Sonolite R070752



Name: Sonolite
RRUFF ID: R070752
Ideal Chemistry: Mn2+9(SiO4)4(OH)2
Locality: Fujii mine, Wakasa, Fukui Prefecture, Chubu Region, Honshu Island, Japan
Source: Michael Scott S102664 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Reddish brown, vitreous, massive.
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction.
Mineral Group: [ Humite (20) ]
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
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RRUFF ID: R070752
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
POWDER DIFFRACTION 
RRUFF ID: R070752.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 4.871(2)Å    b: 10.672(3)Å    c: 14.307(4)Å
alpha: 100.69(2)°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 730.8(3)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 Sonolite

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]

Fleischer M (1963) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 48, 1413-1421   [view file]

Yoshinaga M (1963) Sonolite, a new manganese silicate mineral, Memoirs of the Faculty of Science, Kyushu Imperial University, Series D, 14, 1-21   [view file]

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

Winter G A, Essene E J, Peacor D R (1983) Mn-humites from Bald Knob, North Carolina: Mineralogy and phase equilibria, American Mineralogist, 68, 951-959   [view file]

Dunn P J (1985) Manganese humites and leucophoenicites from Franklin and Sterling Hill, New Jersey: Parageneses, compositions, and implications for solid solution limits, American Mineralogist, 70, 379-387   [view file]

Kato T, Ito Y, Hashimoto N (1989) The crystal structures of sonolite and jerrygibbsite, Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte, 1989, 410-430

Tracy R J, Beard J S (2003) Manganoan kinoshitalite in Mn-rich marble and skarn from Virginia, American Mineralogist, 88, 740-747   [view file]