Shuiskite-(Mg) R070109

Name: Shuiskite-(Mg)
RRUFF ID: R070109
Ideal Chemistry: Ca2MgCr2(Si2O7)(SiO4)(OH)2·H2O
Locality: Sarnay, Ural, Russia
Source: Bob Jenkins [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Aggregates of brownish-gray fibrous prismatic crystals associated with uvarovite
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed only by single crystal X-ray diffraction.
Mineral Group: [ Pumpellyite (6) ]
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R070109
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R070109.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 8.815(1)Å    b: 5.951(1)Å    c: 19.171(3)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 97.67(1)°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 996.9(3)Å3    Crystal System: monoclinic

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REFERENCES for Shuiskite-(Mg)

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]

Ivanov O K, Arkhangel´skaya V A, Miroshnikova L O, Shilova T A (1981) Shuiskite, the chromium analogue of pumpellyite, from the Bisersk deposit, Zapiski Vsesoyuznogo Mineralogicheskogo Obshchestva, 110, issue 4 508-512   [view file]

Fleischer M, Chao G Y, Mandarino J A (1982) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 67, 854-860   [view file]

Lykova I S, Varlamov D A, Chukanov N V, Pekov I V, Zubakova N V (2018) Crystal chemistry of shuiskite and chromian pumpellyite-(Mg), European Journal of Mineralogy, 30, 1133-1139   [view file]

Lykova I, Varlamov D, Chukanov N, Pekov I, Belakovskiy D, Ivanov O, Zubkova N, Britvin S (2020) Chromium members of the pumpellyite group: Shuiskite-(Cr), Ca2CrCr2[SiO4][Si2O6(OH)](OH)2O, a new mineral, and shuiskite-(Mg), a new species name for shuiskite, Minerals, 10, 390   [view file]

Miyawaki R, Hatert F, Pasero M, Mills S J (2020) IMA Commission on New Minerals, Nomenclature and Classification (CNMNC) Newsletter 54, Mineralogical Magazine, 84, 359-365   [view file]