Fluoro-edenite R070003

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Name: Fluoro-edenite
RRUFF ID: R070003
Ideal Chemistry: NaCa2Mg5(Si7Al)O22F2
Locality: Cobden, Ontario, Canada
Source: Michael Scott S103392 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Black to very dark green single crystal fragment
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis
Mineral Group: [ amphibole (107) ]
RRUFF ID: R070003.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: (Na0.55K0.350.10)Σ=1(Ca1.65Na0.35)Σ=2(Mg2.42Fe2+1.81Fe3+0.52Al0.14Ti0.07Mn0.04)Σ=5(Si6.65Al1.35)O22(F1.03(OH)0.94Cl0.03)Σ=2; (OH) estimated by difference
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R070003
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
INFRARED SPECTRUM (Attenuated Total Reflectance) 
RRUFF ID: R070003.1
Sample Description: Powder
Instrument settings: SensIR Durascope on a Nicolet Magna 860 FTIR
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RRUFF ID: R070003.1
Sample Description: Powder
Cell Refinement Output: a: 9.9119(2)Å    b: 18.1029(6)Å    c: 5.3142(2)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 105.004(3)°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 921.04(4)Å3    Crystal System: monoclinic
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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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REFERENCES for Fluoro-edenite

American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database Record: [view record]

Boschmann K F, Burns P C, Hawthorne F C, Raudsepp M, Turnock A C (1994) A-site disorder in synthetic fluor-edenite, a crystal-structure study, The Canadian Mineralogist, 32, 21-30   [view file]

Rastsvetaeva R K, Pushcharovskii D Y, Borutskii B E (1995) Crystal structure of K,F-edenite from Khibini, Crystallography Reports, 40, 27-30

Jambor J L, Kovalenker V A, Roberts A C (1999) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 84, 1685-1688   [view file]

Gianfagna A, Oberti R (2001) Fluoro-edenite from Biancavilla (Catania, Sicily, Italy): crystal chemistry of a new amphibole end-member, American Mineralogist, 86, 1489-1493   [view file]

Mandarino J A (2002) New minerals, The Canadian Mineralogist, 40, 1215-1234   [view file]

Burke E A J, Leake B E (2004) "Named amphiboles": a new category of amphiboles recognized by the International Mineralogical Association (IMA), and the proper order of prefixes to be used in amphibole names, The Canadian Mineralogist, 42, 1881-1883   [view file]

Rinaudo C, Cairo S, Gastaldi D, Gianfagna A, Tagliani S M, Tosi G, Conti C (2006) Characterization of fluoro-edenite by μ-Raman and μ-FTIR spectroscopy, Mineralogical Magazine, 70, 291-298   [view file]

Gianfagna A, Andreozzi G B, Ballirano P, Mazziotti-Tagliani S, Bruni B M (2007) Structural and chemical contrasts between prismatic and fibrous fluoro-edenite from Biancavilla, Sicily, Italy, The Canadian Mineralogist, 45, 249-262   [view file]

Andreozzi G B, Ballirano P, Gianfagna A, Mazziotti-Tagliani S, Pacella A (2009) Structural and spectroscopic characterization of a suite of fibrous amphiboles with high environmental and health relevance from Biancaville (Sicily, Italy), American Mineralogist, 94, 1333-1340   [view file]

Della Ventura G, Bellatreccia F, Cámara F, Oberti R (2014) Crystal-chemistry and short-range order of fluoro-edenite and fluoro-pargasite: a combined X-ray diffraction and FTIR spectroscopic approach, Mineralogical Magazine, 78, 293-310