Neighborite R080108

Name: Neighborite
RRUFF ID: R080108
Ideal Chemistry: NaMgF3
Locality: Mont Saint-Hilaire, Quebec, Canada
Source: William W. Pinch [view label] [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Translucent brown zoned pseudocubic crystals associated with calcite and clinoenstatite
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction.
Mineral Group: [ Perovskite (38) ]
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R080108
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R080108.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 5.376(5)Å    b: 5.463(5)Å    c: 7.650(7)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 224.6(2)Å3    Crystal System: orthorhombic
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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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REFERENCES for Neighborite

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]

Chao E C T, Evans H T, Skinner B J, Milton C (1961) Neighborite, NaMgF3, a new mineral from the Green River formation, South Ouray, Utah, American Mineralogist, 46, 379-393   [view file]

Fleischer M (1962) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 47, 805-812   [view file]

International Mineralogical Association (1967) Commission on new minerals and mineral names, Mineralogical Magazine, 36, 131-136   [view file]

Lütgert B, Babel D (1992) Kristallstrukturverfeinerungen an natriumtrifluorometallaten NaMF3(M= Mg, Co, Ni, Zn): Oktaederkippung und toleranzfaktor orthorhombischer fluorperowskite, Zeitschrift für Anorganische und Allgemeine Chemie, 616, 133-140

Chen J, Liu H, Martin C D, Parise J B, Weidner D J (2005) Crystal chemistry of NaMgF3 peroskite at high pressure and temperature, American Mineralogist, 90, 1534-1539   [view file]

Martin C D, Crichton W A, Liu H, Prakapenka V, Chen J, Parise J B (2006) Rietveld structure refinement of perovskite and post-perovskite phases of NaMgF3 (Neighborite) at high pressures, American Mineralogist, 91, 1703-1706   [view file]

Piilonen P C, Rowe R, Ercit T S, Locock A J (2006) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 91, 1452-1457   [view file]

Mitchell R H, Alexander M, Cranswick L M D, Swainson I P (2007) A powder neutron diffraction study of the crystal structure of the fluoroperovskite NaMgF3 (neighborite) from 300 to 3.6 K, Physics and Chemistry of Minerals, 34, 705-712

Knight K S (2014) A high-resolution powder neutron diffraction study of the crystal structure of neighborite (NaMgF3) between 9 and 440 K, American Mineralogist, 99, 824-838

Mitchell R H, Welch M D, Chakhmouradian A R (2017) Nomenclature of the perovskite supergroup: A hierarchical system of classification based on crystal structure and composition, Mineralogical Magazine, 81, 411-461   [view file]