Celestine R050008

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Name: Celestine
RRUFF ID: R050008
Ideal Chemistry: Sr(SO4)
Locality: Scofield Quarry, Maybee, Monroe County, Michigan, USA
Source: Eugene Schlepp
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Pale blue tabular crystals
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis
Mineral Group: [ Baryte (18) ]
Quick search: [ All Celestine samples (2) ]
RRUFF ID: R050008.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: Sr1.00S1.00O4
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
Sample Description: Sample is oriented, mounted onto a pin and polished
Pin ID: M00310
Orientation: Laser parallel to  -a*  (-1 0 0).     Fiducial mark perpendicular to laser is parallel to  b   [0 1 0].

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RRUFF ID: R050008
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
INFRARED SPECTRUM (Attenuated Total Reflectance) 
RRUFF ID: R050008.1
Instrument settings: SensIR Durascope on a Nicolet Magna 860 FTIR
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RRUFF ID: R050008.1
Sample Description: Powder
Cell Refinement Output: a: 6.8667(7)Å    b: 8.3613(7)Å    c: 5.3497(3)Å
alpha: 90.°    beta: 90.°    gamma: 90.°   Volume: 307.15(3)Å3    Crystal System: orthorhombic
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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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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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REFERENCES for Celestine

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]

Bras-de-Fer L (1778) (84) Terre (Élément), in Explication Morale du Jeu de Cartes; Anecdote Curieuse et Interessante Bruxelles 99-100   [view file]

Vauquelin L N (1792) Du sulfate de strontiane, Observations sur la Physique, sur l’Histoire Naturelle et sur les Arts, 46, 150-152   [view file]

Karsten D L G (1800) Anmerkungen [as cœlestin], in Mineralogische Tabellen Heinrich August Rottmann Berlin 75-75   [view file]

Garske D, Peacor D R (1965) Refinement of the structure of celestite SrSO4, Zeitschrift für Kristallographie, 121, 204-210   [view file]

International Mineralogical Association (1967) Commission on new minerals and mineral names, Mineralogical Magazine, 36, 131-136   [view file]

Blount C (1974) Synthesis of barite, celestite, anglesite, witherite, and strontianite from aqueous solutions, American Mineralogist, 59, 1209-1219   [view file]

Louisnathan S J, Bloss F D, Korda E J (1978) Measurement of refractive indices and their dispersion, American Mineralogist, 63, 394-400   [view file]

Miyake M, Minato I, Morikawa H, Iwai S (1978) Crystal structures and sulphate force constants of barite, celestite, and anglesite, American Mineralogist, 63, 506-510   [view file]

International Mineralogical Association (1980) International Mineralogical Association: Commission on new minerals and mineral names, Mineralogical Magazine, 43, 1053-1055   [view file]

Brigatti F, Galli E, Medici L (1997) Ba-rich celestine: new data and crystal structure refinement, Mineralogical Magazine, 61, 447-451   [view file]

Jacobsen S D, Smyth J R, Swope R J, Downs R T (1998) Rigid-body character of the SO4 groups in celestine, anglesite and barite, The Canadian Mineralogist, 36, 1053-1060   [view file]

Shannon R D, Shannon R C, Medenbach O, Fischer R X (2002) Refractive index and dispersion of fluorides and oxides, Journal of Physical and Chemical Reference Data, 31, 931-970   [view file]

Lane M D (2007) Mid-infrared emission spectroscopy of sulfate and sulfate-bearing minerals, American Mineralogist, 92, 1-18   [view file]

Buzgar N, Buzatu A, Sanislav I V (2009) The Raman study on certain sulfates, Annalele Stiintifice ale Universitatii, 55, 5-23   [view file]

Antao S M (2012) Structural trends for celestite (SrSO4), anglesite (PbSO4), and barite (BaSO4): confirmation of expected variations within SO4 groups, American Mineralogist, 97, 661-665   [view file]

Giebel R J, Gauert C D K, Marks M A W, Costin G, Markl G (2017) Multi-stage formation of REE minerals in the Palabora Carbonatite Complex, South Africa, American Mineralogist, 102, 1218-1233

Garcia M O, Hellebrand E (2020) Celestine discovered in Hawaiian basalts, American Mineralogist, 105, 52-57