Sekaninaite R061053



Name: Sekaninaite
RRUFF ID: R061053
Ideal Chemistry: Fe2+2Al4Si5O18
Locality: Dolni Borg, Czechoslovakia
Source: Royal Ontario Museum M52513 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Grayish blue massive showing well-developed parting
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis
Mineral Group: [ Beryl (28) ]
CHEMISTRY 
RRUFF ID: R061053.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: (Fe2+1.67Mg0.15Mn0.10   0.07Ca0.01)Σ=2Al4.00(Si4.89Al0.11)Σ=5(O17.89(OH)0.11)Σ=18 ·Na0.14
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
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RRUFF ID: R061053
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
POWDER DIFFRACTION 
RRUFF ID: R061053.1
Sample Description: Powder
Cell Refinement Output: a: 17.2136(4)Å    b: 9.8313(2)Å    c: 9.3047(2)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 1574.65(4)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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REFERENCES for Sekaninaite

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]

Stanek J, Miškovský J (1975) Sekaninaite, a new mineral of the cordierite series, from Dolní Bory, Czechoslavakia, Scripta Facultati Scientiarum Naturalium Ujep Brunensis, Geologia, 1, 21-30

Fleischer M, Jambor J (1977) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 62, 395-397   [view file]

Černý P, Chapman R, Schreyer W, Ottolini L, Bottazzi P, McCammon C A (1997) Lithium in sekaninaite from the type locality, Dolní Bory, Czech Republic, The Canadian Mineralogist, 35, 167-173   [view file]

Kaindl R, Többens D M, Haefeker U (2011) Quantum-mechanical calculations of the Raman spectra of Mg- and Fe-cordierite, American Mineralogist, 96, 1568-1574   [view file]

Radica F, Capitelli F, Bellatreccia F, Della Ventura G, Cavallo A, Piccinini M, Hawthorne F C (2013) Spectroscopy and X-ray structure refinement of sekaninaite from Dolní Bory (Czech Republic), Mineralogical Magazine, 77, 485-498

Dixon A, Cempírek J, Groat L A (2014) Mineralogy and geochemistry of pegmatites on Mount Begbie, British Columbia, The Canadian Mineralogist, 52, 129-164

Novák M, Čopjaková R, Dosbaba M, Galiová M V, Všianský D, Staněk J (2015) Two paragenetic types of cookeite from the Dolní Bory-Hatě Pegmatites, Moldanubian Zone, Czech Republic: Proximal and distal alteration productions of Li-bearing sekaninaite, The Canadian Mineralogist, 53, 1035-1048

Szuszkiewicz A, Pieczka A, Gadas P, Vašinová-Galiová M, Szełęg E, Gołębiowska B, Galusková D (2019) First occurence of Mn-dominant cordierite-group mineral: Electron microprobe and laser ablation ICP-MS study, The Canadian Mineralogist, 57, 807-810