Manganite R070593

Name: Manganite
RRUFF ID: R070593
Ideal Chemistry: Mn3+O(OH)
Locality: Ilfeld, near Nordhausen, Harz Mountains, Thuringia, Germany
Source: James Shigley [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Bundled aggregates of steel-gray metallic prisms
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis
Mineral Group: [ Rutile (23) ]
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RRUFF ID: R070593.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: Mn3+1.00O(OH) ; OH estimated by difference and stoichiometry
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R070593
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R070593.1
Sample Description: Powder
Cell Refinement Output: a: 5.3033(9)Å    b: 5.2793(2)Å    c: 5.3029(8)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 114.364(3)°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 135.246(8)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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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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REFERENCES for Manganite

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]

Haidinger W (1826) On the crystalline forms and properties of the manganese ores, The Edinburgh Journal of Science, 4, 41-50   [view file]

Turner E (1828) Chemical examination of the oxides of manganese. Part II. On the composition of the ores of manganese described by Mr. Haidinger, The Philosophical Magazine, 4, 96-104   [view file]

Larsen E S (1921) The microscopic determination of the nonopaque minerals, U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin, 671, 5-294   [view file]

Buerger M J (1936) The symmetry and crystal structure of manganite, Mn(OH)O, Zeitschrift für Kristallographie, 95, 163-174   [view file]

Kohler T, Armbruster T, Libowitzky E (1997) Hydrogen bonding and Jahn-Teller distortion in groutite, α-MnOOH, and manganite, γ-MnOOH, and their relations to the manganese dioxides ramsdellite and pyrolusite, Journal of Solid State Chemistry, 133, 486-500

Suzuki A (2013) Compression behavior of manganite, Journal of Mineralogical and Petrological Sciences, 108, 295-299

Post J E, McKeown D A, Heaney, P J (2020) Raman spectroscopy study of manganese oxides: Tunnel structures, American Mineralogist, 105, 1175-1190   [view file]