Antigorite R070228



Name: Antigorite
RRUFF ID: R070228
Ideal Chemistry: Mg3Si2O5(OH)4
Locality: Wood's Chrome Mine (Wood's Mine), Texas, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, USA
Source: Michael Scott S100701 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Compact massive, light to dark green associated with chromite
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis
Mineral Groups: [ serpentine (12) ] [ Clay (87) ]
CHEMISTRY 
RRUFF ID: R070228.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: (Mg2.93Fe0.07)Σ=3Si2.00O5(OH)4 ; trace amounts of Al and Mn; OH estimated by difference
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
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RRUFF ID: R070228
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
INFRARED SPECTRUM (Attenuated Total Reflectance) 
RRUFF ID: R070228.1
Sample Description: Powder
Instrument settings: SensIR Durascope on a Nicolet Magna 860 FTIR
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POWDER DIFFRACTION 
RRUFF ID: R070228.1
Sample Description: Powder
Cell Refinement Output: a: 43.617(3)Å    b: 9.208(1)Å    c: 7.2716(4)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 92.34(1)°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 2918.1(3)Å3    Crystal System: monoclinic
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Calculated diffraction file.

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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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REFERENCES for Antigorite

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]

Schweizer E (1840) Ueber den antigorit, ein neues mineral, Annalen der Physik und Chemie, 19, 595-599   [view file]

Zussman J (1954) Investigation of the crystal structure of antigorite, Mineralogical Magazine, 30, 498-512   [view file]

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

Leake B E (1978) Nomenclature of amphiboles, American Mineralogist, 63, 1023-1052   [view file]

Dungan M A (1979) A microprobe study of antigorite and some serpentine pseudomorphs, The Canadian Mineralogist, 17, 771-784   [view file]

Yada K (1979) Microstructures of chrysotile and antigorite by high–resolution electron microscopy, The Canadian Mineralogist, 17, 679-691   [view file]

Uehara S, Kamata K (1994) Antigorite with a large supercell from Saganoseki, Oita Prefecture, Japan, The Canadian Mineralogist, 32, 93-103   [view file]

O'Hanley D S, Wicks F J (1995) Conditions of formation of lizardite, chrysotile and antigorite, Cassiar, British Columbia, The Canadian Mineralogist, 33, 753-773   [view file]

Uehara S (1998) TEM and XRD study of antigorite and superstructures, The Canadian Mineralogist, 36, 1595-1605   [view file]

Dódony I, Pósfai M, Buseck P R (2002) Revised structure models for antigorite: An HRTEM study, American Mineralogist, 87, 1443-1457   [view file]

Rinaudo C, Gastaldi D, Belluso E (2003) Characterization of chrysotile, antigorite and lizardite by FT-Raman spectroscopy, The Canadian Mineralogist, 41, 883-890   [view file]

Capitani G C, Mellini M (2006) The crystal structure of a second antigorite polysome (m = 16), by single-crystal synchrotron diffraction, American Mineralogist, 91, 394-399   [view file]

Dódony I, Pósfai M, Buseck P R (2006) Does antigorite really contain 4- and 8-membered rings of tetrahedra?, American Mineralogist, 91, 1831-1838   [view file]

Capitani G C, Mellini M (2007) High-resolution transmission electron microscopy (HRTEM) investigation of antigorite polysomes (m = 15 to 18), American Mineralogist, 92, 64-71   [view file]

Roth P (2007) Antigorite, in Minerals first discovered in Switzerland and minerals named after Swiss individuals Kristallografik Verlag Achberg Germany 34-35

Noguchi N, Moriwaki T, Ikemoto Y, Shinoda K (2012) OH group behavior and pressure-induced amorphization of antigorite examined under high pressure and temperature using synchrotron infrared spectrscopy, American Mineralogist, 97, 134-142   [view file]

Krivovichev S V (2013) Structural complexity of minerals: information storage and processing in the mineral world, Mineralogical Magazine, 77, 275-326

Marquardt H, Speziale S, Koch-Müller M, Marquardt K, Capitani G C (2015) Structural insights and elasticity of single-crystal antigorite from high-pressure Raman and Brillouin spectroscopy measured in the (010) plane, American Mineralogist, 100, 1932-1939

Clément M, Padrón-Navarta J A, Tommasi A, Mainprice D (2018) Non-hydrostatic stress field orientation inferred from orthopyroxene (Pbca) to low-clinoenstatite (P21/c) inversion in partially dehydrated serpentinites, American Mineralogist, 103, 993-1001