Dickinsonite-(KMnNa) R160070

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Name: Dickinsonite-(KMnNa)
RRUFF ID: R160070
Ideal Chemistry: K(NaMn)CaNa3AlMn13(PO4)12(OH)2
Locality: Smith mine, Newport, New Hampshire, USA
Source: Rock Currier [view label]
Owner: UAMM
Description: Pale yellowish green granular crystals, associated with muscovite and albite.
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed only by single crystal X-ray diffraction.
Mineral Group: [ arrojadite (6) ]
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R160070
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R160070.8
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 16.4999(8)Å    b: 10.0370(5)Å    c: 25.6618(12)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 112.3923(27)°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 3929.39(40)Å3    Crystal System: monoclinic

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REFERENCES for Dickinsonite-(KMnNa)

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]

Brush G J, Dana E S (1878) On a new and remarkable mineral locality in Fairfield County, Connecticut; with a description of several new species occurring there. First Paper., American Journal of Science and Arts, 116, 33-46; 114-123   [view file]

Brush G J, Dana E S, Wells H L (1890) On the mineral locality at Branchville, Connecticut: Fifth paper, American Journal of Science, 39, 201-216   [view file]

Moore P B, Araki T, Merlino S, Mellini M, Zanazzi P F (1981) The arrojadite-dickinson series, KNa4Ca(Fe,Mn)2+14Al(OH)2(PO4)12: crystal structure and crystal chemistry, American Mineralogist, 66, 1034-1049   [view file]

Cámara F, Oberti R, Chopin C, Medenbach O (2006) The arrojadite enigma: I. A new formula and a new model for the arrojadite structure, American Mineralogist, 91, 1249-1259   [view file]

Chopin C, Oberti R, Camara F (2006) The arrojadite enigma: II. Compositional space, new members, and nomenclature of the group, American Mineralogist, 91, 1260-1270   [view file]