Kainite R100021

Name: Kainite
RRUFF ID: R100021
Ideal Chemistry: KMg(SO4)Cl·3H2O
Locality: Leopoldshall, Stassfurt, Stassfurt Deposit, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany
Source: Michael Scott S105209 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Colorless grains associated with carnallite R070291 and pentahydrite R100022
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction.
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Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample

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RRUFF ID: R100021
Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R100021.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 19.764(2)Å    b: 16.256(1)Å    c: 9.547(1)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 94.938(5)°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 3055.9(8)Å3    Crystal System: monoclinic
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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 Kainite

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]

Zincken C (1865) Ueber ein neues salz von Leopoldshall bei Stassfurth, Berg- und Huttenmannische Zeitung, 24, 79-80   [view file]

Schaller W T, Henderson E P (1932) Mineralogy of drill cores from the potash field of New Mexico and Texas, U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin, 833, 1-124   [view file]

Robinson P D, Fang J H, Ohya Y (1972) The crystal structure of kainite, American Mineralogist, 57, 1325-1332   [view file]

Lane M D (2007) Mid-infrared emission spectroscopy of sulfate and sulfate-bearing minerals, American Mineralogist, 92, 1-18   [view file]