Spurrite R070632

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Name: Spurrite
RRUFF ID: R070632
Ideal Chemistry: Ca5(SiO4)2(CO3)
Locality: Huka, Okayama, Japan
Source: Shinichi Kihara [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Massive lavender fragment
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction.
Mineral Group: [ Spurrite-Afwillite (6) ]
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R070632
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R070632.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 10.4939(9)Å    b: 6.7313(8)Å    c: 14.193(2)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 101.260(7)°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 983.3(3)Å3    Crystal System: monoclinic
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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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REFERENCES for Spurrite

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]

Wright F E (1908) On three contact minerals from Valardeña, Durango, Mexico. (Gehlenite, spurrite and hillebrandite), American Journal of Science, 176, 545-554   [view file]

Wright F E (1908) Three contact minerals, American Journal of Science, 156, 545-554   [view file]

Hauptman H, Karle I L, Karle J (1960) Crystal structure of spurrite, Ca5(SiO4)2CO3. I. Determination by the probability method, Acta Crystallographica, 13, 451-453

Smith J V, Karle I L, Hauptman H, Karle J (1960) The crystal structure of spurrite, Ca5(SiO4)2CO3. II. Description of structure, Acta Crystallographica, 13, 454-458

Belov N V, Organova N I (1962) Crystal chemistry and mineralogy of the lomonosovite group in the light of the crystal structure of lomonosovite, Geochemistry, 1, 4-13   [view file]

Marincea S, Bilal E, Verkaeren J, Pascal M L, Fonteilles M (2001) Superposed parageneses in the spurrite-, tilleyite- and gehlenite-bearing skarns from Cornet Hill, Apuseni Mountains, Romania, The Canadian Mineralogist, 39, 1435-1453   [view file]

Grice J D (2005) The structure of spurrite, tilleyite and scawtite, and relationships to other silicate-carbonate minerals, The Canadian Mineralogist, 43, 1489-1500   [view file]

Grice J D, Adams P M, Rowe R (2010) Discreditation of paraspurrite, American Mineralogist, 95, 876-879   [view file]

Marincea Ş, Dumitraş D G, Călin N, Anason A M, Fransolet A M, Hatert F (2013) Spurrite, tilleyite and associated minerals in the exoskarn zone from the Cornet Hill (Metaliferi Massif, Apuseni Mountains, Romania), The Canadian Mineralogist, 51, 359-375