Pyrophanite R070211

Name: Pyrophanite
RRUFF ID: R070211
Ideal Chemistry: Mn2+TiO3
Locality: Harstigen Mine, Pajsberg, Filipstad, Varmland, Sweden
Source: Michael Scott S104979 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Red-brown platy crystals with deep red internal hints, associated with barite
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed only by single crystal X-ray diffraction.
Mineral Group: [ Corundum (38) ]
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R070211
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R070211.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 5.1451(7)Å    b: 5.1451(7)Å    c: 14.293(4)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 120°   Volume: 327.6(1)Å3    Crystal System: hexagonal
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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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REFERENCES for Pyrophanite

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]

Hamberg A (1890) Mineralogische Studien. 10. Über Pyrophanit, eine mit dem Titaneisen isomorphe Verbindung der Zusammensetzung MnTiO3, von Harstigen, Geologiska Föreningens i Stockholm Förhandlingar, 12, 567-637   [view file]

Larsen E S (1921) The microscopic determination of the nonopaque minerals, U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin, 679, 204   [view file]

Welin E (1968) Notes on the mineralogy of Sweden 6. X-ray powder data for minerals from Långban and the related mineral deposits of Central Sweden, Arkiv för Mineralogi och Geologi, 4, 499-541

Craig J R, Sandhaus D J, Guy R E (1985) Pyrophanite MnTiO3 from Sterling Hill, New Jersey, The Canadian Mineralogist, 23, 491-494   [view file]

Mitchell R H, Liferovich R P (2004) Ecandrewsite — zincian pyrophanite from lujavrite, Pilansberg alkaline complex, South Africa, The Canadian Mineralogist, 42, 1169-1178   [view file]

Mitchell R H, Liferovich R P (2004) The pyrophanite-ecandrewsite solid-solution: crystal structures of the Mn1-xZnxTiO3 series (0.1 ≤ x ≤ 0.8), The Canadian Mineralogist, 42, 1871-1880   [view file]

Zaccarini F, Garuti G, Ortiz-Suarez A, Carugno-Duran A (2004) The paragenesis of pyrophanite from Sierra de Comechingones, Córdoba, Argentina, The Canadian Mineralogist, 42, 155-168   [view file]

Liferovich R P, Mitchell R H (2005) Rhombohedral ilmenite group nickel titanates with Zn, Mg, and Mn: synthesis and crystal structures, Physics and Chemistry of Minerals, 32, 444-449

Liferovich R P, Mitchell R H (2006) The pyrophanite–geikielite solid-solution series: crystal structures of the Mn1-xMgxTiO3 series (0 < x < 0.7), The Canadian Mineralogist, 44, 1099-1107   [view file]