Palermoite R120141

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Name: Palermoite
RRUFF ID: R120141
Ideal Chemistry: Li2SrAl4(PO4)4(OH)4
Locality: Palermo No. 1 mine, Groton, New Hampshire, USA
Source: Benjamin N. Schumer [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Striated, colorless, elongated prismatic crystals, associated with quartz, radiating childrenite, natropalermoite (R130092), and lefontite (R140539).
Status: The identification of this mineral is confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis.
Mineral Group: [ Carminite (8) ]
Quick search: [ All Palermoite samples (2) ]
RRUFF ID: R120141.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: (Li1.87Na0.14)(Sr0.79Ca0.21)(Al3.89Fe0.01)(PO4)4.06(OH)3.99
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample

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RRUFF ID: R120141
Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R120141.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 11.577(1)Å    b: 15.879(1)Å    c: 7.3276(7)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 1347.0(3)Å3    Crystal System: orthorhombic
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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 Palermoite

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 (1953) Palermoite and goyazite, two strontium minerals from the Palermo mine, North Groton, New Hampshire. (Abstract from the 33rd annual meeting of the Mineralogical Society of America), American Mineralogist, 38, 354-354   [view file]

Frondel C, Ito J (1965) Composition of palermoite, American Mineralogist, 50, 777-779   [view file]

Moore P B, Araki T (1975) Palermoite, SrLi2[Al4(OH)4(PO4)4]: its atomic arrangement and relationship to carminite, Pb2[Fe4(OH)4(AsO4)4], American Mineralogist, 60, 460-465   [view file]

Yakubovich O V, Kotelnikov A R, Suk N I, Chukanov N V (2016) The novel arsenate Na3Al5O2(OH)2(AsO4)4: crystal structure and topological relations with minerals of the palermoite and carminite-attakolite families, European Journal of Mineralogy, 28, 83-91

Schumer B N, Yang H, Downs R T (2017) Natropalermoite, Na2SrAl4(PO4)4(OH)4, a new mineral isostructural with palermoite, from the Palermo No. 1 mine, Groton, New Hampshire, USA, Mineralogical Magazine, 81, 833-840   [view file]