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Murashkoite, Barringerite

Locality: Siwaga, Lisdan-Siwaga Fault, Hashem region, Amman, Jordan

Posted by: Pavel Kartashov

SEM image of polished section of pyrometamorphic rock. Large izometric medium bright in BSE grain of Murashkoite Fe0.94P1.06 contains minor inclusions (relicts) of more bright nickeloan Barringerite (Fe1.78Ni0.11V0.02)1.91P1.08 grain. Microscopic dark-grey inclusions within Murashkoite grain are represented by product of its axidation - amorphous phosphate, close to composition Fe3+[PO4]*nH2O. Analytical data are available on the daughter photo. Collected by Mikhail N. Murashko in the ...

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