Katoite R080034

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Name: Katoite
RRUFF ID: R080034
Ideal Chemistry: Ca3Al2(OH)12
Locality: Wilui River, Russia
Source: Royal Ontario Museum M11320 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Pale yellow to colorless euhedral crystals associated with dark brown andradite crystals
Status: The identification of this mineral is not yet confirmed.
Mineral Group: [ garnet (93) ]
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Sample Description: Sample is overwhelmed by fluorescence

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RRUFF ID: R080034
Sample Description: Sample is overwhelmed by fluorescence
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 80% of 150mW
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