Columbite-(Fe) R060001

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Name: Columbite-(Fe)
RRUFF ID: R060001
Ideal Chemistry: Fe2+Nb2O6
Locality: Gypsy mine, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Source: Eric Van Valkenburg
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Steel gray fragment with internal red hints
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis
Mineral Group: [ Columbite (16) ]
Quick search: [ All Columbite-(Fe) samples (3) ]
RRUFF ID: R060001.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: (Fe2+0.52Mn2+0.48)Σ=1(Nb1.61Ta0.39)Σ=2O6
Sample Description: Sample is oriented and mounted on a pin.
Pin ID: L00607
Orientation: Laser parallel to  b*  (0 1 0).     Fiducial mark perpendicular to laser is parallel to  c   [0 0 1].

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RRUFF ID: R060001
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
INFRARED SPECTRUM (Attenuated Total Reflectance) 
RRUFF ID: R060001.1
Sample Description: Powder
Instrument settings: SensIR Durascope on a Nicolet Magna 860 FTIR
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RRUFF ID: R060001.1
Sample Description: Powder
Cell Refinement Output: a: 14.3139(7)Å    b: 5.7425(3)Å    c: 5.0891(3)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 418.31(2)Å3    Crystal System: orthorhombic
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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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REFERENCES for Columbite-(Fe)

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]

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Wherry E T (1914) Mineral nomenclature, Science, 39, 575-577   [view file]

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Dunn P J, Gaines R V, Kristiansen R (1979) Mossite discredited, Mineralogical Magazine, 43, 553-554   [view file]

Ercit T S, Wise M A, Černý P (1995) Compositional and structural systematics of the columbite group, American Mineralogist, 80, 613-619   [view file]

dos Santos C A, Zawislak L I, Kinast E J, Antonietti V, da Cunha J B M (2001) Crystal chemistry and structure of the orthorhombic (Fe,Mn)(Ta,Nb)2O6 family of compounds, Brazilian Journal of Physics, 31, 616-631

Tarantino S C, Zema M (2005) Mixing and ordering behavior in manganocolumbite-ferrocolumbite solid solution: a single-crystal X-ray diffraction study, American Mineralogist, 90, 1291-1299   [view file]

Burke E A J (2008) Tidying up mineral names: an IMA-CNMNC scheme for suffixes, hyphens and diacritical marks, The Mineralogical Record, 39, 131-135   [view file]

Fuchsloch W C, Nex P A M, Kinnaird J A (2019) The geochemical evolution of Nb-Ta-Sn oxides from pegmatites of the Cape Cross-Uis pegmatite belt, Namibia, Mineralogical Magazine, 83, 161-179