Svabite R050180

Name: Svabite
RRUFF ID: R050180
Ideal Chemistry: Ca5(AsO4)3F
Locality: Ultevis, Sweden
Source: Marcus Origlieri
Owner: RRUFF
Description: White prismatic hexagonal crystals associated with reddish brown andradite, R060326
Status: The identification of this mineral is confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis.
Mineral Group: [ Apatite (56) ]
RRUFF ID: R050180.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: Ca5.00(As2.63P0.37O12)(F0.67Cl0.33)
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R050180
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R050180.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 9.762(2)Å    b: 9.762(2)Å    c: 6.917(2)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 120°   Volume: 570.8(3)Å3    Crystal System: hexagonal
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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 Svabite

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]

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Sjogren H (1892) Contributions to Swedish mineralogy Part I: 7. Svabite a new member of the apatite group, Bulletin of the Geological Institution of the University of Upsala, 1, 50-56   [view file]

Barth V T, Berman H (1930) Neue optische daten wenig bekannter minerale. (Die Einbettungsmethode)., Chemie der Erde, 5, 22-23   [view file]

Malinko S V, Rumyantsev G S, Sidorenko G A (1966) Svabite from contact-metasomatic deposits of siberiea and the urals, Doklady Akademii Nauk SSSR, 166, 134-137   [view file]

Welin E (1968) Notes on the mineralogy of Sweden 6. X-ray powder data for minerals from Långban and the related mineral deposits of Central Sweden, Arkiv för Mineralogi och Geologi, 4, 499-541

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Biagioni C, Bosi F, Hålenius U, Pasero M (2016) The crystal structure of svabite, Ca5(AsO4)3F, an arsenate member of the apatite supergroup, American Mineralogist, 101, 1750-1755

Biagioni C, Bosi F, Hålenius U, Pasero M (2017) The crystal structure of turneaureite, Ca5(AsO4)3Cl, the arsenate analog of chlorapatite, and its relationships with the arsenate apatites johnbaumite and svabite, American Mineralogist, 102, 1981-1986   [view file]

Pekov I V, Koshlykova N N, Zubkova N V, Lykova I S, Britvin S N, Yapaskurt V O, Agakhanov A A, Shchipalkina N V, Turchkova A G, Sidorov E G (2018) Fumarolic arsenates - a special type of arsenic mineralization, European Journal of Mineralogy, 30, 305-322