Tilasite R050246

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Name: Tilasite
RRUFF ID: R050246
Ideal Chemistry: CaMg(AsO4)F
Locality: Langban, Filipstad, Varmland, Sweden
Source: Marcus Origlieri
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Reddish-brown granular
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis
Mineral Group: [ Titanite (17) ]
Quick search: [ All Tilasite samples (2) ]
RRUFF ID: R050246.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: Ca1.02Mg0.98(As1.00O4)F1.00
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R050246
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
INFRARED SPECTRUM (Attenuated Total Reflectance) 
RRUFF ID: R050246.1
Sample Description: Powder
Instrument settings: SensIR Durascope on a Nicolet Magna 860 FTIR
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RRUFF ID: R050246.1
Sample Description: Powder
Cell Refinement Output: a: 6.6915(4)Å    b: 8.9576(3)Å    c: 7.5768(3)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 121.130(4)°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 388.75(2)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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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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REFERENCES for Tilasite

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]

Sjögren H (1895) Preliminära meddelanden om några undersökningar på svenska mineral. 4. Tilasit eller fluor-adelit från Långban, Geologiska Föreningens i Stockholm Förhandlingar, 17, 291-294   [view file]

Smith G F H, Prior G T (1911) On fermorite, a new arsenate and phosphate of lime and strontia, and tilasite, from the manganese-ore deposits of India, Mineralogical Magazine, 16, 84-96   [view file]

Richmond W E (1940) Crystal chemistry of the phosphates, arsenates and vanadates of the type A2XO4(Z), American Mineralogist, 25, 441-478   [view file]

Welin E (1968) Notes on the mineralogy of Sweden 6. X-ray powder data for minerals from Långban and the related mineral deposits of Central Sweden, Arkiv för Mineralogi och Geologi, 4, 499-541

Bladh K W, Corbett R K, McLean W J, Laughon R B (1972) Mineralogical notes: the crystal structure of tilasite, American Mineralogist, 57, 1880-1884   [view file]

Bermanec V (1994) Centro-symmetric tilasite from Nezilovo, Macedonia: a crystal structure refinement, Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte, 1994, 289-294

Jambor J L, Pertsev N N, Roberts A C (1995) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 80, 845-850   [view file]

Pekov I V, Koshlykova N N, Zubkova N V, Lykova I S, Britvin S N, Yapaskurt V O, Agakhanov A A, Shchipalkina N V, Turchkova A G, Sidorov E G (2018) Fumarolic arsenates - a special type of arsenic mineralization, European Journal of Mineralogy, 30, 305-322