Tunisite R060776



Name: Tunisite
RRUFF ID: R060776
Ideal Chemistry: NaCa2Al4(CO3)4(OH)8Cl
Locality: Condorcet, Drome, France
Source: Michael Scott S101114 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Transparent colorless tabular crystals
Status: The identification of this mineral is confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis.
CHEMISTRY 
RRUFF ID: R060776.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: (Na0.99K0.01)∑=0.99Ca1.99Al4.00(CO3)4.05(OH)7.78Cl1.03
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
POWDER DIFFRACTION 
RRUFF ID: R060776.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 11.167(9)Å    b: 11.167(9)Å    c: 6.541(8)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 815.6(2)Å3    Crystal System: tetragonal
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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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REFERENCES for Tunisite

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]

Johan Z, Povondra P, Slánsky E (1969) Tunisite, a new carbonate from Tunisia, American Mineralogist, 54, 1-13   [view file]

Dolschnij B W (1981) The identity of tunisite and slawjanskite, Zapiski Vsesoyuznogo Mineralogicheskogo Obshchestva, 110, issue 1 96-96   [view file]

Effenberger H, Kluger F, Pertlik F, Zemann J (1981) Tunisit: kristallstruktur und revision der chemischen formel, Tschermaks Mineralogische und Petrographische Mitteilungen, 28, 65-77

Fleischer M, Burns R G, Cabri L J, Francis C A, Pabst A (1982) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 67, 413-418   [view file]