Bismutotantalite R130778

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Name: Bismutotantalite
RRUFF ID: R130778
Ideal Chemistry: BiTaO4
Locality: Mbale Estate, Singo, West of Kanipala, Uganda
Source: Rock Currier [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Metallic black massive or irregular crystals
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed only by single crystal X-ray diffraction.
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R130778
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R130778.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 4.9867(9)Å    b: 11.831(3)Å    c: 5.669(1)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 334.44(9)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 Bismutotantalite

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]

Gordon S G, Smith W C (1929) Proceedings of Societies: Philadelphia Mineralogical Society; Mineralogical Society of Great Britain and Ireland, American Mineralogist, 14, 311-312   [view file]

Wayland E J, Spencer L J (1929) Bismutotantalite, a new mineral, from Uganda, Mineralogical Magazine, 22, 185-192   [view file]

Foshag W F (1930) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 15, 201-204   [view file]

Galliski M A, Márquez-Zavalía M F, Cooper M A, Černý P, Hawthorne F C (2001) Bismutotantalite from northwestern Argentina: description and crystal structure, The Canadian Mineralogist, 39, 103-110   [view file]