Leucophanite R060207

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Name: Leucophanite
RRUFF ID: R060207
Ideal Chemistry: NaCaBeSi2O6F
Locality: Mont Saint-Hilaire, Rouville County, Quebec, Canada
Source: Royal Ontario Museum M49430 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Pale yellow tabular crystal
Status: The identification of this mineral is confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis.
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RRUFF ID: R060207.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: Na1.00Ca1.00Be1.00Si2.00O6(F0.80(OH)0.20)Σ=1; (OH) estimated by charge balance; Be estimated by difference
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R060207
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 80% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R060207.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 7.378(4)Å    b: 7.387(3)Å    c: 9.958(5)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 542.7(5)Å3    Crystal System: orthorhombic
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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 Leucophanite

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]

Erdmann A (1842) Undersökning af leucophan, ett nytt mineral frän trakten af Brewig i Norrige, Kongliga Svenska Vetenskaps-Akademiens Handlingar, 1840, 191-200   [view file]

Cannillo E, Giuseppetti G, Tazzoli V (1967) The crystal structure of leucophanite, Acta Crystallographica, 23, 255-259

Cannillo E, Giuseppetti G, Tazzoli V (1969) On the crystal structure of leucophanite, Acta Crystallographica, B25, 993-994

Grice J D, Hawthorne F C (1989) Refinement of the crystal structure of leucophanite, The Canadian Mineralogist, 27, 193-197   [view file]

Cannillo E, Giuseppetti G, Mazzi F, Tazzoli V (1992) The crystal structure of a rare earth bearing leucophanite: (Ca,RE)CaNa2Be2Si4O12(F,O)2, Zeitschrift für Kristallographie, 202, 71-79   [view file]

Jambor J L, Burke E A J, Grew E S, Puziewicz J (1993) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 78, 672-678   [view file]