Burbankite R050646

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Name: Burbankite
RRUFF ID: R050646
Ideal Chemistry: (Na,Ca)3(Sr,Ba,Ce)3(CO3)5
Locality: Cerro Sapo, Cochabamba Department, Bolivia
Source: Marcus Origlieri
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Brown prismatic crystals associated with blue sodalite, R060405, and dolomite
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis
Mineral Group: [ burbankite (8) ]
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RRUFF ID: R050646.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: gray: (Na2.03Ca0.97)Σ=3(Sr3.14Ba0.18Ce0.170.15Th0.10Nd0.08La0.08)Σ=3(CO3)5 ; light-gray: (Na1.97Ca1.03)Σ=3(Sr1.870.40Ba0.37Ce0.14Th0.11Nd0.06La0.05)Σ=3(CO3)5 ; C estimated by stoichiometry
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R050646
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
INFRARED SPECTRUM (Attenuated Total Reflectance) 
RRUFF ID: R050646.1
Instrument settings: SensIR Durascope on a Nicolet Magna 860 FTIR
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RRUFF ID: R050646.1
Sample Description: Powder
Cell Refinement Output: a: 10.5173(5)Å    b: 10.5173(5)Å    c: 6.4759(4)Å
alpha: 90.°    beta: 90.°    gamma: 120.°   Volume: 620.36(4)Å3    Crystal System: hexagonal
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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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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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REFERENCES for Burbankite

American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database Record: [view record]

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Voronkov A A, Shumyatskaya N G (1968) X-ray diffraction study of the structure of berbankite, (Na, Ca)3(Ca,Sr,Ba,Tr)3(CO3)5, Soviet Physics - Crystallography, 13, 192-196   [view file]

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Milani S, Spartà D, Fumagalli P, Joseph B, Borghes R, Chenda V, Maurice J, Bais G, Merlini M (2022) High-pressure and high-temperature structure and equation of state of Na3Ca2La(CO3)5 burbankite, European Journal of Mineralogy, 34, 351-358   [view file]

Nikolenko A M, Stepanov K M, Roddatis V, Veksler I V (2022) Crystallization of bastnäsite and burbankite from carbonatite melt in the system La(CO3)F-CaCO3-Na2CO3 at 100 MPa, American Mineralogist, 107, 2242-2250