Gordonite R130671

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Name: Gordonite
RRUFF ID: R130671
Ideal Chemistry: MgAl2(PO4)2(OH)2·8H2O
Locality: Near Milgun Station, Meekatharra Shire, Western Australia, Australia
Source: Rock Currier [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Vitreous clear prismatic lathlike bundles of triclinic crystals. Associated with montgomeryite (R140625), collinsite (R140626), and hydroxylapatite (R140987).
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction.
Mineral Group: [ Laueite (9) ]
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R130671
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R130671.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 5.242(2)Å    b: 10.464(4)Å    c: 6.965(4)Å
alpha: 107.76(3)°    beta: 111.46(4)°    gamma: 71.86(5)°   Volume: 329.87(3)Å3    Crystal System: triclinic
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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 Gordonite

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]

Larsen E S, Shannon E V (1930) The minerals of the phosphate nodules from near Fairfield, Utah, American Mineralogist, 15, 307-337   [view file]

Leavens P B, Rheingold A L (1988) Crystal structures of gordonite, MgAl2(PO4)2(OH)2(H2O)6·2H2O, and its Mn analog, Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte, 1988, 265-270