Benitoite X060003


Name: Benitoite
RRUFF ID: X060003
Ideal Chemistry: BaTiSi3O9
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Source: Michael Scott 11306
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Description: gemstone
Status: The identification of this mineral has been determined only by Raman spectroscopy
Mineral Group: [ Benitoite (4) ]
Quick search: [ All Benitoite samples (3) ]
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
Sample Description: unoriented gemstone
Instrument settings: none 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
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REFERENCES for Benitoite

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]

Louderback G D, Blasdale W C (1907) Benitoite, a new California gem mineral, University of California Publications. Bulletin of the Department of Geology, 5, 149-153   [view file]

Louderback G D, Blasdale W C (1909) Benitoite, its paragenesis and mode of occurrence, University of California Publications. Bulletin of the Department of Geology, 5, 331-380   [view file]

Zachariasen W H (1930) The crystal structure of benitoite, BaTiSi3O9, Zeitschrift für Kristallographie, 74, 139-146   [view file]

Fischer C (1969) Verfeinerung der Kristallstruktur von Benitoit BaTi[Si3O9], Zeitschrift für Kristallographie, 129, 222-243   [view file]

Laird J, Albee A L (1972) Chemical composition and physical, optical, and structural properties of benitoite, neptunite and joaquinite, American Mineralogist, 57, 85-102   [view file]

Hawthorne F C (1987) The crystal chemistry of the benitoite group minerals and structural relations in (Si3O9) ring structures, Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte, 1987, 16-30

Kim C C, Bell M I, McKeown D A (1993) Vibrational analysis of benitoite (BaTiSi3O9) and the Si3O9 ring, Physical Review B, 47, 7869- 7877

McDonald A M, Chao G Y (2005) Bobtraillite, (Na,Ca)13Sr11(Zr,Y,Nb)14Si42B6O132(OH)12·12H2O, a new mineral species from Mont Saint-Hilaire, Quebec: description, structure determination and relationship to benitoite and wadeite, The Canadian Mineralogist, 43, 747-758   [view file]

Hejny C, Miletich R, Jasser A, Schouwink P, Crichton W, Kahlenberg V (2012) Second-order P6c2-P31c transition and structural crystallography of the cyclosilicate benitoite, BaTiSi3O9, at high pressure, American Mineralogist, 97, 1749-1763   [view file]