Rhodochrosite R100162

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Name: Rhodochrosite
RRUFF ID: R100162
Ideal Chemistry: Mn(CO3)
Locality: N'Chwaning mine, Kuruman, Kalahari manganese field, Cape Province, South Africa
Source: William W. Pinch [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Reddish-purple cut gemstone
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction.
Mineral Group: [ Calcite (36) ]
Quick search: [ All Rhodochrosite samples (6) ]
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample
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RRUFF ID: R100162
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Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
POWDER DIFFRACTION 
RRUFF ID: R100162.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 4.777(1)Å    b: 4.777(1)Å    c: 15.670(4)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 120°   Volume: 309.7(1)Å3    Crystal System: hexagonal
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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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REFERENCES for Rhodochrosite

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]

Hausmann J F L (1813) Rhodochrosit, in Handbuch der Mineralogie, Volume 3 Göttingen 1081-1082   [view file]

International Mineralogical Association (1962) International Mineralogical Association: Commission on new minerals and mineral names, Mineralogical Magazine, 33, 260-263   [view file]

Welin E (1968) Notes on the mineralogy of Sweden 6. X-ray powder data for minerals from Långban and the related mineral deposits of Central Sweden, Arkiv för Mineralogi och Geologi, 4, 499-541

Rutt H N, Nicola J H (1974) Raman spectra of carbonates of calcite structure, Journal of Physics C: Solid State Physics, 7, 4522-4528

International Mineralogical Association (1980) International Mineralogical Association: Commission on new minerals and mineral names, Mineralogical Magazine, 43, 1053-1055   [view file]

Effenberger H, Mereiter K, Zemann J (1981) Crystal structure refinements of magnesite, calcite, rhodochrosite, siderite, smithonite, and dolomite, with discussion of some aspects of the stereochemistry of calcite type carbonates, Zeitschrift für Kristallographie, 156, 233-243   [view file]

Frankel R B, Bazylinski D A (2003) Biologically induced mineralization by bacteria, Reviews in Mineralogy and Geochemistry, 54, 95-114

Buzgar N, Apopei A I (2009) The Raman study of certain carbonates, Analele Stiintifice Ale Universitatii, Al. I. Cuza Iasi Geologie, 55, 97-112   [view file]

Shi W, Fleet M E, Shieh S R (2012) High-pressure phase transitions in Ca-Mn carbonates (Ca,Mn)CO3 studied by Raman spectroscopy, American Mineralogist, 97, 999-1001   [view file]

Farfan G A, Boulard E, Wang S, Mao W L (2013) Bonding and electronic changes in rhodochrosite at high pressure, American Mineralogist, 98, 1817-1823

Merlini M, Hanfland M, Gemmi M (2015) The MnCO3-II high-pressure polymorph of rhodocrosite, American Mineralogist, 100, 2625-2629

Liu J, Caracas R, Fan D, Bobocioiu E, Zhang D, Mao W L (2016) High-pressure compressibility and vibrational properties of (Ca,Mn)CO3, American Mineralogist, 101, 2723-2730

Farsang S, Facq S, Redfern S A T (2018) Raman modes of carbonate minerals as pressure and temperature gauges up to 6 GPa and 500 °C, American Mineralogist, 103, 1988-1998

Wang M, Shi G, Qin J, Bai Q (2018) Thermal behaviour of calcite-structure carbonates: a powder X-ray diffraction study between 83 and 618 K, European Journal of Mineralogy, 30, 939-949