Eulytine R060058



Name: Eulytine
RRUFF ID: R060058
Ideal Chemistry: Bi4(SiO4)3
Locality: Schneeberg, Saxony, Germany
Source: University of Arizona Mineral Museum 16129
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Pale-yellow interpenetrant tetrahedral crystals; some transmitting red color of matrix
Status: The identification of this mineral is confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis.
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CHEMISTRY 
RRUFF ID: R060058.2
Sample Description: Microprobe fragment
Measured Chemistry: Bi4.00((Si0.96As5+0.04)Σ=1((O3.96(OH)0.04)Σ=4)3 ; (OH) estimated by difference and charge balance
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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: R060058.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 10.2992(9)Å    b: 10.2992(9)Å    c: 10.2992(9)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 1092.5(2)Å3    Crystal System: cubic
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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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REFERENCES for Eulytine

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]

Breithaupt J F A (1827) Wismuthblende eine neu bestimmte species der mineralreichs, Annalen der Physik und Chemie, 9, 275-281   [view file]

Frondel C (1943) New data on agricolite, bismoclite, koechlinite, and the bismuth arsenates, American Mineralogist, 28, 536-540   [view file]

Segal D J, Santoro R P, Newnham R E (1966) Neutron-diffraction study of Bi4Si3O12, Zeitschrift für Kristallographie, 123, 73-76   [view file]

Barbier J, Greedan J E, Asaro T, McCarthy G J (1990) Neutron diffraction study of disorder in eulytite-type Sr3La(PO4)3, European Journal of Solid State and Inorganic Chemistry, 27, 855-867

Foord E E (1996) Clinobisvanite, eulytite, and namibite from the Pala pegmatite district, San Diego Co., California, USA, Mineralogical Magazine, 60, 387-388   [view file]

Liu H, Kuo C (1997) Crystal structure of bismuth(III) silicate, Bi4(SiO4)3, Zeitschrift für Kristallographie, 212, 48-48

Kolitsch U, Götzinger M (2000) Einige Neufunde aus der Grube Clara im mittleren Schwarzwald: Eulytin, Namibit, Volborthit, Gearksutit, Spertiniit, Monazit-(La), Protasit, Sainfeldit, Cyanotrichit und Vauquelinit, Der Erzgräber, 14, 33-47