Chlorapatite R060192

Name: Chlorapatite
RRUFF ID: R060192
Ideal Chemistry: Ca5(PO4)3Cl
Locality: Parelhas, Rio Grande de Norte, Brazil
Source: Luiz Menezes [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Colorless to gray fine-grained parallel aggregates
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis
Mineral Group: [ Apatite (56) ]
RRUFF ID: R060192.2
Sample Description: Microprobe fragment
Measured Chemistry: (Ca4.97Mn0.03)Σ=5(P1.00O4)3(Cl0.69(OH)0.29F0.02)Σ=1 ; trace amounts of Sr ; (OH) estimated by difference and stoichiometry
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
Sample Description: Unoriented sample, too fine-grained to orient, 532 nm spectra overwhelmed by fluorescence

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RRUFF ID: R060192
Sample Description: Unoriented sample, too fine-grained to orient, 532 nm spectra overwhelmed by fluorescence
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 1% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R060192.1
Sample Description: Powder
Cell Refinement Output: a: 9.4677(5)Å    b: 18.947(2)Å    c: 6.8328(4)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 120.059(4)°   Volume: 1060.83(7)Å3    Crystal System: monoclinic
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REFERENCES for Chlorapatite

American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database Record: [view record]

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Hughes J M, Harlov D, Kelly S R, Rakovan J, Wilke M (2016) Solid solution in the apatite OH-Cl binary system: Compositional dependence of solid-solution mechanisms in calcium phosphate apatites along the Cl-OH binary, American Mineralogist, 101, 1783-1791

Kelly S R, Rakovan J, Hughes J M (2017) Column anion arrangements in chemically zoned ternary chlorapatite and fluorapatite from Kurokura, Japan, American Mineralogist, 102, 720-727