Collinsite R140626

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Name: Collinsite
RRUFF ID: R140626
Ideal Chemistry: Ca2Mg(PO4)2·2H2O
Locality: Near Milgun Station, Meekatharra Shire, Western Australia, Australia
Source: Rock Currier [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Colorless bladed to prismatic crystals with pointy ends. Associated with gordonite (R130671), montgomeryite (R140625), and hydroxylapatite (R140987).
Status: The identification of this mineral is confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis.
Mineral Group: [ fairfieldite (16) ]
Quick search: [ All Collinsite samples (3) ]
RRUFF ID: R140626
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: Ca2.01Mg1.06(P1.00O4)2ยท2H2O ; trace Mn, Fe
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample

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RRUFF ID: R140626
Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R140626.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 5.714(2)Å    b: 6.766(3)Å    c: 5.435(2)Å
alpha: 97.26(2)°    beta: 108.56(2)°    gamma: 107.27(2)°   Volume: 184.45(4)Å3    Crystal System: triclinic
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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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REFERENCES for Collinsite

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]

Poitevin E (1927) A new Canadian occurrence of phosphorite from near Francois Lake, British Columbia, Canada Department of Mines, Bulletin, 46, 2-12   [view file]

Foshag W F (1928) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 13, 201-202   [view file]

Bridge P J, Pryce M W (1974) Magnesian collinsite from Milgun Station, Western Australia, Mineralogical Magazine, 39, 577-579   [view file]

Brotherton P D, Maslen E N, Pryce M W, White A H (1974) Crystal structure of collinsite, Australian Journal of Chemistry, 27, 653-656

Hill R J, Milnes A R (1974) Phosphate minerals from Reaphook Hill, Flinders Ranges, South Australia, Mineralogical Magazine, 39, 684-695   [view file]

Liferovich R P, Pakhomovsky Y A, Bagdanova A N, Balaganskaya E G, Laajoki K V O, Gehör S, Chukanov N V (2001) Collinsite in hydrothermal assemblages related to carbonatites in the Kovdor complex, northeastern Russia, The Canadian Mineralogist, 39, 1081-1094   [view file]

Fleck M, Kolitsch U, Hertweck B (2002) Natural and synthetic compounds with kröhnkite-type chains: review and classification, Zeitschrift für Kristallographie, 217, 435-443

Herwig S, Hawthorne F C (2006) The topology of hydrogen bonding in brandtite, collinsite and fairfieldite, The Canadian Mineralogist, 44, 1181-1196   [view file]