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Brandãoite

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Formula:
BeAl2(PO4)2(OH)2(H2O)5
Crystal System:
Triclinic
New structure type.


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Classification of BrandãoiteHide

Approved, Pending publication
Approval Year:
2017

Chemical Properties of BrandãoiteHide

Formula:
BeAl2(PO4)2(OH)2(H2O)5

Crystallography of BrandãoiteHide

Crystal System:
Triclinic
Class (H-M):
1 - Pinacoidal
Space Group:
P1
Cell Parameters:
a = 6.100(4) Å, b = 8.616(4) Å, c = 10.261(5) Å
α = 93.19(1)°, β = 95.12(1)°, γ = 96.86(1)°
Ratio:
a:b:c = 0.708 : 1 : 1.191
Unit Cell V:
532.10 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)

X-Ray Powder DiffractionHide

Powder Diffraction Data:
d-spacingIntensity
6.772(82)
5.243(85)
4.982(73)
4.268(100)
3.846(48)
3.091(53)
2.789(68)
2.712(76)

Type Occurrence of BrandãoiteHide

Place of Conservation of Type Material:
Type material is deposited in the mineralogical collections of the Department of Natural History, Royal Ontario Museum, 100 Queens Park, Toronto, Ontario M5S 2C6, Canada, catalogue number M57443

Synonyms of BrandãoiteHide

Other InformationHide

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

References for BrandãoiteHide

Reference List:
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Menezes, L., Chaves, M.L.S.C., Cooper, M.A., Ball, N., Abdu, Y., Sharp, R., Hawthorne, F.C. and Day, M. (2017) Brandãoite, IMA 2016-071a. CNMNC Newsletter No. 39, October 2017, page 1283; Mineralogical Magazine: 81: 1279–1286.

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Localities for BrandãoiteHide

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Locality ListHide

- This locality has map coordinates listed. - This locality has estimated coordinates. ⓘ - Click for further information on this occurrence. ? - Indicates mineral may be doubtful at this locality. - Good crystals or important locality for species. - World class for species or very significant. (TL) - Type Locality for a valid mineral species. (FRL) - First Recorded Locality for everything else (eg varieties). Struck out - Mineral was erroneously reported from this locality. Faded * - Never found at this locality but inferred to have existed at some point in the past (eg from pseudomorphs.)

All localities listed without proper references should be considered as questionable.
Brazil (TL)
 
  • Minas Gerais
    • Divino das Laranjeiras
      • Linópolis
Menezes, L., Chaves, M.L.S.C., Cooper, M.A., Ball, N., Abdu, Y., Sharp, R., Hawthorne, F.C. and Day, M. (2017) Brandãoite, IMA 2016-071a. CNMNC Newsletter No. 39, October 2017, page 1283; Mineralogical Magazine: 81: 1279–1286.
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