Trattnerite R060623

Name: Trattnerite
RRUFF ID: R060623
Ideal Chemistry: Fe3+2(Mg3Si12)O30
Locality: Stradner Kogel Mountain, Wilhelmsdorf, Bad Gleichenberg, Styria, Austria
Source: Michael Scott S100821 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Isolated dark-blue hexagonal plates
Status: The identification of this mineral is confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis.
Mineral Group: [ Milarite (17) ]
RRUFF ID: R060623.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: (   0.90K0.10)Σ=1(Fe3+1.96Cr0.03Ti0.01)Σ=2(Mg2.08Fe2+0.81Mn0.11)Σ=3[(Si11.88Al0.12)Σ=12O30] ; dark inclusion: (K0.53Na0.47)Σ=1(Al0.98Fe3+0.02)Σ=1(Si2.99Al0.01)Σ=3O8
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R060623
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R060623.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 10.054(5)Å    b: 10.054(5)Å    c: 14.319(8)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 120°   Volume: 1254(3)Å3    Crystal System: hexagonal
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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 Trattnerite

American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database Record: [view record]

Grice J D, Ferraris G (2003) New minerals approved in 2002 and nomenclature modifications approved 1998-2002 by the commission on new minerals and mineral names, International Mineralogical Association, American Mineralogist, 88, 1620-1624   [view file]

Grice J D, Ferraris G (2003) New minerals approved in 2002 and nomenclature modifications approved in 1998-2002 by the Commission on the New Minerals and Mineral Names, International Mineralogical Association, The Canadian Mineralogist, 41, 795-802   [view file]

Mandarino J A (2004) New minerals, The Canadian Mineralogist, 42, 1901-1927   [view file]

Postl W, Walter F, Ettinger K, Hauzenberger C, Bojar H P (2004) Trattnerite, (Fe,Mg)2(Mg,Fe)3[Si12O30], a new mineral of the milarite group: mineral data and crystal structure, European Journal of Mineralogy, 16, 375-380   [view file]

Jambor J L, Roberts A C (2005) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 90, 271-275   [view file]

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