Aerinite R050610


Name: Aerinite
RRUFF ID: R050610
Ideal Chemistry: (Ca,Na)6(Fe3+,Fe2+,Mg,Al)4(Al,Mg)6Si12O36(OH)12(CO3)·12H2O
Locality: Estopinian, Province of Huesca, Spain
Source: University of Arizona Mineral Museum [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Blue coating
Status: The identification of this mineral is not yet confirmed.
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 785nm @ 100% of 500 mW
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REFERENCES for Aerinite

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]

von Lasaulx A (1876) Aërinit, ein neues mineral, Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, 175, 352-358   [view file]

Azambre B, Monchoux P (1988) Précisions minéralogiques sur l'aérinite: nouvelle occurrence à Saint-Pandelon (Landes, France), Bulletin de Minéralogie, 111, 39-47

Jambor J L, Burke E A J, Ercit T S, Grice J D (1988) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 73, 1492-1499   [view file]

Jambor J L, Roberts A C (1999) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 84, 1464-1468   [view file]

Jambor J L, Roberts A C (2004) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 89, 1826-1834   [view file]

Rius J, Elkaim E, Torrelles X (2004) Structure determination of the blue mineral pigment aerinite from synchrotron powder diffraction data: The solution of an old riddle, European Journal of Mineralogy, 16, 127-134

Rius J, Crespi A, Roig A, Melgarejo J C (2009) Crystal-structure refinement of Fe3+-rich aerinite from synchrotron powder diffraction and Mössbauer data, European Journal of Mineralogy, 21, 233-240