Raite R060854



Name: Raite
RRUFF ID: R060854
Ideal Chemistry: Na3Mn2+3Ti0.25(Si8O20)(OH)2·10H2O
Locality: Mount Kurnasurt, Lovozero Massif, Kola Peninsula, USSR
Source: Michael Scott S100990 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Tufts of tan fibers associated with manganoneptunite, R130094, and orthoclase
Status: The identification of this mineral is not yet confirmed.
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
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RRUFF ID: R060854
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 30% of 150mW
REFERENCES for Raite

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]

Fleischer M (1973) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 58, 1111-1115   [view file]

Mer'kov A N, Bussen I V, Goiko E A, Kul'chitskaya E A, Men'shikov Y P, Nedorezova A P (1973) Raite and zorite - new minerals from the Lovozero Tundra, Zapiski Vsesoyuznogo Mineralogicheskogo Obshchestva, 102, issue 1 54-62   [view file]

Pluth J J, Smith J V, Pushcharovskii D Y, Semenov E I, Bram A, Riekel C, Weber H P, Broach R W (1997) Third-generation synchrotron X-ray diffraction of 6-μm crystal of raite, ~Na3Mn3Ti0.25Si8O20(OH)2·10H2O opens up new chemistry and physics of low-temperature minerals, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 94, 12263-12267

Jambor J L, Kovalenker V A, Roberts A C (1998) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 83, 1117-1121   [view file]

Pushcharovskii D Y, Pekov I V, Pluth J J, Smith J, Ferraris G Vinogradova S A, Arakcheeva A V, Soboleva S V, Semenov E I (1999) Raite, manganonordite-(Ce), and ferronordite-(Ce) from the Lovozero massif: Crystal structures and mineralogical geochemistry, Crystallography Reports, 44, 565-574