Vanadiocarpholite R080099



Name: Vanadiocarpholite
RRUFF ID: R080099
Ideal Chemistry: Mn2+V3+AlSi2O6(OH)4
Locality: Molinello mine, Graveglia Valley, Ne, Genova Province, Liguria, Italy
Source: Michael Scott S101686 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Yellow brown fibrous, associated with quartz crystals on matrix
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed only by single crystal X-ray diffraction.
Mineral Group: [ Carpholite (2) ]
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Unoriented Sample
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RRUFF ID: R080099
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Sample Description: Unoriented Sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
POWDER DIFFRACTION 
RRUFF ID: R080099.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 13.816(7)Å    b: 20.637(9)Å    c: 5.174(2)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 1475.1(8)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 Vanadiocarpholite

American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database Record: [view record]

Basso R, Cabella R, Lucchetti G, Martinelli A, Palenzona A (2005) Vanadiocarpholite, Mn2+V3+Al(Si2O6)(OH)4, a new mineral from the Molinello mine, northern Apennines, Italy, European Journal of Mineralogy, 17, 501-507   [view file]

Basso R, Carbone C (2010) Relationships between crystal data and crystal chemistry of carpholite-group minerals, Periodico di Mineralogia, 79, 91-98