Rhodonite X080001


Name: Rhodonite
RRUFF ID: X080001
Ideal Chemistry: Mn2+SiO3
Locality: Brazil
Source: Michael Scott
Owner: Michael Scott
Description: Red polished gemstone
Status: The identification of this mineral has been determined only by Raman spectroscopy
Mineral Group: [ Rhodonite (15) ]
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
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RRUFF ID: X080001
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
REFERENCES for Rhodonite

American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database Record: [view record]

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Liebau F (1957) The crystal structures of rhodonite, CaMn4[Si5O15], and pyroxmangite, (Ca, Mg)(Mn, Fe)6[Si7O21], Acta Crystallographica, 10, 761-761

Liebau V F, Hilmer W, Lindemann G (1959) Über die kristallstruktur des rhodonits (Mn,Ca)SiO3, Acta Crystallographica, 12, 182-187

Peacor D R, Niizeki N (1963) The redetermination and refinement of the crystal structure of rhodonite, (Mn, Ca)SiO3, Zeitschrift für Kristallographie, 119, 98-116   [view file]

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Manning P G (1968) Absorption spectra of the manganese-bearing chain silicates pyroxmangite, rhodonite, bustamite and serandite, The Canadian Mineralogist, 9, 348-357   [view file]

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Nelson W R, Griffen D T (2005) Crystal chemistry of Zn-rich rhodonite ("fowlerite"), American Mineralogist, 90, 969-983   [view file]

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Griffen D T, Nelson W R (2007) Mössbauer spectroscopy of Zn-poor and Zn-rich rhodonite, American Mineralogist, 92, 1486-1491   [view file]

Leverett P, Williams P A, Hibbs D E (2008) Ca-Mg-Fe-rich rhodonite from the Morro da Mina mine, Conselheiro Lafaiete, Minas Gerais, Brazil, The Mineralogical Record, 39, 125-130

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