Brannockite R070278

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Name: Brannockite
RRUFF ID: R070278
Ideal Chemistry: KSn2(Li3Si12)O30
Locality: Foote Lithium County mine (Foote mine), Kings Mountain District, Cleveland County, North Carolina, USA
Source: Michael Scott S101215 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Thin colorless hexagonal plates that fluoresce sky blue under short wave ultraviolet light, associated with colorless quartz
Status: The identification of this mineral is not yet confirmed.
Mineral Group: [ Milarite (18) ]
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R070278
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
REFERENCES for Brannockite

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]

Fleischer M (1973) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 58, 1111-1115   [view file]

White J S, Arem J E, Nelen J A, Leavens P B, Thomssen R W (1973) Brannockite, a new tin mineral, The Mineralogical Record, 4, 73-76   [view file]

Armbruster T, Oberänsli R (1988) Crystal chemistry of double-ring silicates: Structures of sugilite and brannockite, American Mineralogist, 73, 595-600   [view file]

Gagné O C, Hawthorne F C (2016) Chemographic exploration of the milarite-type structure, The Canadian Mineralogist, 54, 1229-1247

Raschke M B, Anderson E J D, Allaz J, Friis H, Smyth J R, Tschernich R, Becker R (2016) Crystal chemistry of brannockite, KLi3Sn2Si12O30, from a new occurrence in the Golden Horn Batholith, Washington State, USA, European Journal of Mineralogy, 28, 153-161