Pyroxmangite R060999

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Name: Pyroxmangite
RRUFF ID: R060999
Ideal Chemistry: Mn2+SiO3
Locality: Yokoneyama, Tochigi, Japan
Source: Michael Scott S101306 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Pink bladed crystals frozen in matrix associated with protomangano-ferro-anthophyllite R061000
Status: The identification of this mineral is confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis.
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RRUFF ID: R060999.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: (Mn2+0.61Fe2+0.27Mg0.09Ca0.03)Σ=1Si1.00O3
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R060999
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R060999.1
Sample Description: Powder, cell parameters are from single crystal
Cell Refinement Output: a: 9.667(1)Å    b: 10.474(1)Å    c: 17.382(2)Å
alpha: 112.198(6)°    beta: 103.017(6)°    gamma: 82.839(6)°   Volume: 1586.3(5)Å3    Crystal System: triclinic
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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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REFERENCES for Pyroxmangite

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]

Ford W E, Bradley W M (1913) Pyroxmangite, a new member of the pyroxene group and its alteration product, skemmatite, American Journal of Science, 186, 169-174   [view file]

Liebau F (1957) The crystal structures of rhodonite, CaMn4[Si5O15], and pyroxmangite, (Ca, Mg)(Mn, Fe)6[Si7O21], Acta Crystallographica, 10, 761-761

Yoshimura T, Shirozu H, Hirowatari F (1958) Bementite and pyroxmangite from the Ichinomata mine, Kumamoto Prefecture, Journal of the Mineralogical Society of Japan, 3, 457-467   [view file]

Manning P G (1968) Absorption spectra of the manganese-bearing chain silicates pyroxmangite, rhodonite, bustamite and serandite, The Canadian Mineralogist, 9, 348-357   [view file]

Pinckney L R, Burnham C W (1988) Effects of compositional variation on the crystal structures of pyroxmangite and rhodonite, American Mineralogist, 73, 798-808   [view file]

Zanazzi P F, Nestola F, Nazzareni S, Comodi P (2008) Pyroxmangite: A high pressure single-crystal study, American Mineralogist, 93, 1921-1928   [view file]