Ericaite R130476

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Record 1266 of 4101  

Name: Ericaite
RRUFF ID: R130476
Ideal Chemistry: Fe2+3B7O13Cl
Locality: Bischofferode, Kreis Worbis, Thuringen, Germany
Source: Rock Currier [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Dark purple cube
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed only by single crystal X-ray diffraction.
Mineral Group: [ Boracite (9) ]
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R130476
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R130476.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 8.571(3)Å    b: 8.572(3)Å    c: 12.117(4)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 890.3(2)Å3    Crystal System: orthorhombic

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REFERENCES for Ericaite

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]

Werner H (1950) Das boracit-vorkommen im salzstock von Wathlingen-Hänigsen, Aufschluss, 1, 24-26

Heide F (1955) Über bemerkenswerte Borazitvorkommen in den Kalilagern des Südharzbezirkes, Chemie der Erde, 17, 211-216

Kühn R, Schaacke I (1955) Vorkommen und Analyse der Boracit- und Ericaitkristalle aus dem Salzhorst von Wathlingen-Hänigsen, Kali und Steinsalz, 1, 33-42

Fleischer M (1956) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 41, 370-372   [view file]

Nelmes R J (1974) Structural studies of boracites. A review of the properties of boracites, Journal of Physics C: Solid State Physics, 7, 3841-3855

Burns P C (1995) X-ray powder diffraction data for the identification of boracite-group minerals, Powder Diffraction, 10, 250-260