Västmanlandite-(Ce) R110171


Name: Västmanlandite-(Ce)
RRUFF ID: R110171
Ideal Chemistry: Ce3CaMg2Al2Si5O19(OH)2F
Locality: Bastnas, Riddarhyttan, Sweden
Source: Bob Jenkins
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Pink transparent gemmy massive associated with cerite-(Ce) R060708
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction.
Mineral Group: [ Gatelite (1) ]
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample; 780 nm spectrum overwhelmed by fluorescence.
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RRUFF ID: R110171
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Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample; 780 nm spectrum overwhelmed by fluorescence.
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
POWDER DIFFRACTION 
RRUFF ID: R110171.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 8.948(4)Å    b: 5.743(3)Å    c: 15.882(8)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 94.59(3)°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 813.5(2)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 Västmanlandite-(Ce)

American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database Record: [view record]

Grice J D, Ferraris G (2003) New minerals approved in 2002 and nomenclature modifications approved in 1998-2002 by the Commission on the New Minerals and Mineral Names, International Mineralogical Association, The Canadian Mineralogist, 41, 795-802   [view file]

Holtstam D, Kolitsch U, Andersson U B (2005) Västmanlandite-(Ce), a new lanthanide- and F-bearing sorosilicate mineral from Västmanland, Sweden: description, crystal structure, and relation to gatelite-(Ce), European Journal of Mineralogy, 17, 129-141   [view file]

Piilonen P C, Locock A, Grew E S (2005) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 90, 1945-1952   [view file]

Holtstam D, Andersson U B (2007) The REE minerals of the Bastnäs-type deposits, south-central Sweden, The Canadian Mineralogist, 45, 1073-1114   [view file]