Chambersite R060425

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Name: Chambersite
RRUFF ID: R060425
Ideal Chemistry: Mn3B7O13Cl
Locality: Venice Dome, Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana, USA
Source: Michael Scott S100076 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Brown pseudotetrahedra
Status: The identification of this mineral is confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis.
Mineral Group: [ Boracite (9) ]
Quick search: [ All Chambersite samples (2) ]
CHEMISTRY 
RRUFF ID: R060425.2
Sample Description: Microprobe fragment
Measured Chemistry: (Mn2.93Fe2+0.05Mg0.02)Σ=3B7.00O13Cl1.00 ; B not measured but estimated by difference and stoichiometry.
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample
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RRUFF ID: R060425
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Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
POWDER DIFFRACTION 
RRUFF ID: R060425.1
Sample Description: Powder
Cell Refinement Output: a: 8.6815(1)Å    b: 8.6853(4)Å    c: 12.2792(2)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 925.87(4)Å3    Crystal System: orthorhombic
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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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REFERENCES for Chambersite

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]

Honea R M, Beck F R (1962) Chambersite, a new mineral, American Mineralogist, 47, 665-671   [view file]

Fleischer M (1963) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 48, 433-437   [view file]

International Mineralogical Association (1967) Commission on new minerals and mineral names, Mineralogical Magazine, 36, 131-136   [view file]

Nelmes R J (1974) Structural studies of boracites. A review of the properties of boracites, Journal of Physics C: Solid State Physics, 7, 3841-3855

Kubel F, Crottaz O (1996) Crystal structure of manganese chlorine boracite, Mn3B7O13Cl, Zeitschrift für Kristallographie, 211, 924-924

Grice J D, Gault R A, Van Velthuizen J (2005) Borate minerals of the Penobsquis and Millstream deposits, southern New Brunswick, Canada, The Canadian Mineralogist, 43, 1469-1487   [view file]

Wang P, Sun J, Tang Q, Yang S, Xu Z, Mu X (2018) Effect of heat treatment on chambersite crystal structure and morphology, The Canadian Mineralogist, 56, 223-233