Esseneite R061123

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Name: Esseneite
RRUFF ID: R061123
Ideal Chemistry: CaFe3+AlSiO6
Locality: Durham Ranch, South of Gillette, Sublette County, Wyoming, USA
Source: Michael Scott S104474 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Reddish-brown prismatic crystals associated with gehlenite, R070478
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed only by single crystal X-ray diffraction.
Mineral Group: [ pyroxene (79) ]
CHEMISTRY 
RRUFF ID: R061123.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
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RRUFF ID: R061123
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
POWDER DIFFRACTION 
RRUFF ID: R061123.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 9.763(1)Å    b: 8.798(1)Å    c: 5.3512(9)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 105.81(1)°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 442.3(1)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 Esseneite

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]

Cosca M A, Peacor D R (1987) Chemistry and structure of esseneite (CaFe3+AlSiO6), a new pyroxene produced by pyrometamorphism, American Mineralogist, 72, 148-156   [view file]

Morimoto N (1988) Nomenclature of pyroxenes, Mineralogical Magazine, 52, 535-550   [view file]

Nespolo M, Aroyo M I (2016) The modular structure of pyroxenes, European Journal of Mineralogy, 28, 189-203