Kyanite R100139

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Name: Kyanite
RRUFF ID: R100139
Ideal Chemistry: Al2OSiO4
Locality: Madagascar
Source: William W. Pinch [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Blue prismatic crystal fragment, slightly water-worn
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction.
Mineral Group: [ Not in a structural group (133) ]
Quick search: [ All Kyanite samples (4) ]
Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample

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RRUFF ID: R100139
Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 1% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R100139.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 7.095(4)Å    b: 7.786(3)Å    c: 5.538(4)Å
alpha: 90.30(4)°    beta: 101.05(3)°    gamma: 105.95(3)°   Volume: 288.15(6)Å3    Crystal System: triclinic
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REFERENCES for Kyanite

American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database Record: [view record]

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de Rango C, Tsoucaris G, Zelwer C, Devaux J (1966) Comparaison de deux affinements de la structure de la cyanite, Bulletin de la Société Française de Minéralogie et de Cristallographie, 89, 419-424   [view file]

Church W R (1967) Abstract of paper presented at the twelfth annual meeting: The occurrence of kyanite, andalusite, pyrophyllite and kaolinite in lower Proterozoic (Huronian) rocks of Ontario, The Canadian Mineralogist, 9, 287-287   [view file]

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

Faye G H, Nickel E H (1969) On the origin of colour and pleochroism of kyanite, The Canadian Mineralogist, 10, 35-46   [view file]

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Mernagh T P, Liu L (1991) Raman spectra from the Al2SiO5 polymorphs at high pressure and room temperature, Physics and Chemistry of Minerals, 18, 126-130

Indares A (1997) Garnet-kyanite clinopyroxenites and garnet-kyanite restites from the Manicouagan Imbricate Zone: a case of high-P – high-T metamorphism in the Grenville Province, The Canadian Mineralogist, 35, 1161-1171   [view file]

Pan Y, Fleet M E (1999) Kyanite in the western Superior Province of Ontario: implications for Archean accretionary tectonics, The Canadian Mineralogist, 37, 359-373   [view file]

Shannon R D, Shannon R C, Medenbach O, Fischer R X (2002) Refractive index and dispersion of fluorides and oxides, Journal of Physical and Chemical Reference Data, 31, 931-970   [view file]

Ohuchi F S, Ghose S, Engelhard M H, Baer D R (2006) Chemical bonding and electronic structures of the Al2SiO5 polymorphs, andalusite, sillimanite, and kyanite: X-ray photoelectron- and electron energy loss spectroscopy studies, American Mineralogist, 91, 740-746   [view file]

Mikowski A, Soares P, Wypych F, Lepienski C M (2008) Fracture toughness, hardness, and elastic modulus of kyanite investigated by depth-sensing indentation technique, American Mineralogist, 93, 844-852   [view file]

Whitney D L, Samuelson W J (2019) Crystallization sequences of coexisting andalusite, kyanite, and sillimanite, and a report on a new locality: Lesjaverk, Norway, European Journal of Mineralogy, 31, 731-737