Dietzeite R130292

Name: Dietzeite
RRUFF ID: R130292
Ideal Chemistry: Ca2(IO3)2(CrO4)·H2O
Locality: Maria Elena mine, Atacama Desert, Tocopilla Province, Antofagasta Region, Chile
Source: Rock Currier [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Yellow tabular crystals, associated with colorless nitratine
Status: The identification of this mineral is confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis.
RRUFF ID: R130292.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: Ca1.63(I0.93O3)2.00(Cr1.21S0.03O4)1.00·H2O ; The total is low due to possible dehydration during the probe
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R130292
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 25% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R130292.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 10.1366(7)Å    b: 7.2588(6)Å    c: 13.983(1)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 106.607(5)°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 985.9(2)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 Dietzeite

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]

Osann A (1894) Krystallographische Untersuchung einiger neuer Chilenischer Mineralien, Zeitschrift für Krystallographie und Mineralogie, 23, 584-589   [view file]

Burns P C, Hawthorne F C (1993) The crystal structure of dietzeite, Ca2H2O(IO3)2(CrO4), a heteropolyhedral framework mineral, The Canadian Mineralogist, 31, 313-319   [view file]

Jambor J L, Grew E S (1994) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 79, 185-189   [view file]