Namansilite R070006

Name: Namansilite
RRUFF ID: R070006
Ideal Chemistry: NaMn3+Si2O6
Locality: Hoskins mine, near Grenfell, New South Wales, Australia
Source: Marcus Origlieri
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Dark red granular, associated with ungarettiite, R050244
Status: The identification of this mineral is confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis.
RRUFF ID: R070006.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: Na1.00(Mn3+0.91Fe3+0.09)Σ=1Si2.00O6; trace amounts of Cr and Al
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R070006
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R070006.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 9.49(1)Å    b: 8.59(1)Å    c: 5.321(5)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 105.24(5)°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 418.2(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 Namansilite

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]

Ohashi H, Osawa T, Tsukimura K (1987) Refinement of structure of manganese sodium dimetasilicate, Acta Crystallographica, C43, 605-607

Kalinin V V, Marsii I M, Dikov Y P, Troneva N V, Trubkin N V (1992) Namansilite NaMn3+Si2O6: a new silicate, Zapiski Vserossijskogo Mineralogicheskogo Obshchestva, 121, issue 1 89-94   [view file]

Jambor J L, Vanko D A (1993) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 78, 1314-1319   [view file]

Kawachi Y, Coombs D S (1993) Namansilite, NaMn3+Si2O6: a widespread clinopyroxene?, Mineralogical Magazine, 57, 533-538   [view file]