Kainosite-(Y) R070759

Name: Kainosite-(Y)
RRUFF ID: R070759
Ideal Chemistry: Ca2Y2(SiO3)4(CO3)·H2O
Locality: Bicroft mine, Cardiff Township, Haliburton Co., Ontario, Canada
Source: Michael Scott S104160 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Light brown prismatic crystals associated with quartz and green fluorite
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed only by single crystal X-ray diffraction.
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R070759
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R070759.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 12.957(7)Å    b: 14.23(1)Å    c: 6.709(3)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 1236.9(9)Å3    Crystal System: orthorhombic
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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 Kainosite-(Y)

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]

Nordenskiöld A E (1886) Mineralogiska bidrag. 9. Kainosit, ett nytt mineral från Hittero i Norge, Geologiska Föreningens i Stockholm Förhandlingar, 8, 143-146   [view file]

Rumanova I M, Volodina G F Belov N V (1967) The crystal structure of the rare earth ring silicate kainosite Ca2(Y,Tr)2[Si4O12] CO3·H2O, Soviet Physics - Crystallography, 11, 485-491   [view file]

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]

Giuseppetti G, Tadini C, Oddone M (1989) Cenosite-(Y) from Baveno, Novara (Italy): crystal structure, Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte, 1989, 153-164