Phurcalite R060698

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Name: Phurcalite
RRUFF ID: R060698
Ideal Chemistry: Ca2(UO2)3O2(PO4)2·7H2O
Locality: Los Azules, Copiapo, Chile
Source: Bob Jenkins [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Divergent sprays of bright yellow acicular crystals
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction.
Mineral Group: [ Phosphuranylite (7) ]
Quick search: [ All Phurcalite samples (2) ]
RRUFF ID: R060698.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R060698
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R060698.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 17.393(3)Å    b: 15.985(3)Å    c: 13.553(1)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 3768(1)Å3    Crystal System: orthorhombic
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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 Phurcalite

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]

Deliens M, Piret P (1978) La phurcalite, Ca2(UO2)3(PO4)2(OH)4·4H2O, nouveau minéral, Bulletin de Minéralogie, 101, 356-358

Fleischer M (1978) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 63, 1282-1284   [view file]

Fleischer M, Chao G Y, Pabst A (1979) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 64, 241-245   [view file]

Jambor J L, Puziewicz J (1990) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 75, 1209-1216   [view file]

Atencio D, Neumann R, Silva A J G C, Mascarenhas Y P (1991) Phurcalite from Perus, São Paulo, Brazil, and redetermination of its crystal structure, The Canadian Mineralogist, 29, 95-105   [view file]

Jambor J L, Grew E S (1992) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 77, 207-213   [view file]

Plášil J, Kiefer B, Ghazisaeed S, Philippo S (2020) Hydrogen bonding in the crystal structure of phurcalite, Ca2[(UO2)3O2(PO4)2]·7H2O: single-crystal X-ray study and TORQUE calculations, Acta Crystallographica, B76, 502-509