Elbaite R050260

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Name: Elbaite
RRUFF ID: R050260
Ideal Chemistry: Na(Al1.5Li1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Locality: Minas Gerais, Brazil
Source: Marcus Origlieri
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Greenish-gray prismatic single crystal
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis
Mineral Group: [ tourmaline (47) ]
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CHEMISTRY 
RRUFF ID: R050260.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: (Na0.76   0.17Ca0.07)Σ=1(Al1.67Li0.97Mn0.36)Σ=3Al6.00(B1.00O3)3Si6.00O18((OH)3.40F0.60)Σ=4; B assumed by stoichiometry; OH estimated by charge balance
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Sample is oriented and mounted on a pin
Pin ID: L01964
Orientation: Laser parallel to  a*  (1 0 0).     Fiducial mark perpendicular to laser is parallel to  -c   [0 0 -1].
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Raman Mode Analysis
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RRUFF ID: R050260
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
INFRARED SPECTRUM (Attenuated Total Reflectance) 
RRUFF ID: R050260.1
Sample Description: Powder
Instrument settings: SensIR Durascope on a Nicolet Magna 860 FTIR
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RRUFF ID: R050260.1
Sample Description: Powder
Instrument settings: PIKE GladiATR - Far-IR on a Nicolet Magna 860 FTIR
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POWDER DIFFRACTION 
RRUFF ID: R050260.1
Sample Description: Powder
Cell Refinement Output: a: 15.8685(4)Å    b: 15.8685(4)Å    c: 7.1112(2)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 120°   Volume: 1550.76(8)Å3    Crystal System: hexagonal
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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 Elbaite

American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database Record: [view record]

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Donnay G, Barton R (1972) Refinement of the crystal structure of elbaite and the mechanism of tourmaline solid solution, Tschermaks Mineralogische und Petrographische Mitteilungen, 18, 273-286

Alvarez M A, Coy-Yll R (1978) Raman spectra of tourmaline, Spectrochimica Acta Part A-Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy, 34, 899-908

Schmetzer K, Nuber B, Abraham K (1979) Zur Kristallchemie Magnesium-reicher Turmaline, Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Abhandlungen, 136, 93-112

Peng M, Mao H, Chen L, Chao E C T (1989) The polarized Raman spectra of tourmaline, Annual Report of the Director Geophysical Laboratory, 1989, 99-105   [view file]

Burns P C, MacDonald D J, Hawthorne F C (1994) The crystal chemistry of manganese-bearing elbaite, The Canadian Mineralogist, 32, 31-41   [view file]

Gashrova B, Mihailova B, Konstantinov L (1997) Raman spectra of various types of tourmaline, European Journal of Mineralogy, 9, 935-940

Dyar M D, Taylor M E, Lutz T M, Francis C A, Guidotti C V, Wise M (1998) Inclusive chemical characterization of tourmaline: Mössbauer study of Fe valence and site occupancy, American Mineralogist, 83, 848-864   [view file]

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Bosi F, Andreozzi G B, Federico M, Graziani G, Lucchesi S (2005) Crystal chemistry of the elbaite-schorl series, American Mineralogist, 90, 1784-1792   [view file]

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Shtukenberg A, Rozhdestvenskaya I, Frank-Kamenetskaya O, Bronzova J, Euler H, Kirfel A, Bannova I, Zolotarev A (2007) Symmetry and crystal structure of biaxial elbaite-liddicoatite tourmaline from the Transbaikalia region, Russia, American Mineralogist, 92, 675-686   [view file]

Henry D J, Novák M, Hawthorne F C, Ertl A, Dutrow B L, Uher P, Pezzotta F (2011) Nomenclature of the tourmaline-supergroup minerals, American Mineralogist, 96, 895-913   [view file]

Diego Gatta G, Danisi R M, Adamo I, Meven M, Diella V (2012) A single-crystal neutron and X-ray diffraction study of elbaite, Physics and Chemistry of Minerals, 39, 577-588

Vereshchagin O S, Rozhdestvenskaya I V, Frank-Kamenetskaya O V, Zolotarev A A, Mashkovtsev R I (2013) Crystal chemistry of Cu-bearing tourmalines, American Mineralogist, 98, 1610-1616

Watenphul A, Burgdorf M, Schlüter J, Horn I, Malcherek T, Mihailova B (2016) Exploring the potential of Raman spectroscopy for crystallochemical analyses of complex hydrous silicates: II. Tourmalines, American Mineralogist, 101, 970-985

Bosi F (2018) Tourmaline crystal chemistry, American Mineralogist, 103, 298-306