Huttonite X050103

Name: Huttonite
RRUFF ID: X050103
Ideal Chemistry: Th(SiO4)
Locality: synthetic, grown by Boatner 1963
Source: Caltech
Owner: Caltech
Status: The identification of this mineral is not yet confirmed.
Mineral Group: [ Monazite (11) ]
Sample Description: de-polarized laser on unoriented sample
Instrument settings: none 514nm @ 100% of mW
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REFERENCES for Huttonite

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]

Pabst A, Hutton C O (1951) Huttonite, a new monoclinic thorium silicate with an account of its occurrence, analysis, and properties, American Mineralogist, 36, 60-69   [view file]

Fleischer M (1952) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 37, 359-362   [view file]

Taylor M, Ewing R C (1978) The crystal structure of the ThSiO4 polymorphs : huttonite and thorite, Acta Crystallographica, B34, 1074-1075

Förster H J, Harlov D E, Milke R (2000) Composition and Th — U — total Pb ages of huttonite and thorite from Gillespie's Beach, South Island, New Zealand, The Canadian Mineralogist, 38, 675-684   [view file]

Shein I R, Shein K I, Ivanovskii A L (2006) Thorite versus huttonite: stability, electronic properties and X-ray emission spectra from first-principle calculations, Physics and Chemistry of Minerals, 33, 545-552

Linthout K (2007) Tripartite division of the system 2REEPO4—CaTh(PO4)2—2ThSiO4, discreditation of brabantite, and recognition of cheralite as the name for members dominated by CaTh(PO4)2, The Canadian Mineralogist, 45, 503-508   [view file]