Artinite R060234



Name: Artinite
RRUFF ID: R060234
Ideal Chemistry: Mg2(CO3)(OH)2·3H2O
Locality: southern San Benito County, California, USA
Source: Michael Scott S100297 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Divergent sprays of clear colorless acicular crystals
Status: The identification of this mineral is confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis.
Mineral Group: [ Artinite (3) ]
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CHEMISTRY 
RRUFF ID: R060234.2
Sample Description: Microprobe fragment
Measured Chemistry: Mg2.00(CO3)(OH)2ยท3H2O
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
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RRUFF ID: R060234
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
POWDER DIFFRACTION 
RRUFF ID: R060234.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 16.527(8)Å    b: 3.1500(9)Å    c: 6.222(3)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 99.00(2)°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 319.9(3)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 Artinite

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]

Brugnatelli S C L (1902) Sopra un nuovo minerale delle cave d´Amianto della Valle Lanterna, Rendiconti Reale Istituto Lombardo di Scienze e Lettere (Milano), 35, 869-874   [view file]

Akao M, Iwai S (1977) The hydrogen bonding of artinite, Acta Crystallographica, B33, 3951-3953   [link]