Shomiokite-(Y) R060670

Name: Shomiokite-(Y)
RRUFF ID: R060670
Ideal Chemistry: Na3Y(CO3)3·3H2O
Locality: Alluaiv Mountain, Lovozero massif, Kola Peninsula, Russia
Source: Michael Scott S100955 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Colorless prismatic crystal covered with thin white coating of adamsite-(Y)
Status: The identification of this mineral is confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis.
RRUFF ID: R060670.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: Na2.80(Y0.81Gd0.02Er0.01Sm0.01Dy0.01Yb0.01Eu0.01)Σ=0.88(CO3)3.09·2.86H2O
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R060670
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R060670.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 10.0241(8)Å    b: 17.315(2)Å    c: 5.9343(6)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 1030.0(2)Å3    Crystal System: orthorhombic
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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 Shomiokite-(Y)

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]

Khomyakov A P, Shumyatskaya N G, Polezhaeva L T (1992) Shomiokite-(Y), Na3Y(CO3)3·3H2O: a new mineral, Zapiski Vserossijskogo Mineralogicheskogo Obshchestva, 121, issue 6 129-132   [view file]

Jambor J L, Puziewicz J, Roberts A C (1994) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 79, 763-767   [view file]

Grice J D (1996) The crystal structure of shomiokite-(Y), The Canadian Mineralogist, 34, 649-655   [view file]

Rastsvetaeva R K, Pushcharovsky D Y, Pekov I V (1996) Crystal structure of shomiokite-(Y), Na3Y(CO3)3·3H2O, European Journal of Mineralogy, 8, 1249-1255