Hubeite R060964



Name: Hubeite
RRUFF ID: R060964
Ideal Chemistry: Ca2Mn2+Fe3+Si4O12(OH)·2H2O
Locality: Fengjiashan mine, Daye, Hubei Province, China
Source: Michael Scott S101379 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Dark brown thin bladed crystals coated with fluorapophyllite, on quartz
Status: The identification of this mineral is confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis.
CHEMISTRY 
RRUFF ID: R060964.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: Ca2.00Mn2+1.00(Fe3+0.85Al0.15)Σ=1Si4.00O12(OH)·1.90H2O; OH estimated by charge balance; H2O by difference
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
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RRUFF ID: R060964
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
POWDER DIFFRACTION 
RRUFF ID: R060964.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 9.952(1)Å    b: 13.877(2)Å    c: 6.555(1)Å
alpha: 133.285(7)°    beta: 101.416(9)°    gamma: 66.351(8)°   Volume: 599.6(2)Å3    Crystal System: triclinic
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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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REFERENCES for Hubeite

American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database Record: [view record]

Hawthorne F C, Cooper M A, Grice J D, Roberts A C, Cook W R, Lauf R J (2002) Hubeite, a new mineral from the Daye mine near Huangshi, Hubei Province, China, The Mineralogical Record, 33, 465-471   [view file]

Grew E S, Pertsev N N, Roberts A C (2003) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 88, 1175-1180   [view file]

Cooper M A, Hawthorne F C (2004) The crystal structure of hubeite, a novel sorosilicate mineral, The Canadian Mineralogist, 42, 825-834   [view file]

Mandarino J A (2004) New minerals, The Canadian Mineralogist, 42, 1901-1927   [view file]