Bigcreekite R060432

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Name: Bigcreekite
RRUFF ID: R060432
Ideal Chemistry: BaSi2O5·4H2O
Locality: Trumbull Peak, Mariposa County, California, USA
Source: Michael Scott S100244 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: White veinlets with distinctive cleavage, running through sanbornite
Status: The identification of this mineral is confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis.
CHEMISTRY 
RRUFF ID: R060432.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: (Ba0.99Na0.01)Σ=1(Si1.95Fe3+0.05)2(O4.94(OH)0.06)Σ=5·4H2O
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
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RRUFF ID: R060432
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
POWDER DIFFRACTION 
RRUFF ID: R060432.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 5.0389(6)Å    b: 9.033(2)Å    c: 18.342(4)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 834.8(3)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 Bigcreekite

American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database Record: [view record]

Basciano L C, Groat L A, Roberts A C, Gault R A, Dunning G E, Walstrom R E (2001) Bigcreekite: a new barium silicate mineral species from Fresno County, California, The Canadian Mineralogist, 39, 761-768   [view file]

Jambor J L, Roberts A C (2002) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 87, 355-358   [view file]

Mandarino J A (2002) New minerals, The Canadian Mineralogist, 40, 1001-1020   [view file]