Schorlomite R140772

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Name: Schorlomite
RRUFF ID: R140772
Ideal Chemistry: Ca3Ti2(SiFe3+2)O12
Locality: Graulay, Hillesheim, Eifel, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
Source: Ch. and H. Schäfer [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Black euhedral crystals, associated with noonkanbahnite, pyroxene and oxyphlogopite
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed only by single crystal X-ray diffraction.
Mineral Group: [ garnet (97) ]
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R140772
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R140772.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 12.198(2)Å    b: 12.198(2)Å    c: 12.198(2)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 1814.87(7)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 Schorlomite

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]

Shepard C U (1846) On three new mineral species from Arkansas, and the discovery of the diamond in North Carolina, American Journal of Science and Arts, 52, 249-254   [view file]

Gongbao W, Baolei M (1986) The crystal chemistry and Mössbauer study of schorlomite, Physics and Chemistry of Minerals, 13, 198-205

Peterson R C, Locock A J, Luth R W (1995) Positional disorder of oxygen in garnet: the crystal-structure refinement of schorlomite, The Canadian Mineralogist, 33, 627-631   [view file]

Chakhmouradian A R, McCammon C A (2005) Schorlomite: a discussion of the crystal chemistry, formula, and inter-species boundaries, Physics and Chemistry of Minerals, 32, 277-289   [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]

Schingaro E, Lacalamita M, Mesto E, Ventruti G, Pedrazzi G, Ottolini L, Scordari F (2016) Crystal chemistry and light elements analysis of Ti-rich garnets, American Mineralogist, 101, 371-384