Kaersutite R141092

Name: Kaersutite
RRUFF ID: R141092
Ideal Chemistry: NaCa2(Mg3AlTi4+)(Si6Al2)O22O2
Locality: Rothenberg, Bell, Eifel, Germany
Source: Ch. and H. Schäfer [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Rusty brown blades embedded in matrix
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed only by single crystal X-ray diffraction.
Mineral Group: [ amphibole (107) ]
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Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample

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RRUFF ID: R141092
Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R141092.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 9.861(3)Å    b: 18.031(2)Å    c: 5.301(2)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 105.42(1)°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 908.7(3)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 Kaersutite

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]

Gunn B M (1972) The fractionation effect of kaersutite in basaltic magmas, The Canadian Mineralogist, 11, 840-850   [view file]

Hawthorne F C, Grundy H D (1973) the crystal chemistry of the amphiboles II. Refinement of the crystal structure of oxy-kaersutite, Mineralogical Magazine, 39, 390-400   [view file]

Leake B E (1978) Nomenclature of amphiboles, American Mineralogist, 63, 1023-1052   [view file]

Leake B E, Woolley A R, Arps C E S, Birch W D, Gilbert M C, Grice J D, Hawthorne F C, Kato A, Kisch H J, Krivovichev V G, Linthout K, Laird J, Mandarino J A, Maresch W V, Nickel E H, Rock N M S, Schumacher J C, Smith D C, Stephenson N C N, Ungaretti L, Whittaker E J W, Youzhi G (1997) Nomenclature of amphiboles: report of the Subcommittee on Amphiboles of the International Mineralogical Association, Commission on New Minerals and Mineral Names, The Canadian Mineralogist, 35, 219-246   [view file]

Tiepolo M, Zanetti A, Oberti R (1999) Detection, crystal-chemical mechanisms and petrological implications of [6]Ti4+ partitioning in pargasite and kaersutite, European Journal of Mineralogy, 11, 345-354

Mikouchi T, Miyamoto M (2000) Micro Raman spectroscopy of amphiboles and pyroxenes in the martian meteorites Zagami and Lewis Cliff 88516, Meteoritics and Planetary Science, 35, 155-159   [view file]

Comodi P, Boffa Ballaran T, Zanazzi P F, Capalbo C, Zanetti A, Nazzareni S (2010) The effect of oxo-component on the high-pressure behavior of amphiboles, American Mineralogist, 95, 1042-1051   [view file]

Hawthorne F C, Oberti R, Harlow G E, Maresch W V, Martin R F, Schumacher J C, Welch M D (2012) Nomenclature of the amphibole supergroup, American Mineralogist, 97, 2031-2048   [view file]