Tapiaite R150032

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Name: Tapiaite
RRUFF ID: R150032
Ideal Chemistry: Ca5Al2(AsO4)4(OH)4·12H2O
Locality: Jote mine, Pampa Larga district, Tierra Amarilla, Copiapo┬┤ Province, Atacama Region, Chile
Source: Bob Jenkins [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Pale yellow or pale blue to clear bladed crystals.
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed only by single crystal X-ray diffraction.
Mineral Group: [ Not in a structural group (123) ]
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
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RRUFF ID: R150032
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
POWDER DIFFRACTION 
RRUFF ID: R150032.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 15.999(5)Å    b: 5.764(2)Å    c: 16.275(6)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 116.65(2)°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 1341.4(3)Å3    Crystal System: monoclinic
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REFERENCES for Tapiaite

American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database Record: [view record]

Williams P A, Hatert F, Pasero M, Mills S J (2014) IMA Commission on new minerals, nomenclature and classification (CNMNC) Newsletter 21. New minerals and nomenclature modifications approved in 2014, Mineralogical Magazine, 78, 797-804   [view file]

Kampf A R, Mills S J, Nash B P, Dini M, Donoso A A M (2015) Tapiaite, Ca5Al2(AsO4)4(OH)4·12H2O, a new mineral from the Jote mine, Tierra Amarilla, Chile, Mineralogical Magazine, 79, 345-354   [view file]

Belakovskiy D I, Cámara F, Gagné O C (2016) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 101, 2355-2360   [view file]