Allanite-(La) R070246



Name: Allanite-(La)
RRUFF ID: R070246
Ideal Chemistry: CaLa(Al2Fe2+)[Si2O7][SiO4]O(OH)
Locality: Nueva Vizcaya Mine, Burguillos del Cerro, Badajoz, Extremadura, Spain
Source: Michael Scott S102978 [view label]
Owner: Michael Scott
Description: Dark green prismatic crystal asociated with lustrous magnetite and pale green epidote
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed only by single crystal X-ray diffraction.
Mineral Groups: [ allanite (7) ] [ epidote (25) ]
CHEMISTRY 
RRUFF ID: R070246.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
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RRUFF ID: R070246
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
POWDER DIFFRACTION 
RRUFF ID: R070246.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 8.931(1)Å    b: 5.7078(5)Å    c: 10.186(1)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 115.153(7)°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 470.1(2)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 Allanite-(La)

American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database Record: [view record]

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Levinson A A (1966) A system of nomenclature for rare-earth minerals, American Mineralogist, 51, 152-158   [view file]

Dollase W A (1971) Refinement of the crystal structures of epidote, allanite and hancockite, American Mineralogist, 56, 447-464   [view file]

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Pan Y, Fleet M E (1991) Vanadian allanite-(La) and vanadian allanite-(Ce) from the Hemlo gold deposit, Ontario, Canada, Mineralogical Magazine, 55, 497-507   [view file]

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Armbruster T, Bonazzi P, Akasaka M, Bermanec V, Chopin C, Giere R, Huess-Assbichler S, Liebscher A, Menchetti S, Pan Y, Pasero M (2006) Recommended nomeclature of epidote-group minerals, European Journal of Mineralogy, 18, 551-567   [view file]

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Orlandi P, Pasero M (2006) Allanite-(La) from Buca della Vena mine, Apuan Alps, Italy, an epidote-group mineral, The Canadian Mineralogist, 44, 63-68   [view file]

Pasero M, Orlandi P (2006) Two new minerals from Italy: ardennite-(V) and allanite-(La), 19th General Meeting of the International Mineralogical Association, Kobe, Japan, 19, P31.04-P31.04

Ercit T S, Piilonen P C, Rowe R (2007) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 92, 1539-1542   [view file]