Kozoite-(Nd) R060996

Name: Kozoite-(Nd)
RRUFF ID: R060996
Ideal Chemistry: Nd(CO3)(OH)
Locality: Mitsukoshi, Hizen-cho, Karatsu City, Saga Prefecture, Japan
Source: Marcus Origlieri [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Pink sphere, radially zoned with kozoite-(La). The kozoite-(Nd) is distinguished from kozoite-(La) by being pinker in color.
Status: The identification of this mineral is not yet confirmed.
Mineral Group: [ Ancylite (6) ]
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R060996
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 25% of 150mW
REFERENCES for Kozoite-(Nd)

American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database Record: [view record]

Sawyer J, Caro P, Eyring L (1973) Hydroxy-carbonates of the lanthanide elements, Revue de Chimie Minérale, 10, 93-103

Dexpert H, Caro P (1974) Determination de la structure cristalline de la variete a des hydroxycarbonates de terres rares LnOHCO3 (Ln = Nd), Materials Research Bulletin, 9, 1577-1586

Dal Negro A, Rossi G, Tazzoli V (1975) The crystal structure of ancylite, (REE)x(Ca,Sr)2-x(CO3)2(OH)x·(2-x)H2O, American Mineralogist, 60, 280-284   [view file]

Miyawaki R, Matsubara S, Yokoyama K, Takeuchi K, Terda Y, Nakai I (2000) Kozoite-(Nd), Nd(CO3)(OH), a new mineral in an alkali olivine basalt from Hizen-cho, Saga Prefecture, Japan, American Mineralogist, 85, 1076-1081   [view file]

Mandarino J A (2002) New minerals, The Canadian Mineralogist, 40, 1215-1234   [view file]

Xu Y, Ding S-H, Feng W-J, Zhou G-P, Liu Y-G (2006) Samarium(III) carbonate hydroxide, Acta Crystallographica, E62, i147-i149

Tahara T, Nakai I, Miyawaki R, Matsubara S (2007) Crystal chemistry of RE(CO3)OH, Zeitschrift für Kristallographie, 222, 326-334

Xiong D-B, Zhao Y-F, Gulay L D, Zhao J-T (2009) Lanthanum phosphite microspheres: hydrothermal synthesis, ab initio structure determination, morphology and photoluminescence of La(HO)(HPO3), European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry, 2009, 4522–4527

Sheu H S, Shih W J, Chuang W T, Li I F, Yeh C S (2010) Crystal structure and phase transitions of Gd(CO3)OH studied by synchrotron powder diffraction, Journal of the Chinese Chemical Society, 57, 938-945