Nobleite R060847

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Name: Nobleite
RRUFF ID: R060847
Ideal Chemistry: CaB6O9(OH)2·3H2O
Locality: Hard Scramble claim, Death Valley USA
Source: Michael Scott S100900 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Colorless platy crystals
Status: The identification of this mineral is confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis.
RRUFF ID: R060847.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: Ca1.00B6O9((OH)1.60F0.40)Σ=2·3H2O ; trace amounts of Fe; B not measured but assumed by stoichiometry; OH estimated as 2-F
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
Sample Description: Unoriented sample.

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RRUFF ID: R060847
Sample Description: Unoriented sample.
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R060847.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 14.523(2)Å    b: 7.994(2)Å    c: 9.822(4)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 111.79(1)°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 1058.8(4)Å3    Crystal System: monoclinic
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Calculated diffraction file.

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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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REFERENCES for Nobleite

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]

Erd R C, McAllister J F, Vlisidis A C (1961) Nobleite, another new hydrous calcium borate from the Death Valley region, California, American Mineralogist, 46, 560-571   [view file]

Erd R C, Morgan V, Clark J R (1961) Tunellite, a new hydrous strontium borate from the Kramer Borate District, California, U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper, 424-C, 294-297   [view file]

Fleischer M (1962) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 47, 805-812   [view file]

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

Burns P C, Hawthorne F C (1994) Hydrogen bonding in tunellite, The Canadian Mineralogist, 32, 895-902   [view file]

Karanović L, Rosić A, Poleti D (2004) Crystal structure of nobleite, Ca[B6O9(OH)2]·3H2O, from Jarandol (Serbia), European Journal of Mineralogy, 16, 825-833

Piilonen P C, Ercit T S, Roberts A C (2005) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 90, 768-773   [view file]