Zorite R060953



Name: Zorite
RRUFF ID: R060953
Ideal Chemistry: Na6Ti5Si12O34(O,OH)5·11H2O
Locality: Lovozero Massif, Kola Peninsula, Russia
Source: Bob Jenkins [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Groups of pale pink transparent acicular crystals
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed only by single crystal X-ray diffraction.
CHEMISTRY 
RRUFF ID: R060953.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
POWDER DIFFRACTION 
RRUFF ID: R060953.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 23.09(2)Å    b: 7.17(9)Å    c: 6.92(2)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 1146(4)Å3    Crystal System: orthorhombic
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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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REFERENCES for Zorite

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 (1973) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 58, 1111-1115   [view file]

Mer'kov A N, Bussen I V, Goiko E A, Kul'chitskaya E A, Men'shikov Y P, Nedorezova A P (1973) Raite and zorite - new minerals from the Lovozero Tundra, Zapiski Vsesoyuznogo Mineralogicheskogo Obshchestva, 102, issue 1 54-62   [view file]

Sandomirskii P A, Belov N V (1979) The OD structure of zorite, Soviet Physics - Crystallography, 24, 686-693   [view file]