Hurlbutite R090048

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Name: Hurlbutite
RRUFF ID: R090048
Ideal Chemistry: CaBe2(PO4)2
Locality: Smith mine, Chandler's Mill, Newport, New Hampshire
Source: University of Arizona Mineral Museum 1636 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Colorless glassy grains in matrix, associated with, and hard to visually distinguish from quartz
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction.
Mineral Group: [ Danburite (6) ]
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Sample Description: Unoriented Sample

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RRUFF ID: R090048
Sample Description: Unoriented Sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R090048.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 8.326(2)Å    b: 8.814(2)Å    c: 7.830(2)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90.49(2)°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 574.62(8)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 Hurlbutite

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]

Mrose M E (1952) Hurlbutite, CaBe2(PO4)2, a new mineral, American Mineralogist, 37, 931-940   [view file]

Lindbloom J T, Gibbs G V, Ribbe P H (1974) The crystal structure of hurlbutite: A comparison with danburite and anorthite, American Mineralogist, 59, 1267-1271   [view file]

Dal Bo F, Hatert F, Baijot M (2014) Crystal chemistry of synthetic M2+Be2P2O8 (M2+ = Ca, Sr, Pb, Ba) beryllophosphates, The Canadian Mineralogist, 52, 337-350