Manganvesuvianite R060377



Name: Manganvesuvianite
RRUFF ID: R060377
Ideal Chemistry: Ca19Mn3+Al10Mg2(SiO4)10(Si2O7)4O(OH)9
Locality: K'Chwaning II mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, north Cape Province, South Africa
Source: Michael Scott S100306 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Deep reddish-brown prismatic crystals associated with black hausmannite
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by X-ray diffraction.
Mineral Group: [ Vesuvianite (12) ]
CHEMISTRY 
RRUFF ID: R060377.2
Sample Description: Microprobe fragment
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample
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RRUFF ID: R060377
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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: R060377.1
Sample Description: Powder
Cell Refinement Output: a: 15.543(1)Å    b: 15.543(1)Å    c: 11.8002(6)Å
alpha: 90.°    beta: 90.°    gamma: 90.°   Volume: 2850.8(4)Å3    Crystal System: tetragonal
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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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REFERENCES for Manganvesuvianite

American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database Record: [view record]

Armbruster T, Gnos E, Dixon R, Gutzmer J, Hejny C, Döbelin N, Medenbach O (2002) Manganvesuvianite and tweddillite, two new Mn3+-silicate minerals, Mineralogical Magazine, 66, 137-150   [view file]

Mandarino J A (2002) New minerals, The Canadian Mineralogist, 40, 1527-1550   [view file]

Jambor J L, Roberts A C (2003) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 88, 251-255   [view file]