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Arrojadite-(PbFe)

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Formula:
{Pb◻}{Fe
2+
 
◻}{Ca}{Na
 
2
◻}{Fe
2+
13
}{Al}(PO
 
4
)
 
11
(HPO
 
4
)(OH)
 
2
System:Monoclinic
Member of:Arrojadite Group
Name:For Miguel Arrojado Lisbôa, Brazilian geologist and Redefinition after the new arrojadite nomenclature (CNMMN 05-D, October 2005).

Classification of Arrojadite-(PbFe)

IMA status:Approved 2006
Strunz 8th edition ID:7/B.20-23
Nickel-Strunz 10th (pending) edition ID:8.BF.05

8 : PHOSPHATES, ARSENATES, VANADATES
B : Phosphates, etc., with additional anions, without H2O
F : With medium-sized and large cations, (OH, etc.):RO4< 0.5:1
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Type Occurrence of Arrojadite-(PbFe)

Type Locality:Sapucaia Mine (Proberil mine), Sapucaia do Norte, Galiléia, Doce valley, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Crystallography of Arrojadite-(PbFe)

Crystal System:Monoclinic
Class (H-M):m - Domatic
Space Group:Bb {B1 1b} {Cc} {C1c1}
Cell Parameters:a = 16.4304Å, b = 9.9745Å, c = 24.5869Å
β = 105.485°
Ratio:a:b:c = 1.647 : 1 : 2.465
Unit Cell Volume:V 3,883.16 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)
X-Ray Powder Diffraction:
d-spacingIntensity
3.208 (43)
3.019 (100)
2.829 (35)
2.820 (33)
2.750 (29)
2.698 (55)
2.694 (32)
2.538 (30)

Chemical Properties of Arrojadite-(PbFe)

Formula:
{Pb◻}{Fe
2+
 
◻}{Ca}{Na
 
2
◻}{Fe
2+
13
}{Al}(PO
 
4
)
 
11
(HPO
 
4
)(OH)
 
2
Simplified for copy/paste:{Pb◻}{Fe2+◻}{Ca}{Na2◻}{Fe2+13}{Al}(PO4)
Essential elements:Al, Ca, Fe, H, Na, O, P, Pb
All elements listed in formula:Al, Ca, Fe, H, Na, O, P, Pb

Relationship of Arrojadite-(PbFe) to other Species

Member of:Arrojadite Group
Other Members of Group:

- +
Arrojadite-(BaFe)
{Ba◻}{Fe
2+
 
◻}{Ca}{Na
 
2
◻}{Fe
2+
13
}{Al}(PO
 
4
)
 
11
(HPO
 
4
)(OH)
 
2
Arrojadite-(BaNa)
{Ba◻}{Na
 
2
}{Ca}{Na
 
2
◻}{Fe
2+
13
}{Al}(PO
 
4
)
 
11
(HPO
 
4
)(OH)
 
2
Arrojadite-(KFe)
{KNa}{Fe
2+
 
◻}{Ca}{Na
 
2
◻}{Fe
2+
13
}{Al}(PO
 
4
)
 
11
(HPO
 
4
)(OH)
 
2
Arrojadite-(KFeNa)
{KNa}{Fe
2+
 
◻}{Ca}{Na
 
3
}{Fe
2+
13
}{Al}(PO
 
4
)
 
11
(HPO
 
4
)(OH)
 
2
Arrojadite-(KNa)
{KNa}{Na
 
2
}{Ca}{Na
 
2
◻}{Fe
2+
13
}{Al}(PO
 
4
)
 
11
(HPO
 
4
)(OH)
 
2
Arrojadite-(NaFe)
{Na
 
2
}{Fe
2+
 
◻}{Ca}{Na
 
2
◻}{Fe
2+
13
}{Al}(PO
 
4
)
 
11
(HPO
 
4
)(OH)
 
2
Arrojadite-(SrFe)
{Sr◻}{Fe
2+
 
◻}{Ca}{Na
 
2
◻}{Fe
2+
13
}{Al}(PO
 
4
)
 
11
(HPO
 
4
)(OH)
 
2
Dickinsonite-(KMnNa)
{KNa}{Mn
2+
 
◻}{Ca}{Na
 
3
}{Mn
2+
13
}{Al}(PO
 
4
)
 
12
(OH)
 
2
Ferri-arrojadite-(BaNa)
{Ba◻}{Na
 
2
}{Ca}{Na
 
2
◻}{Fe
2+
13
}{Fe
3+
 
}(PO
 
4
)
 
11
(HPO
 
4
)(OH)
 
2
Fluorarrojadite-(BaFe)
{Ba◻}{Fe
2+
 
◻}{Ca}{Na
 
2
◻}{Fe
2+
13
}{Al}(PO
 
4
)
 
