Romanèchite R060337

Name: Romanèchite
RRUFF ID: R060337
Ideal Chemistry: (Ba,H2O)2(Mn4+,Mn3+)5O10
Locality: 6.5 miles south of Palo Verde, Imperial County, California, USA
Source: Michael Scott S100209 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Black botyroidal massive
Status: The identification of this mineral is not yet confirmed.
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R060337
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
REFERENCES for Romanèchite

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]

Turner E (1828) Chemical examination of the oxides of manganese. Part II. On the composition of the ores of manganese described by Mr. Haidinger, The Philosophical Magazine, 4, 96-104   [view file]

Lacroix A (1900) VII. Sélénites, téllurites, manganites et plumbates b) Manganites: romanéchite, in Collection de Minéralogie du Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle Laboratoire de Minéralogie Paris 28-29   [view file]

Vogt J H L (1902) Problems in the geology of ore-deposits. IV. Differences of depth in the original positions of epigenetic deposits; and the secondary alterations of deposits, Transactions of the American Institute of Mining Engineers, 31, 158-169   [view file]

Schaller W T (1910) Review of Mineralogie de la France et de ses Colonies. Tome Quatrième by A Lacroix, Science, 32, 558-559   [view file]

International Mineralogical Association (1982) International Mineralogical Association: Commission on new minerals and mineral names, Mineralogical Magazine, 46, 513-514   [view file]

Turner S, Post J E (1988) Refinement of the substructure and superstructure of romanechite, American Mineralogist, 73, 1155-1161   [view file]

Post J E, McKeown D A, Heaney, P J (2020) Raman spectroscopy study of manganese oxides: Tunnel structures, American Mineralogist, 105, 1175-1190   [view file]