Tumchaite R070047


Name: Tumchaite
RRUFF ID: R070047
Ideal Chemistry: Na2ZrSi4O11·2H2O
Locality: Vuoriyarvi Massif, Murmansk region, Russia
Source: Michael Scott S105124 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Fragment of a colorless vitreous crystal, co-type material. Associated with minor calcite
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction.
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
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RRUFF ID: R070047
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
POWDER DIFFRACTION 
RRUFF ID: R070047.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 9.128(1)Å    b: 8.8184(8)Å    c: 7.5300(7)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 113.156(7)°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 557.3(1)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 Tumchaite

American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database Record: [view record]

Subbotin V V, Merlino S, Pushcharovsky D Y, Pakhomovsky Y A, Ferro O, Bogdanova A N, Voloshin A V, Sorokhtina N V, Zubkova N V (2000) Tumchaite Na2(Zr,Sn)Si4O11·2H2O—a new mineral from carbonatites of the Vuoriyarvi alkali-ultrabasic massif, Murmansk Region, Russia, American Mineralogist, 85, 1516-1520   [view file]

Mandarino J A (2002) New minerals, The Canadian Mineralogist, 40, 1001-1020   [view file]

Pekov I V (2007) New minerals from former Soviet Union countries, 1998-2006: new minerals approved by the IMA commission on new minerals and mineral names, Mineralogical Almanac, 11, 9-51   [view file]