Lasalite R070476



Name: Lasalite
RRUFF ID: R070476
Ideal Chemistry: Na2Mg2V10O28·20H2O
Locality: Vanadium Queen mine, Paradox Valley, San Juan County, Utah, USA
Source: Dakota Matrix Minerals [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Orange massive
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction.
Mineral Group: [ Lasalite (1) ]
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
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RRUFF ID: R070476
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
POWDER DIFFRACTION 
RRUFF ID: R070476.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 23.85(1)Å    b: 11.000(7)Å    c: 17.008(8)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 118.26(2)°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 3930(2)Å3    Crystal System: monoclinic
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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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REFERENCES for Lasalite

American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database Record: [view record]

Iida A, Ozeki T (2004) Mg2Na2V10O28·20H2O and Mg3V10O28·28H2O, Acta Crystallographica, C60, i43-i46

Hughes J M, Wise W S, Gunter M E, Morton J P, Rakovan J (2008) Lasalite, Na2Mg2[V10O28]·20H2O, a new decavanadate mineral species from the Vanadium Queen mine, La Sal District, Utah: Description, atomic arrangement, and relationship to the pascoite group of minerals, The Canadian Mineralogist, 46, 1365-1372   [view file]

Ercit T S, Piilonen P C, Poirier G, Tait K T (2009) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 94, 1075-1083   [view file]