Ankerite R050181

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Name: Ankerite
RRUFF ID: R050181
Ideal Chemistry: Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Locality: Cerro Sapo, Cochabamba Department, Bolivia
Source: Marcus Origlieri
Owner: RRUFF
Description: White coarsely crystalline massive
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis
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RRUFF ID: R050181.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: Ca1.00(Fe2+0.60Mg0.35Mn2+0.05)Σ=1(CO3)2 ; C not measured but estimated by difference and stoichiometry
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
Sample Description: Sample is oriented, mounted onto a pin and polished
Pin ID: M00493
Orientation: Laser parallel to  -a*  (-1 0 0).     Fiducial mark perpendicular to laser is parallel to  c   [0 0 1].

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RRUFF ID: R050181
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
INFRARED SPECTRUM (Attenuated Total Reflectance) 
RRUFF ID: R050181.1
Instrument settings: SensIR Durascope on a Nicolet Magna 860 FTIR
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RRUFF ID: R050181.1
Sample Description: Powder
Cell Refinement Output: a: 4.8270(1)Å    b: 4.8270(1)Å    c: 16.1475(8)Å
alpha: 90.°    beta: 90.°    gamma: 120.°   Volume: 325.83(2)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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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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REFERENCES for Ankerite

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]

Mohs F (1825) Characters of the genera and species of the orders of class II. I. Order. Haloide. V. Lime-haloide. 4. Paratomous. Ankerite, in Treatise on Mineralogy Vol I, translated by Haidinger Archibald and Co. Edinburgh 411-411   [view file]

Mohs F (1825) Paratomous lime-haloide, in Treatise on Mineralogy Vol II, translated by Haidinger Archibald and Co. Edinburgh 100-101   [view file]

Luboldt R (1857) Ueber den Ankerit, Annalen der Physik, 178, 435-437   [view file]

Howie R A, Broadhurst F M (1958) X-ray data for dolomite and ankerite, American Mineralogist, 43, 1210-1216

Beran A, Zemann J (1977) Refinement and comparison of the crystal structures of a dolomite and of an Fe-rich ankerite, Tschermaks Mineralogische und Petrographische Mitteilungen, 24, 279-286

Milodowski A E, Morgan D J, Warne S S J (1989) Thermal analysis studies of the dolomite-ferroan dolomite-ankerite series. ΙΙ. Decomposition mechanism in flowing CO2 atmosphere, Thermochimica Acta, 152, 279-297   [view file]

Mozley P S, Hoernle K (1990) Geochemistry of carbonate cements in the Sag River and Shublik Formation (Triassic/Jurassic), North Slope, Alaska: implications for the geochemical evolution of formation waters, Sedimentology, 37, 817-836

Mendenbach O, Shannon R D (1997) Refractive indices and optical dispersion of 103 synthetic and mineral oxides and silicates measured by a small-prism technique, Journal of the Optical Society of America B, 14, 3299-3318

Zaitsev A N, Wall F, Le Bas M J (1998) REE-Sr-Ba minerals from the Khibina carbonatites, Kola Peninsula, Russia: their mineralogy, paragenesis and evolution, Mineralogical Magazine, 62(2), 225-250   [view file]

Ondruš P, Veselovský F, Gabašová A, Hloušek J, Šrein V, Vavrín I, Skála R, Sejkora J, Drábek M (2003) Primary minerals of the Jáchymov ore district, Journal of the Czech Geological Society, 48, 19-147   [view file]

Hilscher G, Rogl P, Zemann J, Ntaflos T (2005) Low-temperature magnetic investigation of ankerite, European Journal of Mineralogy, 17, 103-105

Rividi N, van Zuilen M, Philippot P, Ménez B, Godard G, Poidatz E (2010) Calibration of carbonate composition using micro-Raman analysis: Application to planetary surface exploration, Astrobiology, 10, 293-309