Katoite R070646

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Name: Katoite
RRUFF ID: R070646
Ideal Chemistry: Ca3Al2(OH)12
Locality: Synthetic
Source: Marcus Origlieri
Owner: RRUFF
Description: White to colorless powder mixed with small trapezohedral crystals, sample from Lager et al (2002) study.
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction.
Mineral Group: [ garnet (93) ]
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RRUFF ID: R070646.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R070646
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 50% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R070646.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 12.563(1)Å    b: 12.563(1)Å    c: 12.563(1)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 1983.1(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 Katoite

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]

Passaglia E, Rinaldi R (1984) Katoite, a new member of the Ca3Al2(SiO4)3-Ca3Al2(OH)12 series and a new nomenclature for the hydrogrossular group of minerals, Bulletin de Minéralogie, 107, 605-618

Dunn P J, Fleischer M, Langley R H, Shigley J E, Zilczer J A (1985) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 70, 871-881   [view file]

Sacerdoti M, Passaglia E (1985) The crystal structure of katoite and implications within the hydrogrossular group of minerals, Bulletin de Minéralogie, 108, 1-8

Milman V, Winkler B, Nobes R H, Akhmatchaya E V, Pickard C J, White J A (2000) Garnets: structure, compressibility, dynamics, and disorder, Journal of the Minerals, Metals and Materials Society, 52, issue 7 22-25

Lager G A, Downs R T, Origlieri M, Garoutte R (2002) High-pressure single-crystal X-ray diffraction study of katoite hydrogarnet: Evidence for a phase transition from Ia3d -> I43d symmetry at 5 GPa, American Mineralogist, 87, 642-647   [view file]

Ferro O, Galli E, Papp G, Quartieri S, Szakall S, Vezzalini G (2003) A new occurrence of katoite and re-examination of the hydrogrossular group, European Journal of Mineralogy, 15, 419-426

Kolesov B A, Geiger C A (2005) The vibrational spectrum of synthetic hydrogrossular (katoite) Ca3Al2(O4H4)3: a low-temperature IR and Raman spectroscopic study, American Mineralogist, 90, 1335-1341   [view file]

Teertstra D K (2006) Index-of-refraction and unit-cell constraints on cation valence and pattern of order in garnet-group minerals, The Canadian Mineralogist, 44, 341-346   [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]

Lacivita V, Mahmoud A, Erba A, D'Arco P, Mustapha S (2015) Hydrogrossular, Ca3Al2(SiO4)3-x(H4O4)x: An ab initio investigation of its structural and energetic properties, American Mineralogist, 100, 2637-2649

Geng G, Myers R J, Kilcoyne A L D, Ha J, Monteiro P J M (2017) Ca L2,3-edge near edge X-ray absorption fine structure of tricalcium aluminate, gypsum, and calcium (sulfo)aluminate hydrates, American Mineralogist, 102, 900-908