Hydropyrochlore R060980

Name: Hydropyrochlore
RRUFF ID: R060980
Ideal Chemistry: (H2O,   )2Nb2(O,OH)6(H2O)
Locality: Lueshe mine, Kivu, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Source: Bob Jenkins [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Pale green octahedron
Status: The identification of this mineral is confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis.
Mineral Groups: [ pyrochlore (28) ] [ Pyrochlore (4) ]
RRUFF ID: R060980.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: ((H2O)0.61K0.11Sr0.07Ba0.02Ca0.01   0.18)(Nb1.84Ti0.16)(O4.15(OH)1.85)(H2O)
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R060980
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R060980.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 10.588(4)Å    b: 10.588(4)Å    c: 10.588(4)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 1187.4(6)Å3    Crystal System: cubic
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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 Hydropyrochlore

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]

Hogarth D D (1977) Classification and nomenclature of the pyrochlore group, American Mineralogist, 62, 403-410   [view file]

van Wambeke L (1978) Kalipyrochlore, a new mineral of the pyrochlore group, American Mineralogist, 63, 528-530   [view file]

Ercit T S, Hawthorne F C, Černý P (1994) The structural chemistry of kalipyrochlore, a "hydropyrochlore", The Canadian Mineralogist, 32, 415-420   [view file]

Jambor J L, Puziewicz J, Roberts A C (1995) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 80, 404-409   [view file]

Atencio D, Andrade M B, Christy A G, Gieré R, Kartashov P M (2010) The pyrochlore supergroup of minerals: nomenclature, The Canadian Mineralogist, 48, 673-698   [view file]