Wiluite R060513



Name: Wiluite
RRUFF ID: R060513
Ideal Chemistry: Ca19(Al,Mg)13(B,   ,Al)5(SiO4)10(Si2O7)4(O,OH)10
Locality: Wilui River, Sakha Republic, Russian Federation
Source: Michael Scott S100136 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Dark green tetragonal prismatic
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis
Mineral Group: [ Vesuvianite (12) ]
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CHEMISTRY 
RRUFF ID: R060513.2
Sample Description: Microprobe fragment
Measured Chemistry: Ca19.00(Al7.90Mg4.67Ti0.43)Σ=13(B3.00   2.00)Σ=5Si18.00O68(O7.76(OH)2.24)Σ=10 ; B not measured but estimated by charge balance.
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
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RRUFF ID: R060513
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
POWDER DIFFRACTION 
RRUFF ID: R060513.1
Sample Description: Powder
Cell Refinement Output: a: 15.7325(5)Å    b: 15.7325(5)Å    c: 11.7010(6)Å
alpha: 90.°    beta: 90.°    gamma: 90.°   Volume: 2896.1(2)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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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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REFERENCES for Wiluite

American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database Record: [view record]

Groat L A, Hawthorne F C, Ercit T S (1994) The incorporation of boron into the vesuvianite structure, The Canadian Mineralogist, 32, 505-523   [view file]

Groat L A, Hawthorne F C, Ercit T S, Grice J D (1998) Wiluite, Ca19(Al,Mg,Fe,Ti)13(B,Al,   )5Si18O68(O,OH)10, a new mineral species isostructural with vesuvianite, from the Sakha Republic, Russian Federation, The Canadian Mineralogist, 36, 1301-1304   [view file]

Jambor J L, Roberts A C (1999) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 84, 1464-1468   [view file]

Galuskin E V, Galuskina I O (2000) Wiluite, Ca19(Al,Mg,Fe,Ti)13(B,Al,    )5Si18O68(O,OH)10, a new mineral species isostructural with vesuvianite, from the Sakha Republic, Russian Federation: discussion, The Canadian Mineralogist, 38, 763-764   [view file]

Galuskin E V, Galuskina I O, Sitarz M, Stadnicka K (2003) Si-deficient, OH-substituted, boron-bearing vesuvianite from the Wiluy River, Yakutia, Russia, The Canadian Mineralogist, 41, 833-842   [view file]

Bellatreccia F, Cámara F, Ottolini L, Della Ventura G, Cibin G, Mottana A (2005) Wiluite from Ariccia, Latium, Italy: occurrence and crystal structure, The Canadian Mineralogist, 43, 1457-1468   [view file]

Pekov I V (2007) New minerals from former Soviet Union countries, 1998-2006: new minerals approved by the IMA commission on new minerals and mineral names, Mineralogical Almanac, 11, 9-51   [view file]

Groat L A, Evans R J, Cempírek J, McCammon C, Houzar S (2013) Fe-rich and As-bearing vesuvianite and wiluite from Kozlov, Czech Republic, American Mineralogist, 98, 1330-1337