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Fluorarrojadite-(BaFe)

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Formula:
{Ba◻}{Fe
2+
 
◻}{Ca}{Na
 
2
◻}{Fe
2+
13
}{Al}(PO
 
4
)
 
11
(HPO
 
4
)F
 
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 Fluorarrojadite-(BaFe)

IMA status:Approved 2006
Strunz 8th edition ID:7/B.20-24
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 Fluorarrojadite-(BaFe)

Type Locality:Sidi Bou Kricha, Marrakech Prefecture, Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region, Morocco

Crystallography of Fluorarrojadite-(BaFe)

Crystal System:Monoclinic
Class (H-M):m - Domatic
Space Group:Bb
Cell Parameters:a = 16.497Å, b = 10.0176Å, c = 24.6359Å
β = 105.649°
Ratio:a:b:c = 1.647 : 1 : 2.459
Unit Cell Volume:V 3,920.42 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)
X-Ray Powder Diffraction:
d-spacingIntensity
3.400 (31)
3.211 (47)
3.032 (100)
2.841 (34)
2.759 (33)
2.706 (39)
2.703 (68)
2.543 (38)

Chemical Properties of Fluorarrojadite-(BaFe)

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

Relationship of Fluorarrojadite-(BaFe) 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-(PbFe)
{Pb◻}{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-(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.05Arrojadite-(PbFe)
{Pb◻}{Fe
2+
 
◻}{Ca}{Na
 
2
◻}{Fe
2+
13
}{Al}(PO
 
4
)
 
11
(HPO
 
4
)(OH)
 
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 Fluorarrojadite-(BaFe)

Synonyms:
IMA2005-058a
Other Languages:

Other Information

Health Warning:No information on health risks for this material has been entered into the database. You should always treat mineral specimens with care.

References for Fluorarrojadite-(BaFe)

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 Fluorarrojadite-(BaFe)

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    Morocco
     
    • Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region
      • Marrakech Prefecture
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