Cavansite R050400

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Record 705 of 4144  

Name: Cavansite
RRUFF ID: R050400
Ideal Chemistry: Ca(V4+O)(Si4O10)·4H2O
Locality: Poona, India
Source: Eugene Schlepp
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Spray of blue crystals
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis
RRUFF ID: R050400.2
Sample Description: Microprobe fragment
Measured Chemistry: (Ca0.99Mg0.01)Σ=1(V4+1.00O)Si4.00O10·4H2O
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R050400
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
INFRARED SPECTRUM (Attenuated Total Reflectance) 
RRUFF ID: R050400.1
Instrument settings: SensIR Durascope on a Nicolet Magna 860 FTIR
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RRUFF ID: R050400.1
Sample Description: Powder
Cell Refinement Output: a: 9.7876(4)Å    b: 13.6606(5)Å    c: 9.6342(6)Å
alpha: 90.°    beta: 90.°    gamma: 90.°   Volume: 1288.15(7)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 Cavansite

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]

Staples L W, Evans H T, Lindsay J R (1967) Cavansite, a new calcium vanadium silicate mineral, Geological Society of America, Abstracts Annual Meetings, 1967, 211-212   [view file]

Fleischer M (1968) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 53, 507-511   [view file]

Evans H T (1973) The crystal structures of cavansite and pentagonite, American Mineralogist, 58, 412-424   [view file]

Staples L W, Evans H T, Lindsay J R (1973) Cavansite and pentagonite, new dimorphous calcium vanadium silicate minerals from Oregon, American Mineralogist, 58, 405-411   [view file]

Powar K B, Byrappa K (2001) X-ray, thermal and infared studies of cavansite from Wagholi western Maharashtra, India, Journal of Mineralogical and Petrological Sciences, 96, 1-6   [view file]

Ishida N, Kimata M, Nishida N, Hatta T, Shimizu M, Akasaka T (2009) Polymorphic relation between cavansite and pentagonite: Genetic implications of oxonium ion in cavansite, Journal of Mineralogical and Petrological Sciences, 104, 241-252   [view file]

Hughes J M, Derr R S, Cureton F, Campana C F, Druschel G (2011) The crystal structure of cavansite: location of the H2O molecules and hydrogen atoms in Ca(VO)(Si4O10)·4H2O, The Canadian Mineralogist, 49, 1267-1272   [view file]

Danisi R M, Armbruster T, Lazic B (2012) In situ dehydration behavior of zeolite-like cavansite: A single-crystal X-ray study, American Mineralogist, 97, 1874-1880   [view file]

Martucci A, Rodeghero E, Cruciani G (2016) Continuous dehydration of cavansite under dynamic conditions: an in situ synchrotron powder-diffraction study, European Journal of Mineralogy, 28, 5-13