Clintonite R070196



Name: Clintonite
RRUFF ID: R070196
Ideal Chemistry: CaAlMg2(SiAl3)O10(OH)2
Locality: Crestmore, Riverside County, California, USA
Source: California Institute of Technology CIT-2538 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Transparent green micaceous single crystal
Status: The identification of this mineral is confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis.
Mineral Groups: [ mica (49) ] [ Clay (85) ]
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CHEMISTRY 
RRUFF ID: R070196.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: (Ca0.97   0.03)Σ=1(Al0.90Fe3+0.10)Σ=1Mg2.00(Si1.18Al2.82)Σ=3O10((OH)1.88O0.12)Σ=2; OH estimated by charge balance
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
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RRUFF ID: R070196
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
POWDER DIFFRACTION 
RRUFF ID: R070196.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 5.184(4)Å    b: 8.97(1)Å    c: 9.76(1)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 100.15(5)°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 447.3(5)Å3    Crystal System: monoclinic
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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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REFERENCES for Clintonite

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]

Mather W W (1843) Metamorphic rocks of the highlands, and of Saratoga and Washington counties, in Geology of New York Part 1. Comprising the Geology of the First Geological District Carroll and Cook Albany 467-467   [view file]

Takéuchi Y, Sadanaga R (1959) The crystal structure of xanthophyllite, Acta Crystallographica, 12, 945-946

Fleischer M (1960) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 45, 476-480   [view file]

Forman S A, Kodama H, Abbey S (1967) A re-examination of xanthophyllite [clintonite] from the type locality, The Canadian Mineralogist, 9, 25-30   [view file]

Manning P G (1968) On the origin of colour and pleochroism of astrophyllite and brown clintonite, The Canadian Mineralogist, 9, 663-677   [view file]

Annersten H, Olesch M (1978) Distribution of ferrous and ferric iron in clintonite and the Mössbauer characteristics of ferric iron in tetrahedral coordination, The Canadian Mineralogist, 16, 199-203   [view file]

MacKinney J A, Mora C I, Bailey S W (1988) Structure and crystal chemistry of clintonite, American Mineralogist, 73, 365-375   [view file]

Alietti E, Brigatti M F, Poppi L (1997) Clintonite-1M: Crystal chemistry and its relationships to closely associated Al-rich phlogopite, American Mineralogist, 82, 936-945   [view file]

Rieder M, Cavazzini G, D’Yakonov Y S, Frank-Kamenetskii V A, Gottardt G, Guggenheim S, Koval P V, Muller G, Neiva A M R, Radoslovich E W, Robert J L, Sassi F P, Takeda H, Weiss Z, Wones D R (1998) Nomenclature of the micas, The Canadian Mineralogist, 36, 905-912   [view file]