Fluorcalciomicrolite R130019

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Name: Fluorcalciomicrolite
RRUFF ID: R130019
Ideal Chemistry: (Ca,Na,   )2Ta2O6F
Locality: Virgem da Lapa, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Source: Royal Ontario Museum M35101 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Yellow outer zone of 1.5 cm zoned octahedron
Status: The identification of this mineral is confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis.
Mineral Groups: [ pyrochlore (27) ] [ microlite (15) ]
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CHEMISTRY 
RRUFF ID: R130019.2
Sample Description: Microprobe fragment.
Measured Chemistry: (Ca0.96Na0.91Pb0.03)Σ=1.90(Ta1.69Nb0.31)Σ=2O6[F0.81(OH)0.08]Σ=0.89
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
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RRUFF ID: R130019
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
POWDER DIFFRACTION 
RRUFF ID: R130019.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 10.461(1)Å    b: 10.461(1)Å    c: 10.461(1)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 1144.61(8)Å3    Crystal System: cubic
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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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REFERENCES for Fluorcalciomicrolite

American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database Record: [view record]

Williams P A, Hatert F, Pasero M, Mills S J (2012) IMA Commission on New Minerals, Nomenclature and Classification (CNMNC) Newsletter 14, New minerals and nomenclature modifications approved in 2012, Mineralogical Magazine, 76, 1281-1288   [view file]

Andrade M B, Atencio D, Persiano A I C, Ellena J (2013) Fluorcalciomicrolite, (Ca,Na,   )2Ta2O6F, a new microlite-group mineral from Volta Grande pegmatite, Nazareno, Minas Gerais, Brazil, Mineralogical Magazine, 77, 2989-2996

Belakovskiy D I, Cámara F, Gagne O C, Uvarova Y (2015) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 100, 2352-2362