Manganbabingtonite R140743

Name: Manganbabingtonite
RRUFF ID: R140743
Ideal Chemistry: Ca2Mn2+Fe3+Si5O14(OH)
Locality: Iron Cap mine, Aravaipa District, Graham County, Arizona, USA
Source: Rock Currier [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Short prismatic dark-greenish crystals, associated with small needle hedenbergite crystals.
Status: The identification of this mineral is confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis.
Mineral Group: [ Rhodonite (16) ]
RRUFF ID: R140743.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: (Ca1.94Mn2+0.06)(Mn2+0.82Fe2+0.16Mg0.02)(Fe3+0.98Al0.02)(Si4.99Al0.01)O14(OH)
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R140743
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R140743.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 7.478(2)Å    b: 11.640(3)Å    c: 6.692(2)Å
alpha: 91.68(2)°    beta: 93.96(2)°    gamma: 104.49(2)°   Volume: 562.0(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 Manganbabingtonite

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]

Gossner B, Mussgnug F (1928) Über die systematische Stellung von Neptunit und Babingtonit, Centralblatt für Mineralogie, Geologie und Paläontologie, 1928, 274-281

Richmond Jr. W E (1937) On babingtonite, American Mineralogist, 22, 630-642

Vinogradova R A, Sychkova V A, Kabalov Y K (1966) Manganiferous babingtonite from the Rudnyi Kaskad deposit, Eastern Sayan, Doklady Akademii Nauk SSSR, 169, 434-437   [view file]

Vinogradova R A, Plyusinna I N (1967) Composition, properties, and crystallochemical features of minerals of the isomorphous series ferrobabingtonite-manganbabingtonite, Vestnik Moskovskogo Universiteta, Geologiya, 4, 54-67   [view file]

Fleischer M (1968) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 53, 1063-1066   [view file]

International Mineralogical Association (1971) International Mineralogical Association: Commission on new minerals and mineral names, Mineralogical Magazine, 38, 102-105   [view file]

Nagashima M, Mitani K, Akasaka M (2014) Structural variation of babingtonite depending on cation distribution at the octahedral sites, Mineralogy and Petrology, 108, 287-301