Kalicinite R130026

Name: Kalicinite
RRUFF ID: R130026
Ideal Chemistry: KH(CO3)
Locality: Lab-grown by bacteria in 15% potassium carbonate
Source: Dr. Flavia Pinzari
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Colorless prismatic or elongated tabular crystals with striations parallel to the elongated direction.
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed only by single crystal X-ray diffraction.
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R130026
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R130026.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 15.123(3)Å    b: 5.624(2)Å    c: 3.713(1)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 103.68(2)°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 306.84(7)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 Kalicinite

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]

Pisani F (1865) Sur la kalicine, nouvelle espèce minérale de Chypis en Valais, Comptes Rendus Hebdomadaires des Séances de l'Académie des Sciences, 60, 918-919   [view file]

Nitta I, Tomiie Y, Koo C H (1952) The crystal structure of potassium bicarbonate, KHCO3, Acta Crystallographica, 5, 292-292

Nitta I, Tomiie Y, Koo C H (1954) On the relation among the results of various investigations on potassium bicarbonate, KHCO3, Acta Crystallographica, 7, 140-141

Thomas J O, Tellgren R, Olovsson I (1974) Hydrogen-bond studies. LXXXIV. An X-ray diffraction study of the structures of KHCO3 and KDCO3 at 298, 219 and 95 K, Acta Crystallographica, B30, 1155-1166

Roth P (2007) Kalicinite, in Minerals first discovered in Switzerland and minerals named after Swiss individuals Kristallografik Verlag Achberg Germany 94-95