Lecoqite-(Y) R141187



Name: Lecoqite-(Y)
RRUFF ID: R141187
Ideal Chemistry: Na3Y(CO3)3·6H2O
Locality: Synthetic
Source: Amor Ben Ali
Owner: Amor Ben Ali
Description: Hydrothermal synthesis. Crystals grow in a Teflon lined Parr autoclave at 220 °C during 48 h.
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction.
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Horiba Jobin-Yvon T64000 514.5nm @ 100% of 8mW
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INFRARED SPECTRUM (Attenuated Total Reflectance) 
RRUFF ID: R141187
Sample Description: IR Sample
Instrument settings: Bomem Michelson MB120 FTIR
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POWDER DIFFRACTION 
RRUFF ID: R141187.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 11.347(5)Å    b: 11.347(5)Å    c: 5.935(5)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 120°   Volume: 661.8(5)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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REFERENCES for Lecoqite-(Y)

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]

Ben Ali A, Awaleh M O, Leblanc M, Smiri L S, Maisonneuve V, Houlbert S (2004) Hydrothermal sythesis, crystal structure, thermal behaviour, IR and Raman spectroscopy of Na3Y(CO3)3·6H2O, Comptes Rendus Chimie, 7, 661-668

Williams P A, Hatert F, Pasero M (2009) New minerals approved in 2009, in International Mineralogical Association 1-34   [view file]

Pekov I V, Chukanov N V, Zubkova N V, Ksenofontov D A, Horváth L, Zadov A E, Pushcharovsky D Y (2010) Lecoqite-(Y), Na3Y(CO3)3·6H2O, a new mineral species from Mont Saint-Hilaire, Quebec, Canada, The Canadian Mineralogist, 48, 95-104   [view file]

Piilonen P C, Poirier G, Ercit T S, Rowe R, Tait K T (2010) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 95, 1594-1600   [view file]