Bixbyite-(Fe) R050395

Name: Bixbyite-(Fe)
RRUFF ID: R050395
Ideal Chemistry: Fe3+2O3
Locality: Thomas Range, Juab County, Utah, USA
Source: Marcus Origlieri
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Black cube modified with octahedral corners
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis
Mineral Group: [ Bixbyite (2) ]
RRUFF ID: R050395.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: (Fe3+1.09Mn3+0.83Al0.04Ti0.03)O3
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
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INFRARED SPECTRUM (Attenuated Total Reflectance) 
RRUFF ID: R050395.1
Instrument settings: SensIR Durascope on a Nicolet Magna 860 FTIR
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RRUFF ID: R050395.1
Sample Description: Powder
Cell Refinement Output: a: 9.4124(3)Å    b: 9.4124(3)Å    c: 9.4124(3)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 833.88(7)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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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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REFERENCES for Bixbyite-(Fe)

American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database Record: [view record]

Zachariasen W H (1928) Untersuchungen über die Kristallstruktur von Sesquioxyden und Verbindungen ABO3, Skrifter Utgitt av Det Norske Videnskaps-Akademi i Oslo, 1, 1-165   [view file]

Pauling L, Shappell M D (1930) The crystal structure of bixbyite and the C-modification of the sesquioxides, Zeitschrift für Kristallographie, 75, 128-142   [view file]

Geller S (1971) Structures of α-Mn2O3, (Mn0.983Fe0.017)2O3 and (Mn0.37Fe0.63)2O3 and relation to magnetic ordering, Acta Crystallographica, B27, 821-828

Ben-Dor L, Fischbein E, Kalman Z H (1976) Concerning the β phase of iron(III) oxide, Acta Crystallographica, B32, 667-667

Danno T, Nakatsuka D, Kusano Y, Asaoka H, Nakanishi M, Fujii T, Ikeda Y, Takada J (2013) Crystal structure of β‑Fe2O3 and topotactic phase transformation to α‑Fe2O3, Crystal Growth and Design, 13, 770-774

Rayaprol S, Kaushik S D, Babu P D Siruguri V (2013) Structure and magnetism of FeMnO3, AIP Conference Proceedings, 1512, 1132-1133   [view file]

Ghosh D, Dutta U, Haque A, Mordvinova N E, Lebedev O I, Pal K, Gayen A, Mahata P, Kundu A K, Seikh M M (2017) Evidence of low temperature spin glass transition in bixbyite type FeMnO3, Materials Science and Engineering B, 226, 206-210

Miyawaki R, Hatert F, Pasero M, Mills S J (2022) IMA Commission on New Minerals, Nomenclature and Classification (CNMNC) Newsletter 64, Mineralogical Magazine, 86, 178-182   [view file]