Lobanovite R120068

Name: Lobanovite
RRUFF ID: R120068
Ideal Chemistry: K2Na(Fe2+4Mg2Na)Ti2(Si4O12)2O2(OH)4
Locality: Apatitovaya Mt., Khibiny Massif, Kola Peninsula, Murmanskaja Oblast', Northern Region, Russia
Source: Donald Doell [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Massive transparent golden sheets associated with light green aegirine
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed only by single crystal X-ray diffraction.
Mineral Groups: [ astrophyllite (11) ] [ Devitoite (2) ]
Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample

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RRUFF ID: R120068
Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 65% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R120068.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 10.377(4)Å    b: 23.194(7)Å    c: 5.335(1)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 99.63(2)°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 1265.8(8)Å3    Crystal System: monoclinic
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REFERENCES for Lobanovite

American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database Record: [view record]

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Shi N, Ma Z, Li G, Yamnova N A, Pushcharovsky D Y (1998) Structure refinement of monoclinic astrophyllite, Acta Crystallographica, B54, 109-114

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Cámara F, Sokolova E, Abdu Y, Hawthorne F C (2010) The crystal structures of niobophyllite, kupletskite-(Cs) and Sn-rich astrophyllite: Revisions to the crystal chemistry of the astrophyllite-group minerals, The Canadian Mineralogist, 48, 1-16   [view file]

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Belakovskiy D I, Cámara F, Uvarova Y (2017) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 102, 1565-1571   [view file]

Sokolova E, Cámara F, Hawthorne F C, Ciriotti M E (2017) The astrophyllite supergroup: nomenclature and classification, Mineralogical Magazine, 81, 143-153

Sokolova E, Cámara F, Hawthorne F C, Semenov E I, Ciriotti M E (2017) Lobanovite, K2Na(Fe2+4Mg2Na)Ti2(Si4O12)2O2(OH)4, a new mineral of the astrophyllite supergroup and its relation to magnesioastrophyllite, Mineralogical Magazine, 81, 175-181