Eskolaite R060892

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Name: Eskolaite
RRUFF ID: R060892
Ideal Chemistry: Cr2O3
Locality: Outokumpu, Finland
Source: Michael Scott S101026 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Black submetallic hexagonal prisms
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction.
Mineral Group: [ Corundum (34) ]
RRUFF ID: R060892.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R060892
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R060892.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 4.957(3)Å    b: 4.957(3)Å    c: 13.589(9)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 120°   Volume: 289.4(1)Å3    Crystal System: hexagonal
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Calculated diffraction file.

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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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REFERENCES for Eskolaite

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]

Kouvo O, Vuorelainen Y (1958) Eskolaite, a new chromium mineral, American Mineralogist, 43, 1098-1106   [view file]

Fleischer M (1959) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 44, 464-470   [view file]

Newnham R E, de Haan Y M (1962) Refinement of the α Al2O3, Ti2O3, V2O3 and Cr2O3 structures, Zeitschrift für Kristallographie, 117, 235-237   [view file]

Finger L W, Hazen R M (1980) Crystal structure and isothermal compression of Fe2O3, Cr2O3, and V2O3 to 50 kbars, Journal of Applied Physics, 51, 5362-5367

Sawada H (1994) Residual electron density study of chromium sesquioxide by crystal structure and scattering factor refinement, Materials Research Bulletin, 29, 239-245

Belokoneva E L, Shcherbakova Y K (2003) Electron density in synthetic eskolaite Cr2O3 with a corundum structure and its relation to antiferromagnetic properties, Russian Journal of Inorganic Chemistry, 48, 861-869

Logvinova A M, Wirth R, Sobolev N V, Seryotkin Y V, Yefimova E S, Floss C, Taylor L A (2008) Eskolaite associated with diamond from the Udachnaya kimberlite pipe, Yakutia, Russia, American Mineralogist, 93, 685-690   [view file]

Kantor A, Kantor I, Merlini M, Glazyrin K, Prescher C, Hanfland M, Dubrovinsky L (2012) High-pressure structural studies of eskolaite by means of single-crystal X-ray diffraction, American Mineralogist, 97, 1764-1770   [view file]

Alexandre P, Peterson R C, Kyser K, Layton-Matthews D, Joy B (2014) High-Cr minerals from the Matoush Uranium Deposit in the Otish Basin, Quebec, Canada, The Canadian Mineralogist, 52, 61-75