Meliphanite R060786



Name: Meliphanite
RRUFF ID: R060786
Ideal Chemistry: Ca4(Na,Ca)4Be4AlSi7O24(F,O)4
Locality: Brevig, Norway
Source: Michael Scott S101068 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Greenish-yellow tabular crystal
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by X-ray diffraction.
CHEMISTRY 
RRUFF ID: R060786.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample.
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample.
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
POWDER DIFFRACTION 
RRUFF ID: R060786.1
Sample Description: Powder
Cell Refinement Output: a: 10.5260(3)Å    b: 10.5260(3)Å    c: 9.8908(3)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 1095.87(6)Å3    Crystal System: tetragonal
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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 Meliphanite

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]

Scheerer T (1852) Melinophan, eine neue mineralspecies, Journal für Praktische Chemie, 55, 449-451   [view file]

Dal Negro A, Rossi G, Ungaretti L (1967) The crystal structure of meliphanite, Acta Crystallographica, 23, 260-264

Grice J D, Hawthorne F C (2002) New data on meliphanite, Ca4(Na,Ca)4Be4AlSi7O24(F,O)4, The Canadian Mineralogist, 40, 971-980   [view file]