Sakhaite R060637

Name: Sakhaite
RRUFF ID: R060637
Ideal Chemistry: Ca48Mg16Al(SiO3OH)4(CO3)16(BO3)28·(H2O)3(HCl)3
Locality: Titovskoe, Sakha (Yakutia) Republic, Russia
Source: Michael Scott S101010 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Dark grey octahedron buried in calcite
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction.
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RRUFF ID: R060637.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Sample Description: Unoriented sample.

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RRUFF ID: R060637
Sample Description: Unoriented sample.
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R060637.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 14.660(3)Å    b: 14.660(3)Å    c: 14.660(3)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 3151(1)Å3    Crystal System: cubic
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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 Sakhaite

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]

Fleischer M (1966) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 51, 1815-1820   [view file]

Ostrovskaya I V, Pertsev N N, Nikitina I B (1966) Sakhaite, a new carbonate-borate of calcium and magnesium, Zapiski Vsesoyuznogo Mineralogicheskogo Obshchestva, 95, 193-202   [view file]

Fleischer M (1969) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 54, 326-330   [view file]

Davies W O, Machin M P (1970) Isomorphous replacements in harkerite and the relation of sakhaite to harkerite, The Canadian Mineralogist, 10, 689-695   [view file]

Yakubovich O V, Egorov-Tismenko Y K, Simonov M A, Belov N V (1978) Crystal structure of natural sakhaite Ca3Mg[BO3]2[CO3]·0.36H2O, Doklady Akademii Nauk SSSR, 239, 1103-1106   [view file]

Yakubovich O V, Still I M, Gavrilenko P G, Urusov V S (2005) Crystal structure of sakhaite from the Solongo deposit in connection with the crystallochemical interpretation of the sakhaite—harkerite mineral series, Crystallography Reports, 50, 194-202