Bavenite R060790



Name: Bavenite
RRUFF ID: R060790
Ideal Chemistry: Ca4Be2+xAl2-xSi9O26-x(OH)2+x (x = 0 to 1)
Locality: Londonderry, West Australia, Australia
Source: Michael Scott S101063 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Colorless platy aggregate with a hexagonal outline associated with quartz
Status: The identification of this mineral is confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis.
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CHEMISTRY 
RRUFF ID: R060790.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: Ca3.96Be2.00(Al1.10Be0.90)Σ=2Si9.00O25.1(OH)2.90
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample.
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RRUFF ID: R060790
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample.
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 10% of 150mW
POWDER DIFFRACTION 
RRUFF ID: R060790.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 23.197(1)Å    b: 4.968(4)Å    c: 19.425(5)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 2238(3)Å3    Crystal System: orthorhombic
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REFERENCES for Bavenite

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]

Artini E (1901) Di una nuova specie minerale trovata nel granito di Baveno, Atti della Reale Accademia dei Lincei, 10, 139-145   [view file]

Claringbull G F (1940) Occurrences of bavenite in Switzerland, Mineralogical Magazine, 25, 495-497   [view file]

Fleischer M, Switzer G (1953) The bavenite problem, The American Mineralogist, 38, 988-993

Fleischer M (1954) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 39, 402-408   [view file]

International Mineralogical Association (1962) International Mineralogical Association: Commission on new minerals and mineral names, Mineralogical Magazine, 33, 260-263   [view file]

Cannillo E, Coda A, Fagnani G (1966) The crystal structure of bavenite, Acta Crystallographica, 20, 301-309

Petersen O V, Micheelsen H I, Leonardsen E S (1995) Bavenite, Ca4Be3Al[Si9O25(OH)3], from Ilímaussaq alkaline complex, South Greenland, Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte, 1995, 321-335

Armstrong J A, Friis H, Lieb A, Finch A A, Weller M T (2010) Combined single-crystal X-ray and neutron powder diffraction structure analysis exemplified through full structure determinations of framework and layer beryllate minerals, American Mineralogist, 95, 519-526   [view file]

Lussier A J, Hawthorne F C (2011) Short-range constraints on chemical and structural variations in bavenite, Mineralogical Magazine, 75, 213-239   [view file]

Hålenius U, Hatert F, Pasero M, Mills S J (2015) IMA Commission on New Minerals, Nomenclature and Classification (CNMNC) Newsletter 24. New minerals and nomenclature modifications approved in 2015, Mineralogical Magazine, 79, 247-251

Szełeg E, Zuzens B, Hawthorne F C, Pieczka A, Szuszkiewicz A, Turniak K, Nejbert K, Ilnicki S S, Friis H, Makovicky E, Weller M T, Lemée-Cailleau M H (2017) Bohseite, ideally Ca4Be4Si9O24(OH)4, from the Piława Górna quarry, the Góry Sowie Block, SW Poland, Mineralogical Magazine, 81, 35-46