Galuskinite R130076


Name: Galuskinite
RRUFF ID: R130076
Ideal Chemistry: Ca7(SiO4)3(CO3)
Locality: Birkhin gabbro massif, Eastern Siberia, Russia
Source: Thomas Ambruster
Owner: Thomas Ambruster
Description: Thin veins cutting calcio-olivine skarn (image). Colourless, white, pale grey. Associated with pavlovskyite. Data from Lazic et al (2011)
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis
CHEMISTRY 
RRUFF ID: R130076.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: (Ca6.936Na0.086)Σ=7.022(Si2.983P0.018S0.004)Σ=3.005O12(CO3)
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Unoriented single crystal
Instrument settings: Dilor XY 514.5nm @ 100% of 30-50mW
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POWDER DIFFRACTION 
RRUFF ID: R130076.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 18.7872(5)Å    b: 6.7244(2)Å    c: 10.4673(2)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90.7880(10)°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 1322.24(6)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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REFERENCES for Galuskinite

American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database Record: [view record]

Lazic B, Armbruster T, Savelyeva V B, Zadov A E, Pertsev N N, Dzierzanowski P (2011) Galuskinite, Ca7(SiO4)3(CO3), a new skarn mineral from the Birkhin gabbro massif, Eastern Siberia, Russia, Mineralogical Magazine, 75, 2631-2648   [view file]

Williams P A, Hatert F, Pasero M, Mills S J (2011) IMA Commission on new minerals, nomenclature and classification (CNMNC) Newsletter 8. New minerals and nomenclature modifications approved in 2011, Mineralogical Magazine, 75, 289-294   [view file]

Cámara F, Gatta G D, Smith D G W (2013) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 98, 1631-1632   [view file]