Tuzlaite R120036

Name: Tuzlaite
RRUFF ID: R120036
Ideal Chemistry: NaCaB5O8(OH)2·3H2O
Locality: Tuzla mine, Tuzla, Tuzla Canton, Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Source: Bob Jenkins
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Seam of colorless massive fibers
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction.
Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample

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RRUFF ID: R120036
Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R120036.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 6.496(1)Å    b: 13.269(2)Å    c: 11.456(2)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 93.13(2)°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 986.0(9)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 Tuzlaite

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]

Bermanec V, Armbruster T, Tibljas D, Sturman D, Kniewald G (1994) Tuzlaite, NaCa[B5O8(OH)2]·3H2O, a new mineral with a pentaborate sheet structure from the Tuzla salt mine, Bosnia and Hercegovina, American Mineralogist, 79, 562-569   [view file]

Bermanec V, Furic K, Rajic M, Kniewald G (2003) Thermal stability and vibrational spectra of the sheet borate tuzlaite, NaCa[B5O8(OH)2]·3H2O, American Mineralogist, 88, 271-276   [view file]