Kanoite R061134

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Name: Kanoite
RRUFF ID: R061134
Ideal Chemistry: MnMgSi2O6
Locality: Balmat, St. Lawrence County, New York, USA
Source: Michael Scott S102050 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Yellowish brown granular aggregate
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis
Mineral Group: [ pyroxene (81) ]
RRUFF ID: R061134.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: (Mn2+0.88Ca0.12)Σ=1(Mg0.98Fe3+0.02)Σ=1(Si0.98Al0.02)2O6
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
Sample Description: Sample is oriented and mounted onto a pin.
Pin ID: L00480
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: R061134
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R061134.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 9.711(3)Å    b: 8.871(2)Å    c: 5.258(1)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 108.48(2)°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 429.6(1)Å3    Crystal System: monoclinic
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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 Kanoite

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]

Kobayashi H (1977) Kanoite, (Mn2+,Mg)2[Si2O6], a new clinopyroxene in the metamorphic rock from Tatehira, Oshima Peninsula, Hokkaido, Japan, Journal of the Geological Society of Japan, 83, 537-542   [view file]

Fleischer M, Cabri L J (1978) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 63, 598-600   [view file]

Wilburn D R, Bassett W A (1978) Hydrostatic compression of iron and related compounds: an overview, American Mineralogist, 63, 591-596   [view file]

Morimoto N (1988) Nomenclature of pyroxenes, Mineralogical Magazine, 52, 535-550   [view file]

Gnos E, Armbruster T, Nyfeler D (1996) Kanoite, donpeacorite and tirodite: Mn-Mg-silicates from a manganiferous quartzite in the United Arab Emirates, European Journal of Mineralogy, 8, 251-261

Arlt T, Armbruster T (1997) The temperature-dependent P21/c - C2/c phase transition in the clinopyroxene kanoite MnMg[Si2O6]: a single-crystal X-ray and optical study, European Journal of Mineralogy, 9, 953-964