11
(HPO
 
4
)F
 
2
Fluorarrojadite-(KNa)
{KNa}{Na
 
2
}{Ca}{Na
 
2
◻}{Fe
2+
13
}{Al}(PO
 
4
)
 
11
(HPO
 
4
)F
 
2
Fluorarrojadite-(NaFe)
{Na
 
2
}{Fe
2+
 
◻}{Ca}{Na
 
2
◻}{Fe
2+
13
}{Al}(PO
 
4
)
 
11
(HPO
 
4
)F
 
2
Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz Grouping):

- +
8.BF.05Arrojadite-(KFe)
{KNa}{Fe
2+
 
◻}{Ca}{Na
 
2
◻}{Fe
2+
13
}{Al}(PO
 
4
)
 
11
(HPO
 
4
)(OH)
 
2
8.BF.05Dickinsonite-(KMnNa)
{KNa}{Mn
2+
 
◻}{Ca}{Na
 
3
}{Mn
2+
13
}{Al}(PO
 
4
)
 
12
(OH)
 
2
8.BF.05Arrojadite-(BaFe)
{Ba◻}{Fe
2+
 
◻}{Ca}{Na
 
2
◻}{Fe
2+
13
}{Al}(PO
 
4
)
 
11
(HPO
 
4
)(OH)
 
2
8.BF.05Arrojadite-(SrFe)
{Sr◻}{Fe
2+
 
◻}{Ca}{Na
 
2
◻}{Fe
2+
13
}{Al}(PO
 
4
)
 
11
(HPO
 
4
)(OH)
 
2
8.BF.05Arrojadite-(KNa)
{KNa}{Na
 
2
}{Ca}{Na
 
2
◻}{Fe
2+
13
}{Al}(PO
 
4
)
 
11
(HPO
 
4
)(OH)
 
2
8.BF.05Fluorarrojadite-(BaFe)
{Ba◻}{Fe
2+
 
◻}{Ca}{Na
 
2
◻}{Fe
2+
13
}{Al}(PO
 
4
)
 
11
(HPO
 
4
)F
 
2
8.BF.05Arrojadite-(NaFe)
{Na
 
2
}{Fe
2+
 
◻}{Ca}{Na
 
2
◻}{Fe
2+
13
}{Al}(PO
 
4
)
 
11
(HPO
 
4
)(OH)
 
2
8.BF.05Arrojadite-(BaNa)
{Ba◻}{Na
 
2
}{Ca}{Na
 
2
◻}{Fe
2+
13
}{Al}(PO
 
4
)
 
11
(HPO
 
4
)(OH)
 
2
8.BF.05Fluorarrojadite-(KNa)
{KNa}{Na
 
2
}{Ca}{Na
 
2
◻}{Fe
2+
13
}{Al}(PO
 
4
)
 
11
(HPO
 
4
)F
 
2
8.BF.05Fluorarrojadite-(NaFe)
{Na
 
2
}{Fe
2+
 
◻}{Ca}{Na
 
2
◻}{Fe
2+
13
}{Al}(PO
 
4
)
 
11
(HPO
 
4
)F
 
2
8.BF.10Samuelsonite
(Ca,Ba)Ca
 
8
Fe
2+
2
Mn
2+
2
Al
 
2
(PO
 
4
)
 
10
(OH)
 
2
8.BF.15Griphite
Na
 
4
Li
 
2
Ca
 
6
(Mn
2+
 
,Fe
2+
 
,Mg)
 
19
Al
 
8
(PO
 
4
)
 
24
(F,OH)
 
8
8.BF.20Nabiasite
BaMn
2+
9
(VO
 
4
,AsO
 
4
)
 
6
(OH)
 
2

Other Names for Arrojadite-(PbFe)

Synonyms:
IMA2005-056
Other Languages:
German:Arrojadit-(PbFe)
Russian:Арроядит-(PbFe)

Other Information

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References for Arrojadite-(PbFe)

Reference List:

- +
Cámara, F., Oberti, R., Chopin, C., Medenbach, O. (2006): The arrojadite enigma: I. A new formula and a new model for the arrojadite structure. American Mineralogist, 91, 1249-1259

Chopin, C., Oberti, R., Cámara, F. (2006): The arrojadite enigma: II. Compositional space, new members and nomenclature of the group. American Mineralogist, 91, 1260-1270.

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  • Localities for Arrojadite-(PbFe)

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    Brazil
     
    • Minas Gerais
      • Doce valley
        • Galiléia
          • Sapucaia do Norte
    Chopin, C., Oberti, R., Cámara, F. (2006): The arrojadite enigma: II. Compositional space, new members and nomenclature of the group. American Mineralogist, 91, 1260-1270
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