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Chopinite, [(Mg,Fe)(3)square](PO4)(2), a new mineral isostructural with sarcopside, from a fluorapatite segregation in granulite-facies paragneiss, Larsemann Hills, Prydz Bay, East Antarctica

Grew, ES; Armbruster, Thomas; Medenbach, O.; Yates, M.G.; Carson, Christopher

Description

Chopinite, the Mg-dominant analogue of sarcopside, is a new mineral corresponding to synthetic Mg3(PO4)2- II, a high-pressure polymorph of the meteoritic mineral farringtonite. A representative electron-microprobe analysis is SiO2 0.32, P2O5 47.32, Al2O3

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2007
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/39936
Source: European Journal of Mineralogy
DOI: 10.1127/0935-1221/2007/0019-1712

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