Låvenite R120044



Name: Låvenite
RRUFF ID: R120044
Ideal Chemistry: (Na,Ca)4(Mn2+,Fe2+)2(Zr,Ti,Nb)2(Si2O7)2(O,F)4
Locality: Mont Saint-Hilaire, Rouville RCM, Montérégie, Québec, Canada
Source: Donald Doell [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Prismatic yellowish-orange on black amphibole
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction.
Mineral Group: [ Wohlerite (11) ]
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample
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RRUFF ID: R120044
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Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
POWDER DIFFRACTION 
RRUFF ID: R120044.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 10.784(2)Å    b: 9.970(2)Å    c: 7.169(1)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 107.92(1)°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 733.3(1)Å3    Crystal System: monoclinic
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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 Låvenite

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]

Brögger W C (1884) Forelöbig meddelelse om to nye norske mineraler, låvenit og cappelenit, Geologiska Föreningens i Stockholm Förhandlingar, 7, 598-600   [view file]

Marble J P, Fleischer M (1941) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 26, 135-136   [view file]

Simonov V I, Belov N V (1960) Crystal structure of låvenite, Doklady Akademii Nauk SSSR, 130, 1333-1336   [view file]

Mellini M (1981) Refinement of the crystal structure of låvenite, Tschermaks Mineralogische und Petrographische Mitteilungen, 28, 99-112

Merlino S, Perchiazzi N (1988) Modular mineralogy of the cuspidine group of minerals, The Canadian Mineralogist, 26, 933-943   [view file]

Perchiazzi N, McDonald A M, Gault R A, Johnsen O, Merlino S (2000) The crystal structure of normandite and its crystal-chemical relationships with låvenite, The Canadian Mineralogist, 38, 641-648   [view file]

Biagioni C, Merlino S, Parodi G C, Perchiazzi N (2012) Crystal chemistry of minerals of the wöhlerite group from the Los Archipelago, Guinea, The Canadian Mineralogist, 50, 593-609   [view file]