Magnesio-riebeckite R070002

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Name: Magnesio-riebeckite
RRUFF ID: R070002
Ideal Chemistry:    Na2(Mg3Fe3+2)Si8O22(OH)2
Locality: Alto Chapare, Cochabamba Department, Bolivia
Source: Michael Scott S100846 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Light bluish gray fibrous cloth-like fabric
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis
Mineral Group: [ amphibole (105) ]
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RRUFF ID: R070002.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: (Na1.92Ca0.08K0.04)Σ=2(Mg2.62Fe2+0.50)Σ=3.12(Fe3+1.84Al0.04)Σ=1.88Si8.00O22(OH)2; OH estimated by stoichiometry; Fe3+ and Fe2+ splitted by charge balance
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R070002
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
INFRARED SPECTRUM (Attenuated Total Reflectance) 
RRUFF ID: R070002.1
Sample Description: Powder
Instrument settings: SensIR Durascope on a Nicolet Magna 860 FTIR
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RRUFF ID: R070002.1
Sample Description: Powder
Cell Refinement Output: a: 9.7043(4)Å    b: 17.9407(7)Å    c: 5.3053(5)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 103.691(4)°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 897.41(7)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 Magnesio-riebeckite

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]

Miyashiro A (1957) The chemistry, optics, and genesis of the alkali-amphiboles, Journal of Faculty of Science, University of Tokyo, Section II, 11, 57-83

Miyashiro A, Iwasaki M (1957) Magnesioriebeckite in crystalline schists of Bizan in Sikoku, Japan, Journal of the Geological Society of Japan, 63, 698-703   [view file]

Klein C (1966) Mineralogy and petrology of the metamorphosed Wabush Iron Formation, Southwestern Labrador, Journal of Petrology, 7, 246-305

Leake B E (1978) Nomenclature of amphiboles, American Mineralogist, 63, 1023-1052   [view file]

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Leake B E, Woolley A R, Birch W D, Burke E A J, Ferraris G, Grice J D, Hawthorne F C, Kisch H J, Krivovichev V G, Schumacher J C, Stephenson N C N, Whittaker E J W (2003) Nomenclature of amphiboles: additions and revisions to the International Mineralogical Association’s 1997 recommendations, The Canadian Mineralogist, 41, 1355-1362   [view file]

Burke E A J, Leake B E (2004) "Named amphiboles": a new category of amphiboles recognized by the International Mineralogical Association (IMA), and the proper order of prefixes to be used in amphibole names, The Canadian Mineralogist, 42, 1881-1883   [view file]

Hawthorne F C, Oberti R, Zanetti A (2008) The crystal chemistry of alkali amphiboles from the Kajlidongri Manganese Mine, India, The Canadian Mineralogist, 46, 455-466   [view file]

Hawthorne F C, Oberti R, Harlow G E, Maresch W V, Martin R F, Schumacher J C, Welch M D (2012) Nomenclature of the amphibole supergroup, American Mineralogist, 97, 2031-2048   [view file]

Oberti R, Boiocchi M, Hawthorne F C, Ciriotti M E (2017) Magnesio-riebeckite from the Varenche mine (Aosta Valley, Italy): Crystal-chemical characterization of a grandfathered end-member, Mineralogical Magazine, 81, 1431-1437