Nifontovite R080138

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Name: Nifontovite
RRUFF ID: R080138
Ideal Chemistry: Ca3[BO(OH)2]6·2H2O
Locality: Charcas, San Luis Potosi, Mexico
Source: Marcus Origlieri [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Colorless prismatic crystal
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction.
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Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample

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RRUFF ID: R080138
Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R080138.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 13.096(3)Å    b: 13.423(3)Å    c: 9.526(2)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 118.37(1)°   Volume: 1473.4(5)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 Nifontovite

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]

Malinko S V, Lisitsyn A E (1961) A new boron mineral — nifontovite, Doklady Akademii Nauk SSSR, 139, 188-190   [view file]

Fleischer M (1962) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 47, 172-174   [view file]

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

Simonov M A, Egorov-Tismenko Y K, Kazanskaya E V, Belokoneva E L, Belov N V (1978) Hydrogen bonds in the crystal structure of nifontovite Ca2/B5O3(OH)6/2·2H2O, Soviet Physics - Doklady, 23, 159-161   [view file]

Locock A J, Piilonen P C, Ercit T S, Rowe R (2006) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 91, 216-224   [view file]