Frolovite R070469

Name: Frolovite
RRUFF ID: R070469
Ideal Chemistry: Ca[B(OH)4]2
Locality: Solongo B deposit, Vitim Plateau, Buriatia (Buryatia) Republic, Transbaikalia (Zabaykalye), Eastern-Siberian Region, Russia
Source: Michael Scott S105794 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Vitreous colorless vein, associated with calcite and yellow roweite, R130073
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction.
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R070469
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R070469.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 7.775(1)Å    b: 5.682(2)Å    c: 8.111(2)Å
alpha: 112.85(3)°    beta: 101.70(3)°    gamma: 108.11(3)°   Volume: 291.7(1)Å3    Crystal System: triclinic
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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 Frolovite

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]

Petrova E S (1957) A new hydrous calcium borate - frolovite, Zapiski Vsesoyuznogo Mineralogicheskogo Obshchestva, 86, issue 5 622-625   [view file]

Fleischer M (1958) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 43, 378-387   [view file]

Egorov-Tismenko Y K, Gushchina A E, Shashkin D N, Simonov M A, Belov N V (1972) The crystal structure of frolovite CaB2O4(H2O)4 = Ca(B(OH)4)2, Doklady Akademii Nauk SSSR, 202, 78-80   [view file]

Simonov M A, Kazanskaya E V, Egorov-Tismenko Y K, Zhelezi E P, Belov N V (1976) Refinement of the crystal-structure of frolovite, Ca[B(OH)4]2, Soviet Physics - Doklady, 21, 471-473