Priceite R050420

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Name: Priceite
RRUFF ID: R050420
Ideal Chemistry: Ca2B5O7(OH)5·H2O
Locality: 20-Mule-Team Canyon, Death Valley, California, USA
Source: Marcus Origlieri
Owner: RRUFF
Description: White cryptocrystalline massive
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis
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CHEMISTRY 
RRUFF ID: R050420.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: Ca2.00B5.00O7(OH)5┬ĚH2O
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RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
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RRUFF ID: R050420
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
INFRARED SPECTRUM (Attenuated Total Reflectance) 
RRUFF ID: R050420.1
Instrument settings: SensIR Durascope on a Nicolet Magna 860 FTIR
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POWDER DIFFRACTION 
RRUFF ID: R050420.1
Sample Description: Powder
Cell Refinement Output: a: 11.6251(3)Å    b: 6.9773(3)Å    c: 12.3534(9)Å
alpha: 90.°    beta: 110.690(4)°    gamma: 90.°   Volume: 937.39(5)Å3    Crystal System: monoclinic
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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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REFERENCES for Priceite

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]

Silliman B (1873) Mineralogical notes on Utah, California and Nevada, with a description of priceite, a new borate of lime, American Journal of Science and Arts, 106, 126-133   [view file]

Foshag W F (1939) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 24, 728-728   [view file]

Kramer H, Allen R D (1956) A restudy of bakerite, priceite, and veatchite, American Mineralogist, 41, 689-700   [view file]

Wallwork K S, Pring A, Taylor M R, Hunter B A (2002) The structure of priceite, a basic hydrated calcium borate, by ab initio powder-diffraction methods, The Canadian Mineralogist, 40, 1199-1206   [view file]

Sun W, Huang Y X, Li Z, Pan Y, Mi J X (2011) Hydrothermal synthesis and single-crystal X-ray structure refinement of three borates: sibirskite, parasibirskite and priceite, The Canadian Mineralogist, 49, 823-834   [view file]