Boracite R070317

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Record 544 of 4216  

Name: Boracite
RRUFF ID: R070317
Ideal Chemistry: Mg3B7O13Cl
Locality: Douglashall, Westereglen, Stassfurt District, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany
Source: James Shigley [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Colorless single crystal tetrahedron with minor cube modifications
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction.
Mineral Group: [ Boracite (9) ]
Quick search: [ All Boracite samples (2) ]
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R070317
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R070317.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 8.526(2)Å    b: 8.539(2)Å    c: 12.064(3)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 878.3(1)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 Boracite

American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database Record: [view record]

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Werner A G (1789) 36) Boracit, Bergmannisches Journal, 1, 393-394   [view file]

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Iliev M N, Hadjiev V G, Mendoza M E, Pascual J (2007) Raman spectroscopy of multiferroic trigonal boracite Co3B7O13Cl, Physical Review B, 76, 214112-5

Xiong, Y (2020) Experimental determination of the solubility constant of kurnakovite, MgB3O3(OH)5·5H2O, American Mineralogist, 105, 977-983