Pargasite R060072

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Name: Pargasite
RRUFF ID: R060072
Ideal Chemistry: NaCa2(Mg4Al)(Si6Al2)O22(OH)2
Locality: Pein Pyit, Mogok, Burma
Source: Marcus Origlieri [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Pale green prismatic crystal embedded in calcite
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: R060072.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: (Na0.81K0.19)Σ=1(Ca1.90Na0.10)Σ=2(Mg3.46Al0.45Fe2+0.05Ti0.04)Σ=4Al1.00(Si5.57Al2.43)Σ=8O22(OH)2
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R060072
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
INFRARED SPECTRUM (Attenuated Total Reflectance) 
RRUFF ID: R060072.1
Sample Description: Powder
Instrument settings: SensIR Durascope on a Nicolet Magna 860 FTIR
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RRUFF ID: R060072.1
Sample Description: Powder
Cell Refinement Output: a: 9.8384(5)Å    b: 17.8642(9)Å    c: 5.3105(3)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 105.339(3)°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 900.10(6)Å3    Crystal System: monoclinic
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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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REFERENCES for Pargasite

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]

Pansner J H L (1815) Korrespondenz, über den sogenannten pargasit, Taschenbuch für die gesammte Mineralogie mit Hinsicht auf die neuesten Entdeckungen, 9, 301-308   [view file]

Majmundar H H (1969) Shorter communications: Pargasites from Madagascar, The Canadian Mineralogist, 10, 97-100   [view file]

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

Goldman D S, Rossman G R (1982) The identification of Fe2+ in the M4 site of calcic amphiboles: reply, American Mineralogist, 67, 340-342   [view file]

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Tait K T, Hawthorne F C, Della Ventura G (2001) Al-Mg disorder in a gem-quality pargasite from Baffin Island, Nunavut, Canada, The Canadian Mineralogist, 39, 1725-1732   [view file]

Kahl W A, Maresch W V, Welch M D (2003) Enthalpy of formation of pargasite by high-temperature solution calorimetry and heat capacity of pargasite and fluoropargasite by differential scanning calorimetry, European Journal of Mineralogy, 15, 617-628

Apopei A I, Buzgar N (2010) The Raman study of amphiboles, Analele Stiintifice Ale Universitatii, Al. I. Cuza Iasi Geologie, 56, 57-83   [view file]

Hålenius U, Bosi F (2012) Cation ordering in Pb2+-bearing, Mn3+-rich pargasite from Långban, Sweden, American Mineralogist, 97, 1635-1640   [view file]

Heaveysege D, Abdu Y A, Hawthorne F C (2015) Long-range and short-range order in gem pargasite from Myanmar: crystal-structure refinement and infrared spectroscopy, The Canadian Mineralogist, 53, 497-510

Brown J M, Abramson E H (2016) Elasticity of calcium and calcium-sodium amphiboles, Physics of The Earth and Planetary Interiors, 261, 161-171