Clinozoisite R040085

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Name: Clinozoisite
RRUFF ID: R040085
Ideal Chemistry: Ca2Al3[Si2O7][SiO4]O(OH)
Locality: Alamos, Sonora, Mexico
Source: University of Arizona Mineral Museum 8562 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Divergent aggregate of red thin prismatic crystals
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis
Mineral Groups: [ clinozoisite (16) ] [ epidote (31) ]
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RRUFF ID: R040085.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: Ca2.03(Al0.90Fe0.13)3(Si1.00O4)(Si2.00O7)O(OH)
Sample Description: Sample is oriented and mounted onto a pin.
Pin ID: M00391
Orientation: Laser parallel to  c*  (0 0 1).     Fiducial mark perpendicular to laser is parallel to  a   [1 0 0].

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RRUFF ID: R040085
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
INFRARED SPECTRUM (Attenuated Total Reflectance) 
RRUFF ID: R040085.1
Instrument settings: SensIR Durascope on a Nicolet Magna 860 FTIR
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RRUFF ID: R040085.1
Sample Description: Powder
Cell Refinement Output: a: 8.8783(8)Å    b: 5.6065(4)Å    c: 10.1520(6)Å
alpha: 90.°    beta: 115.448(5)°    gamma: 90.°   Volume: 456.30(4)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 Clinozoisite

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]

Weinschenk E (1896) Ueber Epidot und Zoisit, Zeitschrift für Kristallographie, 26, 156-177   [view file]

Hutton C O (1950) Studies of heavy detrital minerals, Bulletin of the Geological Society of America, 61, 635-710   [view file]

Dollase W A (1968) Refinement and comparison of the structures of zoisite and clinozoisite, American Mineralogist, 53, 1882-1898   [view file]

Pawley A R, Redfern S A T, Holland T J B (1996) Volume behaviour of hydrous minerals at high pressure and temperature: I. Thermal expansion of lawsonite, zoisite, clinozoisite, and diaspore, American Mineralogist, 81, 335-340   [view file]

Armbruster T, Bonazzi P, Akasaka M, Bermanec V, Chopin C, Giere R, Huess-Assbichler S, Liebscher A, Menchetti S, Pan Y, Pasero M (2006) Recommended nomeclature of epidote-group minerals, European Journal of Mineralogy, 18, 551-567   [view file]

Dörsam G, Liebscher A, Wunder B, Franz G, Gottschalk M (2007) Crystal chemistry of synthetic Ca2Al3Si3O12OH–Sr2Al3O12OH solid-solution series of zoisite and clinozoisite, American Mineralogist, 92, 1133-1147   [view file]

Ercit T S, Piilonen P C, Rowe R (2007) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 92, 1539-1542   [view file]

Nagashima M, Geiger C A, Akasaka M (2009) A crystal-chemical investigation of clinozoisite synthesized along the join Ca2Al3Si3O12(OH)-Ca2Al2CrSi3O12(OH), American Mineralogist, 94, 1351-1360   [view file]

Bačík P, Uher P, Kozáková P, Števko M, Ozdín D, Vaculovič T (2018) Vanadian and chromian garnet- and epidote-supergroup minerals in metamorphosed Paleozoic black shales from Čierna Lehota, Strážovské vrchy Mountains, Slovakia: crystal chemistry and evolution, Mineralogical Magazine, 82, 889-911