Imandrite R070027

Name: Imandrite
RRUFF ID: R070027
Ideal Chemistry: Na12Ca3Fe3+2Si12O36
Locality: Vuonnemijok River, Khibiny Massif, Kola Peninsula, Russia
Source: Michael Scott S105066 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Yellowish brown vitreous crystal fragment
Status: The identification of this mineral is not yet confirmed.
Mineral Groups: [ Lovozerite (3) ] [ Imandrite (1) ]
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R070027
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
REFERENCES for Imandrite

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]

Khomyakov A P, Chernitsova N M, Sandomirskaya S M, Vasil’eva G L (1979) Imandrite - a new mineral of lovozerite family, Mineralogiceskij Zhurnal, 1, 89-93   [view file]

Chernitsova N M, Pudovkina Z V, Voronkov A A, Ilyukhin V V, Pyatenko Y A (1980) Imandrite Na12Ca3Fe2[Si6O18]2 - a representative of a new branch in the lovozerite structural family, Doklady Akademii Nauk SSSR, 252, 618-621   [view file]

Fleischer M, Cabri L J, Chao G Y, Pabst A (1980) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 65, 808-814   [view file]

Pekov I V, Krivovichev S V, Zolotarev A A, Yakovenchuk V N, Armbruster T, Pakhomovsky Y A (2009) Crystal chemistry and nomenclature of the lovozerite group, European Journal of Mineralogy, 21, 1061-1071   [view file]