Berzeliite R061084

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Name: Berzeliite
RRUFF ID: R061084
Ideal Chemistry: (NaCa2)Mg2(AsO4)3
Locality: Jakobsberg mine, Nordmark, Filipstad, Varmland, Sweden
Source: Michael Scott S101296 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Light yellow irregular shaped crystal, associated with colorless tilasite and adelite, R060687
Status: The identification of this mineral is confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis.
Mineral Group: [ garnet (93) ]
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RRUFF ID: R061084.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: (Na0.92Ca0.08)Ca2.03(Mg1.91Mn0.11)[(As0.96Si0.03P0.01)O4]3
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R061084
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R061084.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 12.341(1)Å    b: 12.341(1)Å    c: 12.341(1)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 1879.4(1)Å3    Crystal System: cubic
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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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REFERENCES for Berzeliite

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]

Kühn O B (1840) Neues Mineral von Langbanshytta bei Fahlun, Annalen der Chemie und Pharmacie, Heidelberg, 34, 211-218   [view file]

Blix R, Wickman F E (1958) A contribution to the knowledge of the mineral berzeliite, Arkiv för Mineralogi och Geologi, 2, 417-424

Welin E (1968) Notes on the mineralogy of Sweden 6. X-ray powder data for minerals from Långban and the related mineral deposits of Central Sweden, Arkiv för Mineralogi och Geologi, 4, 499-541

Hawthorne F C (1972) Refinement of the crystal structure of berzeliite, Acta Crystallographica, B32, 1581-1583

Fleischer M (1973) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 58, 560-562   [view file]

International Mineralogical Association (1980) International Mineralogical Association: Commission on new minerals and mineral names, Mineralogical Magazine, 43, 1053-1055   [view file]

Nagashima M, Armbruster T (2012) Palenzonaite, berzeliite, and manganberzeliite:(As5+,V5+,Si4+)O4 tetrahedra in garnet structures, Mineralogical Magazine, 76, 1081-1097   [view file]

Grew E S, Locock A J, Mills S J, Galuskina I O, Galuskin E V, Hålenius U (2013) Nomenclature of the garnet supergroup, American Mineralogist, 98, 785-811   [view file]