Brannockite R070410

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Name: Brannockite
RRUFF ID: R070410
Ideal Chemistry: KSn2(Li3Si12)O30
Locality: Foote Lithium County mine (Foote mine), Kings Mountain District, Cleveland County, North Carolina, USA
Source: Michael Scott S102814 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Colorless hexagonal plates associated with quartz
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction.
Mineral Group: [ Milarite (18) ]
Quick search: [ All Brannockite samples (2) ]
RRUFF ID: R070410.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R070410
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R070410.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 9.970(2)Å    b: 9.970(2)Å    c: 14.223(3)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 120°   Volume: 1224.4(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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REFERENCES for Brannockite

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]

Fleischer M (1973) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 58, 1111-1115   [view file]

White J S, Arem J E, Nelen J A, Leavens P B, Thomssen R W (1973) Brannockite, a new tin mineral, The Mineralogical Record, 4, 73-76   [view file]

Armbruster T, Oberänsli R (1988) Crystal chemistry of double-ring silicates: Structures of sugilite and brannockite, American Mineralogist, 73, 595-600   [view file]

Gagné O C, Hawthorne F C (2016) Chemographic exploration of the milarite-type structure, The Canadian Mineralogist, 54, 1229-1247

Raschke M B, Anderson E J D, Allaz J, Friis H, Smyth J R, Tschernich R, Becker R (2016) Crystal chemistry of brannockite, KLi3Sn2Si12O30, from a new occurrence in the Golden Horn Batholith, Washington State, USA, European Journal of Mineralogy, 28, 153-161