Foordite R130012

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Name: Foordite
RRUFF ID: R130012
Ideal Chemistry: Sn2+Nb2O6
Locality: Manono, Shaba, Congo
Source: Michael Scott S101429 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Brown massive, strong cleavage, yellowish-brown when thin
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction.
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R130012
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R130012.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 17.073(8)Å    b: 4.867(2)Å    c: 5.559(2)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90.89(2)°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 461.9(2)Å3    Crystal System: monoclinic
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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 Foordite

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]

Černý P, Fransolet A M, Ercit T S, Chapman R (1988) Foordite SnNb2O6, a new mineral species, and the foordite-thoreaulite series, The Canadian Mineralogist, 26, 889-898   [view file]

Ercit S T, Černý P (1988) The crystal structure of foordite, The Canadian Mineralogist, 26, 899-903   [view file]

Jambor J L, Vanko D A (1990) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 75, 706-713   [view file]

Daltry V D C, von Knorring O (1998) Type-mineralogy of Rwanda with particular reference to the Buranga pegmatite, Geologica Belgica, 1, 9-15   [view file]

Uher P, Černý P, Chapman R (2008) Foordite-thoreaulite, Sn2+Nb2O6-Sn2+Ta2O6: compositional variations and alteration products, European Journal of Mineralogy, 20, 501-516