Hausmannite R060512

Name: Hausmannite
RRUFF ID: R060512
Ideal Chemistry: Mn2+Mn3+2O4
Locality: N'Chwaning II mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, northern Cape Province, Republic of South Africa
Source: Michael Scott S100308 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Group of black pseudo-octahedra with striations parallel to the (001) plane
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis
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RRUFF ID: R060512.2
Sample Description: Microprobe fragment
Measured Chemistry: Mn2+0.99Mn3+1.98O4
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
Sample Description: Sample is oriented and mounted on a pin
Pin ID: M00870
Orientation: Laser parallel to  c*  (0 0 1).     Fiducial mark perpendicular to laser is parallel to  a   [1 0 0].

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RRUFF ID: R060512
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R060512.1
Sample Description: powder
Cell Refinement Output: a: 5.7680(3)Å    b: 5.7680(3)Å    c: 9.4517(9)Å
alpha: 90.°    beta: 90.°    gamma: 90.°   Volume: 314.46(4)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 Hausmannite

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]

Turner E (1828) Chemical examination of the oxides of manganese. Part II. On the composition of the ores of manganese described by Mr. Haidinger, The Philosophical Magazine, 4, 96-104   [view file]

Haidinger M W (1831) II. Pyramidal Manganese-ore Hausmannite, Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, 11, 127-129   [view file]

Aminoff G (1926) On the crystal structure of hausmannite (MnMn2O4), Zeitschrift für Kristallographie, 64, 475-490

Gavarri J R, Arabski J, Jasienska S, Janowski J, Garel C (1985) Structural evolution of manganosite: comparison of properties of nonstoichiometric manganese and iron monoxides., Journal of Solid State Chemistry, 58, 56-70

Jarosch D (1987) Crystal structure refinement and reflectance measurements of hausmannite, Mineralogy and Petrology, 37, 15-23

Baron V, Gutzmer J, Rundlöf H, Tellgren R (1998) The influence of iron substitution on the magnetic properties of hausmannite, Mn2+(Fe,Mn)3+2O4, American Mineralogist, 83, 786-793   [view file]

Gillot B, El Guendouzi M, Laarj M (2001) Particle size effects on the oxidation-reduction behavior of Mn3O4 hausmannite, Materials Chemistry and Physics, 70, 54-60