Northupite R060156

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Name: Northupite
RRUFF ID: R060156
Ideal Chemistry: Na3Mg(CO3)2Cl
Locality: Searles Lake, San Bernardino County, California, USA
Source: Marcus Origlieri
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Gray octahedron
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis
Mineral Group: [ Northupite (3) ]
RRUFF ID: R060156.2
Sample Description: Microprobe fragment
Measured Chemistry: (Na2.98Ca0.02)Σ=3Mg1.00(CO3)2Cl1.00
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R060156
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R060156.1
Sample Description: Powder
Cell Refinement Output: a: 14.0546(1)Å    b: 14.0546(1)Å    c: 14.0546(1)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 2776.25(8)Å3    Crystal System: cubic
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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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REFERENCES for Northupite

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]

Foote W M (1895) Preliminary note on a new alkali mineral, American Journal of Science, 150, 480-481   [view file]

Pratt J H (1896) On northupite; pirssonite, a new mineral; gaylussite and hanksite from Borax Lake, San Bernardino County, California, American Journal of Science, 152, 123-135   [view file]

Penfield S L, Jamieson G S (1905) On tychite, a new mineral from Borax Lake, California, and on its artificial production and its relations to northupite, American Journal of Science, 20, 217-224   [view file]

Penfield S L, Jamieson C S (1906) Über Tychit, ein neues Mineral vom Boraxsee in Californien, seine künstliche Darstellung und seine Beziehungen zum Northupit, Zeitschrift für Krystallographie und Mineralogie, 41, 235-242   [view file]

Watanabé T (1933) Les structures cristallines de la northupite 2MgCO32Na2CO32NaCl et de la tychite 2MgCO32Na2CO3Na2SO4, Scientific Papers of the Institute of Physical and Chemical Research, 21, 40-62   [view file]

dal Negro A, Giuseppetti G, Tadini C (1975) Refinement of the crystal structure of northupite: Na3Mg(CO3)2Cl, Tschermaks Mineralogische und Petrographische Mitteilungen, 22, 158-163

Frost R L, Dickfos M J (2007) Raman spectroscopy of halogen-containing carbonates, Journal of Raman Spectroscopy, 38, 1516-1522

Krivovichev S V, Panikorovskii T L, Bazai A V, Sidorov M Y (2023) The crystal structure of manganotychite, Na6Mn2(CO3)4(SO4), and structural relations in the northupite group, Crystals, 13, 800   [link]   [view file]