Petersenite-(Ce) R120035

Name: Petersenite-(Ce)
RRUFF ID: R120035
Ideal Chemistry: Na4Ce2(CO3)5
Locality: Mont Saint-Hilaire, Rouville RCM, Montérégie, Québec, Canada
Source: Donald Doell [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Pale yellow or pink (depending on light source) hexagonal prismatic crystals, associated with albite and aegirine.
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed only by single crystal X-ray diffraction.
Mineral Group: [ burbankite (7) ]
RRUFF ID: R120035.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: (Na2.47Ca0.49Ba0.20Sr0.19K0.03)Σ=3.38(Ce0.91La0.43Nd0.26Pr0.10)Σ=1.70(CO3)5
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample

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RRUFF ID: R120035
Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R120035.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 20.945(2)Å    b: 6.3989(8)Å    c: 10.595(1)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 120.370(5)°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 1225.1(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 Petersenite-(Ce)

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]

Grice J D, Van Velthuizen J, Gault R A (1994) Petersenite-(Ce), a new mineral from Mont Saint-Hilaire, and its structural relationship to other REE carbonates, The Canadian Mineralogist, 32, 405-414   [view file]

Jambor J L, Puziewicz J, Roberts A C (1995) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 80, 404-409   [view file]

Belovitskaya Y V, Pekov I V (2004) Genetic mineralogy of the burbankite group, New Data on Minerals. Moscow, 39, 50-64   [view file]