Carpholite R060608

Name: Carpholite
RRUFF ID: R060608
Ideal Chemistry: Mn2+Al2Si2O6(OH)4
Locality: Schlaggenwald, Bohemia, Czechoslovakia
Source: Michael Scott S100908 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Tan colored radiating tufts of acicular crystals
Status: The identification of this mineral is confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis.
Mineral Group: [ Carpholite (2) ]
RRUFF ID: R060608.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: (Mn2+0.90Fe2+0.09Mg0.01)Σ=1Al2.00Si2.00O6(OH)4
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R060608
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 1% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R060608.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 13.825(5)Å    b: 20.291(7)Å    c: 5.128(1)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 1438.5(7)Å3    Crystal System: orthorhombic
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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 Carpholite

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]

Werner A G (1817) Karpholith, in Letztes Mineral-System bey Craz und Gerlach, und bey Carl Gerold Freiberg und Wien 43-44   [view file]

Yoshimura T, Aoki Y (1966) Carpholite from the Fukuzumi mine, Hyōgo Preference, Journal of the Mineralogical Society of Japan, 8, 43-48   [view file]

Naumova I S, Pobedimskaya E A, Belov N V (1974) Crystal structure of carpholite MnAl2(Si2O6)(OH)4, Kristallografiya, 19, 1155-1160

Lindemann W, Wögerbauer R, Berger P (1979) Die kristallstruktur von karpholith (Mn0.97Mg0.08FeII0.07)(Al1.90FeIII0.01)Si2O6(OH)4, Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte, 1979, 282-287

Ghose S, Sen Gupta P K, Boggs R C, Schlemper E O (1989) Crystal chemistry of a nonstoichiometric carpholite, Kx(Mn2-xLix)Al4Si4O12(OH)4F4: A chain silicate related to pyroxenes, American Mineralogist, 74, 1084-1090   [view file]

Makreski P, Jovanovski G, Gajović A, Biljan T, Angelovski D, Jaćimović R (2006) Minerals from Macedonia. XVI. Vibrational spectra of some common appearing pyroxenes and pyroxenoids, Journal of Molecular Structure, 788, 102-114

Basso R, Carbone C (2010) Relationships between crystal data and crystal chemistry of carpholite-group minerals, Periodico di Mineralogia, 79, 91-98