Spurrite R050236

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Name: Spurrite
RRUFF ID: R050236
Ideal Chemistry: Ca5(SiO4)2(CO3)
Locality: South Sister Peak, Luna County, New Mexico, USA
Source: Marcus Origlieri
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Lavendar-gray massive
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis
Mineral Group: [ Spurrite-Afwillite (6) ]
Quick search: [ All Spurrite samples (2) ]
CHEMISTRY 
RRUFF ID: R050236.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: Ca5.00(Si1.00O4)2(CO3)
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
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RRUFF ID: R050236
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
INFRARED SPECTRUM (Attenuated Total Reflectance) 
RRUFF ID: R050236.1
Sample Description: Powder
Instrument settings: SensIR Durascope on a Nicolet Magna 860 FTIR
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RRUFF ID: R050236.1
Sample Description: Powder
Instrument settings: PIKE GladiATR - Far-IR on a Nicolet Magna 860 FTIR
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POWDER DIFFRACTION 
RRUFF ID: R050236.1
Sample Description: Powder
Cell Refinement Output: a: 10.4654(2)Å    b: 6.7177(4)Å    c: 14.1693(6)Å
alpha: 90.°    beta: 101.250(3)°    gamma: 90.°   Volume: 977.02(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 Spurrite

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]

Wright F E (1908) Three contact minerals, American Journal of Science, 156, 545-554   [view file]

Hauptman H, Karle I L, Karle J (1960) Crystal structure of spurrite, Ca5(SiO4)2CO3. I. Determination by the probability method, Acta Crystallographica, 13, 451-453

Smith J V, Karle I L, Hauptman H, Karle J (1960) The crystal structure of spurrite, Ca5(SiO4)2CO3. II. Description of structure, Acta Crystallographica, 13, 454-458

Belov N V, Organova N I (1962) Crystal chemistry and mineralogy of the lomonosovite group in the light of the crystal structure of lomonosovite, Geochemistry, 1, 4-13   [view file]

Marincea S, Bilal E, Verkaeren J, Pascal M L, Fonteilles M (2001) Superposed parageneses in the spurrite-, tilleyite- and gehlenite-bearing skarns from Cornet Hill, Apuseni Mountains, Romania, The Canadian Mineralogist, 39, 1435-1453   [view file]

Grice J D (2005) The structure of spurrite, tilleyite and scawtite, and relationships to other silicate-carbonate minerals, The Canadian Mineralogist, 43, 1489-1500   [view file]

Grice J D, Adams P M, Rowe R (2010) Discreditation of paraspurrite, American Mineralogist, 95, 876-879   [view file]

Marincea Ş, Dumitraş D G, Călin N, Anason A M, Fransolet A M, Hatert F (2013) Spurrite, tilleyite and associated minerals in the exoskarn zone from the Cornet Hill (Metaliferi Massif, Apuseni Mountains, Romania), The Canadian Mineralogist, 51, 359-375