Sarcopside R070553

Name: Sarcopside
RRUFF ID: R070553
Ideal Chemistry: Fe2+3(PO4)2
Locality: Bull Moose mine, Custer District, Custer County, South Dakota, USA
Source: James Shigley [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Brown, lamellar crystals with waxy luster, forming intergrowth with triphylite
Status: The identification of this mineral is confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis.
RRUFF ID: R070553.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: (Fe2+2.30Mn0.67Mg0.03)Σ=3(P1.00O4)2 ; lighter phase
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R070553
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R070553.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 10.568(7)Å    b: 4.824(2)Å    c: 6.124(3)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90.69(3)°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 312.2(5)Å3    Crystal System: monoclinic
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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 Sarcopside

American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database Record: [view record]

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Richmond W E (1940) Crystal chemistry of the phosphates, arsenates and vanadates of the type A2XO4(Z), American Mineralogist, 25, 441-478   [view file]

Hurlbut C S (1963) Detailed description of sarcopside from East Alstead, New Hampshire, American Mineralogist, 50, 1698-1707   [view file]

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Moore P B (1972) Sarcopside: its atomic arrangement, American Mineralogist, 57, 24-35   [view file]

Fransolet A M (1977) Intercroissances et inclusions dans les associations graftonite-sarcopside-triphylite, Bulletin de la Société Française de Minéralogie et de Cristallographie, 100, 198-207   [view file]

Mattievich E and Danon J (1977) Hydrothermal synthesis and Mössbauer studies of ferrous phosphates of the homologous series Fe32+(PO4)2(H2O)n, Journal of Inorganic and Nuclear Chemistry, 39, 569-580

Nord A G (1984) Crystallographic studies of olivine-related sarcopside-type solid solutions, Zeitschrift für Kristallographie, 166, 159-176   [view file]

Warner J K, Cheetham A K, Nord A G, Von Dreele R B, Yethiraj M (1992) Magnetic structure of iron(II) phosphate, sarcopside, Fe3(PO4)2, Journal of Materials Chemistry, 2, 191-196

Warner J K, Cheetham A K, Cox D E (1995) Determination of the cation distribution in NiFe2(PO4)2 using resonant X-ray and neutron powder diffraction, Journal of Applied Crystallography, 28, 494-502

Łodziński M, Sitarz M (2009) Chemical and spectroscopic characterization of some phosphate accessory minerals from pegmatites of the Sowie Góry Mts, SW Poland, Journal of Molecular Structure, 924-926, 442-447

Grew E S, Yates M G, Beane R J, Floss C, Gerbi C (2010) Chopinite-sarcopside solid solution, [(Mg,Fe)3◻](PO4)2, in GRA95209, a transitional acapulcoite; Implications for phosphate genesis in meteorites, American Mineralogist, 95, 260-272   [view file]