Paravauxite R050314

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Name: Paravauxite
RRUFF ID: R050314
Ideal Chemistry: Fe2+Al2(PO4)2(OH)2·8H2O
Locality: Siglo XX mine, Llallagua, Bolivia
Source: Eugene Schlepp
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Pale green prismatic crystals
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis
Mineral Group: [ Laueite (9) ]
Quick search: [ All Paravauxite samples (4) ]
RRUFF ID: R050314.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: (Fe2+0.93Mg0.07)Σ=1Al2.00(P1.00O4)2(OH)2·8H2O
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R050314
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
INFRARED SPECTRUM (Attenuated Total Reflectance) 
RRUFF ID: R050314.1
Instrument settings: SensIR Durascope on a Nicolet Magna 860 FTIR
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RRUFF ID: R050314.1
Sample Description: Powder
Cell Refinement Output: a: 5.2299(3)Å    b: 10.5500(5)Å    c: 6.9613(4)Å
alpha: 106.854(6)°    beta: 110.735(3)°    gamma: 72.144(4)°   Volume: 334.73(3)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 Paravauxite

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]

Gordon S G (1922) Preliminary notes on vauxite and paravauxite, Science, 56, 50-50   [view file]

Newhouse W H (1922) Notes and News, American Mineralogist, 7, 108-109   [view file]

Fleischer M (1945) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 30, 548-550   [view file]

Gatta G D, Vignola P, Meven M (2014) On the complex H-bonding network in paravauxite, Fe2+Al2(PO4)2(OH)2·8H2O: A single-crystal neutron diffraction study, Mineralogical Magazine, 78, 841-850