Kimzeyite R060148

Name: Kimzeyite
RRUFF ID: R060148
Ideal Chemistry: Ca3Zr2(SiAl2)O12
Locality: Magnet Cove, Arkansas, USA
Source: University of Arizona Mineral Museum [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Black dodecahedra mixed with andradite and associated with quartz
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis
Mineral Group: [ garnet (97) ]
RRUFF ID: R060148.2
Sample Description: Microprobe fragment
Measured Chemistry: (Ca2.97Mg0.03)Σ=3(Zr1.58Ti0.42)Σ=2(Si1.06Fe3+0.98Al0.96)Σ=3O12
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R060148
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R060148.1
Sample Description: Powder, mixture of two garnets, refined andradite, a = 12.1073(8)
Cell Refinement Output: a: 12.4680(9)Å    b: 12.4680(9)Å    c: 12.4680(9)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 1938.2(0)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 Kimzeyite

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]

Fleischer M (1958) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 43, 1006-1008   [view file]

Milton C, Blade L V (1958) Preliminary note on kimzeyite, a new zirconium garnet, Science, 127, 1343-1343

Milton C, Ingram B L, Blade L V (1961) Kimzeyite, a zirconium garnet from Magnet Cove, Arkansas, American Mineralogist, 46, 533-548   [view file]

Fleischer M (1962) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 47, 805-812   [view file]

International Mineralogical Association (1967) Commission on new minerals and mineral names, Mineralogical Magazine, 36, 131-136   [view file]

Munno R, Rossi G, Tadini C (1980) Crystal chemistry of kimzeyite from Stromboli, Aeolian Islands, Italy, American Mineralogist, 65, 188-191   [view file]

Schingaro E, Scordari F, Capitanio F, Parodi G, Smith D C, Mottana A (2001) Crystal chemistry of kimzeyite from Anguillara, Mts. Sabatini, Italy, European Journal of Mineralogy, 13, 749-759

Giuli G, Cicconi M R, Paris E (2012) The [4]Fe3+-O distance in synthetic kimzeyite garnet, Ca3Zr2[Fe2SiO12], European Journal of Mineralogy, 24, 783-790

Grew E S, Locock A J, Mills S J, Galuskina I O, Galuskin E V, Hålenius U (2013) Nomenclature of the garnet supergroup, American Mineralogist, 98, 785-811   [view file]