Whitmoreite R110175

Name: Whitmoreite
RRUFF ID: R110175
Ideal Chemistry: Fe2+Fe3+2(PO4)2(OH)2·4H2O
Locality: Palermo #1 mine, North Groton, Grafton County, New Hampshire, USA
Source: Donald Doell [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Radial sprays of brown prismatic crystals associated with jahnsite, childrenite, and quartz
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction.
Mineral Group: [ Arthurite (7) ]
Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample

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RRUFF ID: R110175
Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R110175.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 9.966(5)Å    b: 9.744(4)Å    c: 5.457(2)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 93.89(2)°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 528.7(5)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 Whitmoreite

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]

Moore P B, Kampf A R, Irving A J (1974) Whitmoreite, Fe2+Fe3+2(OH)2(H2O)4[PO4]2, a new species: its description and atomic arrangement, American Mineralogist, 59, 900-905   [view file]

Frost R L, Duong L, Martens W (2003) Molecular assembly in secondary minerals - Raman spectroscopy of the arthurite group species arthurite and whitmoreite, Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte, 2003, 223-240

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