Durangite R060889

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Name: Durangite
RRUFF ID: R060889
Ideal Chemistry: NaAl(AsO4)F
Locality: northern end Thomas Range, Juab County, Utah, USA
Source: Bob Jenkins [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Equant red crystals with a dusting of white powder
Status: The identification of this mineral is confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis.
Mineral Group: [ Titanite (17) ]
Quick search: [ All Durangite samples (2) ]
RRUFF ID: R060889.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: (Na0.80Li0.18Ca0.02)Σ=1(Al0.78Fe3+0.20Mn0.02)Σ=1As1.00O4(F0.60(OH)0.40)Σ=1 ; Li estimated by difference; OH estimated by charge balance
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R060889
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R060889.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 6.590(1)Å    b: 8.540(2)Å    c: 7.051(1)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 115.42(1)°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 358.3(1)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 Durangite

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 (1869) On durangite, a fluo-arsenate from Durango in Mexico, American Journal of Science and Arts, 98, 179-182   [view file]

Kokkoros P (1938) Über die struktur des durangit NaAlF[AsO4], Zeitschrift für Kristallographie, 99, 38-49   [view file]

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

Sumin de Portilla V I (1974) Infrared spectroscopic investigation of the structure of some natural arsenates and the nature of H-bonds in their structures, The Canadian Mineralogist, 12, 262-268   [view file]

Foord E E, Oakman M R, Maxwell C H (1985) Durangite from the Black Range, New Mexico, and new data on durangite from Durango and Cornwall, The Canadian Mineralogist, 23, 241-246   [view file]

Downs G W, Yang B N, Thompson R M, Wenz M D, Andrade M B (2012) Redetermination of durangite, NaAl(AsO4)F, Acta Crystallographica, E68, i86-i87   [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