Kapustinite R060896

Name: Kapustinite
RRUFF ID: R060896
Ideal Chemistry: Na6ZrSi6O16(OH)2
Locality: Palitra pegmatite, Kedykverpakhk Mountain, Lovozero Massif, Russia
Source: Michael Scott S100956 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Reddish brown vitreous massive fragment
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed only by single crystal X-ray diffraction.
RRUFF ID: R060896.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R060896
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R060896.1
Sample Description: Powder, refined as cubic because peaks overlap too much to properly refine the monoclinic cell
Cell Refinement Output: a: 10.5894(8)Å    b: 10.5894(8)Å    c: 10.5894(8)Å
alpha: 58.379(4)°    beta: 58.379(4)°    gamma: 58.379(4)°   Volume: 808.5(1)Å3    Crystal System: rhombohedral
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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 Kapustinite

American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database Record: [view record]

Pekov I V, Chukanov N V, Yamnova N A, Egorov-Tismenko Y K, lndov A E (2003) Kapustinite, Na5.5Mn0.25ZrSi6O16(OH)2, a new mineral from Lovozero massif (Kola peninsula) and the new data on the genetic crystallochemistry of the lovozerite group, Zapiski Vserossijskogo Mineralogicheskogo Obshchestva, 132, issue 6 1-14   [view file]

Yamnova N A, Egorov-Tismenko Y K, Pekov I V, Shchegol’kova L V (2004) Crystal structure of kapustinite Na5.5Mn0.25Zr[Si6O16(OH)2] - a new mineral of the lovozerite group, Doklady Akademii Nauk SSSR, 396, 680-685   [view file]

Jambor J L, Roberts A C (2005) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 90, 271-275   [view file]

Pekov I V (2007) New minerals from former Soviet Union countries, 1998-2006: new minerals approved by the IMA commission on new minerals and mineral names, Mineralogical Almanac, 11, 9-51   [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]