Shibkovite R080040

Name: Shibkovite
RRUFF ID: R080040
Ideal Chemistry: K2Ca2(Zn3Si12)O30
Locality: Dara-i-Pioz Glacier, Alayskiy (Alai) Range, Tien Shan Mts, Region of Republican Subordination, Tajikistan
Source: Michael Scott S103624 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Colorless, vitreous, massive containing some black inclusions. Sample fluoresces neon-orange under SWUV light.
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed only by single crystal X-ray diffraction.
Mineral Group: [ Milarite (18) ]
Sample Description: Unoriented sample; 532 spectrum overwhelmed by fluorescence

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RRUFF ID: R080040
Sample Description: Unoriented sample; 532 spectrum overwhelmed by fluorescence
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 1% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R080040.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 10.529(2)Å    b: 10.529(2)Å    c: 14.211(3)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 120°   Volume: 1364.2(4)Å3    Crystal System: hexagonal
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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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REFERENCES for Shibkovite

American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database Record: [view record]

Pautov L A, Agakhanov A A, Sokolova E V (1998) Shibkovite K(Ca, Mn, Na)2 (K2-xx)2Zn3Si12O30 — the new mineral from the milarite group, Zapiski Vserossijskogo Mineralogicheskogo Obshchestva, 127, issue 4 89-94   [view file]

Sokolova E V, Rybakov V B, Pautov L A (1999) Crystal structure of shibkovite, Doklady Earth Sciences, 369A, 1288-1290   [view file]

Jambor J L, Puziewicz J, Roberts A C (2000) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 85, 627-630   [view file]

Pekov I V (2007) New minerals from former Soviet Union countries, 1998-2006: new minerals approved by the IMA commission on new minerals and mineral names, Mineralogical Almanac, 11, 9-51   [view file]

Gagné O C, Hawthorne F C (2016) Chemographic exploration of the milarite-type structure, The Canadian Mineralogist, 54, 1229-1247