Trevorite R140860

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Name: Trevorite
RRUFF ID: R140860
Ideal Chemistry: NiFe3+2O4
Locality: Bon Accord, Barberton District, Mpumalanga Province, South Africa
Source: Rock Currier [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Black octahedral crystals embedded in fine green nepouite matrix
Status: The identification of this mineral is confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis.
Mineral Group: [ Spinel (66) ]
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RRUFF ID: R140860.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: (Ni0.86Fe2+0.12Co0.01)Fe3+2.00O4
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample

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RRUFF ID: R140860
Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R140860.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 8.335(3)Å    b: 8.335(3)Å    c: 8.335(3)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 578.97(5)Å3    Crystal System: cubic
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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 Trevorite

American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database Record: [view record]

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Wherry E T (1924) Redefinition of species, American Mineralogist, 9, 97-98   [view file]

de Waal S A (1969) Nickel minerals from Barberton, South Africa: I. Ferroan trevorite, American Mineralogist, 54, 1204-1208   [view file]

de Waal S A (1972) Mineralogical notes: nickel minerals from Barberton, South Africa: V. trevorite, redescribed, American Mineralogist, 57, 1524-1527   [view file]

Blesa M C, Amador, U, Morán E, Menéndez N, Tornero J D, Rodríguez-Carvajal J (1993) Synthesis and characterization of nickel and magnesium ferrites obtained from α-NaFeO2, Solid State Ionics, 63, 429-436

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O'Driscoll B, Clay P L, Cawthorn P L, Lenaz D, Adetunji J, Kronz A (2014) Trevorite: Ni-rich spinel formed by metasomatism and desulfurization processes at Bon Accord, South Africa?, Mineralogical Magazine, 78, 145-163

Tredoux M, Zaccarini F, Garuti G, Miller D E (2016) Phases in the Ni-Sb-As system which occur in the Bon Accord oxide body, Barberton greenstone belt, South Africa, Mineralogical Magazine, 80, 187-198

Beckett-Brown C E, McDonald A M (2018) The crystal-chemistry of Ni-bearing spinel-group minerals: Chemical, geological, and exploration implications, The Canadian Mineralogist, 56, 77-94

Bosi F, Biagioni C, Pasero M (2019) Nomenclature and classification of the spinel supergroup, European Journal of Mineralogy, 31, 183-192   [view file]