Palenzonaite R060455

Name: Palenzonaite
RRUFF ID: R060455
Ideal Chemistry: (NaCa2)Mn2+2(VO4)3
Locality: Molinello mine, Val Graveglia, Genova Province, Liguria, Italy
Source: Michael Scott S100207 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Dark-red massive crystals associated with calcite, quartz, and muscovite
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed only by single crystal X-ray diffraction.
Mineral Group: [ garnet (97) ]
Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample

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RRUFF ID: R060455
Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R060455.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 12.552(2)Å    b: 12.552(2)Å    c: 12.552(2)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 1977.7(2)Å3    Crystal System: cubic
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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 Palenzonaite

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]

Basso R (1987) The crystal structure of palenzonaite, a new vanadate garnet from Val Graveglia (Northern Apennines, Italy), Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte, 1987, 136-144

Jambor J L, Bladh K W, Ercit T S, Grice J D, Grew E S (1988) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 73, 927-935   [view file]

Nagashima M, Armbruster T (2012) Palenzonaite, berzeliite, and manganberzeliite:(As5+,V5+,Si4+)O4 tetrahedra in garnet structures, Mineralogical Magazine, 76, 1081-1097   [view file]

Grew E S, Locock A J, Mills S J, Galuskina I O, Galuskin E V, Hålenius U (2013) Nomenclature of the garnet supergroup, American Mineralogist, 98, 785-811   [view file]