Cerite-(CeCa) R060708

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Name: Cerite-(CeCa)
RRUFF ID: R060708
Ideal Chemistry: (Ce7Ca2)◻Mg(SiO4)3(SiO3OH)4(OH)3
Locality: Bastnas, Riddarhyttan, Sweden
Source: Bob Jenkins [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Pink thin but massive crystalline coating
Status: The identification of this mineral is confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis.
Mineral Group: [ Cerite (11) ]
Quick search: [ All Cerite-(CeCa) samples (2) ]
RRUFF ID: R060708.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: (Ce4.01Nd1.78La1.76Ca0.73Pr0.48Y0.14Sm+20.10Eu+20.09)Σ=9.09(Mg0.78Fe0.23)Σ=1.01(Si1.07O4)6.000(SiO3OH)(OH1.66F1.31Cl0.03)Σ=3.00; OH by stoichiometry
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
Sample Description: Unoriented sample; 785 spectrum overwhelmed by fluorescence

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RRUFF ID: R060708
Sample Description: Unoriented sample; 785 spectrum overwhelmed by fluorescence
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R060708.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 10.7358(7)Å    b: 10.7358(7)Å    c: 37.865(3)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 120°   Volume: 3779.5(7)Å3    Crystal System: hexagonal
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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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REFERENCES for Cerite-(CeCa)

American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database Record: [view record]

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