Preobrazhenskite R090040

Name: Preobrazhenskite
RRUFF ID: R090040
Ideal Chemistry: Mg3B11O15(OH)9
Locality: Inder B deposit and salt dome, Atyrau Oblast, Kazakhstan
Source: Herb Obodda [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Colorless crystal 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: R090040
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R090040.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 16.304(4)Å    b: 9.189(2)Å    c: 10.585(2)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 1585.8(2)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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REFERENCES for Preobrazhenskite

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]

Yarzhemskii Y Y (1956) Preobrazhenskite - a new borate of the saliferous strata of the Inder uplift, Doklady Akademii Nauk SSSR, 111, 1087-1090   [view file]

Fleischer M (1957) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 42, 704-704   [view file]

Ostrovskaya I V, Nikitina I B (1969) The formula of preobrazhenskite, Trudy Mineralogicheskogo Muzeya Akademiya Nauk SSSR, 19, 206-209   [view file]

Fleischer M (1970) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 55, 1067-1073   [view file]

Rumanova I M, Razmanova Z P, Belov N V (1972) The crystal structure of preobratschenskite 3MgO·5.5B2O3·4.5H2O = Mg3[B11O14(OH)8HO2], Soviet Physics - Doklady, 16, 518-521

Burns P C, Hawthorne F C (1994) Structure and hydrogen bonding in preobrazhenskite, a complex heteropolyhedral borate, The Canadian Mineralogist, 32, 387-396   [view file]