Triplite R070645

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Name: Triplite
RRUFF ID: R070645
Ideal Chemistry: Mn2+2(PO4)F
Locality: 10 km east of Shah Nassir Peak, Braldu Valley, Baltistan, Northern Areas, Pakistan
Source: Dudley Blauwet Gems [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Reddish-orange translucent fragment
Status: The identification of this mineral is confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis.
Mineral Group: [ Triplite (7) ]
Quick search: [ All Triplite samples (6) ]
RRUFF ID: R070645.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: (Mn2+1.55Fe2+0.25Ca0.20)Σ=2(P1.00O4)(F0.85(OH)0.15)Σ=1 ; OH not measured but estimated by difference and charge balance
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R070645
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R070645.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 13.495(4)Å    b: 6.517(2)Å    c: 10.131(3)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 120.07(2)°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 771.1(3)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 Triplite

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]

Hausmann J F L (1813) Triplit, in Handbuch der Mineralogie, Volume 2 Göttingen 1079-1080   [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]

Heinrich E W (1951) Mineralogy of triplite, American Mineralogist, 36, 256-271   [view file]

Fisher D J (1957) Isokite and triplite from Bohemia, Mineralogical Magazine, 31, 587-602   [view file]

Waldrop L (1969) The crystal structure of triplite, (Mn,Fe)2FPO4, Zeitschrift für Kristallographie, 130, 1-14   [view file]

Rea J R, Kostiner E (1972) The crystal structure of manganese fluorophosphate, Mn2(PO4)F, Acta Crystallographica, B28, 2525-2529

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Roda-Robles E, Pesquera A, García de Madinabeitia S , Gil Ibarguchi J, Nizamoff J, Simmons W, Falster A, Galliski M A (2014) On the geochemical character of primary Fe-Mn phosphates belonging to the triphylite-lithiophilite, graftonite-beusite, and triplite-zwieselite series: first results and implications for pegmatite petrogenesis, The Canadian Mineralogist, 52, 321-335   [view file]

Vignola P, Gatta G D, Hatert F, Guastoni A, Bersani D (2014) On the crystal-chemistry of a near-endmember triplite, Mn2+2(PO4)F, from the Codera Valley (Sondrio Province, Central Alps, Italy), The Canadian Mineralogist, 52, 235-245   [view file]

Birch W D (2018) Minerals in the arrojadite, alluaudite and jahnsite-whiteite groups from the Mount Wills pegmatite field, Victoria, Australia, European Journal of Mineralogy, 30, 635-645

Miyawaki R, Hatert F, Pasero M, Mills S J (2019) IMA Commission on New Minerals, Nomenclature and Classification (CNMNC) Newsletter 50. New minerals and nomenclature modifications approved in 2019, Mineralogical Magazine, 83, 615-620   [view file]