Yoderite R050277

Name: Yoderite
RRUFF ID: R050277
Ideal Chemistry: (MgAl3)(MgAl)Al2O2(SiO4)4(OH)2
Locality: Mautia Hill, Kongwa, Central Province, Tanzania
Source: Marcus Origlieri
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Blue anhedral lathlike grains
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis
RRUFF ID: R050277.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: (Mg1.95Mn0.05)Σ=2(Al5.54Fe3+0.46)Σ=6Si4.00O18(OH)2
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R050277
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
INFRARED SPECTRUM (Attenuated Total Reflectance) 
RRUFF ID: R050277.1
Instrument settings: SensIR Durascope on a Nicolet Magna 860 FTIR
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RRUFF ID: R050277.1
Sample Description: Powder
Cell Refinement Output: a: 8.0052(3)Å    b: 5.8061(2)Å    c: 7.2362(3)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 104.771(2)°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 325.22(1)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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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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REFERENCES for Yoderite

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]

McKie D, Radford A J (1959) Yoderite, a new hydrous magnesium iron alumino-silicate from Mautia Hill, Tanganyika, Mineralogical Magazine, 32, 282-307   [view file]

Fleischer M (1960) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 45, 753-756   [view file]

Fleet S G, Megaw H D (1962) The crystal structure of yoderite, Acta Crystallographica, 15, 721-728

International Mineralogical Association (1962) International Mineralogical Association: Commission on new minerals and mineral names, Mineralogical Magazine, 33, 260-263   [view file]

Abu-Eid R M, Langer K, Seifert F (1978) Optical absorption and Mössbauer spectra of purple and green yoderite, a kyanite-related mineral, Physics and Chemistry of Minerals, 3, 271-289

Higgins J B, Ribbe P H, Nakajima Y (1982) An ordering model for the commensurate antiphase structure of yoderite, American Mineralogist, 67, 76-84   [view file]

Fockenberg T, Schreyer W (1991) Yoderite, a mineral with essential ferric iron: Its lack of occurrence in the system MgO–Al2O3–SiO2–H2O, American Mineralogist, 76, 1052-1060   [view file]