Joesmithite R120157

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Name: Joesmithite
RRUFF ID: R120157
Ideal Chemistry: Pb2+Ca2(Mg3Fe3+2)(Si6Be2)O22(OH)2
Locality: Ramsorten drift, Langban, Sweden
Source: Rock Currier [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Reddish brown to black short prismatic crystals and fragments associated with hematite, from type sample
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed only by single crystal X-ray diffraction.
Mineral Group: [ amphibole (105) ]
Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample

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RRUFF ID: R120157
Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R120157.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 9.841(2)Å    b: 17.903(4)Å    c: 5.241(1)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 105.02(1)°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 891.9(2)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 Joesmithite

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]

Moore P B (1967) Eleven new minerals from Langban, Sweden, The Canadian Mineralogist, 9, 301-301   [view file]

Mandarino J A, Kato A (1968) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 53, 1421-1427   [view file]

Moore P B (1968) Joesmithite, a new amphibole-like mineral from Långban, Arkiv för Mineralogi och Geologi, 4, 487-492

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

Fleischer M (1969) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 54, 573-580   [view file]

Moore P B (1988) The joesmithite enigma: Note on the 6s2 Pb2+ lone pair, American Mineralogist, 73, 843-844   [view file]

Moore P B, Davis A M, Van Derveer D G, Sen Gutpa P K (1993) Joesmithite, a plumbous amphibole revisited and comments on bond valences, Mineralogy and Petrology, 48, 97-113