Jeremejevite R060617

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Name: Jeremejevite
RRUFF ID: R060617
Ideal Chemistry: Al6(BO3)5F3
Locality: Ameib Farm, Usakos, Karibib District, Erongo Region, Namibia
Source: Michael Scott S100825 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Very pale blue hexagonal prism
Status: The identification of this mineral is confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis.
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RRUFF ID: R060617.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: (Al5.99Fe3+0.01)(BO3)5(F2.85(OH)0.15) ; B and H not measured but estimated by difference and charge balance
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R060617
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R060617.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 8.554(7)Å    b: 8.554(7)Å    c: 8.182(4)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 120°   Volume: 518.4(6)Å3    Crystal System: hexagonal
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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 Jeremejevite

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]

Damour A A (1883) Note sur un borate d´alumine cristallisé, de la Sibérie. Nouvell espèce minérale, Bulletin de la Société Minéralogique de France, 6, 20-23   [view file]

Moore P B, Araki T (1976) Painite, CaZrB[Al9O18]: its crystal structure and relation to jeremejevite, B5[◻3Al6(OH)3O15], and fluoborite, B3[Mg9(F,OH)9O9], American Mineralogist, 61, 88-94   [view file]

Foord E E, Erd R C, Hunt G R (1981) New data for jeremejevite, The Canadian Mineralogist, 19, 303-310   [view file]

Fleischer M, Cabri L J, Chao G Y, Mandarino J A, Pabst A (1982) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 67, 1074-1082   [view file]

Rodellas C, García-Blanco S, Vegas A (1983) Crystal structure refinement of jeremejevite (Al6B5F3O15), Zeitschrift für Kristallographie, 165, 255-260   [view file]

Kutzschbach M, Wunder B, Meixner A, Wirth R, Heinrich W, Franz G (2016) Jeremejevite as a precursor for olenitic tourmaline: consequences of non-classical crystallization pathways for composition, textures and B isotope patterns of tourmaline, European Journal of Mineralogy, 29, 239-255

Hulsobosch N, Thomas R, Boiron M-C, Dewaele S, Muchez P (2017) Direct observation of boro-aluminosilicate melt compositions: Insights from Raman spectroscopy of melt inclusions in pegmatitic tourmaline of the Gatumba-Gitarama area (Rwanda), The Canadian Mineralogist, 55, 377-397