Priceite R110008

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Name: Priceite
RRUFF ID: R110008
Ideal Chemistry: Ca2B5O7(OH)5·H2O
Locality: Synthetic
Source: Jin-Xiao Mi [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Spherical aggregates of colorless thin bladed crystals with distinct cleavage along the blades
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction.
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Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample

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RRUFF ID: R110008
Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R110008.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 11.642(2)Å    b: 6.9906(8)Å    c: 12.377(2)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 110.649(7)°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 942.6(3)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 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]