Calzirtite R080084

Name: Calzirtite
RRUFF ID: R080084
Ideal Chemistry: Ca2Zr5Ti2O16
Locality: Jacupiranga mine, Cajati, São Paulo, Brazil
Source: Luiz Menezes
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Black rounded crystals associated with dark brown phlogopite, green granular diopside and black magnetite octahedra
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction.
Mineral Group: [ Calzirtite (1) ]
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R080084
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R080084.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 15.214(2)Å    b: 15.214(2)Å    c: 10.136(1)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 2346.0(4)Å3    Crystal System: tetragonal
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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 Calzirtite

American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database Record: [view record]

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Pyatenko Y A, Pudovkina Z V (1961) The crystal structure of calcirtite; a new derivative structure of CaF2-CeO2 type, Soviet Physics - Crystallography, 6, 155-157   [view file]

Zdorik T B, Sidorenko G A, Bykova A V (1961) A new titanozirconate of calcium-calzirtite, Doklady Akademii Nauk SSSR, 137, 681-684   [view file]

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International Mineralogical Association (1967) Commission on new minerals and mineral names, Mineralogical Magazine, 36, 131-136   [view file]

Rossell H J (1982) Calzirtite - A fluorite-related superstructure, Acta Crystallographica, B38, 593-595

Sinclair W, Eggleton R A, Laughlin G M (1986) Structure refinement of calzirtite from Jacupiranga, Brazil, American Mineralogist, 71, 815-818   [view file]

Rastsvetaeva R K, Pushcharovskii D Y, Spiridonov E M, Gekimyants V M (1995) Crystal structure of ordered calzirtite Ca2Zr5Ti2O16, Crystallography Reports, 40, 746-748   [view file]

Callegari A, Mazzi F, Ungaretti P (1997) The crystal structure of orthorhombic calzirtite from Val Malenco (Italy), Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte, 1997, 467-480