Malayaite R061106

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Name: Malayaite
RRUFF ID: R061106
Ideal Chemistry: CaSnO(SiO4)
Locality: Meldon, Dartmoor, Devon, England
Source: Michael Scott S100848 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Dark yellow massive associated with wollastonite and garnet
Status: The identification of this mineral is confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis.
Mineral Group: [ Titanite (17) ]
Quick search: [ All Malayaite samples (3) ]
RRUFF ID: R061106.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: Ca1.00Sn1.00O(Si1.00O4)
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R061106
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R061106.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 7.147(1)Å    b: 8.888(2)Å    c: 6.660(1)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 113.36(1)°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 388.4(1)Å3    Crystal System: monoclinic
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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 Malayaite

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]

Alexander J B, Flinter B H (1965) A note on varlamoffite and associated minerals from the Batang Padang district, Perak, Malaya, Malaysia, Mineralogical Magazine, 35, 622-627   [view file]

Fleischer M (1966) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 51, 1546-1553   [view file]

Higgins J B, Ribbe P H (1977) The structure of malayaite, CaSnOSiO4, a tin analog of titanite, American Mineralogist, 62, 801-806   [view file]

Mulholland I R (1984) Malayaite and tin-bearing garnet from a skarn at Gumble, NSW, Australia, Mineralogical Magazine, 48, 27-30   [view file]

Groat L A, Kek S, Bismayer U, Schmidt C, Krane H G, Meyer H, Nistor L, Van Tendeloo G (1996) A synchrotron radiation, HRTEM, X-ray powder diffraction, and Raman spectroscopic study of malayaite, CaSnSiO5, American Mineralogist, 81, 595-602   [view file]

Malcherek T, Paulenz B, Fischer M, Paulmann C (2020) The modulated low-temperature structure of malayaite, CaSnOSiO4, Acta Crystallographica, B76, 316-321