Johachidolite R070640



Name: Johachidolite
RRUFF ID: R070640
Ideal Chemistry: CaAlB3O7
Locality: Pyant Gyi mine, Mogok Stone Tract, Mandalay Division, Burma
Source: Marcus Origlieri [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Pale yellowish orange granular
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis
CHEMISTRY 
RRUFF ID: R070640.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: Ca1.00Al1.00B3.00O7; B estimated by difference
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
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RRUFF ID: R070640
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
POWDER DIFFRACTION 
RRUFF ID: R070640.1
Sample Description: Powder
Cell Refinement Output: a: 7.9652(1)Å    b: 11.7275(3)Å    c: 4.37149(8)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 408.35(1)Å3    Crystal System: orthorhombic
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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 Johachidolite

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]

Iwase E, Saito N (1942) Johachidolite - a new mineral of hydrous fluoborate of sodium, calcium and aluminium, Scientific Papers of the Institute of Physical and Chemical Research, 39, 300-304   [view file]

Fleischer M (1948) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 33, 98-100   [view file]

Moore P B, Araki T (1972) Johachidolite, CaAl[B3O7], a borate with very dense atomic structure, Nature Physical Science, 240, 63-65

Aristarain L F, Erd R C (1977) Johachidolite redefined: a calcium aluminum borate, American Mineralogist, 62, 327-329   [view file]

Kadiyski M, Armbruster T, Günther D, Reusser E, Peretti A (2008) Johachidolite, CaAl[B3O7], a mineralogical and structural peculiarity, European Journal of Mineralogy, 20, 965-973