Ekanite R080036

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Name: Ekanite
RRUFF ID: R080036
Ideal Chemistry: Ca2ThSi8O20
Locality: Unknown
Source: 3834 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Dark green faceted gemstone (metamict)
Status: The identification of this mineral is not yet confirmed.
Mineral Group: [ Amorphous (18) ]
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R080036
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
REFERENCES for Ekanite

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]

Anderson B W, Claringbull G F, Davis R J, Hill D K (1961) Ekanite, a new metamict mineral from Ceylon, Nature, 190, 997-997

Fleischer M (1961) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 46, 1513-1520   [view file]

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

Perrault G, Richard P (1973) L'ekanite de Saint-Hilaire, P.Q., The Canadian Mineralogist, 11, 913-929   [view file]

Szymanski J T, Owens D R, Roberts A C, Ansell H G, Chao G Y (1982) A mineralogical study and crystal-structure determination of nonmetamict ekanite, ThCa2Si8O20, The Canadian Mineralogist, 20, 65-75   [view file]

Dunn P J, Fleischer M, Burns R G, Pabst A (1983) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 68, 471-475   [view file]

Evans R J, Groat L A (2012) Structure and topology of dumortierite and dumortierite-like materials, The Canadian Mineralogist, 50, 1197-1231   [view file]