Riebeckite R120033

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Name: Riebeckite
RRUFF ID: R120033
Ideal Chemistry:    Na2(Fe2+3Fe3+2)Si8O22(OH)2
Locality: Zagi Mountain, Hameed Abad Kafoor Dheri, Peshawar, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan
Source: Donald Doell [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Black prismatic crystals associated with titanite, R120030
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed only by single crystal X-ray diffraction.
Mineral Group: [ amphibole (105) ]
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Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample

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RRUFF ID: R120033
Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 65% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R120033.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 9.820(1)Å    b: 18.057(2)Å    c: 5.3291(6)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 103.711(6)°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 918.0(3)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 Riebeckite

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Sauer A (1888) Ueber Riebeckit, ein neues Glied der Hornblendegruppe, sowie über Neubildung von Albit in granitischen Orthoklasen, Zeitschrift der Deutschen Geologischen Gesellschaft, 40, 138-152   [view file]

White, A J R (1962) Aegirine-riebeckite shists from South Westland, New Zealand, Journal of Petrology, 3, 38-48

Colville A A, Gibbs G V (1964) Refinement of the crystal structure of riebeckite, Geological Society of America, Abstracts Annual Meetings, 82, 31-31

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

Borg I Y (1967) Optical properties and cell parameters in the glaucophane-riebeckite series, Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 15, 67-92   [view file]

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Hawthorne F C (1978) The crystal chemistry of the amphiboles. VIII. The crystal structure and site chemistry of fluor-riebeckite, The Canadian Mineralogist, 16, 187-194   [view file]

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