Cerianite-(Ce) R050379

Name: Cerianite-(Ce)
RRUFF ID: R050379
Ideal Chemistry: CeO2
Locality: Sierra de Bermejillo, Durango, Mexico
Source: University of Arizona Mineral Museum 16081 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Black crystals or grains, exhibiting a greasy luster
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction.
Mineral Group: [ Fluorite (12) ]
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R050379
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R050379.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 5.41110(4)Å    b: 5.41110(4)Å    c: 5.41110(4)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 158.437(3)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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REFERENCES for Cerianite-(Ce)

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]

Graham A R (1955) Cerianite CeO2: a new rare-earth oxide mineral, American Mineralogist, 40, 560-564   [view file]

Keramidas V G, White W B (1973) Raman spectra of oxides with the fluorite structure, The Journal of Chemical Physics, 59, 1561-1562

Nickel E H, Mandarino J A (1987) Procedures involving the IMA Commission on New Minerals and Mineral Names and guidelines on mineral nomenclature, American Mineralogist, 72, 1031-1042   [view file]

Wolcyrz M, Kepinski L (1992) Rietveld refinement of the structure of CeOCl formed in Pd/CeO2 catalyst: Notes on the existence of a stabilized tetragonal phase of La2O3 in La-Pd-O system, Journal of Solid State Chemistry, 99, 409-413

Weber W H, Hass K C, McBride J R (1993) Raman study of CeO2: second-order scattering, lattice dynamics, and particle-size effects, Physical Review B, 48, 178-185

Zaitsev A N, Chakhmouradian A R, Siidra O I, Spratt J, Williams C T, Stanley C J, Petrov S V, Britvin S N, Polyakova E A (2011) Fluorine-, yttrium- and lanthanide-rich cerianite-(Ce) from carbonatitic rocks of the Kerimasi volcano and surrounding explosion craters, Gregory Rift, northern Tanzania, Mineralogical Magazine, 75, 2813-2822   [view file]

Chakrabarty A, Mitchell R H, Ren M, Sen A K, Pruseth K L (2013) Rinkite, cerianite-(Ce), and hingganite-(Ce) in syenite gneisses from the Sushina Hill Complex, India: occurrence, compositional data and petrogenetic significance, Mineralogical Magazine, 77, 3137-3153   [view file]

Kato T, Tsunazawa Y, Liu W, Tokoro C (2019) Structural change analysis of cerianite in weathered residual rare earth ore by mechanochemical reduction using X-ray absorption fine strucutre, Minerals, 9, 267   [view file]