Hibonite R061069

Name: Hibonite
RRUFF ID: R061069
Ideal Chemistry: (Ca,Ce)(Al,Ti,Mg)12O19
Locality: Madagascar
Source: Michael Scott S101443 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Black platy hexagonal prism
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis
Mineral Group: [ Plumboferrite (4) ]
RRUFF ID: R061069.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: (Ca0.82Ce0.10La0.07Nd0.01)Σ=1(Al10.40Ti0.64Fe0.59Mg0.30Si0.07)Σ=12O19
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R061069
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R061069.1
Sample Description: Powder
Cell Refinement Output: a: 5.6082(2)Å    b: 5.6082(2)Å    c: 22.226(2)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 120°   Volume: 605.40(5)Å3    Crystal System: hexagonal
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Calculated diffraction file.

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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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REFERENCES for Hibonite

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]

Curien H, Guillemin C, Orcel J, Sternberg M (1956) La hibonite, nouvelle espèce minérale, Comptes Rendus Hebdomadaires des Séances de l'Académie des Sciences, 242, 2845-2847   [view file]

Fleischer M (1957) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 42, 117-124   [view file]

Beckett J R, Live D, Tsay F D, Grossman L, Stolper E (1988) Ti3+ in meteoritic and synthetic hibonite, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 52, 1479-1495

Utsunomiya A, Tanaka K, Morikawa H, Marumo F, Kojima H (1988) Structure refinement of CaO·6Al2O3, Journal of Solid State Chemistry, 75, 197-200   [view file]

Bermanec V, Holtstam D, Sturman D, Criddle A J, Back M E, Scavnicar S (1996) Nezilovite, a new member of the magnetoplumbite group, and the crystal chemistry of magnetoplumbite and hibonite, The Canadian Mineralogist, 34, 1287-1297   [view file]

Doyle P M, Schofield P F, Berry A J, Walker A M, Knight K S (2014) Substitution of Ti3+ and Ti4+ in hibonite (CaAl12O19), American Mineralogist, 99, 1369-1382

Giannini M, Ballaran T B, Langenhorst F (2014) Crystal chemistry of synthetic Ti-Mg-bearing hibonites: a single-crystal X-ray study, American Mineralogist, 99, 2060-2067