Muirite R150098

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Name: Muirite
RRUFF ID: R150098
Ideal Chemistry: Ba10Ca2Mn2+TiSi10O30(OH,Cl,F)10
Locality: Esquire No. 7 mine, Big Creek, Fresno County, California, USA
Source: James Shigley
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Isolated orange granular crystals, associated with quartz and sanbornite. Note that the c-cell edge is doubled relative to the literature
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction.
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R150098
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R150098.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 13.946(2)Å    b: 13.946(2)Å    c: 11.208(20Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 2179.9(2)Å3    Crystal System: tetragonal

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REFERENCES for Muirite

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]

Alfors J T, Putman G W (1965) Revised chemical analyses of traskite, verplanckite and muirite from Fresno County, California, American Mineralogist, 50, 1500-1503   [view file]

Alfors J T, Stinson M C, Matthews R A, Pabst A (1965) Seven new barium minerals from eastern Fresno County, California, American Mineralogist, 50, 314-340   [view file]

Khan A A, Baur W H (1971) Eight-membered cyclosilicate rings in muirite, Science, 173, 916-918

Malinovskii Y A, Pobedimskaya E A, Belov N V (1975) Crystal structure of muirite Ba9(Ca,Ba)(Ca,Ti)4(OH)8[Si8O24](Cl,OH)8, Soviet Physics - Doklady, 20, 163-164   [view file]