Sinoite R130011

Name: Sinoite
RRUFF ID: R130011
Ideal Chemistry: Si2N2O
Locality: Zakłodzie meteorite, Zakłodzie, Poland
Source: Chi Ma
Owner: Chi Ma
Description: Euhedral lath-shaped crystals included in association with buseckite. Data from Ma et al (American Mineralogist, 97 (2012) 1226-1233)
Status: The identification of this mineral is confirmed by electron back-scatter diffraction
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Renishaw M1000 514nm @ 100% of 50mW
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REFERENCES for Sinoite

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]

Andersen C A, Keil K, Mason B (1964) Silicon oxynitride, Science, 146, 256-257

Idrestedt I, Brosset C (1964) Structure of Si2N2O, Acta Chemica Scandinavica, 18, 1879-1886

Fleischer M (1965) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 50, 519-522   [view file]

International Mineralogical Association (1967) Commission on new minerals and mineral names, Mineralogical Magazine, 36, 131-136   [view file]

Sekine T, He H, Kobayashi T, Shibata K (2006) Sinoite (Si2N2O) shocked at pressures of 28 to 64 GPa, American Mineralogist, 91, 463-466   [view file]

Ma C, Beckett J R, Rossman G R (2012) Buseckite, (Fe,Zn,Mn)S, a new mineral from the Zaklodzie meteorite, American Mineralogist, 97, 1226-1233   [view file]