Hsianghualite R060722

Name: Hsianghualite
RRUFF ID: R060722
Ideal Chemistry: Li2Ca3Be3(SiO4)3F2
Locality: Xianghualing mine near Zenzhou, Hunan Province, China
Source: Bob Jenkins and George Guanghua Liu [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Colorless rounded crystals and fragments
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed only by single crystal X-ray diffraction.
RRUFF ID: R060722.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Sample Description: Unoriented sample; 785 spectrum is overwhelmed by fluorescence

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RRUFF ID: R060722
Sample Description: Unoriented sample; 785 spectrum is overwhelmed by fluorescence
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R060722.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 12.867(1)Å    b: 12.867(1)Å    c: 12.867(1)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 2130.27(9)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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REFERENCES for Hsianghualite

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]

Huang W H, Tu S H, Wang K H, Chao C L, Yu C C (1958) Hsiang-hua-shih, a new beryllium mineral, Ti-chih-yueh-k'an, 7, 35-35   [view file]

Fleischer M (1959) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 44, 1321-1329   [view file]

Fleischer M (1961) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 46, 241-244   [view file]

Rastsvetaeva R K, Rekhlova O Y, Andrianov V I, Malinovskii Y A (1991) Crystal structure of hsianghualite (in Russian), Doklady Akademii Nauk SSSR, 316, 624-628

Coombs D S, Alberti A, Armbruster T, Artioli G, Colella C, Galli E, Grice J D, Liebau F, Mandarino J A, Minato H, Nickel E H, Passaglia E, Peacor D R, Quartieri S, Rinaldi R, Ross M, Sheppard R A, Tillmanns E, Vezzalini G, (1997) Recommended nomenclature for zeolite minerals: report of the Subcommittee on Zeolites of the International Mineralogical Association, Commission on New Minerals and Mineral Names, The Canadian Mineralogist, 35, 1571-1606   [view file]