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Thorasphite

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Formula:
Th2H(PO4,AsO4)3·6H2O
Crystal System:
Orthorhombic
New structure type.


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Classification of ThorasphiteHide

Approved, Pending publication
Approval Year:
2017
Approval History:
IMA No. 2017-085

Chemical Properties of ThorasphiteHide

Formula:
Th2H(PO4,AsO4)3·6H2O

Crystallography of ThorasphiteHide

Crystal System:
Orthorhombic
Class (H-M):
mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) - Dipyramidal
Space Group:
Pbcn
Setting:
Pbcn
Cell Parameters:
a = 13.673(3) Å, b = 9.925(2) Å, c = 10.222(2) Å
Ratio:
a:b:c = 1.378 : 1 : 1.03
Unit Cell V:
1,387.17 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)

X-Ray Powder DiffractionHide

Powder Diffraction Data:
d-spacingIntensity
8.007(100)
5.127(57)
4.934(71)
4.320(24)
4.251(38)
3.225(22)
3.189(27)
2.926(27)

Synonyms of ThorasphiteHide

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 ThorasphiteHide

Reference List:
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Elliott, P. (2018) Thorasphite, IMA 2017-085. CNMNC Newsletter No. 41, February 2018, page 183; European Journal of Mineralogy 30: 183-186

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Localities for ThorasphiteHide

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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.
Australia
 
  • New South Wales
    • Gough Co.
      • Elsmore
Elliott, P. (2018) Thorasphite, IMA 2017-085. CNMNC Newsletter No. 41, February 2018, page 183; European Journal of Mineralogy 30: 183-186
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