Holmquistite R070004

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Name: Holmquistite
RRUFF ID: R070004
Ideal Chemistry:    Li2(Mg3Al2)Si8O22(OH)2
Locality: Uto, Sodermanland, Sweden
Source: Michael Scott S103127 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Mass of dark blue thin bladed crystals
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed only by single crystal X-ray diffraction.
Mineral Group: [ amphibole (105) ]
Quick search: [ All Holmquistite samples (2) ]
RRUFF ID: R070004.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R070004
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R070004.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 18.355(2)Å    b: 17.706(2)Å    c: 5.2767(4)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 1714.9(4)Å3    Crystal System: orthorhombic
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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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REFERENCES for Holmquistite

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]

Osann A (1913) Über holmquistit, einen lithionglaukophan von der Insel Utö, Sitzungsberichte der Heidelberger Akademie der Wissenschaften, 1913, 3-16   [view file]

Vogt T, Bastiansen O, Skancke P (1958) Notes and news: Holmquistite as a rhombic amphibole, American Mineralogist, 43, 981-982   [view file]

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

Leake B E, Woolley A R, Arps C E S, Birch W D, Gilbert M C, Grice J D, Hawthorne F C, Kato A, Kisch H J, Krivovichev V G, Linthout K, Laird J, Mandarino J A, Maresch W V, Nickel E H, Rock N M S, Schumacher J C, Smith D C, Stephenson N C N, Ungaretti L, Whittaker E J W, Youzhi G (1997) Nomenclature of amphiboles: report of the Subcommittee on Amphiboles of the International Mineralogical Association, Commission on New Minerals and Mineral Names, The Canadian Mineralogist, 35, 219-246   [view file]

Kloprogge J T, Visser D, Case M H, Frost R L (2001) Raman microscopic study of holmquistite, a Li-bearing orthorhombic amphibole, Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte, 2001, 1-17

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]

Camara F, Oberti R (2005) The crystal-chemistry of holmquistites: Ferroholmquistite from Greenbushes (Western Australia) and hints for compositional constraints in BLi amphiboles, American Mineralogist, 90, 1167-1176   [view file]