Kombatite R070720

Name: Kombatite
RRUFF ID: R070720
Ideal Chemistry: Pb14O9(VO4)2Cl4
Locality: Kombat mine, Kombat, Grootfontein District, Otjozondjupa Region, Namibia
Source: William W. Pinch [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Yellow irregular crystals with perfect cleavage, associated with black jacobsite, R070719 and colorless barysilite, R070651
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction.
RRUFF ID: R070720.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R070720
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R070720.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 12.692(1)Å    b: 22.536(3)Å    c: 11.270(1)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 118.552(7)°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 2831(1)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 Kombatite

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]

Rouse R C, Dunn P J, Innes J (1986) Kombatite, the vanadium analogue of sahlinite, from the Kombat mine, South West Africa, Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte, 1986, 519-522

Burt D M (1988) Planet Alsioff: A problem set for students of phase equilibria or metamorphic petrology, American Mineralogist, 73, 936-938   [view file]

Jambor J L, Bladh K W, Ercit T S, Grice J D, Grew E S (1988) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 73, 927-935   [view file]

Dunn P J (1991) Rare minerals of the Kombat mine, The Mineralogical Record, 22, 421-425

Cooper M, Hawthorne F C (1994) The crystal structure of kombatite, Pb14(VO4)2O9Cl4, American Mineralogist, 79, 550-554   [view file]