Aminoffite R100055



Name: Aminoffite
RRUFF ID: R100055
Ideal Chemistry: Ca3(BeOH)2Si3O10
Locality: Langban, Filipstad, Varmland, Sweden
Source: William W Pinch [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Colorless transparent tetragonal pyramids with basal terminations, co-type sample from Harvard
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction.
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample
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RRUFF ID: R100055
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Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 1% of 150mW
POWDER DIFFRACTION 
RRUFF ID: R100055.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 9.801(3)Å    b: 9.801(3)Å    c: 9.824(2)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 943.6(1)Å3    Crystal System: tetragonal
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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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REFERENCES for Aminoffite

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]

Hurlbut C S (1937) Aminoffite, a new mineral from Långban, Geologiska Föreningens i Stockholm Förhandlingar, 59, 290-292   [view file]

Foshag W F (1938) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 23, 293-294   [view file]

Welin E (1968) Notes on the mineralogy of Sweden 6. X-ray powder data for minerals from Långban and the related mineral deposits of Central Sweden, Arkiv för Mineralogi och Geologi, 4, 499-541

Huminicki D M C, Hawthorne F C (2002) Refinement of the crystal structure of aminoffite, The Canadian Mineralogist, 40, 915-922   [view file]