Hibschite R060446

Name: Hibschite
RRUFF ID: R060446
Ideal Chemistry: Ca3Al2(SiO4)3-x(OH)4x (x=0.2-1.5)
Locality: Africa
Source: Gemological Institute of America 4 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Orange fragment
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis
Mineral Group: [ garnet (91) ]
RRUFF ID: R060446.2
Sample Description: Microprobe fragment
Measured Chemistry: (Ca2.97Mn0.03)Σ=3(Al1.96Fe3+0.04)Σ=2(Si1.00O4)2.71(OH)1.16 (x=0.29); OH estimated by charge balance
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R060446
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R060446.1
Sample Description: Powder
Cell Refinement Output: a: 11.932(1)Å    b: 11.932(1)Å    c: 11.932(1)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 1698.7(0)Å3    Crystal System: cubic
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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 Hibschite

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]

Cornu F (1906) Hibschit, ein neues Kontaktmineral, Tschermaks Mineralogische und Petrographische Mitteilungen, 25, 249-268   [view file]

Cornu F (1907) Beitrage zur petrographie des Bohmischen Mittelgebirges, Tschermaks Mineralogische und Petrographische Mitteilungen, 26, 457-468   [view file]

Basso R, Giusta A D, Zefiro L (1983) Crystal structure refinement of plazolite: a highly hydrated natural hydrogrossular, Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte, 1983, 251-258

Passaglia E, Rinaldi R (1984) Katoite, a new member of the Ca3Al2(SiO4)3-Ca3Al2(OH)12 series and a new nomenclature for the hydrogrossular group of minerals, Bulletin de Minéralogie, 107, 605-618

Lager G A, Armbruster T, Rotella F J, Rossman G R (1989) OH substitution in garnets: X-ray and neutron diffraction, infrared, and geometric-modeling studies, American Mineralogist, 74, 840-851   [view file]

Chakhmouradian A R, Cooper M A, Medici L, Hawthorne F C, Adar F (2008) Fluorine-rich hibschite from silicocarbonatite, Afrikanda Complex, Russia: Crystal chemistry and conditions of crystallization, The Canadian Mineralogist, 46, 1033-1042   [view file]

Grew E S, Locock A J, Mills S J, Galuskina I O, Galuskin E V, Hålenius U (2013) Nomenclature of the garnet supergroup, American Mineralogist, 98, 785-811