Metaborite R130694

Name: Metaborite
RRUFF ID: R130694
Ideal Chemistry: HBO2
Locality: Chelkar salt dome, Aksai Valley, Aktobe Province, Kazakhstan
Source: Rock Currier [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Colorless fragment
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction.
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R130694
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R130694.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 8.8968(6)Å    b: 8.8968(6)Å    c: 8.8968(6)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 704.21(4)Å3    Crystal System: cubic
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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 Metaborite

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]

Zachariasen W H (1963) The crystal structure of cubic metaboric acid, Acta Crystallographica, 16, 380-384

Lobanova V V, Avrova N P (1964) The new mineral metaborite — natural metaboric acid, Zapiski Vsesoyuznogo Mineralogicheskogo Obshchestva, 93, issue 3 329-334   [view file]

Peters C R, Milberg M E (1964) The refined structure of orthorhombic metaboric acid, Acta Crystallographica, 17, 229-234

Fleischer M, Mandarino J A, Strunz H, Cech F (1965) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 50, 261-268   [view file]

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

Freyhardt C C, Wiebcke M, Felsche J (2000) The monoclinic and cubic phases of metaboric acid (precise redeterminations), Acta Crystallographica, C56, 276-278