Kolbeckite, ScPO4.2H2O, isomorphous with metavariscite

Hexiong Yang, Chen Li, Robert A. Jenkins, Robert T. Downs, Gelu Costin

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This study presents the first structural report of kolbeckite, with the ideal formula ScPO4·2H2O (scandium phosphate dihydrate), based on single-crystal X-ray diffraction data. Kolbeckite belongs to the metavariscite mineral group, in which each PO4 tetra-hedron shares four vertices with four ScO4(H2O)2 octa-hedra and vice versa, forming a three-dimensional network of polyhedra.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)i91-i92
JournalActa Crystallographica Section C: Crystal Structure Communications
Issue number10
StatePublished - Sep 22 2007

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology


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