Kristiansenite R090022

Name: Kristiansenite
RRUFF ID: R090022
Ideal Chemistry: Ca4Sc2Sn2(Si2O7)2(Si2O6OH)2
Locality: Heftetjern, Tørdal, Telemark, Norway
Source: William W. Pinch [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Pale tan colored, tapering prismatic crystals, associated with albite and quartz
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction.
Mineral Group: [ Kristiansenite (1) ]
Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample

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RRUFF ID: R090022
Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R090022.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 10.078(5)Å    b: 8.437(4)Å    c: 13.387(5)Å
alpha: 90.00(3)°    beta: 109.26(3)°    gamma: 90.01(3)°   Volume: 1074.5(2)Å3    Crystal System: triclinic
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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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REFERENCES for Kristiansenite

American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database Record: [view record]

Ferraris G, Gula A, Ivaldi G, Nespolo M, Raade G (2001) Crystal structure of kristiansenite: a case of class IIB twinning by metric merohedry, Zeitschrift für Kristallographie, 216, 442-448

Raade G, Ferraris G, Gula A, Ivaldi G, Bernhard F (2002) Kristiansenite, a new calcium-scandium-tin sorosilicate from granite pegmatite in Tørdal, Telemark, Norway, Mineralogy and Petrology, 75, 89-99   [view file]

Jambor J L, Roberts A C (2003) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 88, 251-255   [view file]

Mandarino J A (2003) New minerals, The Canadian Mineralogist, 41, 803-828   [view file]

Miyawaki R, Hatert F, Pasero M, Mills S J (2022) IMA Commission on New Minerals, Nomenclature and Classification (CNMNC) - Newsletter 70, European Journal of Mineralogy, 34, 591-601   [view file]