Sanbornite R060489

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Name: Sanbornite
RRUFF ID: R060489
Ideal Chemistry: BaSi2O5
Locality: Big Creek, Fresno County, California, USA
Source: Michael Scott S100272 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Colorless cleavage plate
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis
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RRUFF ID: R060489.2
Sample Description: Microprobe fragment
Measured Chemistry: Ba1.00Si1.97O5
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R060489
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R060489.1
Sample Description: Powder
Cell Refinement Output: a: 4.6351(4)Å    b: 7.6932(8)Å    c: 13.5290(4)Å
alpha: 90.°    beta: 90.°    gamma: 90.°   Volume: 482.43(5)Å3    Crystal System: orthorhombic
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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 Sanbornite

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]

Rogers A F (1932) Sanbornite, a new barium silicate mineral from Mariposa County, California, American Mineralogist, 17, 161-172   [view file]

Douglass R M (1958) The crystal structure of sanbornite, BaSi2O5, American Mineralogist, 43, 517-536   [view file]

Hesse K F, Liebau F (1980) Crystal chemistry of silica-rich barium silicates. III. Refinement of the crystal structures of the layer silicates Ba2(Si4O10) (l) (Sanbornite), and Ba2(Si4O10) (h), Zeitschrift für Kristallographie, 153, 33-41   [view file]

Shannon R D, Shannon R C, Medenbach O, Fischer R X (2002) Refractive index and dispersion of fluorides and oxides, Journal of Physical and Chemical Reference Data, 31, 931-970   [view file]