Kuzmenkoite-Mn R070662

Name: Kuzmenkoite-Mn
RRUFF ID: R070662
Ideal Chemistry: K2MnTi4(Si4O12)2(OH)4·5-6H2O
Locality: Selsurt Mt, Lovozero Massif, Kola Peninsula, Murmanskaja Oblast', Northern Region, Russia
Source: Michael Scott S105784 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Vitreous yellow prismatic crystals associated with natrolite and clinoenstatite.
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction.
Mineral Group: [ labuntsovite (11) ]
RRUFF ID: R070662.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R070662
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 65% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R070662.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 14.380(8)Å    b: 13.855(5)Å    c: 7.800(4)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 117.17(2)°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 1382.6(5)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 Kuzmenkoite-Mn

American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database Record: [view record]

Chukanov N V, Pekov I V, Golovina N I, Zadov A E, Nedel'ko V V (1999) Kuzmenkoite, K2(Mn,Fe)(Ti,Nb)4[Si4O12]2(OH)4·5H2O - a new mineral, Zapiski Vserossijskogo Mineralogicheskogo Obshchestva, 128, issue 4 42-50   [view file]

Chukanov N V, Pekov I V, Rastsvetaeva R K, Nekrasov A N (1999) Labuntsovite: Solid solutions and features of the crystal structure, The Canadian Mineralogist, 37, 901-910   [view file]

Jambor J L, Grew E S, Roberts A C (2000) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 85, 1561-1565   [view file]

Rastsvetaeva R K, Chukanov N V, Pekov I V (2000) Refined crystal structure of kuzmenkoite, Crystallography Reports, 45, 759-761   [view file]

Chukanov N V, Pekov I V, Khomyakov A P (2002) Recommended nomeclature for labuntsovite-group minerals, European Journal of Mineralogy, 14, 165-173   [view file]

Rastsvetaeva R K, Chukanov N V (2002) X-ray diffraction and IR spectroscopy study of labuntsovite-group minerals, Crystallography Reports, 47, 939-945   [view file]

Grice J D, Ferraris G (2003) New minerals approved in 2002 and nomenclature modifications approved in 1998-2002 by the Commission on the New Minerals and Mineral Names, International Mineralogical Association, The Canadian Mineralogist, 41, 795-802   [view file]

Pekov I V (2007) New minerals from former Soviet Union countries, 1998-2006: new minerals approved by the IMA commission on new minerals and mineral names, Mineralogical Almanac, 11, 9-51   [view file]