Nioboaeschynite-(Ce) R110056

Name: Nioboaeschynite-(Ce)
RRUFF ID: R110056
Ideal Chemistry: (Ce,Ca)(Nb,Ti)2(O,OH)6
Locality: Upper Fir carbonatite, Kamloops mining division, British Columbia, Canada
Source: Don Doell [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Black platy crystals and cleavages, massive
Status: The identification of this mineral is confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis.
Mineral Group: [ Aeschynite (8) ]
RRUFF ID: R110056.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment, Lighter phase is slightly enriched in Th, chemical formula represents the average over the image.
Measured Chemistry: (Ce0.35Ca0.25Nd0.14La0.12Th0.06Pr0.04Fe0.03Sm0.02Y0.02Gd0.01Sr0.01)Σ=1.05(Nb1.13Ti0.86)Σ=1.99O6
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample

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RRUFF ID: R110056
Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R110056.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 11.087(2)Å    b: 7.573(2)Å    c: 5.375(1)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 451.3(1)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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