Axinite-(Mn) R160079

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Record 359 of 4216  

Name: Axinite-(Mn)
RRUFF ID: R160079
Ideal Chemistry: Ca4Mn2+2Al4[B2Si8O30](OH)2
Locality: Huachuca Mountains, Cochise County, Arizona, USA
Source: Carl Richardson
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Orange-yellow aggregates of flattened crystals on quartz. This sample was donated to UAMM as tinzenite (#13189). X-ray diffraction data show that it is axinite-(Mn).
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed only by single crystal X-ray diffraction.
Mineral Group: [ Axinite (12) ]
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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Raman Mode Analysis
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RRUFF ID: R160079
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R160079.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 7.1808(10)Å    b: 9.2102(16)Å    c: 8.9806(16)Å
alpha: 91.765(8)°    beta: 98.182(10)°    gamma: 77.174(11)°   Volume: 573.23(14)Å3    Crystal System: triclinic

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REFERENCES for Axinite-(Mn)

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]

Haüy R J (1801) Axinite, (f.) c'est-à-dire, corps aminci en forme de tranchant de hache, 3, in Traité de Minéralogie. Chez Louis Paris 22-31   [view file]

Fromme J (1909) Chemisch-mineralogische Notizen aus dem Radautale, Tschermaks Mineralogische und Petrographische Mitteilungen, 28, 305-328   [view file]

Sanero E, Gottardi G (1968) Nomenclature and crystal-chemistry of axinites, American Mineralogist, 53, 1407-1411   [view file]

Belokoneva E L, Pletnev P A, Spiridonov É M (1997) Crystal structure of low-manganese tinzenite (severginite), Crystallography Reports, 42, 934-937

Andreozzi G B, Lucchesi S, Graziani G, Russo U (2004) Site distribution of Fe2+ and Fe3+ in the axinite mineral group: new crystal-chemical formula, American Mineralogist, 89, 1763-1771   [view file]

Burke E A J (2008) Tidying up mineral names: an IMA-CNMNC scheme for suffixes, hyphens and diacritical marks, The Mineralogical Record, 39, 131-135   [view file]

Zagorsky V Y, Peretyazhko I S, Dmitrieva A S (2016) Axinite-(Mn) from miarolitic granitic pegmatites of the Malkhan gem-tourmaline deposit (Transbaikalia, Russia): composition, paragenesis and conditions of formation, European Journal of Mineralogy, 28, 811-824