Chromatite R130086


Name: Chromatite
RRUFF ID: R130086
Ideal Chemistry: CaCr6+O4
Locality: Synthetic
Source: Jessy Gillot (Laboratory Manager Imaging & Microstructural Analysis, Saint-Gobain Recherche, France)
Owner: Jessy Gillot
Description: Pale yellow crystals precipitated onto the surface of alumina in a hot atmosphere
Status: The identification of this mineral has been determined only by Raman spectroscopy
Mineral Group: [ Zircon (35) ]
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Almega 532nm @ 100% of mW
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REFERENCES for Chromatite

American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database Record: [view record]

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Eckhardt F J, Heimbach W (1963) Ein natürliches Vorkommen von CaCrO4 (Chromatit), Naturwissenschaften, 50, 612-612

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

Weber G, Range K -J (1996) Die kristallstruktur von calciumchromat(VI), CaCrO4, Zeitschrift für Naturforschung B Chemical Science, 51, 751-753

Sánchez-Pastor N, Cruz J A, Gigler A M, Park S, Jordan G, Schmahl W, Fernández-Díaz L (2010) Microprobe and Raman investigation of the zoning in synthetic Ca(CO3,CrO4) crystals, Revista de la Sociedad Española de Mineralogia, 13, 197-198

Sokol E V, Gaskova O L, Kokh S N, Kozmenko O A, Seryotkin Y V, Vapnik Y, Murashko M N (2011) Chromatite and its Cr3+- and Cr6+-bearing precursor minerals from the Nabi Musa Mottled Zone complex, Judean Desert, American Mineralogist, 96, 659-674   [view file]

Barkov A Y, Nikiforov A A, Tolstykh N D, Shvedov G I, Korolyuk V N (2017) Compounds of Ru-Se-S, alloys of Os-Ir, framboidal Ru nanophases, and laurite-clinochlore intergrowths in the Pados-Tundra complex, Kola Peninsula, Russia, European Journal of Mineralogy, 29, 613-621