Stilpnomelane R060334

Name: Stilpnomelane
RRUFF ID: R060334
Ideal Chemistry: (K,Ca,Na)(Fe,Mg,Al)8(Si,Al)12(O,OH)36·nH2O
Locality: Blanchard Mountain, Skagit County, Washington, USA
Source: Michael Scott S100225 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Black platy radiating groups associated with quartz, 180 deg twin around [0 1 2]
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction.
Mineral Groups: [ Stilpnomelane (4) ] [ Clay (86) ]
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Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample

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RRUFF ID: R060334
Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R060334.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 21.899(6)Å    b: 21.886(6)Å    c: 17.609(6)Å
alpha: 124.67(2)°    beta: 96.07(3)°    gamma: 119.96(1)°   Volume: 5034.0(9)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 Stilpnomelane

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]

Glocker E F (1827) Beschreibung des Stilpnomelan, eines neuen schlesischen Fossils, in Beytr√§ge zur Mineralogischen Kenntniss der Sudetenl√§nder Insbesondere Schlesiens Josef Mar und Komp Breslau 68-74   [view file]

Smith M L, Frondel C (1968) The related layered minerals ganophyllite, bannisterite, and stilpnomelane, Mineralogical Magazine, 36, 893-913   [view file]

Fleischer M (1969) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 54, 1218-1223   [view file]

International Mineralogical Association (1971) International Mineralogical Association: Commission on new minerals and mineral names, Mineralogical Magazine, 38, 102-105   [view file]

Eggleton R A (1972) The crystal structure of stilpnomelane. Part II. The full cell, Mineralogical Magazine, 38, 693-711   [view file]

Klein C (1974) Greenalite, stilpnomelane, minnesotaite, crocidolite and carbonates in a very low-grade metamorphic Precambrian iron-formation, The Canadian Mineralogist, 12, 475-498   [view file]

Eggleton R A, Chappell B W (1978) The crystal structure of stilpnomelane. Part III: Chemistry and physical properties, Mineralogical Magazine, 42, 361-368   [view file]

Miyano T (1982) Stilpnomelane, iron–rich mica, K–feldspar and hornblende in banded iron–formation assemblages of the Dales Gorge Member, Hamersley Group, Western Australia, The Canadian Mineralogist, 20, 189-202   [view file]

Feininger T (1984) Stilpnomelane in metasomatic rocks associated with steatite and in regional schists, Quebec Appalachians, The Canadian Mineralogist, 22, 423-435   [view file]

Papike J J (1988) Chemistry of the rock-forming silicates: Multiple-chain, sheet, and framework structures, Reviews of Geophysics, 26, 407-444   [view file]

Ghent E D, Stout M Z, Ferri F (1989) Chloritoid–paragonite–pyrophyllite and stilpnomelane-bearing rocks near Blackwater Mountain, western Rocky Mountains, British Columbia, The Canadian Mineralogist, 27, 59-66   [view file]

Guggenheim S, Eggleton R A (1994) Stilpnomelane and parsettensite: A distance least sqares (DLS) study, American Mineralogist, 79, 438-442   [view file]

Krivovichev S V (2013) Structural complexity of minerals: information storage and processing in the mineral world, Mineralogical Magazine, 77, 275-326