Vlasovite R060913

Name: Vlasovite
RRUFF ID: R060913
Ideal Chemistry: Na2ZrSi4O11
Locality: Kipawa complex, Quebec, Canada
Source: Royal Ontario Museum M52456 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Honey yellow single crystal fragment
Status: The identification of this mineral has been made only by X-ray diffraction.
RRUFF ID: R060913.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R060913
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R060913.1
Sample Description: Powder
Cell Refinement Output: a: 11.0389(3)Å    b: 10.1003(2)Å    c: 8.5680(3)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 100.325(4)°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 939.84(4)Å3    Crystal System: monoclinic
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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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REFERENCES for Vlasovite

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]

Fleischer M (1961) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 46, 1200-1204   [view file]

Tikhonenkova R P, Kazakova M E (1961) Vlasovite - a new zirconium silicate from the Lovozero Massif, Doklady Akademii Nauk SSSR, 137, 944-946   [view file]

Voronkov A A, Pyatenko Y A (1962) The crystal structure of vlasovite, Soviet Physics - Crystallography, 6, 755-760   [view file]

Fleet S G, Cann J R (1967) Vlasovite: a second occurrence and a triclinic to monoclinic inversion, Mineralogical Magazine, 36, 233-241   [view file]

International Mineralogical Association (1967) Commission on new minerals and mineral names, Mineralogical Magazine, 36, 131-136   [view file]

Gittins J, Gasparrini E L, Fleet S G (1973) The occurrence of vlasovite in Canada, The Canadian Mineralogist, 12, 211-214   [view file]

Currie K L, Zaleski E (1985) The relative stability of elpidite and vlasovite: a P-T indicator for peralkaline rocks, The Canadian Mineralogist, 23, 577-582   [view file]

Sokolova E, Hawthorne F C, Ball N A, Mitchell R H, Della Ventura G (2006) Vlasovite, Na2Zr(Si4O11), from the Kipawa alkaline complex, Quebec, Canada: crystal-structure refinement and infrared spectroscopy, The Canadian Mineralogist, 44, 1349-1356   [view file]

Kaneva E V, Vladykin N V, Mesto E, Lacalamita M, Scordari F, Schingaro E (2018) Refinement of the crystal structure of vlasovite from Burpala massif (Russia), Crystallography Reports, 63, 1092-1098