Brucite R050455

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Record 582 of 4035  

Name: Brucite
RRUFF ID: R050455
Ideal Chemistry: Mg(OH)2
Locality: Texas, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, USA
Source: University of Arizona Mineral Museum 7401
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Group of green tabular crystals
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis
Mineral Group: [ Brucite (5) ]
Quick search: [ All Brucite samples (2) ]
CHEMISTRY 
RRUFF ID: R050455.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: (Mg0.99Mn0.01)(OH)2
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RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Sample is oriented and mounted onto a pin.
Pin ID: M00147
Orientation: Laser parallel to  c*  (0 0 1).     Fiducial mark perpendicular to laser is parallel to  a   [1 0 0].
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BROAD SCAN WITH SPECTRAL ARTIFACTS
RRUFF ID: R050455
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
INFRARED SPECTRUM (Attenuated Total Reflectance) 
RRUFF ID: R050455.1
Sample Description: Powder
Instrument settings: SensIR Durascope on a Nicolet Magna 860 FTIR
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POWDER DIFFRACTION 
RRUFF ID: R050455.1
Sample Description: Powder
Cell Refinement Output: a: 3.1543(2)Å    b: 3.1543(2)Å    c: 4.7711(3)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 120°   Volume: 41.110(5)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 Brucite

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]

Bruce A (1814) On native magnesia from New Jersey, The American Mineralogical Journal, 1, 26-30   [view file]

Silliman B (1818) Scientific Intelligence. Brucite, American Journal of Science, 1, 439-439   [view file]

Seybert H (1823) On the discovery of fluoric acid in the condrodite, American Journal of Science and Arts, 6, 356-361   [view file]

Tupper W M (1963) Brucite, a new occurrence at Meat Cove, Nova Scotia, The Canadian Mineralogist, 7, 796-804   [view file]

Schmalz R F (1965) Brucite in carbonate secreted by the red alga goniolithon sp., Science, 149, 993-996

Peterson R C, Hill R J, Gibbs G V (1979) A molecular – orbital study of distortions in the layer structures brucite, gibbsite, and serpentine, The Canadian Mineralogist, 17, 703-711   [view file]

Whittaker E J W, Middleton A P (1979) The intergrowth of fibrous brucite and fibrous magnesite with chrysotile, The Canadian Mineralogist, 17, 699-702   [view file]

Parise J B, Leinenweber K, Weidner D J, Tan K, Von Dreele R B (1994) Pressure-induced H bonding: Neutron diffraction study of brucite, Mg(OD)2, to 9.3 GPa, American Mineralogist, 79, 193-196   [view file]

Shannon R D, Shannon R C, Medenbach O, Fischer R X (2002) Refractive index and dispersion of fluorides and oxides, Journal of Physical and Chemical Reference Data, 31, 931-970   [view file]

Shinoda K, Yamakata M, Nanba T, Kimura H, Moriwaki T, Kondo Y, Kawamoto T, Niimi N, Miyoshi N, Aikawa N (2002) High-pressure phase transition and behavior of protons in brucite Mg(OH)2: a high-pressure-temperature study using IR synchrotron radiation, Physics and Chemistry of Minerals, 29, 396-402

Frost R L, Weier M L, Kloprogge J T (2003) Raman spectroscopy of some natural hydrotalcites with sulphate and carbonate in the interlayer, Journal of Raman Spectroscopy, 34, 760-768

Braterman P S, Cygan R T (2006) Vibrational spectroscopy of brucite: A molecular simulation investigation, American Mineralogist, 91, 1188-1196   [view file]

Jiang F, Speziale S, Duffy T S (2006) Single-crystal elasticity of brucite, Mg(OH)2, to 15 GPa by Brillouin scattering, American Mineralogist, 91, 1893-1900   [view file]

Mookherjee M, Stixrude L (2006) High-pressure proton disorder in brucite, American Mineralogist, 91, 127-134   [view file]

Frost R L, Palmer S J, Bouzaid J M, Reddy B J (2007) A Raman spectroscopic study of humite minerals, Journal of Raman Spectroscopy, 38, 68-77

Mills S J, Christy A G, Génin J -M R, Kameda T, Colombo F (2012) Nomenclature of the hydrotalcite supergroup: natural layered double hydroxides, Mineralogical Magazine, 76, 1289-1336   [view file]

Ma M, Liu W, Chen Z, Liu Z, Li B (2013) Compression and structure of brucite to 31 GPa from synchrotron X-ray diffraction and infrared spectroscopy studies, American Mineralogist, 98, 33-40

Theiss F L, Ayoko G A, Frost R L (2013) Stichtite a review, Clay Minerals, 48, 143-148   [view file]

Kolitsch U, Rieck B, Brandstätter F, Schreiber F, Fabritz K, Blaß G, Gröbner J (2014) Neufunde aus dem alten Bergbau und den Schlacken von Lavrion (I), Mineralien Welt, 1, 60-75

Liu C, Zhang R, Shen K, Liu T, Wen W, Wang D (2018) An in situ kinetic study of the dehydration of brucite using synchrotron X-ray powder diffraction, The Canadian Mineralogist, 56, 101-108