Keiviite-(Yb) R060522

Name: Keiviite-(Yb)
RRUFF ID: R060522
Ideal Chemistry: Yb2Si2O7
Locality: Mount Ploskaja, west Keivy, Kola, Russia
Source: Michael Scott S100282 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: White massive blebs in fluorite
Status: The identification of this mineral is not yet confirmed.
Mineral Group: [ Thortveitite (3) ]
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
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REFERENCES for Keiviite-(Yb)

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]

Smolin Y I, Shepelev Y F (1970) The crystal structures of the rare earth pyrosilicates, Acta Crystallographica, B26, 484-492

Voloshin A V, Pakhomovsky Y A, Tyusheva F N (1983) Keiviite Yb2Si2O7 - a new ytterbium silicate from amazonitic pegmatites of the Kola Peninsula, Mineralogiceskij Zhurnal, 5, 94-99   [view file]

Dunn P J, Cabri L J, Ferraiolo J A, Grice J D, Jambor J L, Mueller W, Shigley J E, Puziewicz J, Vanko D A (1984) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 69, 1190-1196   [view file]

Yakubovich O V, Simonov M A, Voloshin A V, Pakhomovskii Y A (1986) Crystal structure of keivite Yb2[Si2O7], Soviet Physics - Doklady, 31, 930-932

Nickel E H, Mandarino J A (1987) Procedures involving the IMA Commission on New Minerals and Mineral Names and guidelines on mineral nomenclature, American Mineralogist, 72, 1031-1042   [view file]