transactions of the Royal Society of Canada, 7, 13-18   [view file]

Jambor J L (1966) Abstract of paper presented at the eleventh meeting: Re-examination of yukonite, The Canadian Mineralogist, 8, 667-667   [view file]

Dunn P J, Fleischer M, Burns R G, Pabst A (1983) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 68, 471-475   [view file]

Jambor J L, Grew E S, Roberts A C (1998) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 83, 185-189   [view file]

Nishikawa O, Okrugin V, Belkova N, Saji I, Shiraki K, Tazaki K (2006) Crystal symmetry and chemical composition of yukonite: TEM study of specimens collected from Nalychevskie hot springs, Kamchatka, Russica and from Venus mine, Yukon Territory, Canada, Mineralogical Magazine, 70, 73-81   [view file]

Garavelli A, Pinto D, Vurro F, Mellini M, Viti C, Balić-Žunić T, Della Ventura G (2009) Yukonite from the Grotta Della Monaca Cave, Sant'Agata di Esaro, Italy: Characterization and comparison with cotype material from the Daulton mine, Yukon, Canada, The Canadian Mineralogist, 47, 39-51   [view file]

Gomez M A, Becze L, Blyth R I R, Cutler J N, Demopoulos G P (2010) Molecular and structural investigation of yukonite (synthetic & natural) and its relation to arseniosiderite, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 74, 5835-5851

King G, Celikin M, Gomez M A, Becze L, Petkov V, Della Ventura G (2020) Revealing the structures and relationships of Ca(II)–Fe(III)–AsO4 minerals: arseniosiderite and yukonite, Environmental Science Nano, 2020, DOI: 10.1039/d0en00503g