Chambersite R050337

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Record 763 of 4144  

Name: Chambersite
RRUFF ID: R050337
Ideal Chemistry: Mn3B7O13Cl
Locality: Barber's Hill salt dome, Mont Belvieu, Chambers County, Texas, USA
Source: University of Arizona Mineral Museum 11445 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Deep purple pseudotetrahedron
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction.
Mineral Group: [ Boracite (9) ]
Quick search: [ All Chambersite samples (2) ]
RRUFF ID: R050337.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R050337
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R050337.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 8.671(2)Å    b: 8.682(2)Å    c: 12.282(3)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 924.6(2)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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REFERENCES for Chambersite

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]

Honea R M, Beck F R (1962) Chambersite, a new mineral, American Mineralogist, 47, 665-671   [view file]

Fleischer M (1963) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 48, 433-437   [view file]

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

Nelmes R J (1974) Structural studies of boracites. A review of the properties of boracites, Journal of Physics C: Solid State Physics, 7, 3841-3855

Kubel F, Crottaz O (1996) Crystal structure of manganese chlorine boracite, Mn3B7O13Cl, Zeitschrift für Kristallographie, 211, 924-924

Grice J D, Gault R A, Van Velthuizen J (2005) Borate minerals of the Penobsquis and Millstream deposits, southern New Brunswick, Canada, The Canadian Mineralogist, 43, 1469-1487   [view file]

Wang P, Sun J, Tang Q, Yang S, Xu Z, Mu X (2018) Effect of heat treatment on chambersite crystal structure and morphology, The Canadian Mineralogist, 56, 223-233