Phenakite X050129

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Name: Phenakite
RRUFF ID: X050129
Ideal Chemistry: Be2(SiO4)
Locality: Anjomabonoia, Madagascar
Source: RD Shannon 49022- 34
Owner: Caltech
Status: The identification of this mineral has been determined only by Raman spectroscopy
Mineral Group: [ Phenakite (8) ]
Quick search: [ All Phenakite samples (4) ]
Sample Description: de-polarized laser oriented parallel to the c axis
Instrument settings: none 785nm @ 100% of mW
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REFERENCES for Phenakite

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]

Nordenskjöld N (1834) Beskrifning på phenakit, ett nytt mineral från Ural, Kongliga Svenska Vetenskaps-Akademiens Handlingar, 1833, 160-165   [view file]

Zachariasen W H (1971) Refined crystal structure of phenacite, Be2SiO4, Soviet Physics - Crystallography, 16, 1021-1025   [view file]

Hazen R M, Au A Y (1986) High-pressure crystal chemistry of phenakite (Be2SiO4) and bertrandite (Be4Si2O7(OH)2), Physics and Chemistry of Minerals, 13, 69-78

Downs J W, Gibbs G V (1987) An exploratory examination of the electron density and electrostatic potential of phenakite, American Mineralogist, 72, 769-777   [view file]

Hofmeister A M, Hoering T C, Virgo D (1987) Vibrational spectroscopy of of beryllium aluminosilicates: heat capacity calculations from band assignments, Physics and Chemistry of Minerals, 14, 205-224

Tsirel'son V G, Sokolova Y V, Urusov V S (1987) An X-ray diffraction study of the electron-density distribution and electrostatic potential in phenakite Be2SiO4, Geochemistry International, 24, 101-110   [view file]

Martin-Izard A, Paniagua A, Moreiras D, Acevedo R D, Marcos-Pascual C (1995) Metasomatism at a granitic pegmatite - dunite contact in Galicia: the Franqueira occurrence of chrysoberyl (alexandrite), emerald, and phenakite, The Canadian Mineralogist, 33, 775-792   [view file]

Shannon R D, Shannon R C, Medenbach O, Fischer R X (2002) Refractive index and dispersion of fluorides and oxides, Journal of Physical and Chemical Reference Data, 31, 931-970   [view file]