Gaspéite R040157

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Name: Gaspéite
RRUFF ID: R040157
Ideal Chemistry: Ni(CO3)
Locality: Lemieux Township, Gaspe Nord County, Gaspe Peninsula, Quebec, Canada
Source: University of Arizona Mineral Museum 10112 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Green massive
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis
Mineral Group: [ Calcite (36) ]
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CHEMISTRY 
RRUFF ID: R040157.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment, zoned in white and gray concentric bands.
Measured Chemistry: (Ni0.54Mg0.31Fe0.15Ca0.01Co0.01)C1.00O3; = the gray bands. Light grey bands are also gaspeite: (Ni0.57Mg0.41Fe0.08)C0.97O3; Dark grey bands, magnesite: (Mg0.98Fe0.04Ni0.03)C0.97O3
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Sample is mounted onto a pin and polished, but is not oriented
Pin ID: M00309
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RRUFF ID: R040157
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
INFRARED SPECTRUM (Attenuated Total Reflectance) 
RRUFF ID: R040157.1
Sample Description: Powder
Instrument settings: SensIR Durascope on a Nicolet Magna 860 FTIR
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POWDER DIFFRACTION 
RRUFF ID: R040157.1
Sample Description: Powder
Cell Refinement Output: a: 4.6223(4)Å    b: 4.6223(4)Å    c: 14.915(9)Å
alpha: 90.°    beta: 90.°    gamma: 120.°   Volume: 275.9(2)Å3    Crystal System: hexagonal
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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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REFERENCES for Gaspéite

American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database Record: [view record]

Anthony J W, Bideaux R A, Bladh K W, and Nichols M C (1990) Handbook of Mineralogy, Mineral Data Publishing, Tucson Arizona, USA, by permission of the Mineralogical Society of America. [view file]

Kohls D W, Rodda J L (1966) Gaspeite, (Ni, Mg, Fe) (CO3), a new carbonate from the Gaspé Peninsula, Quebec, American Mineralogist, 51, 677-684   [view file]

Fleischer M (1969) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 54, 326-330   [view file]

Seguin M K (1973) The stability of gaspeite in inert atmospheres and in air, The Canadian Mineralogist, 12, 26-32   [view file]

Rutt H N, Nicola J H (1974) Raman spectra of carbonates of calcite structure, Journal of Physics C: Solid State Physics, 7, 4522-4528

Pertlik F (1986) Structures of hydrothermally synthesized cobalt(II) carbonate and nickel(II) carbonate, Acta Crystallographica, C42, 4-5

Bermanec V, Sijaric G, Kniewald G, Mandarino J A (2000) Gaspéite and associated Ni-rich minerals from veins in altered ultrabasic rocks from Dubostica, Bosnia and Herzegovina, The Canadian Mineralogist, 38, 1371-1376   [view file]