Stichtite R050328

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Name: Stichtite
RRUFF ID: R050328
Ideal Chemistry: Mg6Cr2(CO3)(OH)16·4H2O
Locality: Dundas, Tasmania, Australia
Source: Marcus Origlieri
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Aggregate of contorted purple plates
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis
Mineral Group: [ Hydrotalcite (22) ]
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RRUFF ID: R050328.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: Mg6.00(Cr1.11Al0.71Fe3+0.18)Σ=2(CO3)(OH)16·4H2O
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R050328
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 16% of 150mW
INFRARED SPECTRUM (Attenuated Total Reflectance) 
RRUFF ID: R050328.1
Instrument settings: SensIR Durascope on a Nicolet Magna 860 FTIR
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RRUFF ID: R050328.1
Sample Description: Powder
Cell Refinement Output: a: 3.0868(4)Å    b: 3.0868(4)Å    c: 23.517(6)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 120°   Volume: 194.06(5)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 Stichtite

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]

Petterd W F (1910) Stichtite (carbonatohydrate of magnesium, chrome and iron), in Catalog of the Minerals of Tasmania 3rd Edition J. Vail Hobart 167-169   [view file]

Spencer L J (1913) A (sixth) list of new mineral names, Mineralogical Magazine, 16, 352-378   [view file]

Flett J S (1933) Proceedings of Societies: Mineralogical society of Great Britain and Ireland, American Mineralogist, 18, 77-78   [view file]

Frondel C (1941) Constitution and polymorphism of the pyroaurite and sjögrenite groups, American Mineralogist, 26, 295-315   [view file]

Mandarino J A (1966) Abstract of paper presented at the eleventh meeting: Pyroaurite and stichtite from Langmuir Township, Ontario, The Canadian Mineralogist, 8, 668-669   [view file]

Taylor H F W (1973) Crystal structures of some double hydroxide minerals, Mineralogical Magazine, 39, 377-389   [view file]

Bailey S W (1977) Report of the I.M.A-I.U.Cr. Joint Committee on Nomenclature, American Mineralogist, 62, 411-415   [view file]

Tatarinov A V, Sapozhnikov A N, Prokudin SG, Frolova L P (1985) Stichtite in serpentinites of the Terektinsky Ridge (Altay), Zapiski Vserossijskogo Mineralogicheskogo Obshchestva, 114, 575-581   [view file]

Bookin A S, Cherkashin V I, Drits V A (1993) Polytype diversity of the hydrotalcite-like minerals II. determination of the polytypes of experimentally studied varieties, Clays and Clay Minerals, 41, 558-564   [view file]

Frost R L, Erickson K L (2004) Vibrational spectroscopy of stichtite, Spectrochimica Acta Part A-Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy, 60, 3001-3005

Mills S J, Whitfield P S, Wilson S A, Woodhouse J N, Dipple G M, Raudsepp M, Francis C A (2011) The crystal structure of stichtite, re-examination of barbertonite, and the nature of polytypism in MgCr hydrotalcites, American Mineralogist, 96, 179-187   [view file]

Mills S J, Christy A G, Génin J -M R, Kameda T, Colombo F (2012) Nomenclature of the hydrotalcite supergroup: natural layered double hydroxides, Mineralogical Magazine, 76, 1289-1336   [view file]

Theiss F L, Ayoko G A, Frost R L (2013) Stichtite a review, Clay Minerals, 48, 143-148   [view file]