Ruizite R130787

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Name: Ruizite
RRUFF ID: R130787
Ideal Chemistry: Ca2Mn3+2Si4O11(OH)4·2H2O
Locality: Wessels mine, Hotazel, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa
Source: Marcus Origlieri [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Brown prismatic crystals in radiating groups, with a globular gyrolite-like mineral, on and in hydroxyapophyllite-(K) with minor inesite.
Status: The identification of this mineral is confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis.
Mineral Group: [ Ruizite (5) ]
Quick search: [ All Ruizite samples (3) ]
RRUFF ID: R130787.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: (Ca1.90Sr0.06Mg0.04)2.00(Mn3+1.88Fe3+0.07Al0.05)2.00Si4.01O11(OH)4ยท2H2O
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R130787
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R130787.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 9.0360(3)Å    b: 6.1684(2) Å    c: 11.9602(4) Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 91.433(2) °    gamma: 90°   Volume: 666.43(4) Å3    Crystal System: monoclinic
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REFERENCES for Ruizite

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]

Williams S A, Duggan M (1977) Ruizite, a new silicate mineral from Christmas, Arizona, Mineralogical Magazine, 41, 429-432   [view file]

Fleischer M, Pabst A, White J S (1978) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 63, 793-796   [view file]

Wilson W E, Dunn P J (1978) The Kalahari manganese field, The Mineralogical Record, 9, 137-153

Hawthorne F C (1984) The crystal structure of ruizite, a sorosilicate with an [Si4O13] cluster, Tschermaks Mineralogische und Petrographische Mitteilungen, 33, 135-146

Dunn P J, Gobel V, Grice J D, Puziewicz J, Shigley J E, Vanko D A, Zilczer J (1985) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 70, 436-441   [view file]

Moore P B, Shen J, Araki T (1985) Crystal chemistry of the 2[M3+2Φ2(TO4)2] sheet: structural principles and crystal structures of ruizite, macfallite and orientite, American Mineralogist, 70, 171-181   [view file]

Fendrich K V, Downs R T, Origlieri M J (2016) Redetermination of ruizite, Ca2Mn3+2[Si4O11(OH)](OH)2·2H2O, Acta Crystallographica, E72, 959-963   [view file]