Trembathite R070756

Name: Trembathite
RRUFF ID: R070756
Ideal Chemistry: Mg3B7O13Cl
Locality: Salt Springs deposit, Sussex, Kings Co., New Brunswick, Canada
Source: Michael Scott S104098 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Blue-green pseudocubic crystal
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction.
Mineral Group: [ Boracite (9) ]
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R070756
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R070756.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 8.59(3)Å    b: 8.59(3)Å    c: 21.08(7)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 120°   Volume: 1347(2)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 Trembathite

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]

Nelmes R J (1974) Structural studies of boracites. A review of the properties of boracites, Journal of Physics C: Solid State Physics, 7, 3841-3855

Burns P C, Hawthorne F C, Stirling J A R (1992) Trembathite, (Mg,Fe)3B7O13Cl, a new borate mineral from the Salt Springs potash deposit, Sussex, New Brunswick, The Canadian Mineralogist, 30, 445-448   [view file]

Jambor J L, Grew E S (1993) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 78, 233-238   [view file]

Schindler M, Hawthorne F C (1995) The crystal structure of trembathite, (Mg1.55Fe1.43Mn0.02)B7O13Cl, a mineral of the boracite group: an example of the insertion of a cluster into a three-dimensional net, The Canadian Mineralogist, 36, 1195-1201   [view file]

Burns P C, Carpenter M A (1996) Phase transitions in the series boracite – trembathite – congolite: phase relations, The Canadian Mineralogist, 34, 881-892   [view file]

Burns P C, Carpenter M A (1997) Phase transitions in the series boracite – trembathite – congolite: an infrared spectroscopic study, The Canadian Mineralogist, 35, 189-202   [view file]

Wachowiak J, Pieczka A, (2012) Congolite and trembathite from the Kłodawa Salt Mine, Central Poland: records of the thermal history of the parental salt dome, The Canadian Mineralogist, 50, 1387-1399   [view file]