Colemanite X050040

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Record 862 of 4034  
Name: Colemanite
RRUFF ID: X050040
Ideal Chemistry: CaB3O4(OH)3·H2O
Locality: Death Valley, California, USA
Source: Caltech
Owner: Caltech
Description:
Status: The identification of this mineral has been determined only by Raman spectroscopy
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RAMAN SPECTRUM 
Sample Description: de-polarized laser oriented perpendicular to the (010) face
Instrument settings: none 785nm @ 100% of mW
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REFERENCES for Colemanite

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]

Hanks H G (1883) Report on the borax deposits of California and Nevada, Borax minerals and those containing boracic acid in small quantities, 3, 81-89   [view file]

Jackson A W (1884) On colemanite, a new borate of lime, American Journal of Science, 28, 447-448   [view file]

Meixner, H (1953) Einige Boratminerale (Colemanit und Tertschit, ein neues Mineral) aus der Türkei, Fortschritte der Mineralogie, 31, 39-42

Burns P C, Hawthorne F C (1993) Hydrogen bonding in colemanite: an x-ray and structure-energy study, The Canadian Mineralogist, 31, 297-304   [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]

Lin J, Pan Y, Chen N, Mao M, Li R, Feng R (2011) Arsenic incorporation in colemanite from borate deposits: Data from ICP-MS, μ-SXRF, XAFS and EPR analyses, The Canadian Mineralogist, 49, 809-822   [view file]