Siderite R050349

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Name: Siderite
RRUFF ID: R050349
Ideal Chemistry: Fe(CO3)
Locality: Litchfield County, Connecticut, USA
Source: California Institute of Technology
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Grayish brown rhombohedral cleavage fragment
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis
Mineral Group: [ Calcite (36) ]
Quick search: [ All Siderite samples (6) ]
RRUFF ID: R050349.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: (Fe0.83Mg0.09Mn0.05Ca0.01)Σ=0.98CO3
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R050349
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
INFRARED SPECTRUM (Attenuated Total Reflectance) 
RRUFF ID: R050349.1
Instrument settings: SensIR Durascope on a Nicolet Magna 860 FTIR
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RRUFF ID: R050349.1
Sample Description: Powder
Cell Refinement Output: a: 4.6868(5)Å    b: 4.6868(5)Å    c: 15.340(8)Å
alpha: 90.°    beta: 90.°    gamma: 120.°   Volume: 291.8(1)Å3    Crystal System: hexagonal
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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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REFERENCES for Siderite

American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database Record: [view record]

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Effenberger H, Mereiter K, Zemann J (1981) Crystal structure refinements of magnesite, calcite, rhodochrosite, siderite, smithonite, and dolomite, with discussion of some aspects of the stereochemistry of calcite type carbonates, Zeitschrift für Kristallographie, 156, 233-243   [view file]

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Lavina B, Dera P, Downs R T, Yang W, Sinogeikin S, Meng Y, Shen G, Schiferl D (2010) Structure of siderite FeCO3 to 56 GPa and hysteresis of its spin-pairing transition, Physical Review B, 82, 064110-7

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Cerantola V, McCammon C, Kupenko I, Kantor I, Marini C, Wilke M, Ismailova L, Solopova N, Chumakov A, Pascarelli S, Dubrovinsky L (2015) High-pressure spectroscopic study of siderite (FeCO3) with a focus on spin crossover, American Mineralogist, 100, 2670-2681

Müller J, Speziale S, Efthimiopoulos I, Jahn S, Koch-Müller M (2016) Raman spectroscopy of siderite at high pressure: Evidence for a sharp spin transition, American Mineralogist, 101, 2638-2644

Müller J, Efthimiopoulos I, Jahn S, Koch-Müller M (2017) Effect of temperature on the pressure-induced spin transition in siderite and iron-bearing magnesite: a Raman spectroscopy study, European Journal of Mineralogy, 29, 785-793

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Cerantola V, Wilke M, Kantor I, Ismailova L, Kupenko I, McCammon C, Pascarelli S, Dubrovinsky L S (2019) Experimental investigation of FeCO3 (siderite) stability in Earth's lower mantle using XANES spectroscopy, American Mineralogist, 104, 1083-1091

Markl G, Keim M F, Bayerl R (2019) Unusual mineral diversity in hydrothermal vein-type deposit: The Clara mine, SW Germany, as a type example, The Canadian Mineralogist, 57, 427-456