Tsepinite-Ca R060833

Name: Tsepinite-Ca
RRUFF ID: R060833
Ideal Chemistry: (Ca,K,Na)2-x(Ti,Nb)2(Si4O12)(OH,O)2·4H2O
Locality: Hackmann Valley, Yukspor Mountain, Khibiny, Kola, Russia
Source: Michael Scott S101008 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Groups of tan colored parallel prismatic crystals associated with eudialyte and arfvedsonite
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction.
Mineral Group: [ labuntsovite (11) ]
RRUFF ID: R060833.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R060833
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R060833.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 14.53(3)Å    b: 14.22(2)Å    c: 7.89(1)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 117.27(4)°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 1449(5)Å3    Crystal System: monoclinic
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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 Tsepinite-Ca

American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database Record: [view record]

Chukanov N V, Pekov I V, Rastsvetaeva R K, Nekrasov A N (1999) Labuntsovite: Solid solutions and features of the crystal structure, The Canadian Mineralogist, 37, 901-910   [view file]

Chukanov N V, Pekov I V, Khomyakov A P (2002) Recommended nomeclature for labuntsovite-group minerals, European Journal of Mineralogy, 14, 165-173   [view file]

Rastsvetaeva R K, Chukanov N V (2002) X-ray diffraction and IR spectroscopy study of labuntsovite-group minerals, Crystallography Reports, 47, 939-945   [view file]

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]

Pekov I V, Chukanov N V, Ferraris G, Gula A, Pushcharovsky D Y, Zadov A E (2003) Tsepinite-Ca, (Ca,K,Na,◻)2(Ti,Nb)2(Si4O12)(OH,O)2· 4H2O, a new mineral of the labuntsovite group from the Khibiny alkaline massif, Kola Peninsula - Novel disordered sites in the vuoriyarvite-type structure, Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte, 2003, 461-480

Jambor J L, Roberts A C (2004) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 89, 894-897   [view file]

Mandarino J A (2004) New minerals, The Canadian Mineralogist, 42, 921-945   [view file]

Pekov I V, Chukanov N V, Zadov A E, Rozenberg K A, Rastsvetaeva R k (2005) Tsepinite-Sr, (Sr,Ba,K)(Ti,Nb)2(Si4O12)(OH,O)2·3H2O, a new mineral of the labunstovite group, New Data on Minerals. Moscow, 40, 11-16   [view file]

Pekov I V (2007) New minerals from former Soviet Union countries, 1998-2006: new minerals approved by the IMA commission on new minerals and mineral names, Mineralogical Almanac, 11, 9-51   [view file]