Painite R060957

Name: Painite
RRUFF ID: R060957
Ideal Chemistry: CaZrAl9O15(BO3)
Locality: Ohngaing Village, Mogok, Burma
Source: Marcus Origlieri [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Single crystal, reddish-brown to orangish prism section, several prism forms, small transparent areas.
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by X-ray diffraction.
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RRUFF ID: R060957.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Sample Description: Sample is oriented and mounted on a pin.
Pin ID: M01433
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: R060957
Sample Description: Unoriented sample.
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 10% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R060957.1
Sample Description: Powder
Cell Refinement Output: a: 8.7258(1)Å    b: 8.7258(1)Å    c: 8.4716(2)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 120°   Volume: 558.61(1)Å3    Crystal System: hexagonal
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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 Painite

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]

Claringbull G F, Hey M H, Payne C J (1957) Painite, a new mineral from Mogok, Burma, Mineralogical Magazine, 31, 420-425   [view file]

Fleischer M (1957) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 42, 580-586   [view file]

Moore P B, Araki T (1976) Painite, CaZrB[Al9O18]: its crystal structure and relation to jeremejevite, B5[   3Al6(OH)3O15], and fluoborite, B3[Mg9(F,OH)9O9], American Mineralogist, 61, 88-94   [view file]

Shigley J E, Kampf A R, Rossman G R (1986) New data on painite, Mineralogical Magazine, 50, 267-270   [view file]

Armbruster T, Döbelin N, Peretti A, Günther D, Reusser E, Grobéty B (2004) The crystal structure of painite CaZrB[Al9O18] revisited, American Mineralogist, 89, 610-613   [view file]